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Life is King in Russian too

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jan, 2014 - 16:40

Life is King in Russian too

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jan, 2014 - 16:40Suvannavira is Triratna’s emissary to Russia. Living in a hostel in Moscow, he teaches Dharma and meditation - and publishes Sangharakshita’s books in Russian, and has translated all the Foundation Year materials for the mitra study course! He writes:

“Poets and poems have long been loved and revered in Russia. Most dear is Alexander Pushkin, considered the Russian Shakespeare. Be careful if you are asked by Russian if you ‘know’ the poems of Pushkin. They don’t mean...
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Triratna celebrates first joint Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By lokabandhu on Tue, 17 Sep, 2013 - 10:05

Triratna celebrates first joint Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By lokabandhu on Tue, 17 Sep, 2013 - 10:05Suvannavira, an Order Member living in Moscow, writes with the news of an important step forwards in Triratna’s establishment in ‘his’ part of the world. He says -

“Late July saw us celebrate something new here: our very first joint Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat, held in the beautiful green countryside of Kominkowy Spichlerz near Krakow in Poland. It was conceived by Saddhaloka, who fulfilled a long standing ambition to bring together practitioners from the Triratna Buddhist Sanghas of Krakow in Poland,...
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Helping the first Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Jun, 2013 - 09:58

Helping the first Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Jun, 2013 - 09:58Suvannavira teaches the Dharma in Moscow. He writes:

In an exciting new development for Central/Eastern Europe, Saddhaloka (UK) and Nityabandhu (Poland) are leading the first Triratna retreat for our sanghas in Russia, Poland and the Ukraine. The retreat will take place at the end of July, in Poland.

We need the help of a translator, and this is where you can help. Could you meet some of the travel costs for Jenya Lipilina,...