Lights in the Sky have just released a new film celebrating 50 years of the Triratna Buddhist Order, which was founded in London on the 7 April 1968. ‘The Life of the Order’ contains archive footage and interviews with Order Members and gives a rounded picture of the era out of which the Order emerged.
The film is a 45 minute compilation of the main themes of the four-part History of the FWBO series.
Given on the Women’s International Order Convention 2016, at Adhisthana.
Revisiting Bhante’s 1978 talk on the Vision of History, Vassika articulates our responsibility to become a true and vital spiritual community in a pure and uncompromising form, in order to respond to and transform the world. She makes five suggestions; to strive to become true individuals; to maintain harmony in the Order, to reach out into the world and provide conditions for personal transformation; to keep alive Bhante’s vision of history and...
By bodhinaga on Sun, 7 Oct, 2012 - 21:29Padmavajra recollects his teacher, Urgyen Sangharakshita, under the headings of ‘Creator of Environments’, ‘Translator’, ‘Spiritual Friend’, ‘Vajra Guru’ and ‘Urgyen’. Given on 3rd October 2012 at Sheffield Buddhist Centre.
By bodhinaga on Thu, 27 Sep, 2012 - 20:56As part of a mini-series, looking at the distinctive emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Order, Suryamati explains the importance of Sangha and Friendship. Talk given at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, Sangha Night, 18th September 2012.