Tag: dedication ceremony

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

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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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

We're under way!

By jvalamalini on Fri, 13 Mar, 2015 - 22:47

We're under way!

By jvalamalini on Fri, 13 Mar, 2015 - 22:47This afternoon the spaces in Bristol Buddhist Centre were transformed - what used to be a shop at the front of the building is now a food preparation and dining room, and the shrine room has become a wonderful five Buddha mandala. Kumuda’s wonderful paintings of the Jinas fill the walls and we have a beautiful 5 Buddha shrine in the centre of the room.

As Alyson reminded me as people arrived - this is magic!

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

What is the Triratna International Council?

By Candradasa on Wed, 6 Aug, 2014 - 15:37
An introduction from beside the duck pond at Adhisthana as the 2014 International Council kicks off!

Dassini explains what the Council is and does, with the help of Candradasa and Vidyatara. Then Dhammarati, the Chair of the Council, makes his own introductory remarks and we get to hear most of the delegates saying hello and ritually starting the proceedings…

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Triratna Festivals

Ceremonies used in the Triratna Buddhist Community

By lokabandhu on Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 - 10:12

Here’s PDF versions of the most common ceremonies used in the Triratna Buddhist Community. Many of them are also available in multiple translations over on the Translations Project page of this website. Texts included are:

The Sevenfold Puja
The Threefold Puja
The Dedication Ceremony
The Tiratana Vandana
The Heart Sutra
The Three Refuges and Five Precepts including the Positive Precepts (as used in the Triratna Buddhist Community)
The Three...

The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat

Introducing the 2012 International Retreat - first evening greeting, dedication ceremony and chanting

By vajragupta on Fri, 1 Jun, 2012 - 23:30
Vajragupta leading the first evening’s ritual at the retreat! Be there now (almost)!

Snatches from the first evening of the 2012 Triratna International Retreat - welcome, dedication ceremony, and some beautiful Shakyamuni chanting.