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Dedicating The 2018 International Council

By Centre Team on Tue, 13 Feb, 2018 - 17:59

Welcome to the 2018 Triratna International Council! Follow in the dedicated International Council space all week for more recordings, podcasts, videos and pictures. Or connect daily on Instagram or Twitter or Facebook

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An evening at the Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Centre in Bhaja, India, to greet people from all around the world, gathering to look at how to take forward in unity an international, multi-lingual, cross-cultural spiritual community...


Triratna50 - European Dedication Ceremony

By Jnanacandra on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 22:04

Jnanacandra, Chair of Essen Buddhist Centre in Germany writes: 

We celebrated our 50th birthday in Essen with about 170 people; who came from Paris, Brussels, Gent, Amsterdam, Arnhem, Metta Vihara, Groningen, Berlin, Freiburg, Tübingen, Wiesbaden, Gelnhausen, Arnsberg, Osnabrück, Düsseldorf, Duisburg, Dortmund and Essen.

This recording is of the dedication ceremony for the next 50 years - first in English, then the first and last verse in French, Dutch and German respectively.

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Una Ceremonia del Dedicación en Español (With a Little Bit of English!)

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 Oct, 2015 - 04:04

La Ceremonia del dedicación en español de la Convención Pan-American por la Orden budista Triratna.

The 2015 Pan-American Convention starts with a simple ceremony in Spanish to dedicate the event to the collective development of wisdom and compassion throughout the week. For the sake of all beings…

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The Urban Retreat 2015 - November 21-28
The Urban Retreat 2015 - November 21-28

The Dedication Ceremony For The Urban Retreat 2015

By mokshini on Mon, 19 Oct, 2015 - 16:18

Here is a copy of the Triratna Dedication Ceremony. You may wish to recite this in the morning, to set up your day, and give support to your practice aspirations.

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Introduction and Dedication Ceremony

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 26 Sep, 2015 - 13:38

The retreat at Taraloka in Wales gets underway with a reassuring and encouraging message from Amaragita for all parents who need to stop from time to time, and then a lovely brief exercise led by Karunagita to ground everyone in the space. Dedicating the “sacred space” of the retreat follows, and we end with a beautiful chanting of the Green Tara mantra. A perfect way to begin…

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The Dedication Ceremony - A First Post To Set My Intention...

By sheena on Fri, 25 Sep, 2015 - 22:28

The Dedication Ceremony - A First Post To Set My Intention...

By sheena on Fri, 25 Sep, 2015 - 22:28

I have just read aloud the dedication ceremony sat on my cushion surrounded by the train track I have left out so I can meditate first thing tomorrow morning. I found it very moving to describe our home as ‘this sacred spot’ – and to dedicate this place to my best intentions. It reminded me of Ratnavandana’s talk ‘Living In the Mandala’ from Bristol’s Rainy Season Retreat.

We dedicate this place to the Three Jewels:
To the Buddha, the Ideal of Enlightenment to which we aspire; 

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Conscious Surrender To The Beautiful - Introduction, Dedication Ceremony and White Tara Mantra

By Candradasa on Fri, 21 Aug, 2015 - 00:01

Lokeshvara and Parami, the International Order Convenors, lead off the weekend with a delightful introduction, the Triratna Dedication Ceremony, and the White Tara mantra chanted for Urgyen Sangharakshita, the founder of the Order itself.

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Dedication Ritual - Rainy Season Retreat 2015: Living In The Mandala

By Centre Team on Sat, 14 Mar, 2015 - 12:58
The opening ritual to dedicate the Rainy Season Retreat included meditation, readings (from Dilgo Khyentse Rimpoche and Nyanaponika Thera) and chanting to invoke the mandala of the five archetypal Buddhas and the qualities of kindness, compassion, gladness, and equanimity.

Led by Dharmacharini Ratnavandana

Five Buddha Mandala readings included in this recording

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