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...
By lokabandhu on Tue, 31 Dec, 2013 - 14:02The Buddhist Centre Online now hosts well over 100 spaces featuring one or another aspect of life and practice in the Triratna Buddhist community. One that has been quietly growing throughout 2013 is the Triratna Translations project - now featuring 30 languages and counting.
The project aims to translate the main texts and ceremonies used in the Triratna Buddhist Community into as many of the world’s languages as possible. It recently celebrated its 30th language with the...
By lokabandhu on Tue, 31 Dec, 2013 - 13:20The Triratna Translations project aims to translate the main texts and ceremonies used in the Triratna Buddhist Community into as many of the world’s languages as possible. It recently celebrated its 30th language with the addition of Malayalam, principlal language of Kerala in southern India. Here’s what we’ve got so far - the
Here’s an unusual peice of translation work: three well-known Triratna ceremonies ‘back-translated’ from English into Pali - translations usually being FROM the Pali! We’re delighted to present the Dedication Ceremony, the Refuges and Precepts, and the Threefold Pūja. Many thanks to Dhivan and others for preparing them; we’re hoping for the Sanskrit versions soon!
This is a recording of the Transference Of Merit and Self-Surrender recited in many languages, as used in the Sevenfold Puja of the Triratna Buddhist Order. In order the languages are English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Welsh, French, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Estonian, and Danish - each read or recited by the Chair or other representative of that Buddhist Centre, sometimes in a small group.
It was recorded on the European Chairs Assembly - the first event held at...
Perhaps our most unusual translation yet - the Latin version of three key Triratna Texts! We’re delighted to present the Three-fold Puja, the Dedication Ceremony, and the Refuges and Precepts - all translated, perhaps somewhat inaccurately, by Google. Suggestions for improvements are welcome, please email us at translations [at] triratnadevelopment.org! Seriously though, we are in touch with volunteers from the ‘Make Mars Speak Latin’ project, and may have some results to publish soon.
Here’s a PDF of translations into Estonian of some basic Triratna Buddhist Community texts and ceremonies: the Seven-fold Puja (including the Refuges and Precepts); the Three-fold Puja, the Tiratana Vandana, and the Dedication Ceremony. Many thanks to Vaddhaka in Tallin for providing these.
Here’s a selection of translations into Hindi of Buddhist texts and ceremonies taken from the Pali Canon and used in the Triratna Buddhist Community (Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha). Many thanks to Manidhamma for contributing most of these! Coming shortly are the Dedication Ceremony, Refuges and Precepts, and more.
Here’s a selection of translations into Telugu of Buddhist texts and ceremonies taken from the Pali Canon and used in the Triratna Buddhist Community. Many thanks to Manidhamma for contributing most of these! Coming shortly are the Dedication Ceremony, Refuges and Precepts, and more.