As well as the creative non-residential training for young men outlined in our last past, residential training is also available at retreat centres at Bhaja and Bor Dharan. In these, young men have the opportunity to live in a residential spiritual community, and to support the retreat centre. These photos are from the Vidarbha and North Indian regions.
Who I am? I am just a little part of this process which is coming from the Buddha. … Disciple of disciple of disciple… Bhante ordained Srimala, Srimala ordained me… I am ordaining other people. I am just part of that process.
In 1968 I was born in Nagpur.
In 1978 I was ten years old and called Indu Gajbhiye. I was studying in primary school. We all were six brothers and sisters living with father and mother in a small...
We celebrated Buddha Jayanti at Triratna Buddhist Community, Mahendranagar, Nagpur, India. Total 36 Men and Women became Dhammamitra on this celebration. The women were 25 and men 11 happily declared 3 declaration in presence of many Order Members, Mitras and friends at Center.
Our second short film from India marking the celebrations around the 60th anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar’s organisation of mass conversion to Buddhism for members of the Dalit community in order to escape the scourge of the Hindu caste system, which treats them as “untouchable.”
As part of their ongoing work with the new Buddhists of India, the Nagaloka Institute (with the International Network of Engaged Buddhists) hosted a special conference dedicated to exploring social engagement and liberation...
The first volume to be published: Dr Ambedkar and the Revival of Buddhism, I
Throughout his life, Sangharakshita, Triratna’s founder and teacher, has poured his energy into bringing the Dharma to men and women from all backgrounds and walks of life, nationalities, castes and classes. His output in terms of the written and spoken word is very great. Last year over 1,000 of us contributed to his 90th birthday present: to fund the publication of his Complete Works. Now the...
In October 2016, young Triratna Buddhists from around the world gathered in India to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first mass conversions of Dalits (ex-Untouchable Indians) to Buddhism to escape the horrors of the Hindu caste system, inspired by their great leader Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar.
Come with us to the place of that great historical event - the Diksha Bhumi! Rise Up! Reach Out!