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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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Lovely Loose Ends from the International Council

By Candradasa on Sun, 24 Feb, 2013 - 07:44

Lovely Loose Ends from the International Council

By Candradasa on Sun, 24 Feb, 2013 - 07:44
Some last images from the Triratna International Council as we finish off our coverage here on the Buddhist Centre Online (one or two wee posts/videos to come when the Indian internet allows!)… A great week of work, discussion, passion, and delight in pursuit of the Dharma. We hope you enjoyed following along…

Stay tuned for our coverage of the International Order Convention live from...
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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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Around And About...

By Candradasa on Wed, 20 Feb, 2013 - 18:16

Around And About...

By Candradasa on Wed, 20 Feb, 2013 - 18:16
Just to give you a feel of the place… Includes the latest flower mandala! :)
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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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Lokamitra's Presentation on the Work of Nagaloka (Audio)

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 18:21
Lokamitra is a true pioneer of Dhamma work. A founding figure of Triratna in India, home of the Buddha, he’s been steadily working together with teams of friends to revitalise Buddhism in its native land. His life has been dedicated particularly to helping ‘Scheduled Caste’ people escape the hell of their situation by embracing the teachings of the Buddha and the example of their great visionary leader, Dr. Ambedkar.

Here he talks...
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Lokamitra's Presentation on the Work of Nagaloka (Slideshow Pictures)

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 18:12

Lokamitra's Presentation on the Work of Nagaloka (Slideshow Pictures)

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 18:12
Here are the slides Lokamitra played as he gave his inspiring talk on working to liberate the new Buddhists of India from the horrors of the caste system. The sort of presentation that makes you want to change your life! Engaged Buddhism at its best…
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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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Day 3 - Good morning from Nagaloka!

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 - 04:11

Day 3 - Good morning from Nagaloka!

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 - 04:11
Good morning from Nagaloka!

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