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Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

‘Reflections on verses in praise of Sangharakshita’ - Ratnaguna

By sanghadhara on Fri, 2 Nov, 2018 - 18:25

‘Reflections on verses in praise of Sangharakshita’ - Ratnaguna

By sanghadhara on Fri, 2 Nov, 2018 - 18:25

Following Sangharakshita’s death two days before, Ratnaguna gave a talk at the Manchester Buddhist Centre on 1 November 2018

https://vimeo.com/298491456

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

‘The significance of Sangharakshita’s teaching’ - Ratnaguna

By sanghadhara on Fri, 2 Nov, 2018 - 11:22

‘The significance of Sangharakshita’s teaching’ - Ratnaguna

By sanghadhara on Fri, 2 Nov, 2018 - 11:22

Following Sangharakshita’s death the day before, Ratnaguna gave a talk at the Manchester Buddhist Centre on 31 October 2018

https://vimeo.com/298454584

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Great Faith, Great Wisdom Retreat, 2017 - day 1

By jvalamalini on Sat, 9 Sep, 2017 - 21:51

Great Faith, Great Wisdom Retreat, 2017 - day 1

By jvalamalini on Sat, 9 Sep, 2017 - 21:51

We had a wonderful first day of our Order-Mitra ‘Rainy Season Retreat’ today, with Ratnaguna on fine form exploring everything from what we can learn from the language of the heptapods in the film ‘Arrival’, through the way the Mahayana expresses insight cosmically, suggestions on how to listen to the sutras, to why birds have to be magical apparitions in the pure land.

We listened to one of the sutras twice, and discussed our responses. 

When I walked out...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Sangharakshita's diary

By Munisha on Mon, 2 May, 2016 - 10:41

Sangharakshita's diary

By Munisha on Mon, 2 May, 2016 - 10:41

Sthanashraddha is Sangharakshita’s secretary.

He writes: “Spring has been bursting forth here at Adhisthana during April. The oaks are coming into their lime green fresh mantles and the copper beech are sprouting, while the ducklings are finally hatching out! Just the other day Bhante heard the first cuckoo call while sitting out by the pond with Buddhadasa, and he tells me that there are primroses and violets in flower by the path he takes to the pond, while further afield...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

A New Title and New Website

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 31 Mar, 2016 - 12:01

A New Title and New Website

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 31 Mar, 2016 - 12:01

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website at www.windhorsepublications.com. After one year of hard work, our Web Developer Akasapriya has done a sterling job of producing a site that is both easier to use and pleasing to look at.

The launch of our website coincides with the release of our newest title, Great Faith, Great Wisdom, by Ratnaguna and Śraddhāpa. We love the cover by Dhammarati, which is based on a folding screen attributed to...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Great Faith, Great Wisdom - Interview with Ratnaguna on His New Book

By sanghadhara on Thu, 10 Mar, 2016 - 19:36

Ratnaguna shares his excitement on his new book and tells us why he wrote this book on Pure Land sutras, who it’s written for, and the extras! :) Enjoy!

You can order this book soon from Windhorse Publications

Stockholms buddhistcenter
Stockholms buddhistcenter

Great Faith Great Wisdom

By Viryabodhi on Fri, 16 May, 2014 - 09:25
The text that Rarnaguna has written and used in a talk at the Stockholms Buddhistcenter, on May 12, 2014.
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Stockholms buddhistcenter
Stockholms buddhistcenter

The Buddha's two gifts to the world

By Viryabodhi on Wed, 14 May, 2014 - 19:19

The Buddha's two gifts to the world

By Viryabodhi on Wed, 14 May, 2014 - 19:19A public talk by Ratnaguna at SENSUS, kl 18.00 – 20.00, Medborgarpatsen, 15 May of Buddha Week.
Stockholms buddhistcenter
Stockholms buddhistcenter

Ratnaguna leder metta bhavana & talar om den stora kärleken

By Viryabodhi on Wed, 29 May, 2013 - 14:49

Ratnaguna leder metta bhavana & talar om den stora kärleken

By Viryabodhi on Wed, 29 May, 2013 - 14:49Under sitt besök i maj 2013 undervisade den mycket uppskattade Ratnaguna både på en ordensmitradag, ledde en workshop på Buddhadagen och slutligen, på Sanghakvällen den 27 maj, ledde han en metta bhavana meditation och gav ett föredrag om ett tema i mahayanatexten Vimalakirti Nirdesa: The Great Love. Nu kan du lyssna på dem:

ledd metta bhavana:
http://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/audio/details?num=LOC1677

föredraget, The Great Love:
http://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/audio/details?num=LOC1678

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