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The Buddhist Way: New Book Published

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:08

The Buddhist Way: New Book Published

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:08

Nagapriya, the chairperson of the Cuernavaca Buddhist Centre, and also a member of the Spanish Translations Board, has recently published a short introduction to Buddhism called The Buddhist Way.  

Nagapriya is the author of two other books, published by Windhorse Publications: Exploring Karma and Rebirth (2004) and Visions of Mahayana Buddhism (2009).

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Triratna News
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Story-Telling Project for Mexican Children

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 4 Jul, 2018 - 18:29

Story-Telling Project for Mexican Children

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 4 Jul, 2018 - 18:29

Olga Rosenberg and Blanca García are two Mitras from Cuernavaca who have been running a project for underprivileged Mexican children and telling them stories as well as introducing meditation.

Earthquake in Cuernavaca
In September 2017 an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale struck in Mexico, with its epicentre in Cuernavaca. This devastated the local community, with houses being damaged and schools destroyed. It had a particularly destructive impact on lower income families.

Olga and Blanca,...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Dharma library opens in Mexico

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 - 13:11

Dharma library opens in Mexico

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 - 13:11

The Cuernavaca Sangha in Mexico have worked together to create a library full of Dharma books and electronic resources, thanks to help from Future Dharma Fund.

The political situation in Mexico has led to much social inequality and many young people have never had the opportunity to use a library.  In response the Sangha have created the library as a place of inspiration and hope and a place where people can learn and exchange ideas. And the library isn’t just for the...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Looking back on Buddhist Action Month 2017

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna News on Tue, 4 Jul, 2017 - 13:20

Looking back on Buddhist Action Month 2017

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna News on Tue, 4 Jul, 2017 - 13:20

This June saw another successful Buddhist Action Month (BAM) unfold. We take a look at what it was all about and how the Triratna Buddhist Community around the world took part.

So what is BAM?

Mokshini writes

“At the heart of Triratna is the Bodhisattva Ideal – the aspiration and heartfelt wish to benefit others and the commitment to act in ways that help all beings to thrive. Buddhist Action Month is an opportunity to reach out and engage with friends or local communities in ways that...

Triratna News
Triratna News

South America's first Going for Refuge retreat

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 11:23

South America's first Going for Refuge retreat

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 11:23

This Easter, South America saw its first ever Going for Refuge retreat (for those training to be ordained in Triratna), in the Venezuelan Andes, outside the city of Mérida.

Triratna activities in Venezuela began in the early 1990s although the Centre has received very limited support and input from the wider sangha until quite recently.  The Centre currently boasts more than 20 mitras, 13 of whom have asked for ordination.

While six men Mitras were on their first Going for Refuge retreat on home...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Cuernavaca: an eternal spring of Dharma in Mexico

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 23:50

Cuernavaca: an eternal spring of Dharma in Mexico

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 23:50

The Centro Budista de Cuernavaca is about an hour south of Mexico City. Founded in the historic centre of the city in 2013 by Akashavajri, Saddhajoti, and Nagapriya, to accommodate its growing sangha it recently moved to a comfortable house with a large garden and several rooms for a small residential community; not to mention a swimming pool too!

Nagapriya is a British Order member, and the Centre’s first Chair. He writes: “There is a high level of interest in Buddhism...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Paramachitta and Karunadevi on the pan-American Order convention and trips to Cuernavaca

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 13 Nov, 2015 - 15:21

Parami interviews her good friends Paramachitta and Karunadevi about their recent time in Mexico for the Pan-American Order convention as well as their trips to Cuernavaca. 

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The stupa at Chintamani is weathered and beautiful. Its sides reveal hidden protectors when you look up close…

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Viriyakirti - La Lluvia del Dharma (Revisada)

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:28

Introducing the theme of kalyana mitrata - the Buddhist idea of beautiful friendship as a full spiritual path - Viriyakirti, the newest and youngest Order member in Latin America, revisits Urgyen Sangharakshita’s celebrated talk The Rain of the Dharma as a basis for looking at what makes friendship a practice in itself…

Una charla en Español y en Inglés.

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Buddhist Centre Features

The Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 1

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 - 05:58

The Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 1

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 - 05:58

There are so many beautiful adornments all around Chintamani, lovingly made and curated by Saddhajoti and Gisela…

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