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Buddha Day Celebrations

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 May, 2019 - 11:05

Buddha Day Celebrations

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 May, 2019 - 11:05

Suppose a man wandering in a forest wilderness found an ancient path, an ancient trail, travelled by men of old, and he followed it up, and by doing so he discovered an ancient city, an ancient royal capital, where men of old had lived, with parks and groves and lakes, walled round and beautiful to see. So I too found the ancient path, the ancient trail, travelled by the Fully Enlightened Ones of old” (...

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

50 Years, 50 Voices: Prasadacarin

By Candradasa on Wed, 24 Oct, 2018 - 19:52

It was quite mindblowing that people were actually trying to practice…


Prasadacarin

Prasadacarin’s Annals

In 1968 my Serbian grandparents had been in Sweden a year and my mother was born. My father was two years old and was still living in Denmark. 

In 1978 my mother was ten and my father twelve, and they were now living in the same suburb north of Stockholm.

In 1988 my parents were in a relationship and living together. They got married and were waiting for me...

Orden i Sverige
Orden i Sverige

Ratnadharini's next visit to Stockholm

By Munisha on Sun, 10 Dec, 2017 - 21:08

Ratnadharini's next visit to Stockholm

By Munisha on Sun, 10 Dec, 2017 - 21:08

Dear Friends,

Ratnadharini is planning to visit Stockholm (as president) 22nd to 29th March 2018. I’ll be talking to her soon about what she wants to do with us and will let you know more information soon.

Kram, Munisha

Orden i Sverige
Orden i Sverige

Stockholm council minutes - November 2017

By Munisha on Sun, 10 Dec, 2017 - 19:06

Here are the minutes of the Stockholm Buddhist Centre council meeting 14th November 2017. Sorry they are so late. I was away and then forgot!

Kram Munisha

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Orden i Sverige
Orden i Sverige

Sveriges Ordensdag 3 September

By Munisha on Mon, 14 Aug, 2017 - 15:17

Sveriges Ordensdag 3 September

By Munisha on Mon, 14 Aug, 2017 - 15:17

The next Swedish Order day is Sunday 3rd September at the Stockholm Buddhist Centre. Ratnadharini, president of Stockholm, will be with us and every Order member in Sweden is very welcome.

It will be a lovely opportunity for us to welcome our new Order-brother, Śraddhamanas. Here is the programme:

9.30-11.30 Meditation (normal Sunday meditation open to Friends and mitras) If you don’t want to come at 9.30, we can open the door at 10.30 too. Please don’t ring the doorbell

11.45-12.45 Bring-and-share Order lunch 
13.00-17.00...

Triratna News
Triratna News

A second Triratna centre for Sweden: Malmö

By Munisha on Thu, 29 Dec, 2016 - 11:18

A second Triratna centre for Sweden: Malmö

By Munisha on Thu, 29 Dec, 2016 - 11:18

On 10th December, Sweden’s second Triratna Centre opened, in Malmö, Sweden’s third largest city, situated in the south, very close to Copenhagen, capital of Denmark. See Malmö on a map. (This was just a week after Stockholm’s sangha moved to new premises - and a few days before another two Malmö mitra ceremonies.) 

The Malmö Centre team writes: “The Malmö sangha began in June 2013, when three of us (Anna, Caroline and ex-Kajsa) began to meet to practise...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Stockholm: the sleeping giant awakes

By Munisha on Thu, 22 Dec, 2016 - 15:27

Stockholm: the sleeping giant awakes

By Munisha on Thu, 22 Dec, 2016 - 15:27

After 24 years in a basement under the yard behind a block of flats, the Stockholm sangha has risen up! Thanks to the force that is Vajradarshini, our Chair, the first weekend in December saw us move into former shop premises on a busy main street at 89 Hornsgatan.

Although very slightly smaller than the old centre, our new centre is a dream, with five windows and a warm and welcoming kitchen which has instantly become our sangha’s home, especially in mid-winter...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhists march for climate action

By Munisha on Mon, 30 Nov, 2015 - 16:53

Buddhists march for climate action

By Munisha on Mon, 30 Nov, 2015 - 16:53

As the COP21 climate change talks begin in Paris, Buddhists of many traditions have been taking part in climate change marches all over the world.

Meanwhile, the Global Buddhist Climate Change Collective’s statement to world leaders is being signed online by ever-increasing numbers of Buddhist leaders worldwide, including Sangharakshita and a number of other senior members of the Triratna Buddhist Order. The Network of Buddhist Organisations UK has also issued a statement, signed by the members of...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Munisha Introducing the Urban Retreat - Via Bach and Poetry...

By Candradasa on Mon, 23 Nov, 2015 - 17:47

If you haven’t joined in with the Urban Retreat online, there’s still time! Already a wonderful, inspiring event - some great retreat teaching (only the introductory posts are visible if you aren’t taking part), and the chance to witness moving practice going on around the world…

Here’s Munisha’s lovely introduction from the Stockholm sangha in Sweden.

The music is “Erbarme Dich”, from the St Matthew Passion by JS Bach, with mezzo soprano Janet Baker. The poem is ‘A High Blue Day...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New Triratna books in Swedish

By Munisha on Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 - 19:07

New Triratna books in Swedish

By Munisha on Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 - 19:07Imagine reading your mitra study material in a foreign language. Well, actually this is quite normal for a lot of Triratna Buddhists, in countries such as Sweden - where many people’s English is so good they can even read A Survey of Buddhism in English.

However, it makes a big difference to read the Dharma in your own language, as Viryabodhi explains, writing from Stockholm, about his latest publication in Swedish: a well-known book by Sangharakshita entitled Buddhas lära....

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