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Young Buddhists Valencia celebrate Buddha Day

By Charlotte Lawes on Mon, 22 May, 2017 - 15:22

Young Buddhists Valencia celebrate Buddha Day

By Charlotte Lawes on Mon, 22 May, 2017 - 15:22

Young Buddhists in Valencia chant the Shakyamuni mantra - with special quest Prajnaketu (Young Buddhist Facilitator) from Oxford, UK.

Triratna News
Triratna News

Spanish sangha gets its first retreat centre!

By Munisha on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 16:39

Spanish sangha gets its first retreat centre!

By Munisha on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 16:39

Things are getting exciting for Valencia Buddhist Centre, Spain: they’re buying Triratna’s Spanish sangha’s first-ever retreat centre. Moksananda’s video gives a good impression of its flavour (4-minutes).

Puzzled? Haven’t we already got two Spanish retreat centres, Akashavana and Guhyaloka? Yes, but they’re owned by British charities and their retreats - international and largely English-speaking - are for the Order or are closed ordination retreats. This one will be owned and run by Spanish people, in Spanish for the Spanish Order and Movement more generally.
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Triratna News
Triratna News

Valencia Buddhist Centre @ 25

By Munisha on Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 - 11:46

Valencia Buddhist Centre @ 25

By Munisha on Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 - 11:46

El Centro Budista de Valencia, Spain, was 25 years old in November last year. In the latest NewsByte video from Clear Vision, we see the celebrations and hear Moksananda and Parami talk about the centre’s early days as Triratna’s first centre in a Spanish-speaking country – in Spanish and English with subtitles.

As Moksananda said in his anniversary talk, Valencia Buddhist Centre is “a context, a vehicle, for the Three Jewels: for the Enlightened mind of the Buddha,...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Valencia 25th Anniversary - NewsByte (con subtitulos en español)

By sanghadhara on Tue, 29 Mar, 2016 - 13:47

Valencia 25th Anniversary - NewsByte (con subtitulos en español)

By sanghadhara on Tue, 29 Mar, 2016 - 13:47

In November 2015, the Valencia Buddhist Centre celebrated its 25th anniversary. 

It was the first Triratna Buddhist Centre in a Spanish-speaking country.

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

Continuing the re-release of the old FWBO Newsreels from the 1990s, here is Newsreel 4, covering news from the FWBO and TBMSG from September 1992 to February 1993. (All the Newsreels are now on YouTube.) This video (55 mins) covers:

  • Glasgow Buddhist Centre, UK: Ink Print and Design, Windhorse Publications, a new women’s community, a fire and the gift of Dhanakosa Retreat Centre
  • FWBO Valencia, Spain
  • the Guhyaloka Vihara project, Spain
  • FWBO Helsinki’s new centre, Finland
  • a girls’ hostel and school in Ladakh, part-funded
  • ...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New Buddha in Valencia

By lokabandhu on Mon, 15 Aug, 2011 - 06:00

New Buddha in Valencia

By lokabandhu on Mon, 15 Aug, 2011 - 06:00Amalamati, chairman of Triratna’s Centro Budista de Valencia in Spain writes with news of their beautiful new Buddha figure. He says - “Our celebrations for the Triratna Community Day in Valencia this year were marked by a very special event: the inauguration of a magnificent new Sakyamuni Buddha rupa.

“The 2/3 sized bronze figure is the work of Virginia Gonzalez, a professional sculptress who works as an artist for the well-known Spanish ceramics company Lladro. Virginia is...

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