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This Weekend - Live Coverage of the International Gathering & Public Ordinations

By Candradasa on Fri, 25 Aug, 2017 - 10:15

This Weekend - Live Coverage of the International Gathering & Public Ordinations

By Candradasa on Fri, 25 Aug, 2017 - 10:15

The International Gathering at Adhisthana is now underway! As usual, we’ll be bringing you the best of the event online throughout the weekend: talks, interviews, podcasts, video and pictures as people come together to explore the Dharma and celebrate community.

+ follow the International Gathering space for Dharma content. And connect with us on social media for the sights and sounds of the great gathering through Monday:

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Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now

Breathworks – a modern take on old truths. With Vidyamala and Sona

By Vidyamala on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 11:15

Breathworks – a modern take on old truths. With Vidyamala and Sona

By Vidyamala on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 11:15

What the world needs, and has always needed, are people dedicated to helping both themselves and others to overcome suffering. This is the essence of the Bodhisattva Ideal. With the ever-increasing population in the world there is more and more suffering, so there is an urgent need for us to extend an even larger hand of friendship to all beings.

We have our wonderful urban Buddhist and Retreat centres that help people find ways to deal with the fundamental problem of dukkha...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Who are the Development Team?

By Munisha on Tue, 15 Dec, 2015 - 23:58

Who are the Development Team?

By Munisha on Tue, 15 Dec, 2015 - 23:58

The Development Team are five Order members supported by Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly (ECA) to provide central services to Triratna in Europe – also enjoyed around the wider Triratna world. (Pictured, left to right: Munisha, Amalavajra, Nandavajra, Prajnaketu and Mokshini.)

We’re a warm, friendly virtual team, meeting on Skype or in person every few weeks to check in and organise our work.

Team Leader is Nandavajra, who lives in Devon, UK, and describes himself as “a grizzled but youthful Triratna veteran who...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The International Urban Retreat 2015: less than a week away!

By Munisha on Mon, 16 Nov, 2015 - 16:14

The International Urban Retreat 2015: less than a week away!

By Munisha on Mon, 16 Nov, 2015 - 16:14

Next Saturday sees the start of Triratna’s International Urban Retreat 2015. The theme this year is the Greater Mandala - Sangharakshita’s teachings on the spiritual importance of learning to waste time (and how live a life more beautiful, rather than one that is merely useful and efficient.) Join the retreat online.

Want to go on retreat next week? No time or money? This is a retreat you can do in the midst of everyday life at home and work, with others or by...

International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Dawn Ritual to the Buddha of the East - A Flavour of the International Retreat...

By Candradasa on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 14:22

Dawn Ritual to the Buddha of the East - A Flavour of the International Retreat...

By Candradasa on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 14:22If you’d like a wee flavour of the magic and mystery of the event, here’s a video from the online archive of our 2012 International Retreat on the theme of ‘Imagining the Buddha’. It was made by Lokabandhu (on his ‘not-smart’ phone!) very early in the morning on the last day of the retreat:

“On the last full day we held a 24-hour cycle of ceremonies to the Buddhas of the Four Directions, starting with a Dawn...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ecodharma offers EU-funded 'effective collaboration training' course

By lokabandhu on Wed, 21 Aug, 2013 - 05:49

Ecodharma offers EU-funded 'effective collaboration training' course

By lokabandhu on Wed, 21 Aug, 2013 - 05:49The Ecodharma Centre, a Triratna Buddhist Community initiative in the Catalan Pyrenees, has recently established a new training course helping people to develop the skills necessary to work most effectively with others in groups, teams and organizations. As part of their efforts to support one of Triratna’ European Chairs’ Assembly priorities – “The Power of Dharma to Transform Society” – Ecodharma are developing trainings to provide people with the essential skills to engage in collaborative endeavors...
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
Imagine the Buddha

Audio from the International Retreat 2012

By Candradasa on Mon, 9 Jul, 2012 - 17:05
Here all the main audio recordings we made on the International Retreat in May, now with added Soundcloud goodness!

You can also hear delightful little audio snippets from the retreat over on audioboo, and subscribe to our ongoing podcast there featuring little bits of life from around the Triratna Buddhist Community.
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat

Photos, photos, memories, memories...

By lokabandhu on Fri, 29 Jun, 2012 - 07:37

Photos, photos, memories, memories...

By lokabandhu on Fri, 29 Jun, 2012 - 07:37Thanks to Advayasiddhi from Denmark for some great images of the retreat, available here
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat

Buddha Images from the Shrine

By lokabandhu on Fri, 8 Jun, 2012 - 18:59

Buddha Images from the Shrine

By lokabandhu on Fri, 8 Jun, 2012 - 18:59
Thanks to Kalyacitta for these beautiful images from the International Retreat shrine - and for creating the shrine itself!

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