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Saddhaloka On Reviewing The Preceptors' College

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Wed, 6 Dec, 2017 - 15:23

Saddhaloka On Reviewing The Preceptors' College

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Wed, 6 Dec, 2017 - 15:23

Over on the Adhisthana Kula space, Saddhaloka has been taking a look at the next stage of the College of Public Preceptors’, a central leadership body within our community.

Read ‘Reviewing How The Preceptors’ College Works’ by Saddhaloka

From his introduction:

The College of Public Preceptors has been growing and its make-up is changing. By next year we could have 45 active members, and it will inevitably continue to grow as the movement expands and more public preceptors are...

Adhisthana Kula
Adhisthana Kula

Reviewing How The Preceptors' College Works

Posted by saddhaloka to Adhisthana Kula on Mon, 4 Dec, 2017 - 14:09

The College of Public Preceptors has been growing and its make-up is changing. By next year we could have 45 active members, and it will inevitably continue to grow as the movement expands and more public preceptors are needed. Many of the founding generation still in the College have been coming together in all sorts of meetings and gatherings for 40 years. Quite a number of them are now approaching 70, or are already into their 70s. We...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordinations - Bhaja, India, January 2015

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Mon, 24 Aug, 2015 - 14:44

Public Ordinations - Bhaja, India, January 2015

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Mon, 24 Aug, 2015 - 14:44

On 4 January 2015, 17 women were publicly ordained at Bhaja Retreat Centre in India by Public Preceptors Jnanasuri and Karunamaya. This is the largest number of women to be ordained at one time in India. Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Co-creating Structures that serve the Bodhichitta

Posted by Vidyatara to Triratna International Council on Tue, 5 May, 2015 - 16:22

Co-creating Structures that serve the Bodhichitta

Posted by Vidyatara to Triratna International Council on Tue, 5 May, 2015 - 16:22

A talk by Vidyatara, assistant to the International Council, on the major Triratna structures - including the International Council - and how they come into relationship with each other, the Order and the wider movement.

This talk was one of three given on a recent UK/Ireland Women’s Order Weekend with the theme of Appreciating the Order as a System.

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Introducing the Preceptors' College 2015 Spring Meeting

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 12 Mar, 2015 - 12:26
Parami and Vidyatara are back together again to report on the first of this year’s two College meetings at Adhisthana. This spring meeting has a strong theme of transition running through it..

After 10 years as Chair, Dhammarati is standing down and Saddhaloka is taking up the position. Padmasuri, who has been working alongside Dhammarati as a Deputy for the last decade is also finishing up. Manjuvajra is retiring from active duty as a Public Preceptor and Punyamala is...