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Ordinations at Akashavana

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 21 Sep, 2017 - 10:18

Ordinations at Akashavana

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 21 Sep, 2017 - 10:18

We are delighted to announce that the following women were publicly ordained at Akashavana, Spain, on 16th September:

Public preceptor: Parami

Elizabeth Hellard becomes Kamalasiri
a Pali name meaning ’She who has the beauty of a lotus’. 
Westernised spelling: Kamalasiri.
Private preceptor: Dayalocana

Penny Strange becomes Vidyamani
a Sanskrit/Pali name meaning ’She who is like a jewel of knowledge’.
(Long first’a’ and last ‘i’ and dot under the ‘n’)
Westernised spelling: Vidyamani
Private preceptor: Saddhanandi

Meera Vig becomes Aksobhini
a Sanskrit name meaning ’She...

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Triratna News

Ordinations in Mexico

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 5 Sep, 2017 - 13:23

Ordinations in Mexico

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 5 Sep, 2017 - 13:23

On 23rd April 2017 seven women were publicly ordained at the Mexico City Buddhist Centre after a Going for Refuge retreat held at Chintamani Retreat Centre. 

Mexican and Clear Vision director Sanghadhara was there and filmed the ordinations for NewByte, also interviewing Parami about how six women from Triratna’s Venezuela sangha came to be invited.\

Re-watch the live broadcast of the ordinations

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Women's Ordinations in Mexico

Posted by grahamclearvision to Clear Vision Trust on Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 - 16:13

Women's Ordinations in Mexico

Posted by grahamclearvision to Clear Vision Trust on Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 - 16:13

On 23 April 2017 seven women were publicly ordained in the Mexico City Buddhist Centre after being on a Going for Refuge Retreat at Cintamani Retreat Centre. 
Parami also tells us about how 6 women from Venezuela came to be invited to the event.

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Daniel From Dublin On Why He Asked For Ordination

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 - 16:25

Daniel From Dublin On Why He Asked For Ordination

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 - 16:25


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Daniel, 21, is from Dublin Buddhist Centre and asked for Ordination during the Triratna International Gathering 2017 at Adhisthana. Sadhu! Find out what and who has inspired him to take that step.

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Ordinations Live From The USA!

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

Ordinations Live From The USA!

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

*Updated* Welcome to the Order, Medhahshri and Chittavan!

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Welcome to New Hampshire, where we are getting the North American Order Convention underway by bringing you live coverage of the ordinations of the beings formerly known as Rochelle Gatlin and Steve Wade....

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Buddhist Centre Features

Public Ordinations, Streaming Live From The USA

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 17:19

Public Ordinations, Streaming Live From The USA

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 17:19

Watch the archived version here! 

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This Weekend - Live Coverage of the International Gathering & Public Ordinations

Posted by candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 25 Aug, 2017 - 10:15

This Weekend - Live Coverage of the International Gathering & Public Ordinations

Posted by candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 25 Aug, 2017 - 10:15

The International Gathering at Adhisthana is now underway! As usual, we’ll be bringing you the best of the event online throughout the weekend: talks, interviews, podcasts, video and pictures as people come together to explore the Dharma and celebrate community.

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Ordinations at Adhisthana

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 - 10:31

Ordinations at Adhisthana

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 - 10:31

We are delighted to announce that the following women received their public ordination at Adhisthana yesterday afternoon, Sunday 2nd July 2017.

Public preceptor: Parami

Bec Remigio becomes Amaladipa
(long ‘i’, long final ‘a’)
Westernised spelling: Amaladipa
Sanskrit name meaning ’She who is a light or lamp of purity’
Private preceptor: Mokshini

Emma Bulley becomes Abhayamāla
(long penultimate and final ‘a’)
Westernised spelling: Abhayamala
Sanskrit or Pali name meaning ’She who has a garland of fearlessness’
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Triratna News

South America's first Going for Refuge retreat

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 11:23

South America's first Going for Refuge retreat

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 11:23

This Easter, South America saw its first ever Going for Refuge retreat (for those training to be ordained in Triratna), in the Venezuelan Andes, outside the city of Mérida.

Triratna activities in Venezuela began in the early 1990s although the Centre has received very limited support and input from the wider sangha until quite recently.  The Centre currently boasts more than 20 mitras, 13 of whom have asked for ordination.

While six men Mitras were on their first Going for Refuge retreat on home...

Adhisthana Kula
Adhisthana Kula

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

Posted by Mahamati to Adhisthana Kula on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 16:06

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

Posted by Mahamati to Adhisthana Kula 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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