Tag: Triratna Buddhist Order

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Vassika - A Vision of History, Revisited

By akasajoti on Mon, 19 Sep, 2016 - 23:55

Vassika - A Vision of History, Revisited

By akasajoti on Mon, 19 Sep, 2016 - 23:55

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...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Twelve Days of FBA - Day 11

By Rijupatha on Sun, 3 Jan, 2016 - 22:40

The Triratna Buddhist Order, from its inception, has held as one of its core principles an identical ordination for both men and women - something unique among Buddhist traditions. On day 11 of our 12 Days of FBA event we celebrate the women of our community with two talks from the series “Women Elders of the Triratna Buddhist Community”.

Dhammadinna and Mallika - ordained in 1973 and 1974 respectively - talk about the journey their spiritual lives have taken from...

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...
Sheffield Buddhist Centre
Sheffield Buddhist Centre

Recollecting My Teacher

By bodhinaga on Sun, 7 Oct, 2012 - 21:29

Recollecting My Teacher

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.
Sheffield Buddhist Centre
Sheffield Buddhist Centre

Sangha and Friendship

By bodhinaga on Thu, 27 Sep, 2012 - 20:56

Sangha and Friendship

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.
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.
Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Satyada's Ordination - Aryaloka Buddhist Center

By viriyalila on Sun, 8 Jul, 2012 - 21:39

Satyada's Ordination - Aryaloka Buddhist Center

By viriyalila on Sun, 8 Jul, 2012 - 21:39
Stephen Sloan was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order by his preceptors Vidhuma (Private) and Nagabodhi (Public) on 7th July 2012. He was given the name Satyada - meaning “the Giver of the Truth”. Friends, family and members of the Order delighted in the ceremony and celebrations that followed. The ordination was held at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in Newmarket,...

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