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Sangharakshita: The Poetry Interviews

By Munisha on Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 - 10:29

Sangharakshita: The Poetry Interviews

By Munisha on Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 - 10:29

Kalyanaprabha is one of Sangharakshita’s two literary editors. (The other is Vidyadevi.) She writes to tell us about a new set of interviews with him, about his poetry.

“Recently there appeared on Sangharakshita’s website a link to some rather unusual interviews on The Buddhist Centre Online: over 10 separate sessions, Saddhanandi* interviews Sangharakshita about 10 of his poems.

Each interview opens with a sensitive reading of the poem by Saddhanandi and then...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Saddhanandi's Adhisthana Newsletter

By Munisha on Thu, 26 Nov, 2015 - 23:18

Saddhanandi's Adhisthana Newsletter

By Munisha on Thu, 26 Nov, 2015 - 23:18

Saddhanandi became Chair of Adhisthana earlier this year after 14 years as Chair of Taraloka, Triratna’s retreat centre for women.

In her first Adhisthana Newsletter, earlier this month, she wrote: “This is the first time I’m writing to you after taking on the position of Chair at Adhisthana from Vajragupta. He is now touring various centres doing what he loves - teaching the Dharma. 

I’m at my desk listening to the sounds of a very rowdy game of volleyball...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New Chair for Taraloka

By Munisha on Tue, 25 Nov, 2014 - 18:52

New Chair for Taraloka

By Munisha on Tue, 25 Nov, 2014 - 18:52On 30th September, after 14 years as Chair of Taraloka Retreat Centre for Women in Shropshire, UK, Saddhanandi handed over to Samantabhadri. Saddhanandi leaves in early December to take up her new responsibilities at Adhisthana, in nearby Herefordshire. Samantabhadri will hold the position for two years while Taraloka awaits the arrival of a new, long-term Chair.

Samantabhadri writes, “The transition took place during Community Days at Taraloka, attended by the community, trustees and Dhammadassin,...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New phase for Adhisthana

By Munisha on Fri, 29 Aug, 2014 - 18:35

New phase for Adhisthana

By Munisha on Fri, 29 Aug, 2014 - 18:35Vidyatara reports from Adhisthana.

Adhisthana - Triratna’s spiritual home - is about to enter an exciting new phase. Since the doors opened in August 2013, we have hosted more than 50 retreats, meetings and courses for over 1000 members of the Order and Community, from as far away as Mexico, New Zealand, Australia, the USA and Canada.

Adhisthana is not just a building project! With building work on the Sangharakshita Library and Exhibition Centre moving towards completion,...
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Ratnasuri Departs from Taraloka after 28 years

By saddhanandi on Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 - 14:29

Ratnasuri Departs from Taraloka after 28 years

By saddhanandi on Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 - 14:29Saddhanandi: Here I am, back at Taraloka after a two-week absence: visiting family, attending a two-day meeting on mindfulness at Adhisthana, and attending a meditation retreat at Rivendell. All these events were enjoyable and productive, but throughout I was very conscious of the fact that whilst I was away Ratnasuri was leaving Taraloka and beginning a new life in Wrexham – living alone for almost the first time in her 91 years.

Ratnasuri first moved to Taraloka in 1985...

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