A rare opportunity for the next generation of Triratna from across the world to gather together in large numbers, experience being part of a truly international community and explore the holy sites of the Buddha.
With over 150 participants, the International Buddhist Youth Convention takes place in India every three years and is organised by the National Network of Buddhist Youth - India. In 2023 the six-day convention takes place at Nagaloka in Nagpur. After the convention we will...
Are you a Mitra aged 18-34? Keen to transform yourself and the world? We need you!
A renewed Buddhism needs to confront the modern world as it is. It needs to be a radical alternative to an individualistic consumer society. It needs teachings that help to overcome hatred and prejudice. It needs people living and working together to reduce suffering, tackle loneliness and give meaning to people’s lives.
The world needs a radical blueprint for change. The Dharma, as elucidated by Sangharakshita, provides a...
Lived out fully, Buddhist practice is revolutionary. Its purpose is a complete transformation of every element of our lives and of the world around us.
The legendary Tibetan Guru Padmasambhava is the archetype of this transformation. His mythic life story presents a conflict between the forces of light and the forces of darkness – a conflict that takes place within our own hearts and minds. Following his example, we can learn to...
‘Akshobya means immovable, what does not shake, what does not tremble. He represents the openness, the non-centrality of the Enlightenment experience: its toughness and solidness, its indestructibility, its firmness, its strength, its immovability, its unshakeability.’
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21st - 28th April
A 7-day retreat exploring the unshakeable archetypal Buddha Akshobya, through ritual, talks, discussion, meditation and friendship. Led by a team of young Order members and open to all men aged 18 - 35.
Vision, Energy, Action: a guide to inspiring young Buddhists brings together ideas and practical tips from centres that have had success in inspiring young people and suggests questions to explore in your local situation.
Young Facilitators Handbook is a work-in progress document with ideas and tips for young people who want to start up a young Buddhists group in their local sangha.
The Triratna Young Buddhists’s space is the place to find what’s on for young people around the Triratna Buddhist Community. Here are some resources from the start-up phase of the Young Buddhist movement in the UK that are of wider relevance still.
The Triratna Young Buddhists Sangha really started in November 2008 when there was a gathering of 24 people from around the Triratna Buddhist Community, who came together to explore ‘Inspiring Young People with the Dharma’. Included here are two papers...