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ICin5 No.7 - Day Five, Do the Strand!

By Centre Team on Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 19:50

ICin5 No.7 - Day Five, Do the Strand!

By Centre Team on Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 19:50

We’re in Europe – in the Nordic region, as it happens – for day five of the International Council Online.

What is a Strand?, we hear you ask. Watch on for a perfect definition + a window into the delights and challenges of joining in with a global context from a remote town in Sweden and from Helsinki, capital of Finland. 

- Language issues for non-English speakers in Triratna.
- Highlights of the week.
- Forming strong connections based in good work.

Join us...

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Remembering Bhante at Abhayaloka retreat centre, Finland

By Akasaka99 on Fri, 16 Nov, 2018 - 19:34

Remembering Bhante at Abhayaloka retreat centre, Finland

By Akasaka99 on Fri, 16 Nov, 2018 - 19:34

People from Triratna Finland and friends gathered for the weekend retreat ’Mantra: Heart of Devotion’, which included chanting the five mantras requested by Bhante for the period around his death, and a special puja with reminiscences of our teacher, as well watching the live streaming of Sangharakshita’s funeral ceremony. Further gatherings of the Finnish sangha with remembrances and  pujas also took place...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna Translations Project celebrates 30th language

By Munisha on Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 - 16:16

Triratna Translations Project celebrates 30th language

By Munisha on Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 - 16:16

The Triratna Translations Project aims to translate the main texts and ceremonies used in the Triratna Buddhist Community into as many of the world’s languages as possible. With the translation of the Threefold Puja into Burmese it’s reached its 30th language. (This short puja was written by Bhante long ago, for the Finnish sangha, who found the Sevenfold Puja too elaborate.

It’s an ambitious project, but Lokabandhu, the project’s online co-ordinator says “We’re a worldwide community and between us...

Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

Continuing the re-release of the old FWBO Newsreels from the 1990s, here is Newsreel 4, covering news from the FWBO and TBMSG from September 1992 to February 1993. (All the Newsreels are now on YouTube.) This video (55 mins) covers:

  • Glasgow Buddhist Centre, UK: Ink Print and Design, Windhorse Publications, a new women’s community, a fire and the gift of Dhanakosa Retreat Centre
  • FWBO Valencia, Spain
  • the Guhyaloka Vihara project, Spain
  • FWBO Helsinki’s new centre, Finland
  • a girls’ hostel and school in Ladakh, part-funded
  • ...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Art Exhibition in Helsinki: The Forest Speaks

By lokabandhu on Sun, 1 Apr, 2012 - 06:20

Art Exhibition in Helsinki: The Forest Speaks

By lokabandhu on Sun, 1 Apr, 2012 - 06:20Any readers of Triratna News who happen to be in Helsinki in April are warmly invited to visit a exhibition entitled ‘The Forest Speaks’ (‘Metsä puhuu’ in Finnish), created by two Order Members Akasaka and Nagashila. Akasaka writes, saying - “The Forest Speaks exhibition is the current result of a collaboration between myself, an Englishwoman and graphic artist, newly arrived in Finland, and Nagashila, a Finnish painter. Our collaboration started in the Koli Ryynänen artist residence in 2008.
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