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...
The latest NewsByte from Triratna video project Clear Vision offers a snapshot of a thriving Triratna sangha in Central America, capable of organising five back-to-back/simultaneous retreats over Christmas. (10 minutes)
Parami is delighted to introduce her friend of 40 years - Ashokashri - who is attending her first meeting as a new member of the Triratna College of Public Preceptors, with particular responsibility for the USA.
Ivan in conversation with Saddhajoti and Nagapriya about the new Buddhist Centre in Cuernavaca, Mexico. An interesting exploration of what makes a Buddhist - especially when it comes to “teaching” and being a “Teacher”.
This is our final podcast from the 2015 Pan-American Convention here at Chintamani Retreat Centre in Mexico. We hear from Amala, Jnanadakini, Lokeshvara, Paramachitta, and Shantinayaka - 4 of whom are Order Conveners for the Triratna Buddhist Order - about how they they think it’s gone and the highlights they’ll be carrying back home.
Con traducción en Español.
Listen out for more Buddhist Voices, mantras, and inetrviews from the wider Triratna community in Mexico, coming soon in this space, and on Soundcloud...
Viriyalila in conversation with the wonderful Saddhajoti, whose vision of a Buddhist retreat centre rising out of barren sugar cane plantation land has been fully realized here at Chintamani, near Cuernavaca in Mexico.
It’s a truly extraordinary achievement, and the great beauty and elegance of the place has been hugely enjoyed by all lucky enough to be attending the Triratna Buddhist Order’s 2015 Pan-American Convention.
We hear how Chintamani - named after the mythical wish-fulfilling jewel which is a symbol for the Dharma offered...