Dharmashalin returns in today’s FBA Dharmabyte with part two of his overview of the spiritual life of Sangharakshita. In “Sangharakshita and Triratna,” we continue the story principally through the development of Triratna from a dream to an international Buddhist community.
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Sangharakshita: The Early Years,” Dharmashalin gives us an overview of Sangharakshita’s early life and spiritual path before founding the Triratna Buddhist Community. A great primer for those wanting to know a bit more back-story about our teacher.
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...
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.’
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...
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.