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The Lotus Blooming: Creating the Story of Triratna in Spain

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 - 15:34

The Lotus Blooming: Creating the Story of Triratna in Spain

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 - 15:34

Here’s an interview with Dharmakirti, based in Valencia, about the recent Order Day celebration in Spain. He gives us a bit of the history of Triratna in Spain, as well as the challenges and hopes for the future.


When did Triratna Spain first come into being?
Here’s a timeline of Spanish activities over the years:

1986: Guhyaloka land was bought by Subhuti, and the same year Bhante gave his first talk in Valencia.

1988: Moksananda...

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Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 - 17:05

Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 - 17:05

We are delighted to announce that following the Public Ordination ceremony today at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain we have 15 new Order members.

Here are their new names:


Public Preceptor Moksananda

Ricardo Rico becomes Acalamati, a Sanskrit name meaning “He who has an unwavering mind”.
Westernised spelling: Achalamati.
Private Preceptor: Nagapriya.

Bruno Mendosa Valdés becomes Ruciramati, a Sanskrit name meaning “He who has a brilliant and radiant mind”.
Westernised spelling: Ruchiramati.
Private Preceptor: Nagapriya.


Public Preceptor Amogharatna

Hans-Dieter Lehmann becomes Pasadin, a Pali...

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FBA Podcast: Quietly Revering the Unfathomable - Reflections On Guhyaloka

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 26 Jan, 2019 - 11:00

This week’s FBA Podcast by Dayasagara is entitled Quietly Revering the Unfathomable - Reflections On Guhyaloka. In the sparkling and wonderful talk, Dayasagara evokes the magic and mystery around his ordination, his time in ‘the secret valley’, and his new Dharma name.

Subscribe to the FBA podcast...

Dublin Buddhist Centre
Dublin Buddhist Centre

Quietly Revering the Unfathomable - Reflections on Guhyaloka

By Vajrashura on Wed, 10 Oct, 2018 - 21:25

On Monday 17th September 2018, Dayasagara had his Private Ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order, followed by his Public Ordination on Saturday 22nd September 2018.

This took place in Guhyaloka retreat centre on a special one-month ordination retreat, and in total there were 12 men ordained, from all around the world.

In the sparkling and wonderful talk, Dayasagara evokes the magic and mystery around his ordination and his time in ‘the secret valley’, as well as his new Dharma name....

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Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 1 Oct, 2018 - 11:18

Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 1 Oct, 2018 - 11:18

We are delighted to announce the names of twelve new Dharmacharis who were ordained on Saturday 29th September at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre.


Preceptor Público / Public Preceptor: Moksananda

Juan Carlos Martinez se convierte en Visuddhiketu
nombre pali que significa “Estandarte de purificación”
(Ortografía occidentalizada Visuddhiketu)
Preceptor Privado: Virasiddhi.

Juan Carlos Martinez becomes Visuddhiketu
a Pali name meaning “Banner of purification”
(Westernised spelling Visuddhiketu).
Private Preceptor: Virasiddhi.

Mauricio Garcia se convierte en Khemarati
...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Guhyaloka 30th April 2018

By Saccanama on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 17:48

Ordinations at Guhyaloka 30th April 2018

By Saccanama on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 17:48

Dear Order Members,

The following men were publicly ordained at Guhyaloka on Monday 30th April 2018. This was Ratnavyuha’s first set of public ordinations.


Public Preceptor Arthapriya

Martin Harris becomes Maitrisimha
A Sanskrit name meaning “Lion of Loving Kindness”
Westernised spelling: Maitrisingha
Private preceptor: Paramabandhu

...

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Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 10:13

Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 10:13

We are delighted to announce the names of the seventeen new Dharmacharis who were publicly ordained on the 30th April at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre.

Public Preceptor Arthapriya

Martin Harris becomes Maitrisimha
A Sanskrit name meaning “Lion of Loving Kindness”
Westernised spelling: Maitrisingha
Private preceptor: Paramabandhu

Dominic Reynolds becomes Moksaghosa
A Sanskrit name meaning “Voice of Liberation”
Westernised spelling: Mokshaghosha
Private preceptor: Ratnaghosha

John Halsall becomes Hrdyavaca
A Sanskrit name meaning “He Who Speaks from...

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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

New community member wanted at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain

By Nandavajra on Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 - 10:40

New community member wanted at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain

By Nandavajra on Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 - 10:40

New community member wanted at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain

Guhyaloka is the Triratna men’s ordination centre situated in the peaceful and picturesque Sierra Aitana mountains in Alicante province, eastern Spain.

We are looking for one or possibly two Dharmacharis or male GFR mitras who would like to join our band of brothers working to support the creation of the order here in our beautiful mountain valley. Guhyaloka is an inspiring, mythical place with challenges and rewards in equal number - it is a...

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Ordinations at Guhyaloka, Spain

By Munisha on Tue, 2 May, 2017 - 16:32

Ordinations at Guhyaloka, Spain

By Munisha on Tue, 2 May, 2017 - 16:32

We’re delighted to announce that 16 sixteen new Dharmacharis were publicly ordained on 1st May at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre.

Public preceptor: Maitreyabandhu
Kevin Croke
becomes Amalayodhin
A Sanskrit name meaning “He who is a warrior whose aim is purity” 
(Westernised spelling Amalayodhin)
Private Preceptor: Paramabandhu

Public preceptor: Amogharatna
Ralf Scholle
becomes Ṛjubandhu
A Sanskrit name meaning “Upright friend” 
(Westernised spelling Rijubandhu)
Private preceptor: Nirmala

Sven Lohrey becomes Satyadhara
A Sanskrit name meaning “He who...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Guhyaloka 1st May 2017

By Saccanama on Tue, 2 May, 2017 - 10:00

Ordinations at Guhyaloka 1st May 2017

By Saccanama on Tue, 2 May, 2017 - 10:00

I am delighted to announce the names of the sixteen new Dharmacharis who were Publicly ordained on 1st May 2017 at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre.

Public Preceptor Maitreyabandhu:

Kevin Croke becomes Amalayodhin
A Sanskrit name meaning “He who is a Warrior whose aim is Purity” 
(Westernised spelling Amalayodhin)
Private Preceptor: Paramabandhu.

Public Preceptor...

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