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Community Highlights

The 'Hanging Garden' Shrine Room

By Candradasa on Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 - 17:44

The 'Hanging Garden' Shrine Room

By Candradasa on Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 - 17:44
Some shots of the utterly lovely ‘Hanging Garden’ shrine room (the smaller of two in this style). Or to give it its proper name - Sambodhi Parayana Shala
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Community Highlights

The 'Hanging Garden' Shrine Room

By Candradasa on Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 - 15:46

The 'Hanging Garden' Shrine Room

By Candradasa on Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 - 15:46All big Triratna gatherings tend to start and end each day in the shrine room. But this shrine room is a bit extraordinary…!
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Community Highlights

Golden Buddha in the dark

By Candradasa on Sat, 16 Feb, 2013 - 16:46

Golden Buddha in the dark

By Candradasa on Sat, 16 Feb, 2013 - 16:46
People come from far and wide to see this! Bus loads today as we all settled in…
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Community Highlights

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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Triratna News
Triratna News

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...

Triratna News
Triratna News

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...
Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Viradhamma on the Work of the Nagaloka Institute, India

By Candradasa on Fri, 27 Apr, 2012 - 23:38
In case you missed it, here is Viradhamma talking at the Portsmouth Buddhist Center a few weeks ago about his work to support the extraordinary Nagaloka Institute project in India, which provides education and Buddhist training to young people from the some of the poorest communities in India. It was an incredibly inspiring evening and he was overwhelmed at the genrosity of the seacoast Sangha. Together with our friends at Aryaloka we provided enough in donations to...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Full Moon Purnima Pujas Celebrated in India

By lokabandhu on Wed, 15 Feb, 2012 - 06:22

Full Moon Purnima Pujas Celebrated in India

By lokabandhu on Wed, 15 Feb, 2012 - 06:22Nagamitra writes from India, where he works at Nagaloka, Triratna’s social and Dhamma training complex in Nagpur, Maharastra. Following ancient Buddhist tradition, they’ve recently started celebrating the full moons with night-time meditations, known as Purnima Pujas. He says -

“Dear Friends, full moon Purnima Puja meditations are now regular activities in Nagaloka. Since the opening of our Big Buddha statue last year we have run this activity on every full moon evening. Each month nearly 200 men and women...

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