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Buddhist Centre Features

Ordinations Live From Mexico City! Sunday April 23rd

By Centre Team on Thu, 20 Apr, 2017 - 19:09

Ordinations Live From Mexico City! Sunday April 23rd

By Centre Team on Thu, 20 Apr, 2017 - 19:09

Watch the full event video here!

This Sunday, as part of marking a year of celebrating Triratna@50, we’ll be in Mexico City to bring you live coverage of the first public ordinations of the next 50 years!

We’ll bring you pictures, video and podcasts all weekend, building to the ceremony itself.

A group of women from Mexico will be taking this great step in their lives - and you can watch along on Facebook, and right here on our dedicated Features channel.

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College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Paramachitta on her inspiration to spread the Dharma in the Spanish-speaking world

By Saccanama on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 11:35

Paramachitta on her inspiration to spread the Dharma in the Spanish-speaking world

By Saccanama on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 11:35

Before becoming a public preceptor I had the feeling that one of the most joyful aspects would be putting the kesa around someone’s neck, seeing the joy in their faces, ritually pouring water on the crown of their heads, an action so ancient and so beyond the mundane that you can’t help but connect with something much larger than ordinary life.

And so it is: A beautiful day in June in the heart of England, in the mythical atmosphere created in Adhisthana,...

Centro Budista de Cuernavaca
Centro Budista de Cuernavaca

4 new mitras at Centro Budista de Cuernavaca

By Nagapriya on Wed, 25 May, 2016 - 16:32

4 new mitras at Centro Budista de Cuernavaca

By Nagapriya on Wed, 25 May, 2016 - 16:32

On Buddha Day, May 22, 2016, we welcomed four more mitras into the Triratna Mitra Sangha here in Mexico witnessed by around 100 people.

These wonderful people are:

Edith Palacios

Oscar Villegas

Paul Klein

Rodrigo Morales

Paul´s mother, Sabine, is already a mitra within our community and Rodrigo is just 15. We don´t know but he may be the youngest mitra in the world…

Triratna News
Triratna News

Cuernavaca: an eternal spring of Dharma in Mexico

By Munisha on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 23:50

Cuernavaca: an eternal spring of Dharma in Mexico

By Munisha on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 23:50

The Centro Budista de Cuernavaca is about an hour south of Mexico City. Founded in the historic centre of the city in 2013 by Akashavajri, Saddhajoti, and Nagapriya, to accommodate its growing sangha it recently moved to a comfortable house with a large garden and several rooms for a small residential community; not to mention a swimming pool too!

Nagapriya is a British Order member, and the Centre’s first Chair. He writes: “There is a high level of interest in Buddhism...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Follow the Pan-American Order Convention On The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 Oct, 2015 - 01:41

Follow the Pan-American Order Convention On The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 Oct, 2015 - 01:41

All this week we’ll be bringing you coverage of the best bits (talks, podcast interviews, images, the odd wee video) from the Pan-American Convention, just getting underway here in the astonishingly beautiful sugar cane country near Cuernavaca, Mexico. We’ve got a 3G connection and we’re going to go for it to keep you in touch as Order members gather from across the American continent to share their Dharma inspiration.

You’ll hear new voices and accents, (at least)...

Triratna News
Triratna News

News From Mexico: A Right Livelihood, Two Communities And Two Ordinations

By lokabandhu on Mon, 15 Jul, 2013 - 05:23

News From Mexico: A Right Livelihood, Two Communities And Two Ordinations

By lokabandhu on Mon, 15 Jul, 2013 - 05:23Upekshamati writes from Triratna’s Mexico Sangha with some of the news of the many new developments there, saying - “After the opening of two new Buddhist centres in Mexico last year (the Coyoacan Buddhist Centre right at the south of Mexico City and the Comunidad Budista Triratna Queretaro three hours from the capital) we have had a period of new projects developing.

A small group of women have started a shop - our Sangha’s first...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Mexico opens third new Buddhist Centre this year

By lokabandhu on Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 - 21:05

Mexico opens third new Buddhist Centre this year

By lokabandhu on Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 - 21:05The Dharma revolution continues to gather pace in Mexico: New Triratna Centre to open in Cuernavaca

Nagapriya writes with news of a new Triratna Buddhist Centre in Mexico - their third in the past twelve months! He says - “Are Triratna centres like buses? None come along for ages and then three arrive at once. After the recent openings of centres in Queretaro and Coyoacan (Mexico City), comes a third urban centre, this time in...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordination in Mexico

By lokabandhu on Sun, 23 Dec, 2012 - 06:39

Ordination in Mexico

By lokabandhu on Sun, 23 Dec, 2012 - 06:39We’re delighted to announce that on Friday 14th December Noé Santos had his Public Ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order at Chintamani Retreat Centre, in Mexico.

He became Dhirabodhi, meaning ‘He whose Awakening is firm and resolute’. In Spanish it is ‘Aquel cuyo Despertar es firme y decidido’.

His private and public preceptor is Moksananda

SADHU!
Triratna News
Triratna News

Mexico hosts Triratna’s first Pan-American Order Convention

By lokabandhu on Fri, 16 Nov, 2012 - 09:25

Mexico hosts Triratna’s first Pan-American Order Convention

By lokabandhu on Fri, 16 Nov, 2012 - 09:25Saddhajoti writes from Mexico with news of Triratna’s first Pan-American Order Convention, saying - “During the last week of October, Mexico witnessed the first-ever encounter of Order Members from different countries of the Americas. The Order Members attending were from across the U.S. (San Francisco, Seattle, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Maine, Montana, Spokane), from Canada (Vancouver), from Mexico (Mexico City and Queretaro), plus a few visitors from Spain, New Zealand, Scotland, and England, including our two Order Convenors,...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Queretaro City Buddhist Centre opens in Mexico

By lokabandhu on Tue, 6 Nov, 2012 - 18:00

Queretaro City Buddhist Centre opens in Mexico

By lokabandhu on Tue, 6 Nov, 2012 - 18:00Chandrangsu writes from Mexico, where the Triratna community there have recently opened their second Buddhist Centre, and their first outside Mexico City. He writes “On 23rd of September the premises for the new Queretaro City Buddhist Centre, the ‘Comunidad Budista Triratna Querétaro’ were inaugurated. Abhayagita opened the event with a Metta Bhavana meditation, then Virasiddhi led everyone present into a recitation of the Dedication Ceremony. I followed with a talk on Sangharakshita’s Going Forth in India, the meaning...

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