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Bhante visits his exhibition; now you can too - online

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Aug, 2015 - 16:29

Bhante visits his exhibition; now you can too - online

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Aug, 2015 - 16:29

Yesterday, on his 90th birthday, Sangarakshita visited the Sangharakshita Library’s first exhibition, at Adhisthana. ‘Nine Decades: A Life in Objects’ tells the story of his life though a series of objects and audio interviews. He was shown around by Danasamudra, the librarian, and Saddhanandi, who conducted the interviews and is Adhisthana’s Chair.

A beautiful virtual version of the exhibition and audio is now available worldwide here on The Buddhist Centre Online.

See Suvajra’s pictures of Bhante’s visit, left.

View the online version of the exhibition....

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The Sangharakshita Library opens

By Munisha on Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 - 15:59

The Sangharakshita Library opens

By Munisha on Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 - 15:59Sunday 11th January saw the opening of the Sangharakshita Library at Adhisthana.

Hattie Johnson, of the Adhisthana team, writes: “About 80 people gathered to mark the opening of the Sangharakshita Library. Vajragupta welcomed us all and rejoiced in the many people who have brought the Library into being, particularly Ratnadharini, Ajjavin and Yashodeva.

Vidyadevi gave a talk titled ‘Gathering Wisdom While We May’. Evoking the mythic, as well as practical, significance of the library...
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The Sangharakshita Library: books on shelves!

By Munisha on Sun, 26 Oct, 2014 - 00:50

The Sangharakshita Library: books on shelves!

By Munisha on Sun, 26 Oct, 2014 - 00:50Sangharakshita recently visited his new library at Adhisthana, as his 11,000 books appeared on the shelves at last.

It’s hard to remember that the Adhisthana project began as the “SLP”: the Sangharakshita Library Project, a home for Bhante’s books. This gradually became the Sangharakshita Land Project: a long search for land and buildings for a retreat centre and library.

Vidyadevi is one of Bhante’s editors. She writes:

“Thanks to the building and decorating efforts of Yashodeva,...