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Ordinations in Mexico City

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 09:34

Ordinations in Mexico City

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 09:34

We are delighted to announce that the following women received their public ordination yesterday at the Mexico City Buddhist Centre.

Ayer, en El Centro Budista de la Cuidad de México, las siguentes mujeres recibieron su ordenación pública:

Public preceptor / Preceptora pública Parami

Gisela Peters becomes Moksasi (dot under the first ‘s’, long ‘a’ and long ‘i’), a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who holds the sword of freedom’ / un nombre Sánscrito que quiere decir ‘La que sostiene la espada de la...

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News from Triratna's Spanish Translations Board

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 13:05

News from Triratna's Spanish Translations Board

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 13:05

Nagapriya writes from Mexico about the work of Triratna’s Spanish Translations Board.

“The translation into Spanish of Urgyen Sangharakshita’s work and that of other Triratna writers, began in the early 1990s with the prodigious efforts of a Mexican (ex-) Order member then known as Shuddhavajra. Shuddhavajra did much pioneering work, including founding the publishing house Tres Joyas (Three Jewels) and beginning the difficult task of creating a Dharmic vocabulary in Spanish. Unfortunately Tres Joyas no longer continues but in recent years, the ...

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Triratna translations bonanza!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 13 Mar, 2017 - 10:06

Triratna translations bonanza!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 13 Mar, 2017 - 10:06

Suvannavira is a member of the Triratna Translations Board and lives in Moscow.

He writes: 

The Triratna Translations Board came into existence at the end of 2015, to promote and co-ordinate translations and publications projects. One of our tasks has been to administer funds made available for translations by Bhante Sangharakshita, following his hugely successful 90th birthday appeal in 2015.  

Of the £30,000 given for translating his books, £5,000 went to projects in India and the remaining £25,000 was given to projects elsewhere in the...

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Ordinations at Guhyaloka / Ordenaciones en Guhyaloka

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 3 Oct, 2016 - 13:23

Ordinations at Guhyaloka / Ordenaciones en Guhyaloka

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 3 Oct, 2016 - 13:23

We are delighted to announce the public ordinations of 11 new Dharmacharis on Saturday 1st October at a bilingual Spanish-English retreat at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Estoy muy contento de anunciar los nombres de once nuevos Dharmacharis que se ordenaron el sábado 1 de octubre en un retiro bilingüe en el centro de retiros de Guhyaloka, España.

Public preceptor/Preceptor público: Mahamati

Mat New 
becomes Saṅgharuci,
a Sanskrit name meaning “He who longs for spiritual community”
(Westernised spelling Sangharuchi).
Private preceptor: Sanghadeva
se convierte en Saṅgharuci,
...

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Spanish sangha gets its first retreat centre!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 16:39

Spanish sangha gets its first retreat centre!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 16:39

Things are getting exciting for Valencia Buddhist Centre, Spain: they’re buying Triratna’s Spanish sangha’s first-ever retreat centre. Moksananda’s video gives a good impression of its flavour (4-minutes).

Puzzled? Haven’t we already got two Spanish retreat centres, Akashavana and Guhyaloka? Yes, but they’re owned by British charities and their retreats - international and largely English-speaking - are for the Order or are closed ordination retreats. This one will be owned and run by Spanish people, in Spanish for the Spanish Order and Movement more generally.
...

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Introducing the Triratna Translations Board

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 20 Apr, 2016 - 15:42

Introducing the Triratna Translations Board

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 20 Apr, 2016 - 15:42

Bhante’s 90th birthday fundraising last year raised well over £100,000 for the publication of his Complete Works, a job which is well under way and to which Bhante himself added more money specifically for translations. (You can too!) Suvannavira writes from Moscow about the work of the newly formed Triratna Translations Board.

“In a world where so many seem to speak English, why bother translating books by Bhante and his disciples into other languages? Imagine coming to...

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Valencia Buddhist Centre @ 25

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 - 11:46

Valencia Buddhist Centre @ 25

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 - 11:46

El Centro Budista de Valencia, Spain, was 25 years old in November last year. In the latest NewsByte video from Clear Vision, we see the celebrations and hear Moksananda and Parami talk about the centre’s early days as Triratna’s first centre in a Spanish-speaking country – in Spanish and English with subtitles.

As Moksananda said in his anniversary talk, Valencia Buddhist Centre is “a context, a vehicle, for the Three Jewels: for the Enlightened mind of the Buddha,...

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