Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Pan-American Convention 2019 - Online Dharma Coverage!

By Candradasa on Thu, 24 Oct, 2019 - 13:44

Pan-American Convention 2019 - Online Dharma Coverage!

By Candradasa on Thu, 24 Oct, 2019 - 13:44

It’s a busy time in Triratna around the world, and here on The Buddhist Centre. Last week the livestream of ordinations from Mexico City and the corresponding great ordination of 31 Dharma farers from India.

This weekend we’ll have coverage of The Big One, Young Buddhists gathering from Adhisthana. And tomorrow we’ll also be beginning a week’s worth of online Dharma coverage from the Triratna Pan-American Convention 2019, live from the beautiful Chintamani Retreat Centre in...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of The Buddhist Centre Online: #2 Gathering Together in Large Numbers

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Feb, 2018 - 16:37

5 Years of The Buddhist Centre Online: #2 Gathering Together in Large Numbers

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Feb, 2018 - 16:37

The growth of the bhikkhus is to be expected, not their decline, bhikkhus, so long as they assemble frequently and in large numbers; meet and disperse peacefully and attend to the affairs of the Sangha in concord..

From the Maha-parinibbana Sutta

The Buddha elaborated on the conditions for the Sangha to prosper, one of which, as we see above, was for his disciples to gather in large numbers. Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The 50th Anniversary Order Convention in Bodhgaya, India

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 9 Feb, 2018 - 14:34

The 50th Anniversary Order Convention in Bodhgaya, India

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 9 Feb, 2018 - 14:34

The 50th Anniversary Order Convention is currently underway in Bodhgaya, India.  The theme is ‘Sinhananda - The Lion’s Roar’.  Most of the Convention will be public, and content – talks, mantras, podcasts, pictures, videos, livestreams (including an Indian Classical Concert!) will be available on the dedicated space on The Buddhist Centre Online and other social media spaces.

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Watch This Space For Live Coverage of the 2018 Order Convention in India!

By Centre Team on Thu, 1 Feb, 2018 - 10:00

Watch This Space For Live Coverage of the 2018 Order Convention in India!

By Centre Team on Thu, 1 Feb, 2018 - 10:00

Over the next week or so we’ll be offering online coverage from the 50th Anniversary Order Convention from Bodhgaya, India.

Most of the Convention will be public, and (the internet gods permitting!) we’ll share content – talks, mantras, podcasts, pictures, videos, livestreams – on The Buddhist Centre Online, and around our social media channels.

We’ll be getting things underway with a live stream of Public Ordinations that will take place on Saturday under the Bodhi tree at the Mahabodhi temple, commemorating the spot where Buddha is said...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention 2-4th June 2017

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 7 Feb, 2017 - 15:30

Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention 2-4th June 2017

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 7 Feb, 2017 - 15:30

We are happy to announce that we have officially opened the booking for the:

MAINLAND EUROPE YOUNG BUDDHIST CONVENTION
JUNE 2ND4TH 2017 BERLIN
JUNE 5TH EXPLORE THE CITY (OPTIONAL)

Come to an inspiring weekend to the heart of Europe! This is a unique opportunity for all people in their 20s and 30s who practise within the Triratna Buddhist Community all over Mainland Europe to...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Checking In From The Indian Order Convention

By lokeshvara on Tue, 14 Oct, 2014 - 17:45

Checking In From The Indian Order Convention

By lokeshvara on Tue, 14 Oct, 2014 - 17:45Greetings from Bordoran retreat centre near Nagpur in India. The Indian convention is underway and going very well with 200 order members from all over India. There is a programme of meditation, talks and discussion, with pujas every evening.

Yesterday thunder and rain brought some cooler air. The grasses and flowers are full of butterflies and the air is filled with bird song. In the evening the full moon bathed the convention in yellow light as we sat in...