College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Parami, Lokeshvara and Saddhaloka In Conversation

By parami on Sat, 18 Mar, 2017 - 15:08

A new podcast from some members of the Adhisthana Kula as they come to the end of a 10-day meeting of the College. 

A great little summary of some of the more general issues discussed, including those arising from historical controversies in Triratna (formerly the FWBO). We get a little taster of other conversations to come - with news of new media, and of prospective reconciliation possibilities within the wider community.

What emerges is a picture of the College at a...

Triratna News
Triratna News

A letter from Triratna's College of Preceptors

By Munisha on Thu, 19 Jan, 2017 - 13:51

A letter from Triratna's College of Preceptors

By Munisha on Thu, 19 Jan, 2017 - 13:51

Endorsing a Personal statement from SangharakshitaTriratna’s College of preceptors have released this letter, sent to all Order members on 15th January.

“Dear brothers and sisters in the Order,

On 31st December 2016 Bhante released a personal statement to all Order members via the Order Information Service. I am speaking on behalf of all Public Preceptors when I say how glad we are that Bhante has felt able to make this statement and how much we welcome the confessional nature of the contents. I believe...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Statement about sex between preceptors and those they ordain from the Preceptors' College

By Saccanama on Mon, 9 Jan, 2017 - 12:48

Below is a statement from the Preceptors’ College making clear our position on sex between preceptors and those they ordain. 

In response to the current discussions about our history, we in the College of Public Preceptors wish to state clearly our position on sexual relations between Preceptors and those they ordain. Recognising the difficulties that have arisen in the past, it has long been our position that sexual contact between teachers and their students is undesirable.

Such contact is more...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

2016 International Council Meeting - summary

By dhammamegha on Wed, 5 Oct, 2016 - 10:34

The International Council met at Adhisthana from the 1st to the 8th of August 2016.

Here is a presentation of who was there, the areas of interest to different Area Councils, and the programme.

It also includes the priorities going forward for the International Council over the next year or two: what each of the strands is taking forward, and what the Council as a whole has set as priorities. These include a response to diversity and access, a review of the system of...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Introducing the March 2016 Preceptors' College Meeting

By Candradasa on Thu, 10 Mar, 2016 - 19:02

Starting our coverage of the spring meeting of the Triratna Preceptors’ College - the group of experienced Buddhists who oversee ordinations worldwide into the Triratna Buddhist Order.

+ follow the Preceptors College for more from the week!

We hear from Saddhaloka - Chair of the College - on plans for ordination courses as the Order passes the landmark of having 2000 active members.

We also hear from Ratnadharini and Parambandhu, two of the deputy Chairs, on...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Preceptors' College Spring Meeting 2015 - Parami & Subhuti

By Vidyatara on Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 - 10:38
Vidyatara spends time with Subhuti & Parami talking about the day’s highlights, their long association, their experience of knowing and working with Dhammarati and the qualities that Saddhaloka will bring to chairing the College.
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Preceptors' College Spring Meeting 2015 - Dhammadinna & Nagabodhi

By Vidyatara on Tue, 17 Mar, 2015 - 12:40
Vidyatara talks to long time friends and College comrades Dhammadinna & Nagabodhi about leadership, generational change, the role of elders, social change and right livelihood and the joys of rejoicing!
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Preceptors' College Spring Meeting 2015 - Megha & Yashosagar

By Vidyatara on Mon, 16 Mar, 2015 - 11:37
Parami draws out the international aspect of the College talking with Megha, one of the four Public Preceptors from Australia/New Zealand, and Yashosagar, one of the six Public Preceptors who oversee the ordination process in India.
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Preceptors' College Spring Meeting 2015 - Punyamala

By Vidyatara on Sun, 15 Mar, 2015 - 16:21
Parami is joined by Punyamala, the newest member of the College, who talks about the experience of her first College meeting and how moving it was to witness the College rejoicing in Dhammarati as he officially finished his 10 year term as Chair.
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Preceptors by Country (in which they are based)

By Vidyatara on Thu, 15 Jan, 2015 - 16:57

Australia/New Zealand

Buddhadasa, Dharmanandi, Megha, Purna, Varadevi

India

Adityabodhi, Amrutdeep (Deputy), Amoghasiddhi, Chandrasila, Jnanasuri, Karunamaya, Yashosagar

Spain

Moksananda, Paramachitta

Germany

Amogharatna


UK/Ireland

Dayanandi, Dhammadinna, Maitreyi, Padmasuri, Parami, Punyamala, Ratnadharini (Deputy), Sanghadevi, Subhadramati, Arthapriya, Dhammarati, Kamalashila, Mahamati, Maitreyabandhu, Nagabodhi, Padmavajra, Paramabandhu (Deputy), Saddhaloka (Chair), Satyaraja, Sona, Subhuti, Surata

US/Canada

Karunadevi, Ashokashri
 

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