Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Mitra Retreat on Jan 21

By Saddhammapradip on Thu, 25 Feb, 2021 - 18:23

Mitra Retreat on Jan 21

By Saddhammapradip on Thu, 25 Feb, 2021 - 18:23

New year 2021 open with Mitra retreat on What meditation really is? Led by Dh. Chandrashil. First physical retreat, which went very well with silence of three days. Nice talk by Dh Chandrashil as well sort of meditation workshop by Dh. Guhyacitta. Retreat was supported by Dh. Jnanabal, Dh. Jnanaveer and Dh. Tejovajra.

Triratna InHouse Publications
Triratna InHouse Publications

30% off many InHouse publications

By lokabandhu on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 08:47

30% off many InHouse publications

By lokabandhu on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 08:47

Many of Triratna InHouse’s best sellers are printed by Lulu - and for THREE DAYS ONLY (until midnight EST on 30/11 to be exact) they are offering a most delightful 30% off all titles!  Just quote code BFCM30 at the checkout…

Included are the four volumes of the Dharma Training Course for Mitras, all 17 volumes of Sangharakshita’s lectures and seminars, the Puja Readings book, Buddhist Ceremonies in Many LanguagesCrap, I’ve got Cancer (Suvarnaprabha’s moving - and very funny - reflections...

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Triratna Young Buddhists

Mitra Ceremony at the 2020 International Buddhist Youth Convention

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 21 Feb, 2020 - 11:51

Mitra Ceremony at the 2020 International Buddhist Youth Convention

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 21 Feb, 2020 - 11:51

The 2020 International Buddhist Youth Convention is taking place in Bodhgaya, India. This year’s theme is “Building a New Buddhist World: United in Diversity” and is a chance for young Buddhists across Triratna to come together and practice in the home of the Buddha.

During the Convention two of the international participants, Lucy and Dan, took the step of becoming mitras under the Bodhi tree! You can watch the ceremony online here.

Keep an eye on the Young...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Upcoming Mitra Ceremony for Penelope

By viriyalila on Sat, 25 May, 2019 - 19:51

Upcoming Mitra Ceremony for Penelope

By viriyalila on Sat, 25 May, 2019 - 19:51

Portsmouth Buddhist Center is pleased to announce the Mitra Ceremony for Penelope Morrow on June 30, 9:30 am. Penelope has been a steady and inspiring member of our community for many years. As a professor at the University of NH, she arranged to bring hundreds of students to Aryaloka Buddhist Center over several decades. It was when to her delight that she learned Portsmouth Buddhist Center was established just a few blocks from her home that she started attending...

Chester
Chester

Mitra Study - New Group

By prashrabdhi on Sun, 17 Mar, 2019 - 06:57

Mitra Study - New Group

By prashrabdhi on Sun, 17 Mar, 2019 - 06:57

There are now 6 Mitras who attend the Triratna Chester Sangha.  We’re really pleased to be starting our own face to face Mitra Study group on Monday 18 March 2019.

Wellington Buddhist Centre
Wellington Buddhist Centre

New Men's Mitra Convener

By saradarshini on Thu, 28 Feb, 2019 - 22:51

New Men's Mitra Convener

By saradarshini on Thu, 28 Feb, 2019 - 22:51

On Tuesday 26th February we celebrated Akashagarbha who had been the men’s Mitra convener for 12 years and had a ritual passing the baton to Achalamuni who has taken on that responsibility.

Chris Bicknell rejoiced beautifully in Akashagarbha speaking under three headings: selflessness, love of the dharma and friendship. His sentiments were echoed by all of the men who have been in a Mitra study group with Akashagarbha, some of them citing their relationship with Akashagarbha, his availability and willingness to share...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna India: Dhammamitra Diksha Ceremony

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 4 Feb, 2019 - 14:49

Triratna India: Dhammamitra Diksha Ceremony

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 4 Feb, 2019 - 14:49

33 young people from Wardha, India, recently made a commitment to follow the Buddhist path in the context of the Triratna Buddhist Community during a Dhammamitra Diksha Ceremony. More than 500 people were present to witness the public declaration they made of their ‘Going for Refuge’ to the Three Jewels.  Here is a short video by Triratna India Media about this event.

Triratna India Media is inspired by the radical vision of Dr B. R....

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New Mitra Study Module on Dr Ambedkar!

By vajratara on Thu, 22 Nov, 2018 - 11:47

New Mitra Study Module on Dr Ambedkar!

By vajratara on Thu, 22 Nov, 2018 - 11:47

We have a new Mitra study module on Dr Ambedkar! Check it out in Year 3, Module 8

About half the total Triratna Buddhist Community (friends and mitras) and a third of the Triratna Buddhist Order is in India. There is much that is shared throughout the whole Movement, including our basic teachings and practices, but one noticeable difference is the emphasis on Dr Ambedkar. At every class and on every retreat in India you will find on the...

Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Mitra Study Retreat

By Saddhammapradip on Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 - 06:17

Mitra Study Retreat

By Saddhammapradip on Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 - 06:17

Mitra Study Retreat led by Dh. Ratnasambhava and Dh. Suchandra on subject Why Commitment is Necessary attended by 28 mitra.

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #8 Wisdom Beyond Words

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 - 15:30

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #8 Wisdom Beyond Words

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 - 15:30

“The culmination of wisdom is freedom from all views. You have nothing to say. When all the answers are in your being, you have no need to keep them in your head.” - Sangharakshita (Seminar on The Door of Liberation)

The goal of Buddhism is the attainment of Enlightenment - but what is Enlightenment? One way of describing it is seeing the true nature of reality and living in accordance with that vision. An Enlightened being is free...

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