Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Ensuring a High Degree of Commonality of Practices and Teachings: Continuity and Creativity in a United Order - by Subhuti

Ensuring a High Degree of Commonality of Practices and Teachings: Continuity and Creativity in a United Order - by Subhuti

By Candradasa on Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 - 18:53How does an international spiritual community, crossing cultures and language barriers, ensure a coherent, consistent set of practices is in place? What is it to experiment with new approaches? How does a community face both the death of its founder and its own future in a healthy way?

Subhuti’s new paper (written as reference material for a discussion group) lays out some key principles in considering such questions within the Triratna Buddhist Community, and suggests some procedures...
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Dharmabyte: First Glimpses - Diamond Sutra & The Sutra of Wei Lang

By Rijupatha on Mon, 28 Apr, 2014 - 14:31
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is an excerpt from the well-loved account of Sangharakshita’s spiritual journey entitled: “First Glimpses: Diamond Sutra & The Sutra of Wei Lang”. “The History of My Going for Refuge” is an inspiring autobiographical lecture taking up Sangharakshita’s story from his earliest experiences of Buddhism and telling how he came progressively to understand the centrality of Going for Refuge in the Buddhist life.
Talk given in 1988.
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Dharmabyte: Ordination Will Change Your Life

By Rijupatha on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:05
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is a personal account from Padmavajra, one of the main teachers at Padmaloka Retreat Centre for men. In “Ordination Will Change Your Life” he evokes the Three Jewels as the great love of a life centred on the heart’s concerns. The full talk entitled, “First Love” was given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2005

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Dharmabyte: Why Ordination, Why An Order?

By Rijupatha on Mon, 21 Apr, 2014 - 17:40
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, we hear “Why Ordination, Why An Order,” from a talk given on a weekend retreat for women mitras at Tiratanaloka. In this excerpt, Maitreyi shares her personal journey of requesting ordination in the Triratna Buddhist Order. From the full talk: “Why Ordination, Why An Order”.

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Stockholms buddhistcenter
Stockholms buddhistcenter

Insamlingskampanj för nytt center

By Viryabodhi on Sun, 23 Feb, 2014 - 15:08
Nu har vi lanserat en insamlingskampanj för ett Nytt buddhistcenter för Triratna i Stockholm. Det finns nu information på hemsidan och många i sanghan får hem denna folder. Läs och begrunda. Steg för steg blir det lite verkligare.

med metta,
Viryabodhi
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2013

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2013

By Rijupatha on Mon, 7 Oct, 2013 - 21:58In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

“What Does Going for Refuge Mean to You?” – Vajra Bell asks sangha members to discuss their relationship with the Three Jewels

“Sadhana Practice in the Triratna Order” – by Kavyadrishti

Updates from North American Triratna Buddhist Centers

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka and beyond

“The Light of the Buddha Behind Bars” – Report from the Concord Prison Sangha by...
Dharmagiri Retreatcenter
Dharmagiri Retreatcenter

Tips från Sommarretreaten 2013

By Viryabodhi on Wed, 31 Jul, 2013 - 10:02
Hej vänner,
(både ni som var på retreaten och ni som är nyfikna på vad vi sysslade med, och vill ta del av texter, tips etc.)

Jag hoppas ni håller praktiken vid liv och värdesätter er retreatupplevelse; det är så lätt att bli översköljd av vardagen och - ja, varför inte kalla det - “samsara” som någon annan gjorde. Men samsara är ju främst vårt eget sinne, våra vanor etc.

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Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Seven Papers by Subhuti with Sangharakshita

Seven Papers by Subhuti with Sangharakshita

By Candradasa on Fri, 12 Apr, 2013 - 21:52

To round off our ‘Triratna anniversaries’ week, here is the appropriately definitive complete set of seven papers by Subhuti and Sangharakshita, documenting their conversations over the past few years about the whole basis of our approach to the Dharma within the Triratna Buddhist Community.

In Subhuti’s words, each attempts to follow through the implications of Sangharakshita’s statement, in the first paper, What is the Western Buddhist Order?, that the Triratna Buddhist Order...

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

How Triratna Works

How Triratna Works

By lokabandhu on Fri, 5 Apr, 2013 - 15:43

Here’s a new paper by Lokabandhu, attempting to summarise in a few pages how Triratna worldwide works. It’s an overview of its mission, size, activities, structure, roles, responsibilities, and funding…! Comments welcome - and will be incorporated into a revised version in due course…

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