Saturday 18th February 2023, 11:30am, we celebrated Susana Kumagai’s Mitra Ceremony, Tokyo.
Becoming a Mitra in Triratna is making a commitment to the Buddhist Path.
Commitment, because in life, what we get out of it depends on what we put in. Particularly in the spiritual life.
You will probably have noticed this in your meditation practice, to take just one example. If we sit down to meditate without fully committing ourselves to the practice, we are likely to drift and daydream. But when we sit down...
A beautiful new edition of the Triratna Dharma magazine from North America! Featuring great articles on love and wisdom from Amala and Kamalashila, tales from a pilgrimage to Kyoto, and notes on community connections from all across the region.
By Rijupatha on Wed, 3 Jul, 2013 - 16:07In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:
• “Buddhist Roots in the Wild West: The History of Triratna in America” by Dh. Viriyalila • “Sustaining Faith on the Spiral Path” by Barry Timmerman • Dhardo Tulku Rinpoche Visits Aryaloka - recap and background from Dh. Viriyagita • “A Pilgrimage to Japan: An Artist’s Tour for Buddhists, a Buddhist Tour for Artists” by Lois Sans • Reflections on a recent men’s community retreat • Aryaloka arts: exhibits by textile...