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On retreat in Spain for a year...

By Candradasa on Mon, 14 Jan, 2013 - 14:47
Lokabandhu in delightful conversation with Maniraja, Chair of Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain about the year-long retreat that begins this week…
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Year-long retreat starts at Guhyaloka

By lokabandhu on Mon, 14 Jan, 2013 - 10:38

Year-long retreat starts at Guhyaloka

By lokabandhu on Mon, 14 Jan, 2013 - 10:38Sunday January 13th 2013 will be a day to remember for five men up at Guhyaloka, Triratna’s mountain retreat centre in Spain. Following an open day for interested locals on the Saturday, on Sunday they started a one-year retreat with a ceremony to ‘close’ El Collao, their new community, built over the past three years on land a few miles away from the main retreat facilities - and fittingly renamed Uttaraloka, ‘the highest place’ or ‘the...
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Ordinations in Akashavana and Guhyaloka

By lokabandhu on Tue, 12 Jun, 2012 - 11:58

Ordinations in Akashavana and Guhyaloka

By lokabandhu on Tue, 12 Jun, 2012 - 11:58We’re delighted to announce the ordinations of 9 women and 13 men in Spain, at Triratna’s Akashavana and Guhyaloka retreat centres respectively. Here’s the details:

The following women were ordained at Akashavana retreat centre 11th June 2012:

Public Preceptor Parami:
Ingrid Wiklund-Landin becomes Pavarabodhi (Pali) which means Noble Awakening.
Private Preceptor Taraka

Jo Robinson becomes Shraddhasiddhi which means She whose Accomplishment is Faith.
Private Preceptor Subhadramati

Public Preceptor Padmasuri:
Angela Cameron becomes Candrashri which means Light...
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Triratna News

Forthcoming ordinations into the Triratna Buddhist Order

By lokabandhu on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 08:26

Forthcoming ordinations into the Triratna Buddhist Order

By lokabandhu on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 08:26Three major public ordination ceremonies will be held in the next few days, welcoming men and women from around the world into the Triratna Buddhist Order.

From Guhyaloka in Spain, Maniraja writes to say - “The private Ordinations of the men attending the 4 month Guhyaloka retreat will take place between June 2nd and 4th and the public Ordination ceremony - by invitation only - will take place at 12pm local Spanish time on Monday 11th June 2012”. From...
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Guhyaloka retreat centre plans first One Year Retreat

By lokabandhu on Wed, 9 May, 2012 - 11:01

Guhyaloka retreat centre plans first One Year Retreat

By lokabandhu on Wed, 9 May, 2012 - 11:01Bodhidaka writes from Guhyaloka, Triratna’s men’s retreat centre in the Spanish mountains, with news of their plans for Triratna’s first ‘One Year Retreat’ - and an invitation to contribute to it. He says -

“Since its founding in 1986 Guhyaloka retreat centre has hosted Triratna’s annual 4 month Ordination retreats for men. There has been a resident community here almost continuously since then, and many changes in how the community here has organised itself. Besides the regular...
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'Why I am an Order Member' - a talk by Manjuvajra

By lokabandhu on Tue, 6 Sep, 2011 - 18:48

'Why I am an Order Member' - a talk by Manjuvajra

By lokabandhu on Tue, 6 Sep, 2011 - 18:48This short talk, given by Manjuvajra from Triratna’s Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain, is the fourth and last in a series from Order Members from around the world on the theme of ‘Why I am an Order Member’.

Other talks are available on VideoSangha from the Men’s Convention and the Combined Convention.

Manjuvajra’s talk is available on YouTube here if the embedded player is not visible.

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