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Meditating In The Caves At Bhaja

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 - 17:24

Meditating In The Caves At Bhaja

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 - 17:24

We got up early today to meditate in the early Buddhist caves at Bhaja, which are over 2000 years old! 

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The stupa at Chintamani is weathered and beautiful. Its sides reveal hidden protectors when you look up close…

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Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Spring 2015

Vajra Bell - Spring 2015

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Sun, 26 Apr, 2015 - 16:55

In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

Meeting Bhante: Connecting with Our Teacher and Founder Sangharakshita

“Seeking Beauty: A Gateway to Freedom” – by Narottama

“Reflections on the Ninth Precept” – by Tom Gaillard

“Purification of a Stupa – Visit and Dedication with Dhardo Tulku Rinpoche” – by Barry Timmerman

Updates from the new Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors of Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Sangha Notes from Aryaloka, Nagaloka, San...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

An American Stupa - Gallery

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 20:00

An American Stupa - Gallery

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 20:00
The creation of this beautiful new stupa at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in the USA, made in classic style by Tibetan artisan builders, has been the work of several years and has turned into an inspiring community-funded project led with enormous energy by ...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Dedicating An American Stupa - Live Today!

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Sun, 8 Mar, 2015 - 12:43

Dedicating An American Stupa - Live Today!

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Sun, 8 Mar, 2015 - 12:43Today we’ll be bringing you some live social media coverage of the inauguration ceremony for the newest Triratna stupa, sited at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in New Hampshire, USA, and dedicated to Dhardo Rimpoche, one of Sangharakshita’s eight main teachers and his close personal friend.

Tune in on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. We’ll be posting pictures and (internet permitting!) some audio...
Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Stupa Dedication Ceremony - This Sunday!

Posted by viriyalila to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Fri, 6 Mar, 2015 - 02:18

Stupa Dedication Ceremony - This Sunday!

Posted by viriyalila to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Fri, 6 Mar, 2015 - 02:18
On Sunday, March 8th, Dhardo Rinpoche will lead a Stupa Dedication ceremony at Aryaloka Buddhist Center, 11 am (please arrive by 10:50 am). As there is limited parking due to all the snow, there will be a couple of shuttle vans from Newmarket Elementary School from 10 am - 10:45 am, 243 S Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857.

Here are more details from Shrijnana:

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Dear Friends, Mitras, and Order members,

We are...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Winter 2015

Vajra Bell - Winter 2015

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Wed, 31 Dec, 2014 - 20:38In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

Adhisthana: A New Home for the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community

“Stupa-fied: Inspiration Arises from Sacred Space” – by Barry Timmerman

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka

“Reflecting on an Introduction to Noble Silence Retreat” – by David Watt

Updates from the new Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors

Sangha Notes from Aryaloka, Nagaloka, Portsmouth, Montana, Portsmouth, NYC and Concord

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Dhardo Rinpoche
The Stupa Project

The Stupa... Built!

Posted by viriyalila to The Stupa Project on Sun, 24 Aug, 2014 - 18:17

The Stupa... Built!

Posted by viriyalila to The Stupa Project on Sun, 24 Aug, 2014 - 18:17
We are so pleased to share these photos of the stupa. The builders have gone home but Sonam will be back soon with the crest which is on it’s way from the creators.
Triratna News
Triratna News

Aryaloka's stupa: taking a stand on samsara

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 30 Jul, 2014 - 10:31

Aryaloka's stupa: taking a stand on samsara

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 30 Jul, 2014 - 10:31Further to our previous news post, The Dhardo Rinpoche stupa at Aryaloka Retreat Center in New Hampshire, USA is rapidly taking shape, with the completion of the base, or “lion throne” portion.

This lion throne contains a large sealed urn with contents representing aspects of samsara, some of them rather intriguing! Here are a few of them.
  • An old police service revolver and ammunition
  • A knife
  • Some coral
  • Gold chains
  • Silver and amber items
  • Dirt from the homes of wealthy people
  • Horse and alpaca fur
  • A hammer
  • Garden tools
  • A symbolic hatchet
  • ...
Dhardo Rinpoche
The Stupa Project

Stupa Update: Lion Throne Completed

Posted by viriyalila to The Stupa Project on Thu, 24 Jul, 2014 - 00:01

Stupa Update: Lion Throne Completed

Posted by viriyalila to The Stupa Project on Thu, 24 Jul, 2014 - 00:01The Dhardo Rinpoche stupa at Aryaloka is rapidly taking shape. The base, or “lion throne” portion of the stupa was completed on Monday. Into it we placed a large sealed urn or vase, with contents representing things of samsara:

An old police service revolver and ammunition

A knife

Some coral

Gold chains

Silver and amber items

Dirt from the homes of wealthy people

Fur from horses and alpaca

A...

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