College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Chairs' Letter – November 2022

By ratnadharini on Thu, 1 Dec, 2022 - 12:28

Chairs' Letter – November 2022

By ratnadharini on Thu, 1 Dec, 2022 - 12:28

Dear Order members and friends,

When I last wrote, a month ago, we had just marked the fourth anniversary of Bhante Sangharakshita’s death at Adhisthana. A meeting of the International Council was underway, and by the end of a very harmonious and enjoyable meeting we had clarified the purpose of the IC and agreed on strategic priorities.

A couple of days later, the annual international ‘in person’ gathering of the College of Public Preceptors began....

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Introducing a biography of Sangharakshita

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 16 Nov, 2022 - 12:45

Introducing a biography of Sangharakshita

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 16 Nov, 2022 - 12:45

We’re delighted to introduce a biography of Sangharakshita, due for publication in February. It’s Sangharakshita: The Boy, the Monk, the Man by Nagabodhi, and we’d like to invite you to consider sponsoring it.

It’s now four years since Sangharakshita’s death. Unlike generations before, people new to the Triratna Buddhist Community or interested in the spread of Buddhism in India and internationally can no longer meet and encounter him directly. So Windhorse Publications commissioned this book. We asked Nagabodhi to write something that...

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

Anniversary of Sangharakshita's Funeral

By Caroline I P on Wed, 9 Nov, 2022 - 11:32

Anniversary of Sangharakshita's Funeral

By Caroline I P on Wed, 9 Nov, 2022 - 11:32

A special event from the College of Public Preceptors Meeting held at Adhisthana remembering the funeral of Sangharakshita who died in 2018.

The evening will run from 7.30-9pm UK time and have echos of the funeral, led by Parami.

There will be elements of ritual and readings of extracts from Nagabodhi’s forthcoming book about Bhante and Maitreyabandhu’s Canto - a long-form poem dedicated to Sangharakshita.

You can join the livestream here.

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Organic Core of Sangharakshita's Teaching by Vishvapani

By Centre Team on Mon, 31 Oct, 2022 - 18:28

The Organic Core of Sangharakshita's Teaching by Vishvapani

By Centre Team on Mon, 31 Oct, 2022 - 18:28

Vishvapani has been studying, reflecting upon, and living out the Dharma life as presented by Urgyen Sangharakshita, Triratna’s founding teacher, for over 40 years. To mark the fourth anniversary of “Bhante” Sangharakshita’s death in 2018, this new talk delves deep into the heart of what Vishvapani calls a “unique and strange” intuitive approach to Buddhism that, at its best, seems to capture and...

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

Invitation to an online event commemorating Sangharakshita

By Caroline I P on Fri, 28 Oct, 2022 - 17:02

Invitation to an online event commemorating Sangharakshita

By Caroline I P on Fri, 28 Oct, 2022 - 17:02

We would like to invite you to join us online on 30 October in remembering and celebrating Sangharakshita’s life and teachings on the 4th anniversary of his death.

PROGRAMME

19.20 Welcome

19.30 Reflections on Bhante: Talk by Ratnavyuha

Followed by a ritual: Chanting and readings

For international timings, see here.

Zoom link

We look forward to having you join us!

Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

What's your relation to Sangharakshita?

By suryanaga on Sat, 3 Sep, 2022 - 14:51

What's your relation to Sangharakshita?

By suryanaga on Sat, 3 Sep, 2022 - 14:51

To help the Urgyen Sangharakshita Trust in its next phase of work, we launched a survey at the recent UK and Ireland Order Convention exploring people’s responses to Sangharakshita. We heard from over 100 order members, who expressed a wide range of views on Sangharakshita and his legacy.

But we want to hear from you too - how do you feel about Sangharakshita? How are we doing at our mission to connect people with his legacy?

Whatever your response to Sangharakshita, we’d really appreciate you taking just...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Don’t miss the launch of our next book!

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 24 Aug, 2022 - 15:03

Don’t miss the launch of our next book!

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 24 Aug, 2022 - 15:03

This week we’ve got a date for your diary: the online launch of our next book, Nagapriya’s The Promise of a Sacred World. We’ve also got news from the Order Convention, and a video clip from Complete Works editor-in-chief, Vidyadevi.

The Promise of a Sacred World: online book launch

Don’t miss the launch of Nagapriya’s latest book, The Promise of a Sacred World: Shinran’s Teaching of Other Power. The launch will take place at 7:30 pm UK time on Tuesday, 30th August. Ratnaguna will...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Out now: three new ‘Complete Works’ volumes

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 22 Aug, 2022 - 11:55

Out now: three new ‘Complete Works’ volumes

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 22 Aug, 2022 - 11:55

We’re delighted to announce the release of the next three volumes in The Complete Works of Sangharakshita. This brings the total number of volumes published so far to 21. Those of you who have a subscription may need to think about getting another bookshelf! ;-) There are another six volumes yet to be published: three next year, and three in 2024.

The new volumes are available in hardback, paperback and eBook editions. There are various buying options: you can take out ...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

The Arts Edition

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 12 May, 2022 - 10:03

The Arts Edition

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 12 May, 2022 - 10:03

Today we take a look at the last of the volumes of the Complete Works of Sangharakshita to come out in July this year. Volume 26 is called Aphorisms, the Arts, and Late Writings, and it was edited by the seemingly indefatigable Vidyadevi.

Publishing this volume is cause to celebrate the arts in Triratna, so in the Community Highlights section, we’ll point you to two recent self-published books around Buddhism and the arts, from paintings to poetry and beyond.

Volume 26 Sneak Peek

This...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Announcing The Complete Works Study Bundle

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 11 Mar, 2022 - 10:00

Announcing The Complete Works Study Bundle

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 11 Mar, 2022 - 10:00

We’re excited to announce a new, money-saving way of buying volumes from The Complete Works of Sangharakshita: The Complete Works Study Bundle.

The Study Bundle is made up of six volumes that contain much of the required and recommended reading for the four-year mitra study course and for the series of ordination training retreats for mitras who have asked for ordination.

There are three variations of The Complete Works Study Bundle: hardback, paperback and eBook, costing £120, £90 and £60 respectively. All are great...

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