Tag: Public Preceptors

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Sangharakshita + the Gestalt

By akasajoti on Wed, 31 Mar, 2021 - 14:44

Sangharakshita + the Gestalt

By akasajoti on Wed, 31 Mar, 2021 - 14:44

You asked, ‘What is this transient pattern?’
If we tell the truth of it, it will be a long story;
It is a pattern that came out of the ocean
And in a moment returned to the ocean depth.


– Omar Khayyam
the epigraph in The Rainbow Road

A series of personal reminiscences from some Public Preceptors, on the theme of Sangharakshita + the Gestalt. These were shared during a couple of sessions of the...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Going for Refuge, Sincerity and Effectiveness | The Eight Guidelines

By akasajoti on Mon, 1 Mar, 2021 - 11:31

Going for Refuge, Sincerity and Effectiveness | The Eight Guidelines

By akasajoti on Mon, 1 Mar, 2021 - 11:31

Ratnavyuha, from Auckland, New Zealand, and Ratnadharini from the UK, discuss themes of Going for Refuge, Sincerity and Effectiveness in the first in a series of informal, personal, conversations between Public Preceptors about the Eight Guidelines for Ordination Training.

The Eight Guidelines offer a framework through which Order Members and Mitras can reflect on and communicate about their going for refuge and process of training for Ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order. In this series, members of the Preceptors’ College from...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Preceptors' College Newsletter – January 2020

By akasajoti on Sat, 18 Jan, 2020 - 10:30

Preceptors' College Newsletter – January 2020

By akasajoti on Sat, 18 Jan, 2020 - 10:30

An update from the Public Preceptors’ including a letter from the new Chair, Ratnadharini, a report on their recent International College Meeting in November 2019, and more…

Follow this link to see the newsletter online.
 

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Day 4 - History of the Preceptors' College

By Saccanama on Fri, 5 Aug, 2016 - 17:51

Day 4 - History of the Preceptors' College

By Saccanama 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

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Public Preceptors Visit

By Billy on Thu, 26 Nov, 2015 - 23:24

Public Preceptors Visit

By Billy on Thu, 26 Nov, 2015 - 23:24

There is a visit from three Indian Public Preceptors who will be leading a day
at the GBC on Sunday 29th November from 10.30am - 4.30pm. Please bring veggie food to share.
 

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

The College of Public Preceptors: November 2015 meeting at Adhisthana

By akasajoti on Wed, 11 Nov, 2015 - 18:58

The College of Public Preceptors: November 2015 meeting at Adhisthana

By akasajoti on Wed, 11 Nov, 2015 - 18:58

The College of Public Preceptors arrived at Adhisthana on Monday for their 10 day bi-annual meeting, many having travelled from India, Australasia, Mainland Europe and North America. 

+Follow the Triratna Preceptors’ College for the next 8 days at thebuddhistcentre.com/preceptors for a series of interviews with those attending, to hear more about them and their work and it’s relevance to Triratna and the world…

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordinations - Bhaja, India, January 2015

By Vidyatara on Mon, 24 Aug, 2015 - 14:44

Public Ordinations - Bhaja, India, January 2015

By Vidyatara on Mon, 24 Aug, 2015 - 14:44

On 4 January 2015, 17 women were publicly ordained at Bhaja Retreat Centre in India by Public Preceptors Jnanasuri and Karunamaya. This is the largest number of women to be ordained at one time in India. Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordination - Norwich, 28 June 2015

By Vidyatara on Fri, 7 Aug, 2015 - 10:02

Public Ordination - Norwich, 28 June 2015

By Vidyatara on Fri, 7 Aug, 2015 - 10:02

Dayavandana was ordained by Sanghadevi on 28 June 2015 at the Norwich Buddhist Centre.

In the early hours of 5 August 2015, Dayavandana died in hospital of complications associated with lung cancer.

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordinations - Akashavana, 6 June 2015

By Vidyatara on Thu, 6 Aug, 2015 - 10:50

Public Ordinations - Akashavana, 6 June 2015

By Vidyatara on Thu, 6 Aug, 2015 - 10:50

On 6 June 2015 at Akashavana, the Triratna Women’s Ordination Retreat Centre in the Spanish mountains, 13 women from around the world were ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order. Here are photos of the women with their Public Preceptors - Maitreyi, Padmasuri and Ratnadharini.

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

Handing on & Rejoicing - the March 2015 College Meeting

By Vidyatara on Fri, 19 Jun, 2015 - 17:36

Handing on & Rejoicing - the March 2015 College Meeting

By Vidyatara 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...

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