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A Buddhist Manifesto

By Candradasa on Mon, 30 Jul, 2012 - 12:31

A Buddhist Manifesto

By Candradasa on Mon, 30 Jul, 2012 - 12:31News of an important new booklet by Subhuti, ‘A Buddhist Manifesto: The Principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community’. You can read it online, download the free eBook, or order an inexpensive printed copy today.

For the past couple of years, Subhuti has been re-exploring and re-clarifying with Sangharakshita the core principles of Buddhist practice as exemplified in the teaching and collective life of the Triratna...
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A Buddhist Manifesto: The Principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community (PDF)

By Candradasa on Mon, 30 Jul, 2012 - 12:14
Here’s the downloadable eBook version of Subhuti’s important new booklet on the core principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community.

You can also buy an inexpensive paper copy if you’d like something for your bookshelf.
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A Buddhist Manifesto: The Principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community

A Buddhist Manifesto: The Principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community

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...
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ECA Boo No.1 - What is the European Chairs' Assembly?

By Candradasa on Wed, 25 Jul, 2012 - 21:55
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!

You can also subscribe to our audioboos from around Triratna as a podcast in iTunes!

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Tip No. 5: Getting the most out of your spaces

By Candradasa on Fri, 13 Jul, 2012 - 23:45

Tip No. 5: Getting the most out of your spaces

By Candradasa on Fri, 13 Jul, 2012 - 23:45

We’ve been up and running for a month or so properly now and our To Do list is already as long as all our arms laid end to end! It’s amazing hearing feedback and people’s excitements and frustrations at what they can and can’t (yet) do on our new platform. We’re committed to developing the site in line with how it’s actually being used, and while we can’t match Facebook quite yet, there’s still a lot...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New history of Triratna published in Spanish: ‘Comunidad Budista Triratna: una historia’, by Vajragupta

By lokabandhu on Sat, 16 Jun, 2012 - 11:24

New history of Triratna published in Spanish: ‘Comunidad Budista Triratna: una historia’, by Vajragupta

By lokabandhu on Sat, 16 Jun, 2012 - 11:24Dharmakirti writes from Triratna’s Buddhist Centre in Valencia, Spain, with news of the newly-published Spanish translation of one of Triratna’s best-selling publications: ‘The Triratna Story: Behind the Scenes of a New Buddhist Movement’ by Vajragupta. It’s now available as the ‘Comunidad Budista Triratna: una historia’.

He says - “We are delighted to finally have this long-awaited book available in Spanish. The publication was made possible thanks to funds from Libros Budistas (our Spanish book distribution...
Stockholms buddhistcenter
Stockholms buddhistcenter

Meditation in Citizens square 1

By Viryabodhi on Fri, 1 Jun, 2012 - 21:16

Meditation in Citizens square 1

By Viryabodhi on Fri, 1 Jun, 2012 - 21:16On Friday 5th of May a small group of us meditated on Medborgarplatsen, Stockholm. A great thing to do. This was my view, for a period, if I’d kept my eyes open; which I obviously did for this period. Taken with my IPhone 3GS.
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
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All Of Us...

By Candradasa on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 21:01

All Of Us...

By Candradasa on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 21:01We’re almost deliriously happy to launch formally our new kind of social network here on thebuddhistcentre.com. Here’s a wee video we made to celebrate!

This weekend’s International Retreat will be the first with an online component! We loved the experiment last year with the Urban Retreat, so let’s go for it again…
Triratna News
Triratna News

All Of Us...

By Candradasa on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 20:54

All Of Us...

By Candradasa on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 20:54We’re very happy to announce the launch of a new kind of social network here on thebuddhistcentre.com, the home of the Triratna Buddhist Community online. Here’s a wee video we made to celebrate! Come and connect

It’s been a lot of work to get this far and we hope you’ll enjoy exploring and helping us build the online community, starting this weekend with the first online version of the Triratna International Retreat! Many thanks to...
European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

The Three Aims

By lokabandhu on Wed, 25 Apr, 2012 - 18:02

The Three Aims

By lokabandhu on Wed, 25 Apr, 2012 - 18:02Each of the three main aims of the Assembly has, in turn, more detailed objectives:

1: To be a network of support and friendship for Triratna Chairs and Directors.
* The ECA aims to inspire and support members so they can fulfil their responsibility as chairs of Triratna projects.
* To provide members with relevant training and information, and especially to support and encourage new Chairs.
* To conduct our meetings in a spirit of open communication and...

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