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Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now

Daniel From Dublin On Why He Asked For Ordination

By Centre Team on Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 - 16:25

Daniel From Dublin On Why He Asked For Ordination

By Centre Team 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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Buddhist Centre Features

Ordinations Live From The USA!

By Centre Team on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

Ordinations Live From The USA!

By Centre Team 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.

Both have already been ordained privately and given their...

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Buddhist Centre Features

Public Ordinations, Streaming Live From The USA

By Centre Team on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 17:19

Public Ordinations, Streaming Live From The USA

By Centre Team on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 17:19

Watch the archived version here! 

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Join us on Sunday August 27th, and meet two new beings taking a great step into a new life…

2.45pm EST / 7.45pm UK, streaming live here on The Buddhist Centre Online and Facebook Live

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

By Candradasa on Fri, 25 Aug, 2017 - 10:15

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

By Candradasa 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.

+ follow the International Gathering space for Dharma content. And connect with us on social media for the sights and sounds of the great gathering through Monday:

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Adhisthana

By Munisha on Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 - 10:31

Ordinations at Adhisthana

By Munisha 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
Triratna News

South America's first Going for Refuge retreat

By Munisha on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 11:23

South America's first Going for Refuge retreat

By Munisha 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?’

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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Tiratanaloka
Tiratanaloka

Thinking of asking for ordination?

By vajratara on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 11:23

Thinking of asking for ordination?

By vajratara on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 11:23

Are you a woman thinking of asking for ordination and would like to find out more?  Come to a weekend at Tiratanaloka to explore what ordination means, mythically and practically.

29 September - 1 October 2017

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations in Mexico City

By Munisha on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 09:34

Ordinations in Mexico City

By Munisha on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 09:34

We are delighted to announce that the following women received their public ordination yesterday at the Mexico City Buddhist Centre.

Ayer, en El Centro Budista de la Cuidad de México, las siguentes mujeres recibieron su ordenación pública:

Public preceptor / Preceptora pública Parami

Gisela Peters becomes Moksasi (dot under the first ‘s’, long ‘a’ and long ‘i’), a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who holds the sword of freedom’ / un nombre Sánscrito que quiere decir ‘La que sostiene la espada de la...

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Buddhist Centre Features

Ordinations Live From Mexico City!

By Centre Team on Sun, 23 Apr, 2017 - 20:00

Ordinations Live From Mexico City!

By Centre Team on Sun, 23 Apr, 2017 - 20:00

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This Sunday, as part of marking a year of celebrating Triratna@50, we are in Mexico City to bring you live coverage of the first public ordinations of the next 50 years!

A group of women from Mexico will be taking this great step in their lives - and you can watch along above (click to play) or via this link on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thebuddhistcentre/videos/1516392995071902/...

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