By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 18 Jan, 2023 - 10:30
In this blog post, we’re looking ahead to our plans for the next twelve months. We hope the books we publish will help to sustain your practice over the coming year.
Next month we’ll be publishing a biography of Sangharakshita by Nagabodhi: Sangharakshita: The Boy, the Monk, the Man. Sangharakshita was an audacious reformer, and for some a deeply controversial figure. In an absorbing narrative, Nagabodhi takes us on a journey through the twists and turns of Sangharakshita’s life; the experiences, insights,...
We recently ran a retreat with Buddhafield exploring the symbolism of the ‘Going for Refuge and Prostration Practice’. I say we… it was meant to be Vajratara and Karunadhi from Tiratanaloka, but Karunadhi couldn’t come so it ended up being just Vajratara from Tiratanaloka, with Darsavini, Amaragita, Dayajoti and Viryanaya. Everyday we had a short presentation on different aspects of the practice followed by questions and answers. The talks were recorded and although the sound quality isn’t great, people thought...
This month the annual international College meeting was a complex hybrid affair, taking place partly in person at Adhisthana, and partly online. Akasajoti came up with a schedule that not only took into account the different time zones, but also maximised crossover by shuffling us into different configurations; she even set up interactive zoom screen in the shrine room that meant we could all see and hear each other.
By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 10 Nov, 2020 - 16:15
With new lockdown measures coming into effect in the UK, we’ve been thinking about how we might support you through the lockdown, and also how you might support us.
How we’re supporting you
This week we’re offering another free eBook. We’ve chosen Teachers of Enlightenment by Kulananda.
The defining act of being a Buddhist is ‘going for refuge’ to the three jewels of the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. If we’re to do that effectively, we need to relate to the three jewels – the highest ideals of...
By Viryabodhi on Mon, 3 Jun, 2013 - 11:33Under en Sanghakväll för inte alltför länge sedan, 20 maj, talade tre män i sanghan om Tillflyktsträdet inom Triratna. Här finner du en länk till deras föredrag: http://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/audio/details?num=LOC1688 Tyvärr kunde man inte mata in alla tre namnen på de som gav föredragen, men de finsn i titlarna.
By bodhinaga on Thu, 20 Sep, 2012 - 09:42Satyajyoti talks about Sangharakshita’s life, how he came to found the Triratna Buddhist Order and the principles upon which it is founded. Given at Sheffield Buddhist Centre on 21st August 2012 as part of a series of talks on the Refuge Tree of the Triratna Buddhist Order.
By Rijupatha on Wed, 8 Aug, 2012 - 17:08Just added to Free Buddhist Audio, this excellent series of talks from Sheffield takes a look at the Refuge Tree of the Triratna Buddhist Order, and some of the important figures in that spiritual lineage that we draw inspiration from.
By bodhinaga on Sat, 4 Aug, 2012 - 11:08Vadanya speaking at Sangha Night on 19th July 2012, giving an introduction to the Mandala of the 5 Buddhas who feature on the Refuge Tree of the Triratna Buddhist Order.