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Dharmabyte: Stepping Through the Portal

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 24 Apr, 2018 - 12:00

This FBA Dharmabyte is called ‘Stepping Through The Portal’ by Nagapriya from the talk Cherish the Doctrine, Part 1 of a three part series based around the motto of the great Tibetan 20th Century teacher Dhardo Rimpoche - “Cherish the Doctrine, Live United, Radiate Love”.

Nagapriya takes an unusual angle - referencing the Spike Jonze movie ‘Being John Malkovich’, he speaks of the Dharma as a portal into the Buddha’s mind itself. Talk...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Help Priyadaka film Mr Khalden at the ITBCI school

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 2 Nov, 2015 - 11:45

Help Priyadaka film Mr Khalden at the ITBCI school

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 2 Nov, 2015 - 11:45

Normally a door-to-door fundraiser for Triratna development charity Karuna Trust, raising money to work among India’s poorest people, Priyadaka writes with news of a video project involving the headmaster of Dhardo Rinpoche’s school for children of Tibetan refugee families.

“Tumbling down either side of high ridges in the remote Gorkha region of northeastern India, Kalimpong has the stunning backdrop of Mount Kanchenjunga to wake up to above the morning mist.

This winter I’m heading up there for my fourth visit, once again to enjoy...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Suvajra's Seasonal - No 3, Winter: Meeting Dhardo Rimpoche

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Tue, 23 Jun, 2015 - 20:09

We’re making a virtue of the long gap since Suvajra’s autumn seasonal by switching to the southern hemisphere for our frame of reference! As colder weather settles over the realms of the south we hear about a Scotsman’s adventures in India…

This set of fascinating winter tales comes from the mid ’80s when Suvajra travels to the east to conduct his first ordinations on behalf of his teacher, Urgyen Sangharakshita. There he encounters two important figures in the history of...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

An American Stupa - Gallery

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 20:00

An American Stupa - Gallery

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 20:00
The creation of this beautiful new stupa at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in the USA, made in classic style by Tibetan artisan builders, has been the work of several years and has turned into an inspiring community-funded project led with enormous energy by ...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Dedicating An American Stupa - Live Today!

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Sun, 8 Mar, 2015 - 12:43

Dedicating An American Stupa - Live Today!

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Sun, 8 Mar, 2015 - 12:43Today we’ll be bringing you some live social media coverage of the inauguration ceremony for the newest Triratna stupa, sited at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in New Hampshire, USA, and dedicated to Dhardo Rimpoche, one of Sangharakshita’s eight main teachers and his close personal friend.

Tune in on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. We’ll be posting pictures and (internet permitting!) some audio...
Dhardo Rinpoche
The Stupa Project

Stupa Update: Lion Throne Completed

Posted by viriyalila to The Stupa Project on Thu, 24 Jul, 2014 - 00:01

Stupa Update: Lion Throne Completed

Posted by viriyalila to The Stupa Project on Thu, 24 Jul, 2014 - 00:01The Dhardo Rinpoche stupa at Aryaloka is rapidly taking shape. The base, or “lion throne” portion of the stupa was completed on Monday. Into it we placed a large sealed urn or vase, with contents representing things of samsara:

An old police service revolver and ammunition

A knife

Some coral

Gold chains

Silver and amber items

Dirt from the homes of wealthy people

Fur from horses and alpaca

A...
Dhardo Rinpoche
The Stupa Project

July 17 Stupa Progress

Posted by Shrijnana to The Stupa Project on Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 - 23:33

July 17 Stupa Progress

Posted by Shrijnana to The Stupa Project on Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 - 23:33
And the stupa emerges…
Dhardo Rinpoche
The Stupa Project

Day 3

Posted by Shrijnana to The Stupa Project on Fri, 11 Jul, 2014 - 03:01

Day 3

Posted by Shrijnana to The Stupa Project on Fri, 11 Jul, 2014 - 03:01The stupa is taking shape! The outline of the base is completed.
Dhardo Rinpoche
The Stupa Project

Day 2

Posted by Shrijnana to The Stupa Project on Thu, 10 Jul, 2014 - 03:06

Day 2

Posted by Shrijnana to The Stupa Project on Thu, 10 Jul, 2014 - 03:06The base is almost complete.

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