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Young Buddhist Coordinator in Australia and New Zealand

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 15 Feb, 2019 - 10:49

Young Buddhist Coordinator in Australia and New Zealand

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 15 Feb, 2019 - 10:49

In order to build on the already vibrant Young Buddhist activities in Australia and New Zealand, Future Dharma are now supporting a Triratna Young Buddhist Coordinator for the entire Area for 2 days per week. Dhammakumāra, currently Triratna’s youngest Order member, moved from the UK to take up this role in August 2018.

Dhammakumāra is currently based in Sydney but travels to other centres in Australia and New Zealand quite often. Here he explains a bit about the role...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #11 Young Buddhist Project

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 16:39

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #11 Young Buddhist Project

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 16:39

“For me, just being with other young people… actually this is really important… there’s an energy, there’s a natural friendship, there’s a speaking the Dharma in our own language, in our own time, with our own metaphors, about the life decisions we are currently trying to make” - Singhamati, 2015.
 
In 2008 the European Chairs’ Assembly Development Team - which supports Triratna-wide initiatives around the world - ran a weekend retreat exploring how to inspire...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The 'Big One': In Conversation with Prajnaketu

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 - 17:31

Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist Co-ordinator, gave the keynote talk at the 2018 ‘Big One’, which was on the theme of ‘Seek Truth, Release Life’.  His talk was entitled ‘A Religious Life’. 

In this conversation with Sadayasihi in the Beams on the last morning of the ‘Big One’ he talks about the significance for him of giving this talk as well as delving into his choice of the word ‘religious’ and how he has benefitted from taking part in a...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

'In pursuit of Dharma Life' - talk by Danayutta

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:07

'In pursuit of Dharma Life' - talk by Danayutta

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:07

Danayutta evokes tells the story of her pursuit of the Dharma life from investment banking to yoga teaching, and beyond.

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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

'Moving into a meaningful life' - talk by Satyakirti

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:03

'Moving into a meaningful life' - talk by Satyakirti

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:03

Satyakirti explores his personal story of seeking meaning at the Big One 2018: Seek Truth, Release Life.

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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

'A religious life' - talk by Prajnaketu

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

'A religious life' - talk by Prajnaketu

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

Prajnaketu explores what a religious life looks like on the recent young Buddhists weekend at Adhisthana.

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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The 'Big One': Saturday Night Ritual

By Sadayasihi on Sun, 28 Oct, 2018 - 12:00

The 'Big One': Saturday Night Ritual

By Sadayasihi on Sun, 28 Oct, 2018 - 12:00

The ‘Big One’ is well known for its Saturday night puja! This time we ventured out into the dark for a bonfire as part of a special ritual led by Kusaladevi. Here are some amazing photos taken by Akasajoti and Sanghadhara capturing the scenes around the fire.

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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The Big One: Meet Some of Triratna's Young Buddhist Facilitators!

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 20:00

The Big One: Meet Some of Triratna's Young Buddhist Facilitators!

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 20:00

Introducing just some of the facilitators of Triratna’s Young Buddhist groups who are helping spread the Dharma in their local Sanghas! 

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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Voices from the Big One: Caroline and Shubhanaga

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 18:00

During the afternoon of day 2 of the ‘Big One’ there was some time to catch up with two of the participants, Caroline and Shubhanaga, to hear how they have been finding the gathering and their highlights so far!

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The Big One: Preview of the Keynote Talk, 'Seek Truth, Release Life'

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 17:59

The Big One: Preview of the Keynote Talk, 'Seek Truth, Release Life'

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 17:59

This year Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist Co-ordinator, gave the keynote talk on the Big One on the theme of  ’Seek truth, release life’. In it he explores the Buddha’s Noble Quest and how we might follow his example by using the metaphor of leaving the palace so that we can go beyond into a truly ‘religious’ life.  Here is Prajnaketu kicking his talk off - the full talk will follow soon!

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