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Festival Dates (2015-2025 C.E.)

By Shantavira on Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 01:29

Festival Dates (2015-2025 C.E.)

By Shantavira on Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 01:29

Buddhist festival dates 2015-2025 CE
Note: this information is also available as a Google Calendar, please see the instructions on the Google Calendars page of this site for how to make use of this facility.

Fixed date festivals (solar calendar)
Parinirvana Day 15 February
Triratna Sangha Day 6 April (the anniversary of the founding of the FWBO in 1967)
Triratna Order Day 7 April (the anniversary of the...

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
Ipswich Buddhist Centre

Ipswich Buddhist Centre celebrates Buddha Day

By RCheesley on Fri, 8 May, 2015 - 17:38

Ipswich Buddhist Centre celebrates Buddha Day

By RCheesley on Fri, 8 May, 2015 - 17:38

Ipswich Buddhist Centre celebrated Buddha Day with a day of activities organised in the town’s Christchurch Park. 

The Reg Driver Visitors Centre hosted the event, to celebrate the day on which, over 2,500 years ago, the Buddha gained enlightenment.

There was a good turnout from the sangha, with a beautiful shine which included rupas from many of the sangha members.

For photos please check out the local newspaper’s website: http://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/gallery_ipswich_buddhists_mark_enlightenment_day_1_4059553...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddha Day Around Triratna!

By Rijupatha on Mon, 12 May, 2014 - 20:08

Buddha Day Around Triratna!

By Rijupatha on Mon, 12 May, 2014 - 20:08This week marks the Triratna Community’s celebration of the Buddhist festival of Wesak, or Buddha Day, and The Buddhist Centre Online is the perfect place to celebrate together - to see the smiling faces of our brothers and sisters from all over the world reflecting on the Buddha’s Enlightenment.

Some centres have already held their events, and some are still upcoming, so stay tuned and +follow the Community Highlights space as we collect together any postings from around the...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Happy Sangha Day! Puja With Devas Singing...

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Nov, 2013 - 15:17
A Sangha Day puja from the Cambridge Buddhist Centre in the UK

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Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Buddha Day at Aryaloka

By Rijupatha on Fri, 31 May, 2013 - 02:58

Buddha Day at Aryaloka

By Rijupatha on Fri, 31 May, 2013 - 02:58
Aryaloka Buddhist Center joined our Triratna brothers and sisters all over the world for a celebration of Buddha Day on May 28th, 2013. The center was packed to the brim with sangha and good cheer!

The theme for the evening was “Making Friends with Enlightenment,” and we were fortunate to hear short talks from Order members Dayalocana, Amala, and Vidhuma, who spoke about what Liberation means to them....
Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Sangha Evening Celebration

By Rijupatha on Mon, 5 Nov, 2012 - 16:30

Sangha Evening Celebration

By Rijupatha on Mon, 5 Nov, 2012 - 16:30Friday, November 30th, 7:00 p.m.

The Triratna Buddhist Community at Aryaloka will gather on Friday, November 30th for our annual celebration of the Sangha Jewel. Please join us as we express appreciation for our community and gratitude for the Arya Sangha, the Enlightened teachers from the Buddhist traditions of the past. The evening will include meditation and the devotional practice of puja.

Led by Dayalocana
Fee: By Donation
Triratna News
Triratna News

This Dharma Day let's turn the Wheel of the Dharma together!

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Jun, 2012 - 06:18

This Dharma Day let's turn the Wheel of the Dharma together!

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Jun, 2012 - 06:18Dharmachakra (‘The Wheel of the Dharma’) is the name of the charity behind Triratna’s Free Buddhist Audio service. And at the full moon in July Buddhists around the world will celebrate ‘Dharmachakra Day’, the festival day that marks Buddha’s first teaching…

So this summer, let’s all work together to turn the Wheel the Dharma!

Listen to ‘The Word of the Buddha’ to learn more about why we celebrate Dharmachakra Day. In this great talk...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ipswich Buddhist Centre celebrates Festival of Enlightenment in town centre

By lokabandhu on Wed, 9 May, 2012 - 10:34

Ipswich Buddhist Centre celebrates Festival of Enlightenment in town centre

By lokabandhu on Wed, 9 May, 2012 - 10:34Triratna’s Ipswich Buddhist Centre created a splash in the city centre over the weekend as they celebrated the Buddha’s Enlightenment in the Cornhill, Ipswich’s central square. Building on last year’s successful initiative, this year they expanded the Festival to include the Sri Lankan Community (who came and gave away heaps of food), the local Community of Interbeing (Thich Nhat Hanh group), and Soka Gakkai International. Jnanamitra reports - “It was lovely to be celebrating together. It was wet...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddha Festival coming up - and a report from India

By lokabandhu on Thu, 3 May, 2012 - 05:54

Buddha Festival coming up - and a report from India

By lokabandhu on Thu, 3 May, 2012 - 05:54Triratna’s annual Buddha Festival day is coming up, falling this year on the Full Moon of May 6th. Over in India, however, they’ve already celebrated a major Buddha festival at Nagpur’s Diksha Bhumi - right on the site of the historic mass conversions of 1956 which kick-started the Buddhist revival in India. Ritayush sends us this report:

“Jai Bhim brothers and sisters. Encouraged by the success of our Buddha Festival last year, Nagpur Buddhist Centre organised a...