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Buddhist Centre Features

Chandrashil - Reflections and Top Tips for Being an Order Member

By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 07:23

A lovely talk from Chandrashil, stalwart of the Order, at a session for the men’s wing of the Order at the 2018 Convention. Giving us all the breadth and depth of his considerable experience over decades of Dharma practice and thought. 

Recorded at Bodhgaya, India, 2018.

See all posts from the 2018 Convention

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Order Convention 2018 - New Order Members Saying Hello!

By Centre Team on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 19:04

Order Convention 2018 - New Order Members Saying Hello!

By Centre Team on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 19:04

Every time the Triratna Buddhist Order gathers for an international Convention, we have a delightful ritual where Order Members who have been ordained in the last couple of years introduce themselves. Here’s a selection of the many who said hello at the Order Convention in Bodhgaya India, 4th Feb 2018.

Thanks to Clear Vision for filming!

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Adhisthana Kula
Adhisthana Kula

Urgyen Sangharakshita On Discipleship: A Postscript To ‘What Is The Western Buddhist Order?’

By Mahamati on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 16:06

Urgyen Sangharakshita On Discipleship: A Postscript To ‘What Is The Western Buddhist Order?’

By Mahamati on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 16:06

On 12th April Sangharakshita sent a letter to all members of the Triratna Buddhist Order, A Note on ‘Disciple’: a Postscript to ‘What is the Western Buddhist Order?’

We now share this here as in this letter Sangharakshita has clarified an  important aspect of the relationship of Order members to him, and him to them, and this is no doubt of relevance to the wider Triratna Community.

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A Note on ‘Disciple’: a Postscript to ‘What is the Western Buddhist Order?’
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Sydney Buddhist Centre
Sydney Buddhist Centre

A welcome to new Order Members in Sydney

By Bodhidasa on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 06:39

A welcome to new Order Members in Sydney

By Bodhidasa on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 06:39On Wednesday 27th the Sydney Buddhist Centre is welcoming back four new Dharmacharis from their ordination retreats.
Come along to meet
  • Aaron Matheson who is now Aryadharma (meaning ‘Noble Dharma’)
  • Steven Caldwell who is now Bodhidasa (meaning ‘He who is in the Service of Enlightenment.’)
  • Kevin Griffith who is now Karunamitra (meaning ‘Compassionate Friend’)
  • Glen Davies who is now Nandavani (meaning ‘He whose voice is blissful’)
This is an opportunity to both welcome them and hear snippets of their fascinating journeys.The evening begins at 7pm with a meditation followed...