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5 Years of The Buddhist Centre Online: #1 New Online Spaces and Physical Places

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 - 17:56

5 Years of The Buddhist Centre Online: #1 New Online Spaces and Physical Places

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 - 17:56

“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.” [1]

Since The Buddhist Centre officially launched 5 years ago many web spaces have sprung into being which allow greater community building across Triratna as...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Southampton's first centre - in a pub

By Munisha on Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 - 12:00

Southampton's first centre - in a pub

By Munisha on Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 - 12:00

The second weekend of September this year saw the opening of the well-established Southampton sangha (UK)’s first centre, in a disused pub, complete with intriguingly re-designed pub sign.

Chair Sudharshini tells us about the project and the redesign, created by architect Abhayanara, also responsible for the re-design of Adhisthana and Triratna’s Shrewsbury centre.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Looking back on Buddhist Action Month 2017

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 4 Jul, 2017 - 13:20

Looking back on Buddhist Action Month 2017

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 4 Jul, 2017 - 13:20

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?

Mokshini writes

“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...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Shrewsbury - monthly gathering for young people October 16th

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 10 Oct, 2016 - 12:53

Shrewsbury - monthly gathering for young people October 16th

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 10 Oct, 2016 - 12:53

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

Triratna News
Triratna News

Shrewsbury’s new centre wins award

By Munisha on Wed, 15 Jun, 2016 - 16:12

Shrewsbury’s new centre wins award

By Munisha on Wed, 15 Jun, 2016 - 16:12

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,...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Shrewsbury's new Buddhist Centre

By Munisha on Mon, 30 Nov, 2015 - 23:04

Shrewsbury's new Buddhist Centre

By Munisha on Mon, 30 Nov, 2015 - 23:04

In this latest NewsByte video from Clear Vision, members of the Shrewsbury sangha in the UK explain how they came to have their own Buddhist Centre (9 minutes).

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Clear Vision Trust

A New Centre for the Shrewsbury Sangha

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Wed, 25 Nov, 2015 - 17:51

A New Centre for the Shrewsbury Sangha

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Wed, 25 Nov, 2015 - 17:51

The long established Shrewsbury Sangha open their own Buddhist Centre and look back on the renovation project.

Triratna News
Triratna News

Shrewsbury’s Buddhist Centre opens this month

By Munisha on Fri, 4 Sep, 2015 - 10:36

Shrewsbury’s Buddhist Centre opens this month

By Munisha on Fri, 4 Sep, 2015 - 10:36

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...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna Shrewsbury's wonderful new centre

By Munisha on Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 - 18:50

Triratna Shrewsbury's wonderful new centre

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.

Watch a 3-minute video about this great little building and its potential.

Akasaraja writes: “Efforts to find a building in Shrewsbury to use as a Buddhist...