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Dharmabyte - The Origins of the Stupa

By Rijupatha on Mon, 24 Feb, 2014 - 16:46
Our FBA Dharmabyte today is dedicated to Dhardo Rinpoche, “The Origins of the Stupa.” In this segment Sangharakshita explains the origins of the Buddhist stupa. From the talk, Five Element Symbolism and the Stupa, given in 1971, is part of the series Parables, Myths and Symbols of Mahayana Buddhism in the White Lotus Sutra. We’ve dedicated this to Dhardo Rinpoche to help support a stupa being built in his honor at Aryaloka Buddhist...
Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

A Conversation with Sangharakshita on Death and Grief

A Conversation with Sangharakshita on Death and Grief

By Candradasa on Tue, 10 Sep, 2013 - 18:25The Abhayaratna Trust provides support for elderly members of the Triratna Buddhist Order who don’t have the resources to fully support themselves.

Ratnachuda writes: I have produced this booklet in gratitude to Sangharakshita who kindly agreed to give me an interview in April 2007, when I was engaged in research for a doctorate with the thesis of ‘grief and bereavement from a Buddhist perspective.’

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Centre bouddhiste Triratna de Paris
Centre bouddhiste Triratna de Paris

Puja pour Sangharakshita

By Ujumani on Sun, 1 Sep, 2013 - 20:53
Tous les ans, le 26 août, le jour de l’anniversaire de Sangharakshita, les Centres bouddhistes Triratna du monde entier lui dédient une puja en sept parties, pour se réjouir de sa présence, de sa vie, et de ce qu’il nous a apporté : son enseignement du Dharma, et la Communauté bouddhiste Triratna.

Pour la puja de cette année, j’ai choisi des lectures de sept textes provenant pour l’essentiel des mémoires de Sangharakshita, et correspondant à chacune des parties de la...
Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Bhante's Birthday - White Tara Mantra for Long Life...

By Centre Team on Mon, 26 Aug, 2013 - 08:30
The assembled sangha at recent celebrations to dedicate Sangharakshita’s new home, Adhisthana, chanting the White Tara mantra to wish him long life… A fitting way to mark his birthday today!
Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

A New Vihara Means A New Life by Venerable Sangharakshita (eBook)

A New Vihara Means A New Life by Venerable Sangharakshita (eBook)

By Candradasa on Thu, 6 Jun, 2013 - 17:47In 1982, Sangharakshita travelled to Chikhalwadi in Pune, to open a new vihara as part of the Triratna Buddhist Community in India. To mark the occasion he gave a talk on the significance of the event and the new space itself as a place for Dhamma, a base for the Bodhisattva Ideal to take root.

Thanks to Dh. Amoghabhadra and Dh. Achala at Dhammaduta Publications this talk had now been transcribed for the...
Dhammaduta Publications, India
Dhammaduta Publications, India

A NEW VIHARA A NEW LIFE (Lecture by Ven. Sangharkshita at Chikhalwadi, India on 6th February 1982)

By amoghabhadra on Thu, 6 Jun, 2013 - 13:06
Dear friends,

I have upladed the talk given by Ven. Urgen Sangharakshita at Chikhalwadi, Pune, India in text form. The talk was typed by Amoghabhadra and checked by Dh. Achala. Hope you all will like it.

much metta
Amoghabhadra
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Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Seven Papers by Subhuti with Sangharakshita

Seven Papers by Subhuti with Sangharakshita

By Candradasa on Fri, 12 Apr, 2013 - 21:52

To round off our ‘Triratna anniversaries’ week, here is the appropriately definitive complete set of seven papers by Subhuti and Sangharakshita, documenting their conversations over the past few years about the whole basis of our approach to the Dharma within the Triratna Buddhist Community.

In Subhuti’s words, each attempts to follow through the implications of Sangharakshita’s statement, in the first paper, What is the Western Buddhist Order?, that the Triratna Buddhist Order...

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