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Dharmabyte: Sangharakshita and Triratna

By Rijupatha on Thu, 13 Nov, 2014 - 16:32
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Dharmashalin returns in today’s FBA Dharmabyte with part two of his overview of the spiritual life of Sangharakshita. In “Sangharakshita and Triratna,” we continue the story principally through the development of Triratna from a dream to an international Buddhist community...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Suvajra's Seasonal - No 1, Summer (Part 2)

By Candradasa on Tue, 11 Nov, 2014 - 16:50
A new set of Buddhist Voices from The Buddhist Centre Online gets started with the first in a regular series featuring Suvajra, one of the most experienced members of the Triratna Buddhist Order, as we trace his life and practice taking each of the four seasons as our starting point.

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In part 2 of this conversation taking as its starting point Suvajra’s first encounters with Buddhism in the summer of...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna archive footage now available online

By lokabandhu on Sat, 12 Oct, 2013 - 06:03

Triratna archive footage now available online

By lokabandhu on Sat, 12 Oct, 2013 - 06:03Vajragupta writes with news of a new website making available a whole series of films about Triratna’s history, saying -

“A few years back I wrote a book called The Triratna Story, chronicling the history of this particular Buddhist movement. One of the best things I did when researching that book, was re-watch some of the films made by Suryaprabha back in the 90’s, a series of films about the early days of the Movement. I’d...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Triratna America - American History NH

By Candradasa on Tue, 18 Jun, 2013 - 15:49

Triratna America - American History NH

By Candradasa on Tue, 18 Jun, 2013 - 15:49Today we’re going to be looking at some of the history of Triratna in the U.S. - how the institutions and community have evolved since 1985 when Aryaloka first opened its doors in the woods of New Hampshire…

First up is an old FWBO Newsreel’ clip from 1992, when Aryaloka was established yet everything was still fledgling in its way and about to undergo a major transition… Along with Dayalocana’s talk as part...
Triratna News
Triratna News

'A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me': the Triratna Buddhist Community and the Stream of the Dharma

By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Dec, 2012 - 23:30

'A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me': the Triratna Buddhist Community and the Stream of the Dharma

By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Dec, 2012 - 23:30Subhuti has just published the final instalment of his round of articles based on discussions with Sangharakshita, clarifying and exploring further aspects of Sangharakshita’s teaching, which is the foundation of the Triratna Buddhist Community’s system of practice.

Read it online now or download along with the rest of the series

Sangharakshita himself writes:
I am glad to see that Subhuti has now completed ‘A Supra-Personal Force: The Triratna...
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'A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me'

'A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me'

By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Dec, 2012 - 23:22Or to give it its full title:
‘A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me’: the Triratna Buddhist Community and the Stream of the Dharma’

The final instalment of Subhuti’s round of articles based on discussions with Sangharakshita, clarifying and exploring further aspects of Sangharakshita’s teaching, which is the foundation of the Triratna Buddhist Community’s system of practice.

Download the rest of the series

Sangharakshita himself writes:

“I...
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All Four Papers from Subhuti and Sangharakshita

By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Dec, 2012 - 23:14

Updated December 2018 to include a new revision of ‘Initiation Into A New Life’.

Here are all four of the articles written over the past couple of years by Subhuti following his conversations with Sangharakshita, clarifying and taking further expositions of Sangharakshita’s teaching as the basis of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community. Essential reading!

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The Triratna Story by Vajragupta

The Triratna Story by Vajragupta

By Candradasa on Mon, 23 Apr, 2012 - 21:43“This is a courageous and important book. Written by a serious adherent, and commissioned by the Triratna Community itself, it defies all expectations to tell the brilliant, troubled, and inspiring history of this unique Western Buddhist movement with a thoroughness and honesty that, frankly, would not have been possible had it been written by an outsider. This is a valuable and instructive text for anyone interested in looking beyond the idealism of the Buddhist teachings to what actually happens when...

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