Buddhist Centre Features
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Lokamitra on the Nagaloka Institute, India

By sanghadhara on Tue, 18 Oct, 2016 - 14:20

Lokamitra has spent most of his adult life working in India to support the Dalit Buddhist community in their struggle against Hindu caste prejudice and its regard of them as literally “untouchable”. Inspired by the life and work of the great Dalit leader, India’s first Justice Minister Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar,  the Nagaloka Institute provides an invaluable chance to thousands of young Dalits, educating them in how Buddhism can help support their democratic rights to liberty, equality, and fraternity. 

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India Boo No. 6 - Lokamitra on the future in India

By Candradasa on Wed, 20 Feb, 2013 - 18:22
A very special extended edition of the podcast with Lokamitra, one of the first generation of Order members and founder of so much of the Triratna Movement in India. A chance then, on a day of explorations around leadership and the future, to turn our attention to India. Any conversation with Lokamitra tends to the fascinating and this is no exception. Much to ponder, and a chance to celebrate a complex, generous man whose work has benefitted so...
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India Boo No. 4 - Dharmashuri and the other Nagaloka

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 - 16:41
Here at Nagaloka on day 3 of the Triratna International Council we’re delighted to hear from the Chair of the OTHER Nagaloka! Dharmashuri founded Nagaloka Buddhist Center in Portland, Maine on the eastern seaboard of the USA and tells us about having a ‘sister Center’…

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India Boo No. 2 - Wedding Band

By Candradasa on Sat, 16 Feb, 2013 - 16:41
Retreat Centres in India are a wee bit different… This evening our first sessions happened to the strain of a loud and boisterous wedding band. This is not unusual…!

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