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Support the Nagaloka Relief Fund

By Centre Team on Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 - 17:50

Support the Nagaloka Relief Fund

By Centre Team on Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 - 17:50

Nagaloka is a Buddhist training and conference centre located in Nagpur, India. It is home to the Nagarjuna Training Institute, which provides a residential training course in Buddhism and social activism. At the moment the Nagaloka team is responding rapidly to the coronavirus outbreak by focusing on reducing human to human transmission and providing people with the basic needs - such as food, napkins, soap, masks - and supporting people in the most vulnerable communities in India. 

According...

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Kerala Floods - Relief and Rehabilitation

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 16:59

Kerala Floods - Relief and Rehabilitation

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 16:59

Kerala is suffering its worst floods for 100 years. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced and are living in over 1,000 relief camps set up in the State. There have been a number of deaths and many serious injuries. Many are missing. The numbers are rising all the time. But even in such disaster, ugly face of untouchability rises and Dalits are discriminated during relief, as reported by India Today on July 24th, 2018. It happened earlier in Gujarat Earthquake; even the Tsunami...

Triratna in the Buddhist world
Triratna in the Buddhist world

International inter-Buddhist conference marking 60 years since Dr Ambedkar's conversion

By Munisha on Sat, 14 May, 2016 - 16:15

International inter-Buddhist conference marking 60 years since Dr Ambedkar's conversion

By Munisha on Sat, 14 May, 2016 - 16:15

Over on Triratna News, you can find details of an international conference in celebration of Dr Ambedkar’s conversion 60 years ago, to be held at Triratna’s Nagaloka Buddhist Centre in India, 11th-14th October 2016.

Read the Triratna News article.

The conference is being organised in partnership with the International Network of Engaged Buddhists and sees Order members including Subhuti speaking alongside Buddhist women and men of many traditions.

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'Social engagement and liberation': 60 years since Dr Ambedkar's conversion

By Munisha on Sat, 14 May, 2016 - 14:27

'Social engagement and liberation': 60 years since Dr Ambedkar's conversion

By Munisha on Sat, 14 May, 2016 - 14:27

October this year sees the 60th anniversary of the first mass conversion to Buddhism of people then known as ‘Untouchables’, in Nagpur, India, which took place on 14th October 1956, led by Dr BR Ambedkar.

In celebration, the International Network of Engaged Buddhists and Triratna’s Indian retreat centre Nagaloka are holding a weekend conference, ‘Social engagement and liberation’, 11th-14th October.

The conversion anniversary itself...

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Triratna hosts first residential retreat in Odisha, India

By lokabandhu on Thu, 2 Jan, 2014 - 05:48

Triratna hosts first residential retreat in Odisha, India

By lokabandhu on Thu, 2 Jan, 2014 - 05:48The Indian state of Odisha is located in the remote north-east of the country, many miles beyond the usual Westerners’ ‘tourist trail’ and in many ways cut off from the rest of India. However young men and women from Odisha have for some years now been making the long journey south to study Buddhism and social work at the Nagarjuna Training Institute (NTI), Triratna’s training campus in Nagpur, and the first graduates have now begun returning home to begin...
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Nagaloka welcomes Walking Buddha sculptor

By lokabandhu on Wed, 1 Jan, 2014 - 12:23

Nagaloka welcomes Walking Buddha sculptor

By lokabandhu on Wed, 1 Jan, 2014 - 12:23Nagaloka, Triratna’s principal training centre in India, has for nearly ten years now been welcoming ‘batches’ of young men and women from all over India for year-long intensive programs in Buddhism and social work - many of whom have now returned home to begin Dhamma work in their home states.

Since 2009 the campus, on the outskirts of the city of Nagpur in Maharastra, has been dominated by a beautiful giant 36-feet-high bronze ‘Walking Buddha’ statue:...
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New Year for students at Nagaloka in India

By lokabandhu on Mon, 12 Aug, 2013 - 06:09

New Year for students at Nagaloka in India

By lokabandhu on Mon, 12 Aug, 2013 - 06:09Vivekaratna writes from India with news of the start of their new year at Nagaloka, Triratna’s large training centre in Nagpur, central India. Every year they accept a ‘batch’ of young men and women from all over India for a year’s intensive ‘DhammaSekhiya’ training in Social Work and Dhamma - after which they are eligible to join Nagaloka’s national alumni association which works to support them as they return home to work in their local areas. He says -

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Community Highlights

Buda + Yo

By Vajranatha on Wed, 20 Feb, 2013 - 10:24

Buda + Yo

By Vajranatha on Wed, 20 Feb, 2013 - 10:24Nagaloka, Nagpur

It is relatively quiet here. (Just wedding music playing in the evenings and the constant pipping of horns in the middle distance on the Kamptee Road.) It is also very beautiful – well kept open spaces with lawns and flower gardens, purpose built buildings and the massive walking bronze Buddha overlooking it all. So I’m aware that I haven’t yet really seen India yet, that will come later. But it is an amazing location for the second...
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Children’s Puja celebrated at Nagaloka, Portland Maine

By lokabandhu on Sun, 18 Nov, 2012 - 06:32

Children’s Puja celebrated at Nagaloka, Portland Maine

By lokabandhu on Sun, 18 Nov, 2012 - 06:32

Dharmashuri writes from Nagaloka, Triratna’s center in Portland, Maine with news of their first-ever ‘Children’s Puja’ celebrated in late September. She says - “Sixteen little faces were shining with wonder as their parents sat with them on cushions, on the floor or in chairs. Louise Tuski read them a beautiful story exploring “Who is the Buddha?”, engaging the children with questions and thoughts to bring them right there, in the moment, with the Buddha.

After the...

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Fourth Alumni conference at Nagaloka, India

By lokabandhu on Sat, 19 May, 2012 - 06:29

Fourth Alumni conference at Nagaloka, India

By lokabandhu on Sat, 19 May, 2012 - 06:29In our second post from Kerala, South India, we bring news of Triratna’s recent Alumni Conference at Nagaloka, a Dharma and Social training centre for young men and women from all over India. Their graduates have between them created the India-wide Nagarjuna Alumni Association, which met recently in Maharastra for their 4th Alumni conference. Arun from Kerala writes - “Dear friends, Jai Bhim! I would like to share my conference experience with you. It was organized for seven...

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