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Triratna Ukraine: it's bigger than you think

By Munisha on Thu, 23 Oct, 2014 - 00:31

Triratna Ukraine: it's bigger than you think

By Munisha on Thu, 23 Oct, 2014 - 00:31Ukraine is sadly best known lately as a war zone - but that’s in the east. In the south there are seven mitras.

British public preceptor Saddhaloka recently made a one-week visit to Odessa, Ukraine’s third largest city, on the shore of the Black Sea. He writes:

“Back in 2000 Dima Hovansky and a group of friends who practise the martial art Shorinji Kempo were pursuing their interest in Buddhism. On an alternative book...
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Triratna celebrates first joint Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By lokabandhu on Tue, 17 Sep, 2013 - 10:05

Triratna celebrates first joint Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By lokabandhu on Tue, 17 Sep, 2013 - 10:05Suvannavira, an Order Member living in Moscow, writes with the news of an important step forwards in Triratna’s establishment in ‘his’ part of the world. He says -

“Late July saw us celebrate something new here: our very first joint Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat, held in the beautiful green countryside of Kominkowy Spichlerz near Krakow in Poland. It was conceived by Saddhaloka, who fulfilled a long standing ambition to bring together practitioners from the Triratna Buddhist Sanghas of Krakow in Poland,...
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Helping the first Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Jun, 2013 - 09:58

Helping the first Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Jun, 2013 - 09:58Suvannavira teaches the Dharma in Moscow. He writes:

In an exciting new development for Central/Eastern Europe, Saddhaloka (UK) and Nityabandhu (Poland) are leading the first Triratna retreat for our sanghas in Russia, Poland and the Ukraine. The retreat will take place at the end of July, in Poland.

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