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Adhisthana Kula
Adhisthana Kula

Letter from the Chair of the College of Public Preceptors to all Order Members

Posted by saddhaloka to Adhisthana Kula on Fri, 31 Mar, 2017 - 23:56

Letter from the Chair of the College of Public Preceptors to all Order Members

Posted by saddhaloka to Adhisthana Kula on Fri, 31 Mar, 2017 - 23:56

Following the March meeting of the College of Public Preceptors, Saddhaloka, as Chair of the College, sent a message to all Order members. The ten-day meeting had been concerned with issues currently being raised regarding the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community, and Saddhaloka wanted to communicate the position of the College on these issues. We are now posting the letter, slightly adapted for a wider readership, on the Adhisthana Kula blog, to make it available to all who are interested. The Kula will be continuing...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Yashomani ordained at Guhyaloka

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Sun, 19 Mar, 2017 - 09:13

Yashomani ordained at Guhyaloka

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Sun, 19 Mar, 2017 - 09:13

We’re pleased to announce that the following public ordination took place on18th March 2017, at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain:

Ruben Sánchez becomes
Yaśomani, meaning “He who is an Excellent Jewel”
(Westernised spelling Yashomani).
Private Preceptor: Moksananda
Public Preceptor: Moksananda

Ruben Sánchez se convierte en
Yaśomaṇi, “El que es una Joya...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Jnanasuri and Karunamaya talk about their work in India

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Sun, 13 Nov, 2016 - 11:45

Jnanasuri and Karunamaya (who supports Jnanasuri) talk about their work helping over 800 women in India to prepare for ordination. They mention the  possibility of developing a women’s retreat centre and also some of the difficulties they face in their work.

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Guhyaloka 1st October 2016

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Sun, 2 Oct, 2016 - 18:27

Ordinations at Guhyaloka 1st October 2016

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Sun, 2 Oct, 2016 - 18:27

We are delighted to announce the names of the eleven new Dharmacharis who were ordained yesterday at a completely bilingual retreat at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre.

Estoy muy contento de anunciar los nombres de once nuevos Dharmacharis que se ordenaron ayer en un retiro completamente bilingüe en el centro de retiros de Guhyaloka.

Public Preceptor/Preceptor Público: Mahamati

Mat New...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

3 ordinations in New Zealand September 2016

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Mon, 26 Sep, 2016 - 15:17

3 ordinations in New Zealand September 2016

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Mon, 26 Sep, 2016 - 15:17

Three Ordinations in New Zealand

Varadevi and Dharmanandi are delighted to announce the names of three new Dharmacharinis.

Public Preceptor Varadevi

Andrea Gill becomes Ujjalamati
(Pali -  all short vowels)
Private Preceptor:  Dharmanandi
Meaning of name:  She whose mind is radiant

Public Preceptor Dharmanandi

Kate  Drury becomes ...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Purna reflects on his experience of joining the College

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 11:44

Purna reflects on his experience of joining the College

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 11:44

Joining the College of Public Preceptors turned out to be quite a long drawn out process for me. Nagabodhi had asked me over ten years ago, but I was not willing to take on additional responsibilities in the Movement until I had left full-time employment.  The College of Public Preceptors agreed to my appointment as a Public Preceptor in September last year, so I planned a substantial block of time away from New Zealand: to get to my first College...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Day Four at the International Council

Posted by Munisha to Triratna International Council on Fri, 5 Aug, 2016 - 21:50

Day Four at the International Council

Posted by Munisha to Triratna International Council on Fri, 5 Aug, 2016 - 21:50

Today there’s a large marquee in Adhisthana’s green field, ready for the international Order convention next week. After days of cloud and rain the sun has been shining.

Meanwhile, through talks and questions, the Council heard about Triratna’s College of Public Preceptors, the body of senior Order members who ensure common standards of ordination worldwide.

We heard short personal talks on their experience of being in the College from Saddhaloka, Chair of the College, and Yashosagar from India. Saccanama, who provides the College...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Satyaraja and Kamalashila talk about meditation

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Wed, 16 Mar, 2016 - 13:27

In the last of our audio interviews from the March 2016 Preceptors’ College meeting, Satyaraja and Kamalashila share some reflections about their personal practice of meditation. It’s a lovely discussion between two people who are dedicated to meditation as a key way to work with the mind and discover more deeply the nature of it. We hear particularly about the devotional aspects of meditation, which is another way into the idea of insight itself. And about meditation retreats - solitary and...

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