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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...
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Video tour of Mexico City Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Sat, 27 Apr, 2013 - 06:28

Video tour of Mexico City Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Sat, 27 Apr, 2013 - 06:28Triratna’s Buddhist Centre in Mexico City is a large, handsome and busy place, with up to 1,000 visitors/week passing through its doors. Visitors are welcome - but if you don’t happen to be in Mexico anytime soon, you can now take a virtual tour, courtesy of Ivan. He also introduces us to Triratna’s new Centre in Coyocan, in the south of the city, which opened in November last year. .

To know more about...
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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!
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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,...
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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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Second Triratna Buddhist Centre opens in Mexico City

By lokabandhu on Thu, 25 Oct, 2012 - 06:01

Second Triratna Buddhist Centre opens in Mexico City

By lokabandhu on Thu, 25 Oct, 2012 - 06:01It’s been a busy year for Triratna’s flourishing Mexico City Buddhist Centre - known as the CBCM, or the Centro Budista de la Ciudad de México - and it’s not over yet! Rodolfo Ordonez, a Mexican mitra writes to say - “Thanks for everything and greetings from Mexico. Mexico Triratna´s Buddhist Community is really pleased to announce that we’ll be celebrating the opening of a second Triratna Buddhist Center in the south of the city on the...
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New Triratna Centre in Queretaro City, Mexico

By lokabandhu on Sun, 23 Sep, 2012 - 05:51

New Triratna Centre in Queretaro City, Mexico

By lokabandhu on Sun, 23 Sep, 2012 - 05:51Chandramsu writes from the Triratna Buddhist Community in Mexico with the news they’re opening their first centre outside Mexico City today, in Queretaro, a major city some 150kms north of Mexico City. He says -

“I’m pleased to announce that we’ve found premises for Triratna Buddhist Community Queretaro. We’ll be celebrating the Opening Day on 23rd of September. If you are interested to know more details about the status of the project please contact us through our facebook page:...
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18th Anniversary of Mexico City Buddhist Center

By lokabandhu on Tue, 13 Mar, 2012 - 05:47

18th Anniversary of Mexico City Buddhist Center

By lokabandhu on Tue, 13 Mar, 2012 - 05:47Triratna’s large Buddhist Centre in Mexico City - the Centro Budista de la Ciudad de México - recently celebrated its 18th anniversary in that vast city. Mario Peña writes with the details, saying “The FWBO (now Triratna) started its activities in Mexico City in Coyoacan in 1994; with the goal that people find there a selfless space to perform practice of Buddhism, in which their experience and understanding of the Buddhist path could be intensified.

Gradually,...
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Three Ordinations in Mexico

By lokabandhu on Mon, 28 Nov, 2011 - 14:21

Three Ordinations in Mexico

By lokabandhu on Mon, 28 Nov, 2011 - 14:21Moksananda writes from Triratna’s booming Mexico Buddhist Centre with news of three ordinations, saying - “The following men had their Public Ordination on Sunday, 27th October at Cintamani retreat centre in Mexico:

José Luis Reveles Barrientos becomes Nagabandhu, meaning ‘He who is a friend or brother of the nagas’.

Miguel Ángel Cobos Orozco becomes Manjubodhi, meaning ‘Gentle, lovely, beautiful Awakening’.

Roberto Martínez Alonso becomes Maitriketu, meaning ‘He who is a ray or comet of friendliness...

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