October this year saw the first North Indian National Youth Convention (of NNBY). 375 young people came to a retreat in Syna, UP. Many of them were from areas without many Buddhists and were experiencing Triratna for the first time. They were not necessarily from Buddhist families - there were some Muslims and some who had heard of Dr Ambedkar, but were new to Buddhism. It was an immensely positive and inspiring event. For some it was life...
Suvannavira is a member of the Triratna Translations Board and lives in Moscow.
The Triratna Translations Board came into existence at the end of 2015, to promote and co-ordinate translations and publications projects. One of our tasks has been to administer funds made available for translations by Bhante Sangharakshita, following his hugely successful 90th birthday appeal in 2015.
Of the £30,000 given for translating his books, £5,000 went to projects in India and the remaining £25,000 was given to projects elsewhere in the...
Filmed at the Preceptors’ College meeting in November 2015, this is an interview in Hindi between Yashosagar and Amoghasiddhi, both members of the Triratna Preceptors’ College and closely involved with the work of Triratna in India. They talk specifically about their work to spread the Dhamma outside of Maharashtra and into the states of Uttar Pradesh, Gujerat, Kerala etc.
Here’s a selection of translations into Hindi of Buddhist texts and ceremonies taken from the Pali Canon and used in the Triratna Buddhist Community (Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha). Many thanks to Manidhamma for contributing most of these! Coming shortly are the Dedication Ceremony, Refuges and Precepts, and more.