The precept of the Lama is more important than scriptures and commentaries.
In the early days of the Order, Sangharakshita held a seminar on a book called The Door of Liberation, which consisted of seven Tibetan texts, translated under the auspices of Geshe Wangyal. The Kadamthorbu was one of those.
The text consists of dialogues between Atiśa and his closest disciples, especially with his principal disciple, the layman Dromtönpa, who later founded the Kadam school. It’s an informal exposition of how to live as...
The Abhayaratna Trust is responding to the financial hardship resulting from the spread of Covid-19 by offering short term relief through cash grants of up to £500 per Order member as support at this time.
Many Order members are self-employed and the sudden loss of income has left some of them without the resources to pay food and utility bills and with rent shortfalls. Access to state benefits can be too slow or not available in many countries. ...
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.
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.
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.
*** A Note on ‘Disciple’: a Postscript to ‘What is the Western Buddhist Order?’ ...