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The Sikkha Project
The Sikkha Project

Sikkha website is now up and running

Posted by shubhavyuha to The Sikkha Project on Thu, 30 Aug, 2018 - 16:23

Sikkha website is now up and running

Posted by shubhavyuha to The Sikkha Project on Thu, 30 Aug, 2018 - 16:23

We are happy to say that the Sikkha website is now up and running at www.sikkha.online. Here you will find our first offering of three introductory courses. For each course there are weekly teachers notes, a short video introducing the theme for the week and a talk as it was presented during a course. All of the course material has been produced in order to resource Order members who teach at centres with material to stimulate and support their...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #8 Wisdom Beyond Words

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 - 15:30

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #8 Wisdom Beyond Words

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 - 15:30

“The culmination of wisdom is freedom from all views. You have nothing to say. When all the answers are in your being, you have no need to keep them in your head.” - Sangharakshita (Seminar on The Door of Liberation)

The goal of Buddhism is the attainment of Enlightenment - but what is Enlightenment? One way of describing it is seeing the true nature of reality and living in accordance with that vision. An Enlightened being is free...

The Sikkha Project
The Sikkha Project

Sikkha - Teaching and Training in the Dharma

Posted by dhammamegha to The Sikkha Project on Thu, 28 Jun, 2018 - 18:11

A set of conversations from a small, first gathering in 2017 of Dharma teachers in the Triratna Buddhist Community to discuss the Sikkha Project, looking at Dharma training throughout Triratna.

Some intriguing conversations about first steps and next stages in helping resource Dharma practitioners internationally. Watch this space!

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Triratna International Council 2018 - Day 1: The Flow of the Meeting and What Dharma Unites Us

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna International Council on Thu, 15 Feb, 2018 - 03:10

Triratna International Council 2018 - Day 1: The Flow of the Meeting and What Dharma Unites Us

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna International Council on Thu, 15 Feb, 2018 - 03:10

Day 1 of the International Council at the Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Centre here at Bhaja in Maharashtra, India. Introducing Vajrajyoti from New Zealand, Nagapriya from Mexico (via England), and Vajrashura from Dublin, Ireland. Dassini is your host for this informal look back at people’s personal impressions of a full first day, with a sense of why the International Council really matters…

See all posts from the 2018 International Council...

Adhisthana Kula
Adhisthana Kula

Sikkha, A Conversation with Dhammamegha And Dhammarati

Posted by dhammarati to Adhisthana Kula on Mon, 4 Sep, 2017 - 20:12

In March 2017, Saddhaloka wrote about steps the Preceptors’ College would be taking in the coming months. One of these steps was to acknowledge the importance of the ‘shared system of teaching and practice that we derive from Bhante’s particular presentation of the Dharma, while allowing for its systematic and orderly evaluation and development, so that it is more and more effective’ .

One of the important ways that ‘evaluation and development’ is happening is through the work...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Dhammamegha and Mokshini in Conversation - The Sikkha Project

Posted by mokshini to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 1 Sep, 2016 - 11:49

Dhammamegha explains what the Triratna International Council is and does, and tell us a bit about an exciting new project. The ‘Sikkha’ Project is about starting a conversation within Triratna around how we teach meditation and Dharma at all levels, and aims to provide resources and teaching materials for both individuals and Buddhist Centres world-wide. 

See all posts from the ECA 2016

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Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

The Sikkha Project - The Story So Far...

Posted by dhammamegha to Triratna International Council on Sat, 6 Aug, 2016 - 12:38

The Sikkha Project - The Story So Far...

Posted by dhammamegha to Triratna International Council on Sat, 6 Aug, 2016 - 12:38

Here is the presentation accompanying Dhammamegha’s detailed talk on the early stages of an ambitious, exciting new project to renew and re-imagine the Triratna system of practice as a genuinely collective international endeavour…

Listen to the accompanying talk with an introduction by Dhammarati

See all posts from the International Council 2016...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Dhammamegha and Dhammarati - The Sikkha Project: The History and Story So Far...

Posted by dhammamegha to Triratna International Council on Sat, 6 Aug, 2016 - 12:33

Dhammamegha and Dhammarati - The Sikkha Project: The History and Story So Far...

Posted by dhammamegha to Triratna International Council on Sat, 6 Aug, 2016 - 12:33

Dhammamegha’s detailed exposition of the early stages of an ambitious, exciting new project to renew and re-imagine the Triratna system of practice as a genuinely collective international endeavour…

Her full account of where the project is at after its early stage research is preceded by Dhammarati’s helpful account of the Sikkha Project in relation to the Triratna International Council - the hows and whys of the project got started.

Watch the accompanying presentation

Listen to a recent 15 minute interview with Dhammarati...

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