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Dublin Buddhist Centre
Dublin Buddhist Centre

A New Life In An Ancient Tradition

Posted by Sadayasihi to Dublin Buddhist Centre on Tue, 16 Oct, 2018 - 12:50

Subhadramati is the president of the Dublin Buddhist Centre and also a Public Preceptor, one of the few men and women who make the final decision on who joins the Triratna Buddhist Order.

She has recently returned from leading a three month ordination course in Spain, during which she ordained nine women as their Public Preceptor.

In this interview with Jnanadhara, she reflects on the significance of ordination in the Buddhist tradition, her own experience of...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Mon, 1 Oct, 2018 - 11:18

Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Mon, 1 Oct, 2018 - 11:18

We are delighted to announce the names of twelve new Dharmacharis who were ordained on Saturday 29th September at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre.


Preceptor Público / Public Preceptor: Moksananda

Juan Carlos Martinez se convierte en Visuddhiketu
nombre pali que significa “Estandarte de purificación”
(Ortografía occidentalizada Visuddhiketu)
Preceptor Privado: Virasiddhi.

Juan Carlos Martinez becomes Visuddhiketu
a Pali name meaning “Banner of purification”
(Westernised spelling Visuddhiketu).
Private Preceptor: Virasiddhi.

Mauricio Garcia se convierte en Khemarati
...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Public Ordinations at Akashavana

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 14 Sep, 2018 - 17:56

Public Ordinations at Akashavana

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 14 Sep, 2018 - 17:56

We are very pleased to announce the public ordination of the following seven women at Akashavana Retreat Centre.

Public Preceptor Punyamala:

Cait Hughes becomes Dānajotī (Pali)
Official westernised spelling: Danajoti
Name meaning: ”She whose light is generosity”
Private Preceptor: Maitrisara

Tracey Dibble becomes Prajñāśrī (Sanskrit)
Official westernised spelling: Prajnashri
Name meaning: ”She who has the radiance of wisdom”
Private Preceptor: Santasiddhi

Inge Heathfield becomes Candramaitrī (Sanskrit)
Official westernised spelling: Candramaitri
Name meaning: ”She whose love is like...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The Ulex Project: An Update

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Mon, 30 Jul, 2018 - 14:46

The Ulex Project: An Update

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Mon, 30 Jul, 2018 - 14:46

It is now almost a year since the Ulex Project - an education centre which offers capacity building and training for social movements across Europe - was launched by Ecodharma.  Located about 40 kilometres from Ecodharma Retreat Centre, at the edge of a Catalonian village in Spain, Ulex is more physically accessible than the wilder, more mountainous Ecodharma. The building, a renovated farmhouse, can accommodate about 15 to 16 people as well as 2 to 4 facilitators.

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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

More photos from the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 20:54

More photos from the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 20:54

Some more photos from the Mainland Europe Convention: from a walk around Suryavana’s lands, to the amazing shrine that appears beside the pool for the special puja on the last evening!

See more posts about the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention

Triratna Buddhist Families
Triratna Buddhist Families

Sudaka on Buddhist Practice as a Parent

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Buddhist Families on Sun, 8 Jul, 2018 - 22:04

Sudaka, the Mitra Convenor in the Valencia Buddhist Centre, talks about his experience of Buddhist practice as a parent and discusses how he fits in his meditation practice, the importance of having a supportive partner and how his practice informs his parenting.

Recorded at Suryavana, Valencia, July 2018.

Check out the International Families Retreat (Retiro Internacional De Familias) being held at Suryavana at the end of July....

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Jorge sings 'Ojala' by Silvio Rodriguez

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Sun, 8 Jul, 2018 - 21:27

Jorge sings 'Ojala' by Silvio Rodriguez

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Sun, 8 Jul, 2018 - 21:27

A pre-puja singing session at the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention - Jorge sings ‘Ojala’ by Silvio Rodriguez>

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