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Anādi - Without Origin / Sin Origen

By Centre Team on Mon, 7 Nov, 2016 - 23:20

Anādi - Without Origin / Sin Origen

By Centre Team on Mon, 7 Nov, 2016 - 23:20

Bringing to Life the Tibetan Book of the Dead
We’re delighted to launch a brand new original eBook by Binisa Colmenero Lira and David Prats Mira, and a dedicated space celebrating its beauty. Binisa and David are Mitras from Mexico City Buddhist Center. 

Visit the Anādi space | Visite el espacio Anādi

This gorgeously illustrated art and poetry work is an interpretation of the “Bardo Thödol” - known as “The Tibetan Book of the Dead” - derived...

Espace Sangha de Paris
Espace Sangha de Paris

Mort de Chatrul Sangye Dorje

By Ujumani on Thu, 7 Jan, 2016 - 21:19

Mort de Chatrul Sangye Dorje

By Ujumani on Thu, 7 Jan, 2016 - 21:19

Chatrul (ou Chetrul) Sangye Dorje
18 juin 1913 - 31 décembre 2014

Le dernier des 8 maîtres de Sangharakshita encore en vie, Chatrul Sangye Dorje, est décédé dans son monastère népalais, semble-t-il paisiblement.

C’était une personnalité excentrique et imprévisible, qui a vécu une vie errante dans les montagnes de l’Himalaya. Il est...

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Sangharakshita On Chetul Sangye Dorje

By Candradasa on Wed, 6 Jan, 2016 - 23:32

Chetul (Chatral) Sangye Dorje, the great Tibetan Master who just passed away at the age of 102, was one of Urgyen Sangharakshita’s eight main teachers. Here is Sangharakshita in 1990, paying tribute to him.

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Remembering Chetul (Chatral) Sangye Dorje, 1913-2015

By Candradasa on Tue, 5 Jan, 2016 - 22:31

Here’s a forthright and passionate talk by Vajratara, taking as its starting point the great contemporary Tibetan teacher Chatral (Chetul) Sangye Dorje, who died at the turn of the year. Vajratara considers his relationship to practice in Triratna, via his giving of the Green Tara practice to Sangharakshita. The main focus, however, is the need to practice the Dharma for others as part of a meaningful community, and she argues her case with a balance of down-to-earth humour and...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Death Of Chatral Sangye Dorje

By Candradasa on Tue, 5 Jan, 2016 - 21:39

Death Of Chatral Sangye Dorje

By Candradasa on Tue, 5 Jan, 2016 - 21:39

Chatral Sangye Dorje (also variously spelled Chetrul or Chetrul), the last surviving of Sangharakshita’s teachers, was born in 1913 and died on 31st December.

This is an excellent, at times very funny, introduction to him by Karunamati, who was fortunate enough to meet with him in Nepal as part of her medical work there with the Green Tara Trust

At the time this talk was given the great Tibetan Master - one of Sangharakshita’s eight main teachers - was 93 years old and...

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Suvajra's Seasonal - No 2, Autumn: Facing Gods And Demons

By Candradasa on Wed, 31 Dec, 2014 - 21:42
In his (slightly belated!) autumn seasonal, we hear from Suvajra about his new, unexpected circumstances, caring for his teacher Urgyen Sangharakshita. It’s an intimate and touching picture of their friendship, and moves naturally into an extended reflection on Suvajra’s devotional practice of Chöd - “cutting” - meditation. Chöd is a ritualised practice from the Tantric tradition involving the whole body and mind. Its aim is to see deeply into the nature of self and of consciousness itself, and we get...
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FBA Podcast: Milarepa and the Yak Horn Story

By Rijupatha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 14:44

FBA Podcast: Milarepa and the Yak Horn Story

By Rijupatha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 14:44In our FBA Podcast today, “Milarepa and the Yak Horn Story,”, Yashobodhi tells the story of Milarepa’s attempt to tackle his disciple Rechungpa’s pride by singing to him from inside a Yak horn.

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Dharmabytes: Everyone Needs the Dharma - Milarepa's Song

By Rijupatha on Mon, 2 Jun, 2014 - 14:48
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Everyone Needs the Dharma”, is a lovely reading of one of Milarepa’s Songs by Sangharakshita. Talk given in 1979.

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FBA Podcast: The Motive (Remixed)

By Rijupatha on Mon, 2 Jun, 2014 - 14:28

FBA Podcast: The Motive (Remixed)

By Rijupatha on Mon, 2 Jun, 2014 - 14:28In our FBA Podcast today, “The Motive (Remixed),”, Padmavajra explores a great classic of Tibetan Buddhism – Gampopa’s ‘Jewel Ornament of Liberation’. The work, inspired by devotion to Manjusri, is one of the key texts in the development of the Tibetan Lam Rim teachings. And Gampopa, being one of the two principle disciples of the yogi Milarepa, presents both the monastic Lam Rim approach of Atisha and the Mahamudra meditation teachings of Milarepa himself.
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Interview With Dhardo Tulku Rimpoche

By Candradasa on Fri, 21 Feb, 2014 - 21:12
An interview with Dhardo Tulku Rimpoche, the recognized Tibetan tulku and spiritual successor to Dhardo Rimpoche, one of Sangharakshita’s (founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order) main teachers.

This was the first visit by Dhardo Tulku to the West, and also his first ever formal interview, which took place in 2013 at Aryaloka Buddhist Retreat Center in New Hampshire, USA. We talked about his relationship to his predecessor, to his status...