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...

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

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...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Handing on & Rejoicing - the March 2015 College Meeting

By Vidyatara on Fri, 19 Jun, 2015 - 17:32

Handing on & Rejoicing - the March 2015 College Meeting

By Vidyatara 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...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

The November 2014 College Meeting - a summary video

By Vidyatara on Tue, 2 Dec, 2014 - 17:32

The November 2014 College Meeting - a summary video

By Vidyatara on Tue, 2 Dec, 2014 - 17:32An overview of the 2014 Preceptors’ College meeting featuring a message from Bhante, a Skype between Vajragita and the other preceptors which took place just over a week before her death and some insights into discussions about Direct Pointing, Discipleship and the Commonality process.

The video was shot, edited and produced by Moksananda
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Maitreyabandhu - the new boy

By Vidyatara on Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 13:05

Maitreyabandhu - the new boy

By Vidyatara on Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 13:05This is the second interview in our series introducing the members of the Preceptors’ College:

Maitreyabandhu from the London Buddhist Centre is Triratna’s newest Public Preceptor. Here he talks about why he joined the College, three people he’d invite to a dinner party and what makes him happy.
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Introducing Jnanasuri & Karunamaya - Kalyana Mitrata with super powers...

By Vidyatara on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 22:02

Introducing Jnanasuri & Karunamaya - Kalyana Mitrata with super powers...

By Vidyatara on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 22:02This is the first interview in our series introducing the members of the Preceptors’ College:

Jnanasuri and Karunamaya are the two Public Preceptors responsible for the women’s Ordination process in India. Together with Private Preceptors Vajrasuri and Vijaya plus a team of 15, they support the 800-900 women training for ordination across India. Here they talk about what inspires them, what makes them happy and why they need super powers…