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...
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.
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!
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.
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.
By Vidyatara on Tue, 2 Dec, 2014 - 17:32An overview of the 2014 Preceptors’ College meeting featuring a message from Bhante, a Skype between Vajragita and the other preceptors which took place just over a week before her death and some insights into discussions about Direct Pointing, Discipleship and the Commonality process.
The video was shot, edited and produced by Moksananda
On day 2 of the College meeting Dhammadinna, one of the most experienced of the College, and Moksananda, member for the Spanish speaking community, talk about how their own Dharma practice is the basis for holding responsibility as a Preceptor.
These are reports from the July 2014 ECA meeting held at Adhisthana. They include the minutes of the AGM and business meetings and notes on presentations to the meeting. There are also notes from three days of the meeting that brought together the Chairs and representatives from the College of Public Preceptors and explored collaboration across our community, strategic vision and fundraising. Please contact Nandavajra for further details.