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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The Spiritual Community Beyond Borders

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 - 11:10

The Spiritual Community Beyond Borders

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 - 11:10

As the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention in Valencia draws nearer, three ‘Young Buddhists’ from Valencia share a bit about their inspiration to practice the Dharma and how they have benefitted.

Estela:

“Last year I attended the meeting of Young Buddhists in Berlin. It was an incredible experience! I met young people from other countries, and it surprised me that we could connect really well despite cultural differences.

The atmosphere was very nice, open and fun. We had really...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Mitra Ceremonies for Chong & Sarah

Posted by viriyalila to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 - 15:53

Mitra Ceremonies for Chong & Sarah

Posted by viriyalila to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 - 15:53

On Saturday, March 24th, the Portsmouth Buddhist Center community came together to support and celebrate the mitra ceremonies of Sarah Flause and Chongson Scotts. Sangha members from Boston, Maine, New Hampshire and New York (well, New Jersey actually!) were among those gathered as well as family and friends of Sarah and Chong.

Thank you to Lona & Maryellen for bringing the flowers, and to Danakamala for creating the shrine. The colors all came together so beautifully! Thank you also to everyone...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Skyping from Singapore

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna News on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 10:09

Skyping from Singapore

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna News on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 10:09

Celebrating our 50th year, Triratna Buddhist Community is a truly international Sangha. Zoe Lim is the only mitra training for Ordination in Singapore.  Liz Bassett, from FutureDharma Fund, caught up with her friend to talk about her life and why she loves The Buddhist Centre Online -  one of the many projects to receive funding from FutureDharmaFund this year. 


Zoe found Triratna at the Nottingham centre when she was a student, and since moving back to Singapore has returned to the UK to attend retreats at Tiratanaloka,
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FutureDharma
FutureDharma

The Buddhist Centre Online - Keeping people connected

Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Tue, 21 Mar, 2017 - 12:03

The Buddhist Centre Online - Keeping people connected

Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Tue, 21 Mar, 2017 - 12:03

Zoe Lim is the only GFR mitra in Singapore. She found Triratna at the Nottingham centre when she was a student, and since moving back to Singapore has returned to the UK to attend retreats at Tiratanaloka, and travelled to India for the International Buddhist Youth Convention. Liz caught up with her online to talk about her life in Singapore and how online resources keep her connected with the Sangha.

In Singapore life is fast paced, expensive and often stressful....

Mitra Support
Mitra Support

Tips On Using This Support Space

Posted by Centre Team to Mitra Support on Wed, 22 Feb, 2017 - 18:29

Tips On Using This Support Space

Posted by Centre Team to Mitra Support on Wed, 22 Feb, 2017 - 18:29

Introduction
Here’s a quick guide to using this space, including tips on some of its features and the main kinds of posts you can make. If you need technical support at any time, please do get in touch at support [at] thebuddhistcentre.com and we’ll be glad to help! If you want to contact us privately for any other reason, please get in touch at mitrasupport [at] thebuddhistcentre.com.

Taking part
Click + follow above to...

Mitra Support
Mitra Support

The Dharma Training Course - Now For Mobile, All Flavours!

Posted by Centre Team to Mitra Support on Thu, 19 Jan, 2017 - 02:43

The Dharma Training Course - Now For Mobile, All Flavours!

Posted by Centre Team to Mitra Support on Thu, 19 Jan, 2017 - 02:43

Our first major update to the Dharma Training Course has arrived!

You will find corrected versions of all the course files on the site, as well as download versions designed for eBook use on all major platforms. As well as PDF, we now provide ePub, Kindle Reader, and Kindle app versions, which means they can be easily used on whichever device you prefer to do your reading on. We hope you’ll enjoy this next step in making the...

Mitra Support
Mitra Support

Printed books of the Course are now available

Posted by Vajrashura to Mitra Support on Mon, 28 Nov, 2016 - 18:33

Printed books of the Course are now available

Posted by Vajrashura to Mitra Support on Mon, 28 Nov, 2016 - 18:33

Hi all.

I’m happy to say that softback print versions of the Dharma Training Course are now available to purchase online from Lulu. Thanks to Lokabandhu for doing loads of work on this!

A number of Dharma books used in the Triratna Buddhist Community are available as print-on-demand titles and eBook distribution on this Lulu page, including the DTCM books.

You can also find the individual years here:

Year One (including the Course Guide for Students)
Year Two
Year...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The Dharma Training Course For Mitras - Reimagined!

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna News on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 20:16

The Dharma Training Course For Mitras - Reimagined!

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna News on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 20:16

If you’re a Mitra in the Triratna Buddhist Community, there’s a fair chance you may have done (or at least come across!) some of the four-year Dharma Training Course for Mitras - generally and affectionately known as “Mitra Study”… We’re delighted to announce the launch of a brand new revised version of the course - and a great new website for accessing the material and getting support as you go deeper into the practice...

Mitra Support
Mitra Support

First Ever Online Mitra Ceremony

Posted by Candradasa to Mitra Support on Wed, 27 Jul, 2016 - 20:47

First Ever Online Mitra Ceremony

Posted by Candradasa to Mitra Support on Wed, 27 Jul, 2016 - 20:47

*UPDATE* You can now watch a great short film about the event on Triratna News.

To watch again as-live, please view via Facebook Videos. You will need a Facebook account to watch this.

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Finding a video of a Mitra ceremony from the past this week seemed a good prompt to let you know about a further step into a digitally connected future with our first ever online Mitra Ceremony

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