Additional questions and further reading to the old mitra study course
This material, which comprises suggested questions, further reading, brief introductions to the theme and subject material for sections of the course that are not based on Sangharakshita’s lectures, was developed by Nagapriya for the distance learning version of the original mitra study course. It is offered here as a help for study leaders should they wish to use it. The files are pdf versions which can be printed but not edited.
By Candradasa on Tue, 3 Jun, 2014 - 17:18La palabra sánscrita ‘mitra’ simplemente significa ‘amigo’. Hacerse mitra es profundizar tu relación de amistad con la Orden Budista Triratna, lo que puede ocurrir cuando tu compromiso con sus ideales, valores y prácticas ha alcanzado un cierto nivel. Un mitra es alguien que ha hecho lo que nosotros llamamos un compromiso ‘provisional’ de practicar el Dharma en el contexto de nuestra comunidad espiritual. Esto implica un compromiso con el budismo, de practicar el camino Budista como se enseña en nuestra...
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).
Say hello to Bettye & Oz, the newest members of the international Triratna Mitra Sangha! ‘Mitra’ means friend, and Bettye & Oz, good friends to the Portsmouth Buddhist Centre in New Hampshire, give us a few words straight after a lovely simple ceremony to express their commitment to the Buddha’s path as they understand it in their lives… Congratulations!