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Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 7

By Abhayamaitri on Mon, 17 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

Dayapakshini shares how Bhante’s teachings have influenced her life, together with quotes from his work, in particular the Bodhisattva Ideal. This talk was given as the first in the series to celebrate Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday at the Croydon Buddhist Centre.

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

Day 4 at the ECA

By Munisha on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 22:19

Day 4 at the ECA

By Munisha on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 22:19

The sun is shining on Adhisthana and we’ve been considering the future of fundraising in Triratna: creating a stronger culture of giving worldwide, so that all the core institutions, services and people on which Triratna’s life depends worldwide (for example, the College of Public Preceptors - responsible for ordinations - Clear Vision, Free Buddhist Audio and Windhorse Publications) are better resourced.

Afternoons are a mix of free time, special interest groups and business. Amongst many other things this afternoon saw a gathering of the...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

'Secret Wings' by Sangharakshita

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 20:58

'Secret Wings' by Sangharakshita

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 20:58

We cry that we are weak although
We will not stir our secret wings;
The world is dark – because we are
Blind to the starriness of things.

We pluck our rainbow-tinted plumes
And with their heaven-born beauty try
To fledge nocturnal shafts, and then
Complain ‘Alas! we cannot fly!’

We mutter ‘All is dust’ or else
With mocking words accost the wise:
‘Show us the Sun which...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 6

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

Today we hear from Dhammadinna about her long friendship with Sangharakshita, and the effect this has had on her life.

Just six days to go…

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 3

By Abhayamaitri on Wed, 12 Aug, 2015 - 23:30

Today, a wonderful talk from Karunamaya, as part of the Croydon series to celebrate Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday. Shraddhavajri and Vidyadharini, two Indian Order Members who recently attended the women’s 5 month Dharma Life course at Adhisthana, also share how Bhante has influenced their life.

Donate today to give the gift of the Dharma to all!

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 2

By Abhayamaitri on Tue, 11 Aug, 2015 - 18:00

Another talk from the Croydon series, this time by Amaraghosha. Among many things he shares his personal experience of hearing Sangharakshita for the first time, and how Sangharakshita has continued to influence his life. And how he walked 4 miles in the snow to meet him in Birmingham!

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Triratna News
Triratna News

Sangharakshita@90

By Munisha on Thu, 6 Aug, 2015 - 23:11

Sangharakshita@90

By Munisha on Thu, 6 Aug, 2015 - 23:11

Collect. Contribute. Celebrate!

There are just under three weeks until Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday on Tuesday 26th August, on which we’d like to give him the money for the one thing he really wants – the publication of his Complete Works, online and on paper, for everyone, for ever. We just need another £34,000; not much between the thousands of people in Triratna worldwide! Please give whatever you can and invite your study groups, GFR groups and chapters to join in.

Over on the The...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work

By Abhayamaitri on Fri, 31 Jul, 2015 - 08:59

A fantastic series of talks have emerged from the Croydon Buddhist Centre, to celebrate Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday. Here is a link to a talk by Padmavajra, where he shares how Sangharakshita’s friendship and teachings have changed his life since the 1980s. Other speakers in the series include Vandanajyoti, Dhammadinna, Manjuvajra, and more.

Has Sangharakshita, either personally or through his teachings, changed your life? If so, donate today, to enable his teachings to benefit many others for decades to come.

The gift of...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Amalavajra reports from the fundraiser's desk

By Munisha on Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 - 13:47

Amalavajra reports from the fundraiser's desk

By Munisha on Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 - 13:47

Written a few thousand pounds back (when we were 50% there), this is a great Triratna News report on the fundraising for Bhante’s birthday present. Amalavajra, Triratna’s fundraiser in Europe, explains his enthusiasm.

https://thebuddhistcentre.com/news/sangharakshita90-appeal-halfway-there

PS Today we’re 58% there! We still need another £41,000 and we’ve got just 28 days to raise it. That’s £1464 per day.

But that shouldn’t be hard. Yesterday we raised more than that!

Make your donation here....

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