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Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 9 Aug, 2017 - 09:57

Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 9 Aug, 2017 - 09:57

Sthanashraddha is Bhante’secretary. He writes from Adhisthana, UK:

“Finally, after many weeks of dry and often sunny weather, the grounds and gardens have been treated in the last couple of weeks to downpours of rain, misty drizzle and long gentle overnight soakings. The rock-hard lumps of clay earth are softening again. We’ve also seen this month second broods of moorhens hatching - tiny, little, black golfball-sized fluff, chirruping and calling for their mothers.

Bhante’s month has been...

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Sangharakshita's Diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 7 Jun, 2017 - 11:24

Sangharakshita's Diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 7 Jun, 2017 - 11:24

Sthanashraddha is Bhante’s secretary. He writes:

“May has been a month of large changes around the Adhisthana land. Diggers and dumper trucks have been shifting tons of earth around for some of our largest works since opening. Inside the buildings there has also been much work taking place in several areas, not least in the shrine room where the shrine is undergoing a major transformation. Even though the machines have been rumbling away most of the month there...

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Sangharakshita's Diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 15 May, 2017 - 08:45

Sangharakshita's Diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 15 May, 2017 - 08:45

Sthanashraddha is Sangharakshita’s secretary. He writes:

“April was certainly a month of growth and birth; it seemed as though every day a new plant or flower was sprouting or coming into bud and blossom. The various nesting ducks have all hatched their ducklings and the swallows and housemartins have returned. Bhante himself seems no less affected or part of this springtime growth, as he has entered into a rich period of writing, going from one set of reflections to the next, addressing one theme...

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Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna News on Thu, 2 Mar, 2017 - 14:43

Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna News on Thu, 2 Mar, 2017 - 14:43

Sthanashraddha is Bhante’s secretary. He writes:

“As this short month of February comes to a close here at Adhisthana it’s clear the seasonal battle between summer and winter is on. We have enjoyed a few delightful days of blue skies and warm sunshine as the snowdrops blossom all around the hills, but the winds have howled too! The rain has lashed the window panes on more than one side of the building and the temperature has fluctuated. Nonetheless...

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Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna News on Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 - 10:13

Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna News on Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 - 10:13

Sthanashraddha is Sangharakshita’s secretary. He writes:

“There is not much to report from the early part of December apart from Bhante having a rather quiet time having recovered from a long spell of poor sleep over the summer and autumn. During that time he saw Subhuti, Lokamitra and Devamitra, having seen almost no one in the previous month or two.

Then Bhante caught a cold. He quickly deteriorated and was admitted on the evening of Tuesday 20th December to Hereford County Hospital suffering from...

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Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sun, 14 Aug, 2016 - 17:32

Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sun, 14 Aug, 2016 - 17:32

Sthanashraddha is Sangharakshita’s secretary. He writes:

“July has seen a welcome shift in the weather for all our sun worshippers here at Adhisthana. We’ve had some gloriously sunny weather, which was timely not only for the open day but also for the full moon day and our celebrations of Dharma Day. All those at Adhisthana were invited to an evening under the great oak tree in the field, sitting around the Buddha rupa. As the evening unfolded we watched the sunset with...

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Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 15 Jun, 2016 - 23:42

Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 15 Jun, 2016 - 23:42

Sthanashraddha is Sangharakshita’s secretary. He writes:

“Looking out of the window here in the annexe and seeing the trees now in full leaf it’s hard to imagine they were so bare and stark but a couple of months ago. Our late spring is rushing headlong into summer and the great field has had two or three cuts now, in almost as many weeks. Plants and flowers are emerging everywhere and while the cuckoo was heard here last month, now morning walks and tea breaks are accompanied...

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Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 2 May, 2016 - 10:41

Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 2 May, 2016 - 10:41

Sthanashraddha is Sangharakshita’s secretary.

He writes: “Spring has been bursting forth here at Adhisthana during April. The oaks are coming into their lime green fresh mantles and the copper beech are sprouting, while the ducklings are finally hatching out! Just the other day Bhante heard the first cuckoo call while sitting out by the pond with Buddhadasa, and he tells me that there are primroses and violets in flower by the path he takes to the pond, while further afield...

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Sangharakshita’s diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 11 Apr, 2016 - 13:57

Sangharakshita’s diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 11 Apr, 2016 - 13:57

Sthanashraddha is Bhante’s secretary. With our apologies for the delay, here is his March diary for Bhante.

“Spring is forcing its way up through the ground here at Adhisthana, in the way that green things do, slowly, quietly and without halt. Then suddenly we take notice and the eye is caught by daffodils and tulips flowering. Though much of March has been dry and even sunny, the last couple of days have seen a cold shift and some nights of heavy rain....

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Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 14 Mar, 2016 - 12:44

Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 14 Mar, 2016 - 12:44

Sthanashraddha, Bhante’s secretary, writes:

“February here at Adhisthana has been notably sunny and bright, with cold starry nights and mornings filled with golden sunlight over the frosty field. The ducks have taken to wandering about the place in small herds as the females look for good nesting sites.

Though this last month was a short one Bhante has been keeping up, when possible, his meetings with old friends and new, including some fairly regular meetings with Saddhanandi in which she has been...

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