Presenting Triratna to the European Buddhist Union meeting in Berlin in September, I mentioned Triratna’s recent success in attracting more young people. With most sanghas ageing, people wanted to know our secret.
One answer is that we appointed a Young Buddhist co-ordinator to encourage young Buddhist activities and help other young Buddhists develop the confidence to lead.
This retreat is the first of it’s kind and an exciting opportunity for those 25 and under to come together; to build friendships and explore what Buddhism has to say about life’s big questions and how to live a meaningful life.
We will be looking at Sangharakshita’s teachings on the Greater Mandala of Aesthetic Appreciation; exploring beauty in the spiritual life and how we can live aligned with our deepest values.
The retreat will be led by Order Members and Mitras who are under...
By Munisha on Tue, 23 Dec, 2014 - 14:10Triratna Young Buddhists go from strength to strength with over 20 groups worldwide, as well as India’s National Network of Buddhist Youth. Next year sees the start of events for those “Sub25”. European Triratna’s seventh annual Young Buddhist retreat – over six times the size of the first – took place in November, entitled “bigfuturebuddhanow”.
Watch Dharmashalin’s keynote talk, “Less of me; more of we” (54 minutes).