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Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Chanting The Karaniya Metta Sutta

By Centre Team on Wed, 3 Aug, 2016 - 20:21

Rounding off the opening day of the 2016 Triratna International Council, a treat from the team of members of the Order representing India. The Karaniya Metta Sutta - source of the loving kindness practice central to Triratna’s approach to Buddhism and meditation - chanted beautifully in the gathering dark at Adhisthana.

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Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Scenes From An Evening (And A Day)

By Candradasa on Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 - 23:01

Scenes From An Evening (And A Day)

By Candradasa on Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 - 23:01

This evening we heard inspiring tales from the Three Strands (Order, Movement, College) in India courtesy of some of the local representatives: Karmavajra, Ratnashri, Vijaya, and Yashosagar. We heard about the challenges, the changing roles and profiles of women, the astonishing numbers of people...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Day One at the International Council 2016

By Munisha on Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 - 22:20

Day One at the International Council 2016

By Munisha on Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 - 22:20

The International Council’s first full day started with meditation, ritual, lively breakfast conversation and introductions from around the world.

The Council’s membership spans six Areas: Spain & Latin America, India, North America, Mainland Europe, the UK & Ireland and Australia & New Zealand. These in turn are subdivided into Regions, to enable consultation across the Order.

There are about 40 of us here this week, including some guests. The 33 delegates present, roughly 50:50 women and men, introduced themselves in groups from these Areas and...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Why Is There An International Council?

By Dassini on Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 - 21:43

Dharmananda, Munisha and Bodhivamsa discuss the reasons for having an International Council and its evolving function within a global spiritual community.

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The Three Strands and an Opening Ritual

By Dassini on Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 - 21:37

Yashosagar from India and Sucimani from England  talk about the College and Order strands of the International Council, and share their impressions of out opening ritual.

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What's Coming Up At The 2016 Triratna International Council

By Dassini on Mon, 1 Aug, 2016 - 17:55

A quick introductory chat and précis with Viveka from San Francisco, U.S.A., about the themes of the event as people start to arrive from around the world…

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2016 International Council - Live Coverage!

By Centre Team on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 18:19

2016 International Council - Live Coverage!

By Centre Team on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 18:19

This week the fourth Triratna International Council take place at Adhisthana. This great biennial gathering is now a central feature of the creative life of our Order and Community, as inspiring Order members gather from every continent to help shape the practice life of our sangha around the world.

As usual, we’ll be covering the week’s events live from Adhisthana - so you can stay in touch with developments and the work being done to ensure what...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Who is on the International Council?

By dhammamegha on Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 - 11:17

Hello

There have been a few changes to the Membership of the International Council over the last few months. Here is the most up to date membership of the council, arranged by area and by strand. Please feel free to contact people in your area if you want to find out more about what the International Council is up to.

The Steering Group meet regularly, and after feedback from all the areas, we’re hard at work planning for the gathering of the Council...

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Community Highlights

Dhammarati on Sabbatical, Solitary Retreat, and the International Council

By dhammamegha on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 20:44

Dhammarati - in conversation here with Dhammamegha - is one of the most experienced members of the Triratna College of Public Preceptors having chaired it for over ten years. Here he talks about his long sabbatical after leaving that job - a rich, deep time that encompassed post-Impressionist galleries in New York and lengthy solitary retreats in California and in Wales.

We hear about his personal study and his practical exploration of the Triratna system of practice and...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Dhammarati on sabbatical, solitary and the International Council

By dhammamegha on Tue, 22 Mar, 2016 - 14:15

Dhammarati came back a few months ago from sabbatical and a three month solitary in North Wales.

In this interview he talks to Dhammamegha about being on retreat and shares his thoughts about the future of the International Council. From the beginning of 2016 he is convening the Council.

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