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Slideshow of ordinations at Adhisthana June 2016

By Saccanama on Wed, 29 Jun, 2016 - 10:57

Slideshow of ordinations at Adhisthana June 2016

By Saccanama on Wed, 29 Jun, 2016 - 10:57

A more detailed than usual set of photos of the recent ordinations of 3 Mexicans and 3 Spaniards at Adhisthana, photos courtesy of Dhammarati.

We are delighted to announce the names of the dharmacharinis publicly ordained at Adhisthana on the 18th June 2016.

Queridos hermanas y hermanos,
nos da un gran placer anunciar los nombres de las dharmacharinis que han recibido su ordenación...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Valencia Buddhist Centre @ 25

By Munisha on Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 - 11:46

Valencia Buddhist Centre @ 25

By Munisha on Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 - 11:46

El Centro Budista de Valencia, Spain, was 25 years old in November last year. In the latest NewsByte video from Clear Vision, we see the celebrations and hear Moksananda and Parami talk about the centre’s early days as Triratna’s first centre in a Spanish-speaking country – in Spanish and English with subtitles.

As Moksananda said in his anniversary talk, Valencia Buddhist Centre is “a context, a vehicle, for the Three Jewels: for the Enlightened mind of the Buddha,...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Valencia 25th Anniversary - NewsByte (con subtitulos en español)

By sanghadhara on Tue, 29 Mar, 2016 - 13:47

Valencia 25th Anniversary - NewsByte (con subtitulos en español)

By sanghadhara on Tue, 29 Mar, 2016 - 13:47

In November 2015, the Valencia Buddhist Centre celebrated its 25th anniversary. 

It was the first Triratna Buddhist Centre in a Spanish-speaking country.

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Introducing Ashokashri

By Saccanama on Sun, 13 Mar, 2016 - 09:47

Parami is delighted to introduce her friend of 40 years - Ashokashri -  who is attending her first meeting as a new member of the Triratna College of Public Preceptors, with particular responsibility for the USA.

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Adhisthana, UK

By Munisha on Tue, 22 Dec, 2015 - 10:34

Ordinations at Adhisthana, UK

By Munisha on Tue, 22 Dec, 2015 - 10:34

We are delighted to report the public ordinations of six more women at Adhisthana, UK, on Saturday 19th December 2015.

Public preceptor Parami
Sue Bower becomes Karunabala: a Sanskrit name meaning “One whose strength is from compassion”. (Dot under the ’n’, long second ‘a’.) Westernised spelling Karunabala.
Private preceptor Padmavajri

Sioned Wynn becomes Prabhakari: a Sanskrit name meaning “She who illumines”. (Long second ‘a’, long ‘i’). Westernised spelling Prabhakari.
Private preceptor Dhammadinna

Nicki Cowburn becomes Varasakhi: a Sanskrit name meaning “Noble friend or companion”. (Long  ‘i’)...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Six Ordinations at Adhisthana December 2015

By Saccanama on Mon, 21 Dec, 2015 - 10:12

Six Ordinations at Adhisthana December 2015

By Saccanama on Mon, 21 Dec, 2015 - 10:12

On Saturday 19th December 2015, six women were publicly ordained at Adhisthana.

In the photo, left to right back row - Karunabala, Dharmasetu, Prabhakari, Dayakarini. Front row - Varasakhi, Parami, Punyamala, Mokshadipa.

Public Preceptor Parami:

Sue Bower becomes Karunabala: a Sanskrit name meaning “One whose Strength is from Compassion”. (dot under the ’n’, long second ‘a’.)...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Moksananda and Parami talk in English about the ordination process in the Spanish-speaking world

By Saccanama on Tue, 17 Nov, 2015 - 14:16

In one of two interviews covering different areas, Moksananda and Parami talk about their work for the Preceptors’ College in the Spanish-speaking world.  In English!

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Parami's Perspectives - Berlin #1

By parami on Sat, 18 Jul, 2015 - 16:56

Parami reporting from Berlin in the run up to the start of the mainland European Convention of the Triratna Buddhist Order. Beginning with a conversation with Jnanadakini from Mexico who is visiting the Convention to connect with the European Spanish language community. 

Some reflections on the recent history of Berlin and personal lessons to be learned from history…

Subscribe in iTunes for updates from the Convention and more of Parami’s perspectives!...

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