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Sangharakshita celebrates 86th birthday, marked by construction work starting in India

By lokabandhu on Fri, 26 Aug, 2011 - 03:32

Sangharakshita celebrates 86th birthday, marked by construction work starting in India

By lokabandhu on Fri, 26 Aug, 2011 - 03:32Today sees Sangharakshita’s 86th birthday and while he marks it quietly at home in Birmingham UK, a major new project gets underway at Triratna’s vibrant Amaravati centre in central India.

Amitayus, their Project Manager, writes to say:

“Dear Triratna News, I hope today brings you and all your readers great happiness and pleasure on this day Bhante’s 86th Birthday. Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha Amravati is celebrating this day by performing a long puja in the morning and also...
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Triratna's Order Conventions 2011

By lokabandhu on Sun, 21 Aug, 2011 - 05:39

Triratna's Order Conventions 2011

By lokabandhu on Sun, 21 Aug, 2011 - 05:39Triratna’s biannual Order Conventions have been in full swing these past ten days, with over 500 Order Members – the largest number ever – currently gathered at Wymondham College in Norfolk, UK to explore the theme of ‘Meeting the Buddha’.

In the first of a series of three talks, Vishvapani spoke on ‘Seeking the Buddha through History’ – a fascinating inquiry into the nature of the man ‘behind’ the scriptures. Subsequent talks have included Dhammadinna on ‘Seeking the...
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Sangharakshita's Diary August 2011

By lokabandhu on Sat, 6 Aug, 2011 - 06:00

Sangharakshita's Diary August 2011

By lokabandhu on Sat, 6 Aug, 2011 - 06:00Vidyaruchi, Sangharakshita’s secretary, writes with his usual update on Bhante’s activities over the past month. He says -

“Literary work, old and new, has been the main theme of the last month. Bhante’s series of ‘Reveries and Reminiscences’ is now coming to the end of its fourth instalment (the third appears in this month’s Shabda), and the writing, dictating, checking, correcting and revising of this is a daily task. Bhante has had me read to him from quite diverse...
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Kavyasiddhi Pauses for Thought on BBC Radio 2

By lokabandhu on Sun, 31 Jul, 2011 - 11:06

Kavyasiddhi Pauses for Thought on BBC Radio 2

By lokabandhu on Sun, 31 Jul, 2011 - 11:06Kavyasiddhi, a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order and regular contributor to BBC Radio 2’s ‘Pause for Thought’, writes from her home in Manchester, UK, with some reflections on her latest series. She says -

‘You sound too meditative - think of the Lady Gaga track following you!’

“This feedback came from the BBC producer editing my overnight Pause for Thoughts. He has a point; most people tune to Radio 2 in the middle...

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