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Sangharakshita Memorial Space
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Just giving in honour of Bhante's legacy to the world

By mvenditozzi on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 10:10

Just giving in honour of Bhante's legacy to the world

By mvenditozzi on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 10:10

To honour and support Bhante’s vision of a strong, vibrant, self sustainable centre in Bodhgaya. l have set up this page to help support our sangha in India who are trying to support and educate the poorest people of their society.

Give to a campaign supporting Triratna land at Bodh Gaya

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Vigil, Funeral and Burial Information for Urgyen Sangharakshita

By Mahamati on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 00:02

Vigil, Funeral and Burial Information for Urgyen Sangharakshita

By Mahamati on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 00:02

November 10th 2018, 12.30 pm UK time, at Adhisthana

View an update with further information

You are very welcome to attend the funeral service for Urgyen Sangharakshita. We are expecting large numbers. For the many not able to attend, we are hoping to provide live streaming of the funeral and burial but please note that, for technical reasons, we cannot guarantee this will be possible. 

The ceremony
We will gather at 12.30 in the large...

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Viewing of Bhante’s Body

By parami on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 20:02

Viewing of Bhante’s Body

By parami on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 20:02

This week we are able to offer the opportunity to come and spend time with the body of our Teacher.

Centre and Groups coming in groups together have been informed of the time slots available to them over this period. Aparajita and Nandavajra will be co-ordinating this. The Chair of your Centre should be in contact to let you know what has been arranged for your centre should you wish to come along as a group.

Individual visitors and those local to Adhisthana will be...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Funeral and Burial Service for Urgyen Sangharakshita

By Centre Team on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 20:00

Funeral and Burial Service for Urgyen Sangharakshita

By Centre Team on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 20:00

Update: You can now watch a complete version of the live stream here

November 10th 2018, 12.30 pm UK time, at Adhisthana


You are very welcome to attend the funeral service for Urgyen Sangharakshita. We are expecting large numbers. For the many not able to attend, we are hoping to provide live streaming of the funeral and burial but please note that, for technical reasons, we cannot guarantee this will be possible. 

The ceremony
We...

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Lion's Roar marks Sangharakshita's passing

By Munisha on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 17:39

Lion's Roar marks Sangharakshita's passing

By Munisha on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 17:39

North American Dharma magazine Lion’s Roar has covered the news of Bhante’s death in this article.

Read all ‘Voices from the Buddhist world’ posts.

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Sanghrakshita memorial tribute

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 17:04

Sanghrakshita memorial tribute

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 17:04

Compiled from a small fraction of Clear Visions extensive Sanghrakshita image and video archive, we pay tribute to our teacher after his passing on Oct 30th 2018.

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Voices from the Buddhist world 3: Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Community, Germany

By Munisha on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 16:26

Voices from the Buddhist world 3: Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Community, Germany

By Munisha on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 16:26

The latest in our series of messages of condolence and appreciation from Buddhists in other traditions, in German and below in English is a message from the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Community, Germany.

Liebe Freunde im Dharma, 

Heute erfuhren wir, dass Bhante Urgyen Sangharakshita in die grosse Verwandlung eingegangen ist. Wir möchten Euch unsere Anteilnahme zu diesem Verlust eines großen und wunderbaren Dharma Lehrers aussprechen. Seine Lehre und sein Werk wird in Euch weiterleben und den Menschen die Lehre...

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Tribute to Bhante

By sanghadhara on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 16:26

Tribute to Bhante

By sanghadhara on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 16:26

This is a four and a half video of Bhante’s images with audio extracts from interviews that my colleage Amaradaya made. 

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Tricycle magazine reports Bhante's death

By Munisha on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 15:18

Tricycle magazine reports Bhante's death

By Munisha on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 15:18

Sangharakshita’s passing was marked yesterday in an article on the website of the American Buddhist magazine Tricycle.

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Honouring and remembering Sangharakshita at Stockholms Buddhistcenter

By Viryabodhi on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 09:30

Honouring and remembering Sangharakshita at Stockholms Buddhistcenter

By Viryabodhi on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 09:30

On Monday night 5 November we celebrated Sangharakshita’s life and work. Prasadacarin welcomed people, 30 plus of us, and shared some of his meetings and feelings for Bhante, then Viryabodhi filled in what had happened and what has been shared on social media etc. as well as share some of his own meetings with Bhante. Then Vidyaketu (visiting stockholm with his wife Jude) read out part of Suvajra’s beautiful Shabda report, on Bhante’s last few days. After this many people shared their own...

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