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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

A rich, full week at the European Chairs' Assembly

Posted by Munisha to Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 17:42

A rich, full week at the European Chairs' Assembly

Posted by Munisha to Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 17:42

Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly (ECA) and their guests have been meeting at Adhisthana since last Monday. They have spent the week creatively and very harmoniously, considering a number of matters to do with the future flourishing of Triratna.

Today we heard about the forthcoming publication of the first volume of Sangharakshita’s Complete Works – in English. Considering that just 5% of the world’s 70 million people are native English-speakers, we also heard of the work of the new,...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Day Four at the International Council

Posted by Munisha to Triratna International Council on Fri, 5 Aug, 2016 - 21:50

Day Four at the International Council

Posted by Munisha to Triratna International Council on Fri, 5 Aug, 2016 - 21:50

Today there’s a large marquee in Adhisthana’s green field, ready for the international Order convention next week. After days of cloud and rain the sun has been shining.

Meanwhile, through talks and questions, the Council heard about Triratna’s College of Public Preceptors, the body of senior Order members who ensure common standards of ordination worldwide.

We heard short personal talks on their experience of being in the College from Saddhaloka, Chair of the College, and Yashosagar from India. Saccanama, who provides the College...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Day 4 - History of the Preceptors' College

Posted by Saccanama to Triratna International Council on Fri, 5 Aug, 2016 - 17:51

Day 4 - History of the Preceptors' College

Posted by Saccanama to Triratna International Council on Fri, 5 Aug, 2016 - 17:51

The general history of the Preceptors’ College - the body responsible for ordinations into the Triratna Buddhist Order, produced by Saccanama for the 2016 Triratna International Council. 

See all posts from the International Council 2016

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

ECA Winter 2016: Days 5 & 6

Posted by Munisha to European Chairs' Assembly on Sun, 10 Jan, 2016 - 22:18

ECA Winter 2016: Days 5 & 6

Posted by Munisha to European Chairs' Assembly on Sun, 10 Jan, 2016 - 22:18

Yesterday the 35 or so European Chairs began the day with meditation as every day; followed by a presentation on the work of the College of Public Preceptors, from its Chair, Saddhaloka.

They looked at ideas for future international celebrations of Triratna: there’s the 60th anniversary of Dr Ambedkar’s conversion to Buddhism, which falls in 14th October this year and is so particularly important for our sangha in India. In April 2017 there is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Friends of...

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

Handing on & Rejoicing - the March 2015 College Meeting

Posted by Vidyatara to Adhisthana on Fri, 19 Jun, 2015 - 17:36

Handing on & Rejoicing - the March 2015 College Meeting

Posted by Vidyatara to Adhisthana on Fri, 19 Jun, 2015 - 17:36

At the March 2015 College meeting held at Adhisthana, after 10 years as Chair of the Triratna Preceptors’ College, Dhammarati hands on to Saddhaloka. In learning what the role of Chair of the College is, what the job has meant to him and the many qualities he has brought to it, we get a sense of Dhammarati and mark this important transition to Saddhaloka as the new Chair of the College.

If you are interested in hearing more about what was discussed and covered...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Handing on & Rejoicing - the March 2015 College Meeting

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 19 Jun, 2015 - 17:32

Handing on & Rejoicing - the March 2015 College Meeting

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 19 Jun, 2015 - 17:32

At the March 2015 College meeting, after 10 years as Chair of the Triratna Preceptors’ College, Dhammarati hands on to Saddhaloka. In learning what the role of Chair of the College is, what the job has meant to him and the many qualities he has brought to it, we get a sense of Dhammarati and mark this important transition to Saddhaloka as the new Chair of the College.

If you are interested in hearing more about what was discussed and covered during the...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New Chair and Deputies for the Triratna Preceptors’ College

Posted by Vidyatara to Triratna News on Sun, 22 Mar, 2015 - 15:58

New Chair and Deputies for the Triratna Preceptors’ College

Posted by Vidyatara to Triratna News on Sun, 22 Mar, 2015 - 15:58The Preceptors’ College has a new Chair and three new Deputy Chairs.

The College’s main job is overseeing the Triratna ordination process, but it also sees its role within the Community as passing on the spirit of the Triratna Buddhist Order by preserving, sustaining, developing and communicating Bhante’s particular presentation of the Dharma.

After an evening of celebration and rejoicing on March 14, Saddhaloka took over as Chair of the Preceptors’ College from Dhammarati following his...
The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Public Preceptors by Country (in which they are based)

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 15 Jan, 2015 - 16:57

Australia/New Zealand

Buddhadasa, Dharmanandi, Megha, Purna, Varadevi

India

Adityabodhi, Amrutdeep (Deputy), Amoghasiddhi, Chandrasila, Jnanasuri, Karunamaya, Yashosagar

Spain

Moksananda, Paramachitta

Germany

Amogharatna


UK/Ireland

Dayanandi, Dhammadinna, Maitreyi, Padmasuri, Parami, Punyamala, Ratnadharini (Deputy), Sanghadevi, Subhadramati, Arthapriya, Dhammarati, Kamalashila, Mahamati, Maitreyabandhu, Nagabodhi, Padmavajra, Paramabandhu (Deputy), Saddhaloka (Chair), Satyaraja, Sona, Subhuti, Surata

US/Canada

Karunadevi, Ashokashri
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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Preceptors' College video features a message from Bhante

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Fri, 12 Dec, 2014 - 17:43

Preceptors' College video features a message from Bhante

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Fri, 12 Dec, 2014 - 17:43An idiosyncratic and rich 15-minute video about the latest meeting of the Preceptors’ College and their consideration of current issues in Triratna, made by College member Moksananda, featuring a remarkable Skype conversation between them and Vajragita - who couldn’t attend because, as she said, she was dying. “It’s not too bad, dying!” she laughs.

And, to start and end, an interview with Sangharakshita. Well worth watching.
The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Discipleship - Dhammadinna

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Wed, 10 Dec, 2014 - 16:15
Addressing the UK and Ireland Women’s Area Order weekend held at Adhisthana in December 2014, Public Preceptor Dhammadinna explores Sangharakshita’s definition of the Order as ‘the community of my disciples and the disciples of my disciples and the disciples of my disciples’ disciples and so on.’ (What is the Western Buddhist Order, 2009)

Dhammadinna is introduced by fellow College member, Maitreyi...

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