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Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

2016 International Council Meeting - summary

Posted by dhammamegha to Triratna International Council on Wed, 5 Oct, 2016 - 10:34

The International Council met at Adhisthana from the 1st to the 8th of August 2016.

Here is a presentation of who was there, the areas of interest to different Area Councils, and the programme.

It also includes the priorities going forward for the International Council over the next year or two: what each of the strands is taking forward, and what the Council as a whole has set as priorities. These include a response to diversity and access, a review of the system of...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Tacoma: new centre in the northwest USA

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 15:14

Tacoma: new centre in the northwest USA

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 15:14

In Tacoma, Washington, Triratna has a new centre in the northwest of the USA. The Tacoma Buddhist Center was officially born on 8th March this year, a sister to the nearby Seattle Buddhist Center and the Portland Buddhist Center in Oregon - and, indeed, Vancouver Buddhist Center over the border in Canada.

See Tacoma on a map.

Tacoma’s centre has been Manidha’s vision for many years. She writes: “I always imagined building a community with...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna voices in Buddhist Canada

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 9 Dec, 2015 - 23:17

Triratna voices in Buddhist Canada

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 9 Dec, 2015 - 23:17

Two Triratna Order members are among to the contributors to Lotus Petals in the Snow, the first anthology of writings by Canadian Buddhist women: scholars, practitioners, Dharma students, teachers, nuns and laywomen, launched last week.

Aryadhrishti is Canadian and runs the Triratna centre in Portland, USA. She writes about Karma as a spiritual practice of evolution and escape. 

Vimalasara, born Black British, recently became an African Canadian and is Chair of Vancouver’s thriving Triratna centre.  She writes about...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Vajra Bell: Voices from Triratna North America

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Fri, 5 Jul, 2013 - 05:49

Vajra Bell: Voices from Triratna North America

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Fri, 5 Jul, 2013 - 05:49The Vajra Bell happily joins The Buddhist Centre Online this month in celebrating the Triratna sanghas of the U.S.- and the rest of the North American continent as well! They say - “We’d like to begin by welcoming you to our new home on The Buddhist Centre, and tell you a little bit about ourselves.

What started as a small black and white quarterly newsletter at Aryaloka Buddhist Center many moons ago has grown and...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Triratna America - Relaunching Vajra Bell Online

Triratna America - Relaunching Vajra Bell Online

Posted by Rijupatha to Community Highlights on Thu, 20 Jun, 2013 - 13:05The Vajra Bell happily joins The Buddhist Centre Online this month in celebrating the Triratna sanghas of the U.S. - and the rest of the North American continent as well! We’d like to begin by welcoming you to our new home on The Buddhist Centre, and tell you a little bit about ourselves.

What started as a small black and white quarterly newsletter at Aryaloka Buddhist Center many moons ago has grown and evolved over the...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Triratna America - Relaunching Vajra Bell Online

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 20:25

Triratna America - Relaunching Vajra Bell Online

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 20:25Vajra Bell: Voices from Triratna North America

The Vajra Bell happily joins The Buddhist Centre Online this month in celebrating the Triratna sanghas of the U.S. - and the rest of the North American continent as well! We’d like to begin by welcoming you to our new home on The Buddhist Centre, and tell you a little bit about ourselves.

What started as a small black and white quarterly newsletter at Aryaloka Buddhist Center many moons ago...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 19:17In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:

• What Does “Engaged Buddhism” Mean to You?
• Sangha updates from the U.S. and Canada
• Meditation Marathon fundraising event kicks off in June
• Upcoming retreats at Aryaloka
• Reflections on Nonviolent Communication
• Men’s Retreat Planned
• “Being Prepared for Teaching” by Narottama
• Starting Out as a Vegetarian
• Arts events & sangha poetry
• Movie Review: “The U.S. vs. John Lennon
• Going...
Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Posted by Rijupatha to Aryaloka Buddhist Center on Sat, 30 Mar, 2013 - 00:42In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:

• What Does “Engaged Buddhism” Mean to You?
• Sangha updates from the U.S. and Canada
• Meditation Marathon fundraising event kicks off in June
• Upcoming retreats at Aryaloka
• Reflections on Nonviolent Communication
• Men’s Retreat Planned
• “Being Prepared for Teaching” by Narottama
• Starting Out as a Vegetarian
• Arts events & sangha poetry
• Movie Review: “The U.S. vs. John Lennon
• Going...