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Tiratanaloka
Tiratanaloka

Thinking of Asking for Ordination? Undertaking the quest together

By vajratara on Sat, 27 Jun, 2020 - 08:55

Thinking of Asking for Ordination? Undertaking the quest together

By vajratara on Sat, 27 Jun, 2020 - 08:55

This is part of an online event for people thinking of asking for ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order.

What are our next steps in this potent time, where the unconscious becomes conscious and we question where we are headed individually and collectively? What part does the Tiratana Buddhist Order play in a new post-lockdown world? Why have an Order at all? How can committing to the Order help us to deepen our Dharma practice and help the world? Vajratara explores all...

Tiratanaloka
Tiratanaloka

Update and Request from Tiratanaloka

By vajratara on Sat, 16 May, 2020 - 11:54

Update and Request from Tiratanaloka

By vajratara on Sat, 16 May, 2020 - 11:54

At present we are not able to run our residential retreats, but we have been providing online study weeks, Prostration Practice in the afternoons, as well as continuing personal communication with people.

We are doing all of this on a dana basis, at the same as loosing much of our regular income from retreat payments. We still have our overheads to cover and a full team to support.

What we ask from you is to make a donation to support us. We...

Tiratanaloka
Tiratanaloka

Weekend for women thinking of asking for Ordination

By vajratara on Wed, 12 Feb, 2020 - 12:37

Weekend for women thinking of asking for Ordination

By vajratara on Wed, 12 Feb, 2020 - 12:37

A weekend for women (+) who are thinking of asking for Ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order.  Why ask for ordination?  Why join the Order?  Why have an Order at all?  What do we have to do to join the Order?  We will look at all these questions, as well as any others you bring up, so that you can make an informed decision about your next steps.  This is also an opportunity to visit Tiratanaloka and enjoy the beauty of...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Initiation into a New Life - Revised Version November 2018

By jyotika on Fri, 30 Nov, 2018 - 11:45

This post contains the final version of Initiation into a New Life. 

The introductory notes, written by Subhuti, give an explanation as to the necessity for this iteration.

With metta,
Jyotika
Assistant to the College of Public Preceptors