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Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices Website now live!

By Satyalila on Sun, 26 Aug, 2018 - 19:18

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices Website now live!

By Satyalila on Sun, 26 Aug, 2018 - 19:18

Just a quick note to announce that the Fifty Years, Fifty Voices website is now live!  It was always our intention to present the voices through a website, not just this, more ’linear’, blog.  Rijupatha has made a great start with the website, presenting all the voices currently available (20/50 so far) in an ‘at a glance’ way, side by side, but also sort-able by the topic areas each person touches on.  It’s a beginning of the vision for the website and...

London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Buddhist Lives

By Vidyasakhi on Thu, 15 Dec, 2016 - 10:49

Buddhist Lives

By Vidyasakhi on Thu, 15 Dec, 2016 - 10:49

Here’s a piece I wrote for the London Buddhist Centre magazine - enjoy!

At the heart of this Buddhist movement is an Order: men and women putting the Buddha’s teaching at the centre of their lives. What does that look like in 2017? Interviews by Vidyasakhi

Vajrabandhu

I grew up in Kent – Medway Towns, Gillingham to be precise. Predominantly a working class place, a lot of heavy industry traditionally, though Thatcher and her lot put paid to that. That’s why I joined the army: I needed...

Tiratanaloka
Tiratanaloka

Why Ordination? Why an Order?

By vajratara on Wed, 29 Jan, 2014 - 20:01

Why Ordination? Why an Order?

By vajratara on Wed, 29 Jan, 2014 - 20:01A weekend retreat for women mitras to discuss these and any other questions with the wider women’s mitra sangha and with the team; Satyadakini, a newer and younger order member, Dayapakshini and Santasiddhi, both experienced dharmacharinis, and private preceptors and Padmasuri and Maitreyi, both members of the college of public preceptors. We’ll be having talks, meditation and puja, small and larger discussion groups.

It’s also a chance to visit Tiratanaloka if you haven’t been here before. The retreat centre...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Kshantidipa, Triratna Buddhist Order 2009-2012

By lokabandhu on Tue, 27 Nov, 2012 - 06:44

Kshantidipa, Triratna Buddhist Order 2009-2012

By lokabandhu on Tue, 27 Nov, 2012 - 06:44Suriyavamsa writes from Triratna’s Glasgow Buddhist Centre with news of a death in the Order. He says - “Kshantidipa died on Friday 23rd November at 2.40 pm at the Beatson Centre in Glasgow. His good friend Pasada was with him at the time, and his wife Janice, his sons Steve and Simon, Bodhidaka and myself arrived soon after. The date of his cremation will be arranged in the next few days - we’ll send a notice when we know. There...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Durangama, April 1944 - August 2012

By lokabandhu on Sun, 9 Sep, 2012 - 05:44

Durangama, April 1944 - August 2012

By lokabandhu on Sun, 9 Sep, 2012 - 05:44Durangama, a long-standing member of the Triratna Buddhist order, died last month. He was ordained by Sangharakshita back in 1973, in the very early days of the Order, and lived in London, where he worked as a mural artist painting among other pieces the Hackney Peace Carnival Mural and Fitzrovia Murals.