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The Inauguration of Toluca Buddhist Centre in Mexico

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 21 Jan, 2020 - 12:04

The Inauguration of Toluca Buddhist Centre in Mexico

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 21 Jan, 2020 - 12:04

On Friday 17th January, the Toluca Buddhist Centre in Mexico was formally inaugurated. The Toluca Buddhist Centre arose from the friendship of three friends who wanted to share their practice with each other and with other people.

Fifteen years ago, Sanghadhara, Ruchiramati and Bodhikamala, then 16 years old, living in Toluca, met Buddhism through the Mexico City Buddhist Centre and began practicing together. Toluca is a city located in the middle of the country, 70 km...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Kalyanaloka: Buddhist and Tea Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 8 Aug, 2018 - 16:36

Kalyanaloka: Buddhist and Tea Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 8 Aug, 2018 - 16:36

A new retreat centre practicing in the context of the Triratna Buddhist Community was inaugurated in June during a summer solstice ritual.  Kalyanaloka, based in Brighton, held a special ritual, led by Subhadassi, chairperson of the nearby Brighton Buddhist Centre, which included a tea ceremony, a practice which is central to this retreat centre. 
 
Kalyanaloka’s location is unusual for a retreat centre: it is situated on the outskirts of Brighton, about a thirty minute walk...