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Sangharakshita's new book

By Munisha on Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 - 17:17

Sangharakshita's new book

By Munisha on Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 - 17:17

With 30 days to go until Bhante’s 90th birthday we’re well over halfway to raising the money for the one birthday present he really wants – the publication of his Complete Works, for everyone, forever. (We’ve got 30 days to raise the remaining £45,000! Can you help?)

Meanwhile, we bring you news of his latest book, soon to be published by Windhorse Publications. Kalyanaprabha is Bhante’s editor. She writes:

“Bhante Sangharakshita moved to Moseley, Birmingham in 1997. He was...

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Sangharakshita@90

Shraddhalocani's Gift to Bhante

By Abhayamaitri on Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 - 01:43

Shraddhalocani's Gift to Bhante

By Abhayamaitri on Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 - 01:43

In Bristol, Shraddhalocani will be celebrating her birthday this coming weekend. She writes “Dear to my heart is the celebration of Bhante’s 90th birthday next month, and the birthday present he has requested”. Instead of a personal gift she has asked her friends to make a donation towards Bhante’s birthday present. She continues “This gift would give me immense pleasure, as I wrote in Bhante’s birthday card ‘My life would be immensely impoverished without your generosity’, and without his generosity...

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Sangharakshita@90 Appeal - Halfway There!

By Amalavajra on Mon, 20 Jul, 2015 - 16:06

Sangharakshita@90 Appeal - Halfway There!

By Amalavajra on Mon, 20 Jul, 2015 - 16:06

All of Sangharakshita’s words preserved for everyone, forever.

I am fully immersed at the moment in the £100k campaign to publish Sangharakshita’s Collected Works, as his 90th birthday present. I don’t think that I have ever felt so emotionally engaged to an appeal in my 16 year fundraising ‘career’. It is very present in most of my morning meditations! I personally guaranteed to Bhante that I would raise this money, and I have also gradually come...

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Sangharakshita@90

Bhante's Birthday Appeal in Bristol

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 19 Jul, 2015 - 20:00

Bhante's Birthday Appeal in Bristol

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 19 Jul, 2015 - 20:00

I wanted to share some of our fundraising efforts here at the Bristol Buddhist Centre, with the hope of giving inspiration to others. We have created a ‘Bhante’s 90th Birthday’ display, including a time-line of his life so far, various pictures of Bhante, a display of some of his books, some best loved Bhante quotes, plus an area for people to share how the Dharma has impacted on their life. We also have a ‘Bhante Birthday Bowl’ for people to...

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Sangharakshita@90

Bhante talks about his literary legacy

By Amalavajra on Sat, 18 Jul, 2015 - 11:40

In the first section of this talk (4’54”) Bhante speaks of his literary legacy, alongside the other three of Dharma teachings, spiritual practices and institutions (especially the Order).

The occasion was the 2009 launch of ‘The Essential Sangharakshita’. Its editor Vidyadevi has read everything that Bhante has ever written (!) and will co-edit Bhante’s Collected Works with Kalyanaprabha.

This Collected Works will be the first and definitive collection of all of this precious material, including key edited seminars and talks, articles and short stories that have never been published in book form. 

I expect people in cultures...

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Sangharakshita@90

Snaps from Bhante's recent holiday

By Amalavajra on Tue, 14 Jul, 2015 - 11:52

Snaps from Bhante's recent holiday

By Amalavajra on Tue, 14 Jul, 2015 - 11:52

It was great to see Bhante out and about for the first time in a long while during his May week in Devon and Somerset, in the SW of England.

Help preserve all of Bhante’s words for everyone, for ever at:

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

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Sangharakshita@90

How has Sangharakshita's life changed yours?

By akasajoti on Sat, 11 Jul, 2015 - 15:25

How has Sangharakshita's life changed yours?

By akasajoti on Sat, 11 Jul, 2015 - 15:25

Four young women from Adhisthana’s DharmaLife course - which finished yesterday - talk to Amalavajra about how their lives have been changed by Sangharakshita’s life and writings.

Bhante’s 90th birthday present will be the collation, editing and publication (paper and digital) of everything that he has ever written. This is an enormous project that will need five years work and £100,000 (including some translations from English).

Without it, the scattered share of Bhante’s writings that is currently available will simply become harder to come by and explore in full.

Bhante’s...

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Sangharakshita@90

Mahamati and Amalavajra launch the Sangharakshita@90 appeal

By Amalavajra on Tue, 30 Jun, 2015 - 09:53

Mahamati and Amalavajra launch the Sangharakshita@90 appeal

By Amalavajra on Tue, 30 Jun, 2015 - 09:53

Mahamati is Chair of Triratna Uddiyana, which looks after Sangharakshita’s needs. Bhante’s 90th birthday wish is the publications of his complete written words for the benefit of the world and future generations. You can make his wish a reality by Collecting, Contributing and Celebrating:

1 Collect
Raise as much as you can in pledges from members of Triratna groups such as mitra study, class teams, chapters, Going for Refuge groups and centres. Give them the Just Giving link www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th,...

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60 to 90: buy Bhante a birthday present!

By Munisha on Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 - 23:11

60 to 90: buy Bhante a birthday present!

By Munisha on Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 - 23:11

With just 60 days to go until Sangharakshita is 90, we’ve found out what he really wants!

Has Bhante’s life’s work transformed your life? Will you help make his 90th birthday wish a reality?

Amalavajra, Triratna’s European fundraiser, explains:

“I’m lucky enough to live next door to Bhante at Adhisthana, so I asked him what he’d like for his 90th birthday on 26th August. He said that he didn’t need anything personally, but he’d like some money to give away - for a very...

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