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Ordinations in Mexico

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 5 Sep, 2017 - 13:23

Ordinations in Mexico

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 5 Sep, 2017 - 13:23

On 23rd April 2017 seven women were publicly ordained at the Mexico City Buddhist Centre after a Going for Refuge retreat held at Chintamani Retreat Centre. 

Mexican and Clear Vision director Sanghadhara was there and filmed the ordinations for NewByte, also interviewing Parami about how six women from Triratna’s Venezuela sangha came to be invited.\

Re-watch the live broadcast of the ordinations

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Women's Ordinations in Mexico

Posted by grahamclearvision to Clear Vision Trust on Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 - 16:13

Women's Ordinations in Mexico

Posted by grahamclearvision to Clear Vision Trust on Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 - 16:13

On 23 April 2017 seven women were publicly ordained in the Mexico City Buddhist Centre after being on a Going for Refuge Retreat at Cintamani Retreat Centre. 
Parami also tells us about how 6 women from Venezuela came to be invited to the event.

Adhisthana Kula
Adhisthana Kula

Maitreyi Interviews Subhuti on 'Women, Men And Angels'

Posted by Maitreyi to Adhisthana Kula on Tue, 28 Mar, 2017 - 16:08

Maitreyi Interviews Subhuti on 'Women, Men And Angels'

Posted by Maitreyi to Adhisthana Kula on Tue, 28 Mar, 2017 - 16:08

Following on from his statement of personal regret about the publication of ‘Women, Men And Angels’ and the views expressed in it, here is Subhuti in conversation with Maitreyi, going into detail around that regret, and sharing his thoughts on a very painful episode in Triratna history, including the story of how it all happened. What emerges in the course of the interview is an exemplary look by two good, old friends at how confusion can arise - and how clear...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

International Women's Day talks from the Manchester Buddhist Centre: 2/3

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Mon, 17 Aug, 2015 - 17:56

International Women's Day talks from the Manchester Buddhist Centre: 2/3

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Mon, 17 Aug, 2015 - 17:56

From Clear Vision, Taravandana’s workshop ‘Bringing Out the Best in Us - Friendship in the Spiritual Life’, given to mark International Women’s Day in March 2015; the second of three public presentations given at the Manchester Buddhist Centre for IWD.

This 16-minute video represents a longer workshop consisting of a talk with breaks for discussion.

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Community Highlights

International Women's Day talks from the Manchester Buddhist Centre: 1/3

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Tue, 4 Aug, 2015 - 10:54

International Women's Day talks from the Manchester Buddhist Centre: 1/3

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Tue, 4 Aug, 2015 - 10:54

From Clear Vision, Munisha’s 28-minute talk for International Women’s Day in March 2015; the first of three public talks given at the Manchester Buddhist Centre for IWD.

The first part is an introduction to women in Buddhism today generally, and UK Buddhism. The main talk, “What is a Woman?”, begins at 8’ 39”.

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Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Singhashri - Misogyny and the Potential of Women in Buddhism

Posted by grahamclearvision to Clear Vision Trust on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:13

Singhashri - Misogyny and the Potential of Women in Buddhism

Posted by grahamclearvision to Clear Vision Trust on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:13

Singhashri gives a talk on the potential of women in Buddhism, and how our practice can help us move from anger to clarity in response to misogyny and sexism. Talk given for International Women’s Day, Manchester Buddhist Centre, 7th March 2015.

Please watch also the introductory talk Munisha gave first in the same series of talks, What is a Woman?

Although Singhashri says that Sangharakshita has suggested that women “are less likely to develop spiritually than men”, she acknowledges that he has never said precisely...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

What is a Woman? - Munisha

Posted by grahamclearvision to Clear Vision Trust on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:10

What is a Woman? - Munisha

Posted by grahamclearvision to Clear Vision Trust on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:10

Munisha’s 28-minute talk for International Women’s Day in March 2015; the first of three public talks given at the Manchester Buddhist Centre for IWD.

The first part is an introduction to women in Buddhism today generally, and UK Buddhism. The main talk, “What is a Woman?”, begins at 8’ 39”.

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

The resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15Continuing 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
  • ...