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Life is King in Russian too

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jan, 2014 - 16:40

Life is King in Russian too

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jan, 2014 - 16:40Suvannavira is Triratna’s emissary to Russia. Living in a hostel in Moscow, he teaches Dharma and meditation - and publishes Sangharakshita’s books in Russian, and has translated all the Foundation Year materials for the mitra study course! He writes:

“Poets and poems have long been loved and revered in Russia. Most dear is Alexander Pushkin, considered the Russian Shakespeare. Be careful if you are asked by Russian if you ‘know’ the poems of Pushkin. They don’t mean...
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Russian Dharma Translation Project bears fruit

By lokabandhu on Sat, 6 Oct, 2012 - 15:39

Russian Dharma Translation Project bears fruit

By lokabandhu on Sat, 6 Oct, 2012 - 15:39Suvannavira writes from Moscow, where a small Triratna Buddhist group is steadily taking shape under his guidance - and where their Russian Buddhist web presence far outweighs their physical numbers, thanks to his web skills and their Russian Dharma Translation Project. He’s sent us an update on their latest initiatives, written by Saddhaloka -

“The Russian Translation Project got underway in the late 1990s when, during a visit to St Petersburg, a Russian translation of Sangharakshita’s “Guide...