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A Buddhist Manifesto

By Candradasa on Mon, 30 Jul, 2012 - 12:31

A Buddhist Manifesto

By Candradasa on Mon, 30 Jul, 2012 - 12:31News of an important new booklet by Subhuti, ‘A Buddhist Manifesto: The Principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community’. You can read it online, download the free eBook, or order an inexpensive printed copy today.

For the past couple of years, Subhuti has been re-exploring and re-clarifying with Sangharakshita the core principles of Buddhist practice as exemplified in the teaching and collective life of the Triratna...
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A Buddhist Manifesto: The Principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community (PDF)

By Candradasa on Mon, 30 Jul, 2012 - 12:14
Here’s the downloadable eBook version of Subhuti’s important new booklet on the core principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community.

You can also buy an inexpensive paper copy if you’d like something for your bookshelf.
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A Buddhist Manifesto: The Principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community

A Buddhist Manifesto: The Principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community

By Candradasa on Mon, 30 Jul, 2012 - 12:06Subhuti’s important new booklet about the core principles of Triratna, based on his conversations with Sangharakshita. Essential reading. Download the eBook or read more about the genesis of his ‘manifesto’!

The world today is very different from that in which Buddhism originated and flourished over the millenia. Buddhists now practise and teach the Dharma in an age of urbanisation, globalisation, mass communication, and rapid technological change. The challenge we face today is to...
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Sangharakshita Land Project search nears conclusion - and their Buddha appears

By lokabandhu on Thu, 26 Jul, 2012 - 06:19

Sangharakshita Land Project search nears conclusion - and their Buddha appears

By lokabandhu on Thu, 26 Jul, 2012 - 06:19For nearly two years now members of Triratna have been searching for a large property and area of land in the UK to house the Sangharakshita Land Project. It’s been a long and difficult search - but one that may now be nearing a conclusion. Mokshapriya writes with two pieces of news, saying:

“It has been an intense last few months with Bhante being very clear that he wants the situation resolved, with our search budget...
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Resource Pack for Sangharakshita's Skype Q & A

By Candradasa on Tue, 17 Jul, 2012 - 21:09
Here’s a wee commemorative resource pack for Sangharakshita’s first ever Skype Q & A… :)
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Transcript of Sangharakshita's Skype Q & A at Aryaloka

Transcript of Sangharakshita's Skype Q & A at Aryaloka

By Candradasa on Tue, 17 Jul, 2012 - 20:24An experimental transcript of an experimental conversation! Here’s a faithful Twitter transcription of Sangharakshita’s live Q & A session with the sangha at Aryaloka Retreat Center in New Hampshire, USA. Topics include cross-cultural affairs, meditation, old age, the Sciences, and many more! We included a few re-tweets and direct messages from those listening in too…
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Sangharakshita on the Sciences within Triratna

By Candradasa on Tue, 17 Jul, 2012 - 14:56

Sangharakshita on the Sciences within Triratna

By Candradasa on Tue, 17 Jul, 2012 - 14:56As part of a Q & A with Sangharakshita at Aryaloka Retreat Center in New Hampshire, USA, Sangharakshita was asked about the place of the Sciences in the Triratna Buddhist Community. Interesting listening from a man with such a strong penchant for the Arts! Note the one book he references having read!
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Sangharakshita’s diary, June 2012

By lokabandhu on Fri, 29 Jun, 2012 - 05:58

Sangharakshita’s diary, June 2012

By lokabandhu on Fri, 29 Jun, 2012 - 05:58Vidyaruchi, Sangharakshita’s secretary, writes with news of the past month, saying - “For much of the last month Bhante has been mainly occupied with producing a final edit of Living Wisely. This work has now been completed, and Bhante hopes that Windhorse Publications will be able to publish it before too long. He has since returned to correspondence, which was largely squeezed out while we worked on the book. He also continues to see people most days, and...
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This Dharma Day let's turn the Wheel of the Dharma together!

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Jun, 2012 - 06:18

This Dharma Day let's turn the Wheel of the Dharma together!

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Jun, 2012 - 06:18Dharmachakra (‘The Wheel of the Dharma’) is the name of the charity behind Triratna’s Free Buddhist Audio service. And at the full moon in July Buddhists around the world will celebrate ‘Dharmachakra Day’, the festival day that marks Buddha’s first teaching…

So this summer, let’s all work together to turn the Wheel the Dharma!

Listen to ‘The Word of the Buddha’ to learn more about why we celebrate Dharmachakra Day. In this great talk...
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat

‘Re-Imagining The Buddha’ - by Sangharakshita and Subhuti

By lokabandhu on Sat, 2 Jun, 2012 - 10:33

‘Re-Imagining The Buddha’ - by Sangharakshita and Subhuti

By lokabandhu on Sat, 2 Jun, 2012 - 10:33‘Imagining the Buddha’ was probably chosen as the theme of the 2012 Triratna International Retreat thanks to the influence of a paper entitled ‘Re-Imagining The Buddha’ jointly published by Sangharakshita and Subhuti some 18 months ago. Since then it’s become a theme widely studied and debated throughout Triratna. Sangharakshita introduces it like this:

Towards the end of August, 2010, Subhuti and I had a series of discussions centred on the topic of the imagination. I had long...

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