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Wednesday Online Study: The Six Emphases of Triratna

By Rijupatha on Tue, 15 Sep, 2015 - 15:00

Wednesday Online Study: The Six Emphases of Triratna

By Rijupatha on Tue, 15 Sep, 2015 - 15:00

This special two-month online study, led by Khemavassika, will explore the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community, as described by its founder Sangharakshita.  The Six Emphases detail central principles of the Triratna Community, marking what connects us and also what makes us different from other Buddhist traditions. A superb study for anyone who would like to better understand our tradition.

Registration is required and space is limited to eight participants.
Study sessions begin this Wednesday, September 16th
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Dharmabyte: Ecumenical Buddhism

By Rijupatha on Mon, 14 Sep, 2015 - 11:00

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte introduces the first of the Six Emphases of Triratna in a talk entitled “Ecumenical Buddhism”. From the talk “The Six Distinctive Emphases of the FWBO, here Sangharakshita explains that unlike many Buddhist lineages, Triratna critically engages with and draws from the depth and breadth of the whole Buddhist tradition.

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2002.

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FBA Podcast: Forty Years On - The Six Emphases of the FWBO

By Rijupatha on Sat, 12 Sep, 2015 - 11:00

In this week’s FBA Podcast, Sangharakshita gives a full introduction to the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community with “Forty Years On – The Six Emphases of the FWBO.

Marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Triratna Buddhist Community (formerly the Western Buddhist Order), he has some great reminisences about the early days, and is on top form as he considers the uniting factors of this diverse group of people...

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Dharmabyte: Reflecting on Core Triratna Features

By Rijupatha on Thu, 10 Sep, 2015 - 11:00

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, called “Reflecting on Core Triratna Features” is an excerpt from the talk “The Six Distinctive Emphases of the FWBO. It begins with a lovely personal note from Sangharakshita regarding the loss of his eyesight, and his reflections on the beginnings and some of the important features of Triratna (the former FWBO) that those in our community should consider.

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2002.

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Dharmabyte: The Six Distinctive Emphases of Triratna

By Rijupatha on Mon, 7 Sep, 2015 - 17:46

Our FBA Dharmabyte today begins a two-month long series of podcasts around the topic of the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Order.  

Our introductory Dharmabyte is called “The Six Distinctive Emphases of Triratna” from the talk “Looking Back – and Forward” by Sangharakshita. Here he celebrates the 40th anniversary of the FWBO (or Triratna Buddhist Order as it is now named) with a reflection on what makes our tradition unique from...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Parami - Six Emphases In Triratna's Approach To Buddhism

By Candradasa on Mon, 25 May, 2015 - 14:57

Parami - Six Emphases In Triratna's Approach To Buddhism

By Candradasa on Mon, 25 May, 2015 - 14:57

Join us for a special evening with Parami, one of the seniormost Order members in the Triratna Buddhist Community. She’ll be talking about the six distinctive ways our community approaches the ancient teaching of the Buddha as we work together to translate it for anyone living in today’s world. 

Parami is a wise and humorous teacher, devoted and irreverent, extrovert and thoughtful - a unique and inspiring guide with a lovely Scottish accent! Parami has a...

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