“Civic spaces are an extension of the community. When they work well, they serve as a stage for our public lives. If they function in their true civic role, they can be the settings where celebrations are held, where exchanges both social and economic take place, where friends run into each other, and where cultures mix.” 
Since The Buddhist Centre officially launched 5 years ago many web spaces have sprung into being which allow greater community building across Triratna as...
This June saw another successful Buddhist Action Month (BAM) unfold. We take a look at what it was all about and how the Triratna Buddhist Community around the world took part.
So what is BAM?
“At the heart of Triratna is the Bodhisattva Ideal – the aspiration and heartfelt wish to benefit others and the commitment to act in ways that help all beings to thrive. Buddhist Action Month is an opportunity to reach out and engage with friends or local communities in ways that...
Because there’s more to life!
And the world needs change…
Monthly gatherings for young people aged 18-25 (ish)
Starting Sunday October 16
5-6.30pm (with a tea break)
✨ meet with other young people who care about the world’s problems
✨ discuss the Buddha’s insights about freedom, radical loving-kindness and social transformation
✨ learn to meditate - and make your own mind happier
The Shrewsbury Buddhist Centre, UK, opened last September in a former church hall. Now the redevelopment has received a Gold Award in the town’s annual Mayor’s Awards.
Saravantu is the centre Chair. She writes “Our award is in the Built Heritage category - a lovely tribute to the work of many sangha members and particularly to architect Abhayanara - who also worked on the redevelopment of Adhisthana. His simple, elegant design makes great use of space and natural light,...
The Triratna sangha in Shrewsbury, UK, has its own Centre – the first Buddhist place of worship in the town. The Centre, a former church hall, is holding an open day for the local community tomorrow, Saturday 5th September, 10am to 4 pm, attended by Shrewsbury’s mayor, mayoress and member of parliament.
The official Triratna launch is Saturday 26th September. (See below.)
The Shrewsbury sangha has met for many years in rented premises, but...
By Munisha on Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 - 18:50Shrewsbury is a UK town close to the border with Wales, and to Taraloka, Triratna’s retreat centre for women. Its sangha is now large enough to buy a building, having started over a decade ago with classes run by Order members visiting from Birmingham Buddhist Centre and from Taraloka.