Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Double Mitra Ceremony March 24

By shraddhavani on Fri, 9 Mar, 2018 - 15:27

Double Mitra Ceremony March 24

By shraddhavani on Fri, 9 Mar, 2018 - 15:27

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

On Saturday, March 24, 4-5:30 PM, Portsmouth Buddhist Center will host a double Mitra ceremony, for Chong Scott and Sarah Flause at Gateway Studio on Islington St. in Portsmouth. We hope  you can join us and help celebrate Chong and Sarah.

Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Mitra Ceremony

By Saddhammapradip on Mon, 1 Jan, 2018 - 17:11

Mitra Ceremony

By Saddhammapradip on Mon, 1 Jan, 2018 - 17:11

Today on first day of New year 2018 four well-wisher of retreat center Deepak Sonawane, Ramesh Thorat, Jagruti, Vina and Jyoti become Mitra. Mitra Ceremony led by Dh. Chandrashil and talk given by Dh. Vidyaruchi. 

Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha, Nagpur (North)
Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha, Nagpur (North)

25 Women walking towards Main Shrine

By tejadhamma on Sat, 13 May, 2017 - 15:20

25 Women walking towards Main Shrine

By tejadhamma on Sat, 13 May, 2017 - 15:20

We celebrated Buddha Jayanti at Triratna Buddhist Community, Mahendranagar, Nagpur, India. Total 36 Men and Women became Dhammamitra on this celebration. The women were 25 and men 11 happily declared 3 declaration in presence of many Order Members, Mitras and friends at Center.  

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Mitra Ceremony Sunday January 8, 2017

By shraddhavani on Fri, 30 Dec, 2016 - 22:34

Mitra Ceremony Sunday January 8, 2017

By shraddhavani on Fri, 30 Dec, 2016 - 22:34

On Sunday, January 8, at 10AM, Portsmouth Buddhist Center joyously opens its doors to 2017 with a double Mitra ceremony for Meagan VanHoogan and Laura Horwood-Benton.  

A Mitra ceremony involves a formal, public declaration of the intention to explore what it is like being a Buddhist and practicing Buddhist ethical precepts, in the context of the Triratna Buddhist community.  “Mitra” is a Sanskrit word meaning “friend,” so it is also a ceremonial expression of joining and being welcomed into a community...

Mitra Support
Mitra Support

First Ever Online Mitra Ceremony

By Candradasa on Wed, 27 Jul, 2016 - 20:47

First Ever Online Mitra Ceremony

By Candradasa 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

Our...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

An Invitation from Patience to Her Mitra Ceremony

By Candradasa on Wed, 20 Jul, 2016 - 23:38

An Invitation from Patience to Her Mitra Ceremony

By Candradasa on Wed, 20 Jul, 2016 - 23:38

You are cordially invited to Patience’s Mitra Ceremony (July 24th, 10am-12pm)…
Our friend Patience has decided to become a Mitra (= friend) in our community - and she’d love you to come celebrate with her! So much so, she made a series of art pieces to invite you! 

It’s a great occasion to celebrate in the life of our community, and to witness someone’s heartfelt decision to take a step of genuine commitment on her spiritual path. Let’s give...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Two Celebrations - One Sangha!

By Candradasa on Fri, 15 Jul, 2016 - 03:22

Two Celebrations - One Sangha!

By Candradasa on Fri, 15 Jul, 2016 - 03:22

Wherever you live on the Seacoast, we’re excited to invite you to join us at Portsmouth Buddhist Center each of the next two Sundays  – 10am-12pm – for some great community celebrations…

Dharma Day (July 17th)
Every year, on or near the full moon in July, Triratna Buddhists around the world come together to connect and reflect together on the unbroken lineage of the Buddha’s teaching – the Dharma – as it’s come down to us, person...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Mitra Ceremony - Sunday 15th May at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Thu, 5 May, 2016 - 14:53

Mitra Ceremony - Sunday 15th May at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Thu, 5 May, 2016 - 14:53

Join us on Sunday the 15th May as we welcome nine new Sangha members into the Triratna community. The ceremony will take place in the context of a Seven Fold Puja.

The evening will begin at 6pm (Please bring veggie food to share), and the Puja will start at 7pm. 

Hope to see you there!

Oxford Buddhist Centre - Buddhism and Meditation in Oxford
Oxford Buddhist Centre - Buddhism and Meditation in Oxford

Dharma Day Celebration with Mitra Ceremony

By Padmakumara on Sat, 12 Jul, 2014 - 10:17

Dharma Day Celebration with Mitra Ceremony

By Padmakumara on Sat, 12 Jul, 2014 - 10:17Dharma Day Celebrations - Tuesday 15th July

Please join us for an auspicious celebration of the Buddha’s first discourse. Occuring two full moons after his Complete Awakening the Buddha spoke to five disciples from his time as an ascetic. One, Kondanna, woke up himself and at that moment the Buddha realised that others could understand for themselves how things really are. The rest, as they say, is history, over 2,500 years of it right up to us, here and...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Becoming A Mitra (ePub/PDF versions)

By Candradasa on Fri, 20 Sep, 2013 - 23:15
Here are some versions of ‘Becoming A Mitra’ for pdf and any eReader that supports ePub. We are still working on getting a version together for Kindle and will update the post when it’s ready…
File NameSize
Becoming A Mitra.epub3.99 MB
Becoming A Mitra.pdf484.97 KB

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