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Bhante's birthday cake-cutting

By lokabandhu on Sun, 28 Aug, 2011 - 23:02

Bhante's birthday cake-cutting

By lokabandhu on Sun, 28 Aug, 2011 - 23:02

We’re about to post a whole collection of videos from the recent Triratna Buddhist Order conventions, but can’t resist bringing you this first - a short fly-on-the-wall shot of Bhante cutting his 86th birthday cake on the Combined Convention. It looks like a good time was had by all!

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Sangharakshita celebrates 86th birthday, marked by construction work starting in India

By lokabandhu on Fri, 26 Aug, 2011 - 03:32

Sangharakshita celebrates 86th birthday, marked by construction work starting in India

By lokabandhu on Fri, 26 Aug, 2011 - 03:32Today sees Sangharakshita’s 86th birthday and while he marks it quietly at home in Birmingham UK, a major new project gets underway at Triratna’s vibrant Amaravati centre in central India.

Amitayus, their Project Manager, writes to say:

“Dear Triratna News, I hope today brings you and all your readers great happiness and pleasure on this day Bhante’s 86th Birthday. Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha Amravati is celebrating this day by performing a long puja in the morning and also...
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Sangharakshita's Diary August 2011

By lokabandhu on Sat, 6 Aug, 2011 - 06:00

Sangharakshita's Diary August 2011

By lokabandhu on Sat, 6 Aug, 2011 - 06:00Vidyaruchi, Sangharakshita’s secretary, writes with his usual update on Bhante’s activities over the past month. He says -

“Literary work, old and new, has been the main theme of the last month. Bhante’s series of ‘Reveries and Reminiscences’ is now coming to the end of its fourth instalment (the third appears in this month’s Shabda), and the writing, dictating, checking, correcting and revising of this is a daily task. Bhante has had me read to him from quite diverse...

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