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New President of Wellington Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 27 Feb, 2020 - 16:52

New President of Wellington Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 27 Feb, 2020 - 16:52

After a substantial thirty years as the President of the Wellington Buddhist Centre, Nagabodhi handed on this role to Jnanadhara in a beautiful ritual, with rejoicings, meditation and song on Tuesday 25th February. 

Saradarshini, the Chair of the Wellington Buddhist Centre, writes about this significant occasion:

“How fortunate we are! Not only have we had a fabulous President in Nagabodhi for the last thirty years, now we have Jnanadhara, experienced, dedicated, capable and young (ish). And that’s not all! Jnanadhara found the Dharma at the...

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Dedication of the new Wellington Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 11 Mar, 2019 - 17:53

Dedication of the new Wellington Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 11 Mar, 2019 - 17:53

On Tuesday 5th March just over 30 Sangha members, including Vajrajyoti from Auckland and Shamani from Christchurch, crowded into the old Wellington Buddhist Centre reception to ritually mark their move to a new Centre. The move is an important one for the development of the Wellington Sangha - even if it is only 3 metres across the hallway - as it is into a space twice the size, and infinitely more functional, than the current space.

The final move is still a few weeks...

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A New Landmark for Buddhism in the West

By viriyalila on Sun, 15 Jun, 2014 - 14:47

A New Landmark for Buddhism in the West

By viriyalila on Sun, 15 Jun, 2014 - 14:47In just a few months, a new stupa dedicated to Dhardo Rinpoche will be built outside Aryaloka Buddhist Center in Newmarket, New Hampshire,USA.

This will be the sixth such stupa located in a Triratna Buddhist Center. All of the existing stupas – at Tiratanaloka and Padmaloka in the UK, Guhyaloka in Spain, Vimaladatu in Germany and Sudarshanaloka in New Zealand – contain either ashes or relics of the late Dhardo Rinpoche, and this...
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A New Landmark for Buddhism in the West

By Munisha on Sat, 14 Jun, 2014 - 16:52

A New Landmark for Buddhism in the West

By Munisha on Sat, 14 Jun, 2014 - 16:52*UPDATE*: The stupa is finished! Follow here for news of the dedication…

Bettye Pruitt writes from the USA about a new memorial to one of the teachers of Triratna’s founder, Sangharakshita.

“In just a few months, a new stupa dedicated to Dhardo Rinpoche will be built outside Aryaloka Buddhist Center in Newmarket, New Hampshire, USA.

This will be the sixth such stupa located in a Triratna Buddhist Center. All...