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.

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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...
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
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Becoming a Mitra in the Triratna Buddhist Community

Becoming a Mitra in the Triratna Buddhist Community

By Candradasa on Thu, 19 Sep, 2013 - 17:35

The Triratna Buddhist Community is open to all those who wish to practise Buddhism.

Most people encounter Triratna through a meditation or Buddhism class at a Triratna centre. Everyone who has contact with Triratna is considered a friend. However someone who wants to make a particular connection with our community and see their Buddhist  practice in that context can ask to become a ‘Mitra’ (which simply means ‘friend’ in Sanskrit).

If this might be of interest to you...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Ethics in the world of everyday existence

By RCheesley on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 21:52

Ethics in the world of everyday existence

By RCheesley on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 21:52This was a video which I made for my Mitra Study project.

The module we studied was Year 3, Module 6 - An Interconnected World - Buddhist Ethics and Contemporary Issues.

I took two pieces of music which I felt echoed areas of the material we were studying, and set some short video clips, images and words to these. I’ll be adding a final section when I get time at the recommendation of the group (I lost confidence...

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