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The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Day 7 of the College meeting with Karunadevi & Padmavajra

By Vidyatara on Wed, 19 Nov, 2014 - 09:01
Vidyatara stands in for the College’s intrepid reporter, Parami and has a chat with Karunadevi & Padmavajra. Tonight’s topics include discipleship, views, consciousness & friendship within the College.

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The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Day 3 of the College meeting with Sanghadevi & Maitreyabandhu

By Vidyatara on Thu, 13 Nov, 2014 - 21:21
Tonight Parami chats to Sanghadevi - a public preceptor for over 20 years - and Maitreyabandhu who joined the college in March of this year. As well as their impressions of the college, they movingly share with us their experience of a Skype meeting earlier today with Vajragita. Vajragita is not with us as she is unwell with terminal cancer and in today’s Skype with the college, she shared her thoughts and feelings about facing her death.
The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Day 2 of the College Meeting with Dhammadinna & Moksananda

By Vidyatara on Wed, 12 Nov, 2014 - 23:04
On day 2 of the College meeting Dhammadinna, one of the most experienced of the College, and Moksananda, member for the Spanish speaking community, talk about how their own Dharma practice is the basis for holding responsibility as a Preceptor.
Adhisthana
Adhisthana

Follow the Preceptors' College Meeting

By Vidyatara on Wed, 12 Nov, 2014 - 16:38
Adhisthana is again playing host to the biannual College of Preceptors’ meeting, with 25 of the 34 active members on-site until 20 November. Each evening we’ll be uploading interviews with a range of the Preceptors who will talking to Parami - College member and International Order Convenor - about their daily highlights. A written summary of the meeting will also be available after it’s finished.

You can follow what’s happening by going to the College webspace...
Dharmagiri Retreatcenter
Dharmagiri Retreatcenter

Ordination, sanghahelg och småpyssel

By Viryabodhi on Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 - 09:19

Ordination, sanghahelg och småpyssel

By Viryabodhi on Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 - 09:19Rapport från Dharmagiri (september 2014)

Som alla troligen minns hade vi en osedvanligt vacker och varm september i år. Vädret passade perfekt för Sanghahelgen, då vi som vanligt vid denna tid på året mest arbetade utomhus, bl.a. med att ta ned lite träd och sly, byggde en tillfällig trapp till verkstaden, rensade i rabatter, grävde större grönsaksland m.m. Vi målade också det nya rummet på övervåningen i gröna huset och väggarna i korridoren utanför, i en vacker ljusgrön färg...
The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Swedish Public Ordination September 2014

By Vidyatara on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 11:56

Swedish Public Ordination September 2014

By Vidyatara on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 11:56
On 20 September 2014 at the Dharmagiri Retreat Centre in Sweden, Viriyavasin was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order by Public Preceptor Satyaraja. This public Ordination followed the first Ordination Retreat held in Sweden.
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordination at Metta Vihara, The Netherlands

By Munisha on Wed, 1 Oct, 2014 - 00:56

Ordination at Metta Vihara, The Netherlands

By Munisha on Wed, 1 Oct, 2014 - 00:56Jan Deckers from Ghent, Belgium, was publicly ordained at Metta Vihara retreat centre in The Netherlands on Sunday 28th September.

Jan becomes Dhammavedin - “He who is inspired by the Dhamma”.

His private preceptor was Dhammaketu; his public preceptor Mahamati.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!




Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Padmaloka, UK

By Munisha on Tue, 30 Sep, 2014 - 16:35

Ordinations at Padmaloka, UK

By Munisha on Tue, 30 Sep, 2014 - 16:35The following two men were publicly ordained at Padmaloka retreat centre in the UK on the afternoon of Thursday 25th September 2014.

Gary Schooler becomes Amalavacha - “He who speaks from the Sspotless”.

Richard Weeden becomes Garavachitta - “He whose mind turns to reverence”.

Their private preceptor was Mahasraddha; their public preceptor Saddhaloka.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordination in Sweden

By Munisha on Mon, 22 Sep, 2014 - 17:10

Ordination in Sweden

By Munisha on Mon, 22 Sep, 2014 - 17:10Fredrik Broman was publicly ordained at Dharmagiri Retreat Centre, north of Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday 20th September at 12.00 local time.

He becomes Viriyavasin, a Pali name meaning ‘He who has mastery of his energy’.

His private preceptor was Bodhiketu; his public preceptor was Satyaraja.

This is the first Triratna ordination retreat to be conducted in Sweden.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordination at Aryaloka, USA

By Munisha on Fri, 19 Sep, 2014 - 18:26

Ordination at Aryaloka, USA

By Munisha on Fri, 19 Sep, 2014 - 18:26On Wednesday 17th September, Eric Wentworth was publicly ordained at Aryaloka Retreat Centre in New Hampshire, USA.

He becomes Rijupatha: ‘He who is on the path of uprightness’.

The Sanskrit spelling is Rjupatha, with a dot under the ‘R’. The Westernised spelling is Rijupatha, without diacritics.

His private preceptor was Bodhipaksa, and his public preceptor was Dhammarati.

(Rijupatha is a member of the team running Free Buddhist Audio and The Buddhist Centre Online.)

Sadhu!...

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