By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Dec, 2012 - 23:22Or to give it its full title: ‘A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me’: the Triratna Buddhist Community and the Stream of the Dharma’…
The final instalment of Subhuti’s round of articles based on discussions with Sangharakshita, clarifying and exploring further aspects of Sangharakshita’s teaching, which is the foundation of the Triratna Buddhist Community’s system of practice.
Updated December 2018 to include a new revision of ‘Initiation Into A New Life’.
Here are all four of the articles written over the past couple of years by Subhuti following his conversations with Sangharakshita, clarifying and taking further expositions of Sangharakshita’s teaching as the basis of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community. Essential reading!
Say hello to Bettye & Oz, the newest members of the international Triratna Mitra Sangha! ‘Mitra’ means friend, and Bettye & Oz, good friends to the Portsmouth Buddhist Centre in New Hampshire, give us a few words straight after a lovely simple ceremony to express their commitment to the Buddha’s path as they understand it in their lives… Congratulations!
By Candradasa on Mon, 30 Jul, 2012 - 12:06Subhuti’s important new booklet about the core principles of Triratna, based on his conversations with Sangharakshita. Essential reading. Download the eBook or read more about the genesis of his ‘manifesto’!
The world today is very different from that in which Buddhism originated and flourished over the millenia. Buddhists now practise and teach the Dharma in an age of urbanisation, globalisation, mass communication, and rapid technological change. The challenge we face today is to...
Welcome to the first audioboo live from Vajrasana Retreat Centre in Suffolk, England, opening up the wonderful world of the bi-annual European Chairs’ Assembly. Lokabandhu and Candradasa on what Triratna Chairfolk do and why they come together in such good harmony… Join us every day for reports on an amazing gathering of Dharma women and men!
How to find stuff in Triratna: a Resource Pack for Newcomers… Containing, among other things, the following sections:
where to find… Recommended reading lists Sangharakshita’s books On-line Dharma talks Study material (including the Triratna Dharma Training Course) Contact details for Triratna Centres Details about retreats Dharma material and events for young people Children and schools’ Dharma material Ask a Buddhist: on-line answers
what we look like Photos of Triratna Centres Profiles of people/Order Members Video clips from around...
This is a handy PDF handout summarising the main texts used in Triratna: the Refuges and Precepts, Threefold and Sevenfold Pujas, Dedication Ceremony, and short introductions to Triratna, Buddhism, and meditation.
By Candradasa on Mon, 23 Apr, 2012 - 21:43“This is a courageous and important book. Written by a serious adherent, and commissioned by the Triratna Community itself, it defies all expectations to tell the brilliant, troubled, and inspiring history of this unique Western Buddhist movement with a thoroughness and honesty that, frankly, would not have been possible had it been written by an outsider. This is a valuable and instructive text for anyone interested in looking beyond the idealism of the Buddhist teachings to what actually happens when...
These are extended consultation notes for anyone interested in setting up their own ‘Courses’ as part of their Project on thebuddhistcentre.com. It outlines the approach we’ll be taking on the site and offers a general discussion of the issues to take into account when planning online study.