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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...

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...

Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Mitra Study Retreat

By Saddhammapradip on Tue, 29 Aug, 2017 - 10:02

Mitra Study Retreat

By Saddhammapradip on Tue, 29 Aug, 2017 - 10:02

Mitra Study Retreat led by Dh. Yashoratna from 20th to 26th Aug 2017. Subject of this retreat was Kalam sutta. Mitra from Bhuswal, and Mumbai attended it. 

Mitra Support
Mitra Support

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

By Centre Team on Thu, 19 Jan, 2017 - 02:43

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

By Centre Team 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

By Vajrashura on Mon, 28 Nov, 2016 - 18:33

Printed books of the Course are now available

By Vajrashura 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...

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Buddhist Centre Features

A rich, full week at the European Chairs' Assembly

By Munisha on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 17:42

A rich, full week at the European Chairs' Assembly

By Munisha on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 17:42

Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly (ECA) and their guests have been meeting at Adhisthana since last Monday. They have spent the week creatively and very harmoniously, considering a number of matters to do with the future flourishing of Triratna.

Today we heard about the forthcoming publication of the first volume of Sangharakshita’s Complete Works – in English. Considering that just 5% of the world’s 70 million people are native English-speakers, we also heard of the work of the new,...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The Dharma Training Course For Mitras - Reimagined!

By Centre Team on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 20:16

The Dharma Training Course For Mitras - Reimagined!

By Centre Team 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

Welcome Pack For Mitras!

By Candradasa on Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 - 21:43

Here are a few general resources around what it is to be a Mitra to get you started, as well as some great background on Triratna itself. 

You can read an online version of the Dharma Training Course Guide, and get more detail about the general structure of Triratna. Or try exploring our timeline, and read more about our history over the past 50 years.

To go deeper, subscribe to...

Fall Study
SFBC Mitra Study

What is the Sangha? Week 2, Oct 22

By padmatara on Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 - 20:00

What is the Sangha? Week 2, Oct 22

By padmatara on Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 - 20:00Oct 22: Viradhamma will introduce Unit 3 of this Course:
Individuality: the Essence of Sangha.

Please read Section 3 of Part 1 and the Introduction to Part 2, i.e. pp. 35-40 and 87-93 from What is the Sangha, by Sangharakshita.
Questions from the module are given below, but please also come prepared with your own.
Sangharakshita here introduces his key term of the “True Individual‟.
1. ‘I have presented this idea that some people are radically more developed than...

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