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Ordinations at Chintamani

By akasajoti on Tue, 21 Jan, 2020 - 18:49

Ordinations at Chintamani

By akasajoti on Tue, 21 Jan, 2020 - 18:49

I am delighted to announce that on January 11 at Chintamani Retreat Centre, Mexico, we welcomed two new Dharmacharis into the Order from the Mexico City sangha.

Ex-Juan Antonio Diaz becomes: Subhananda which means He who has the joy of beauty or él que tiene la alegría de la belleza.
Private preceptor: Samamati
Public Preceptor: Virasiddhi

Ex-Pablo Sierra becomes: Satyabodhi which means Awakening to Truth or El despertar a la verdad.
Private preceptor: Virasiddhi
Public Preceptor:...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Sugar Skull Shrines and Sugar Cane Fields: Transformation in Mexico at the Pan-American Convention

By Candradasa on Fri, 25 Oct, 2019 - 05:20

Sugar Skull Shrines and Sugar Cane Fields: Transformation in Mexico at the Pan-American Convention

By Candradasa on Fri, 25 Oct, 2019 - 05:20

Chintamani Retreat Centre is a strikingly beautiful venue for Dharma practice in any season. And as we move towards November celebrations around the Day of the Dead here in México, the 2019 Pan-American Order Convention is underway, calling us to dwell on the impermanence of things, the impermanence of us.

Fittingly for a place built from scratch 15 years ago on old sugar cane fields and surrounded by sugar cane hills, our beautiful shrine is adorned...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Follow the Pan-American Order Convention On The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 Oct, 2015 - 01:41

Follow the Pan-American Order Convention On The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 Oct, 2015 - 01:41

All this week we’ll be bringing you coverage of the best bits (talks, podcast interviews, images, the odd wee video) from the Pan-American Convention, just getting underway here in the astonishingly beautiful sugar cane country near Cuernavaca, Mexico. We’ve got a 3G connection and we’re going to go for it to keep you in touch as Order members gather from across the American continent to share their Dharma inspiration.

You’ll hear new voices and accents, (at least)...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New Centre for Colchester, UK

By Munisha on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 14:34

New Centre for Colchester, UK

By Munisha on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 14:34Colchester Chair Amalaketu writes: “I am delighted to announce that our sangha have now purchased a building in the very heart of the town, which will become the new Colchester Buddhist Centre.

After saving for over 15 years we managed to buy the building from Colchester Borough Council, for the grand sum of GBP127,995. It has a long history and needs a lot of work. Most recently it was a doctor’s surgery; the treatment rooms and reception areas...
Centro Budista de Cuernavaca
Centro Budista de Cuernavaca

Retiro de Verano de Meditacion: Centro de Retiros Chintamani (Agosto 16-18)

By Nagapriya on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 02:44

Retiro de Verano de Meditacion: Centro de Retiros Chintamani (Agosto 16-18)

By Nagapriya on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 02:44Retiro de Verano de Meditacion.
Centro de Retiros Chintamani.
agosto 16 - 18

Re-orientar la mente hacia la libertad / Re-orientar la mente hacia la meditación.

Con la meditación, se puede investigar la naturaleza de la mente, pero una meditación eficaz es raramente factible, sin estabilizar la atención. La mente no ejercitada, oscila entre la agitación y la inactividad; entre la inquietud y el aburrimiento.

El cultivo de atención plena y amable, ha sido parte nuclear de...