We are very happy to announce the public ordinations of the following 12 men at Vajrasana on Saturday 29th May 2021.
Public preceptor: Arthapriya
Peter Bennion becomes Mahaprasara (long second a), meaning “He who makes great progress”. Private preceptor: Jayagupta Martin Payne becomes Akashasiddhi (long first and second a), meaning “One whose accomplishment is the unbounded nature of the awakened mind”. Private preceptor: Prasannavira Pete Else becomes Kshantichara (long first and second a), meaning “He who...
Here is a photo of the shrine room at Uttaraloka to whet the appetite of some you men to take a longer retreat in beautiful, quiet, safe surroundings. (Click on the expansion icon to see the whole image)
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, how have Triratna Buddhist Centres and team-based right livelihood businesses been responding?
By now most Triratna Buddhist Centres and groups have closed their doors - but many have opened up on the digital universe and invited their sanghas to join them online. Various Triratna Centres across the world are now offering courses classes, pujas, urban retreats and other events online. Now is a great time to try out joining in some of the...
The men’s ordination centre in Spain, Guhyaloka, is currently in need of at least one Order Member or GFR mitra to join our small team supporting the ordination retreats and solitary retreat facilities in our beautiful, remote valley in the Spanish mountains. We offer inspiring conditions for practice, a hut in the forest in which to live and as many almonds as you can eat!
To discuss this opportunity please email Priyadasa...
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.