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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Second Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention takes place in July

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 22 May, 2018 - 13:54

Second Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention takes place in July

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 22 May, 2018 - 13:54

The second Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention will take place in Valencia, Spain from the 6th to 9th July.  After last year’s successful Convention - the first - this year’s MEYBC will be held in the delightful surroundings of Suryavana Retreat Centre, close to Valencia. The theme is ‘The Nature of Inner Peace: Creating Sangha From the Inside’. 

Elena, Estela and Nestor, the organisers of this year’s Convention, have made a short film to invite all people between 18 and 35 within the...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Saddhanandi interviewed by Kusaladevi

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 15:16

Saddhanandi interviewed by Kusaladevi

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 15:16

‘Responsibility is the ability to respond’

Saddhanandi evokes the spirit of Dharmic responsibility in this wonderfully personal interview with Kusaladevi.

Filmed at the March 2018 Young Facilitators weekend at Adhisthana - thanks to Sanghadhara for posting this!

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Young Buddhist Events for 2018!

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Thu, 14 Dec, 2017 - 15:50

Young Buddhist Events for 2018!

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Thu, 14 Dec, 2017 - 15:50

Here’s the poster with all the main Young Buddhist events for 2018. You can book onto the retreats at:

http://adhisthana.org/retreat-calendar/

https://www.padmaloka.org.uk/retreats

http://www....

Triratna In The Buddhist World
Triratna In The Buddhist World

European Buddhist Union weekend 2017

Posted by Munisha to Triratna In The Buddhist World on Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 - 11:14

European Buddhist Union weekend 2017

Posted by Munisha to Triratna In The Buddhist World on Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 - 11:14

As the ‘Liaison Officer’ for Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly, I’m the person who looks after Triratna’s co-operation with other Buddhist traditions on matters of common interest. As part of this work, each September I attend the AGM weekend of the European Buddhist Union  (EBU) and the meeting of the Buddhist Teachers in Europe. This year both took place at the Benchen Katsang Retreat Centre just west of Warsaw, Poland. Next year will see them...

Tiratanaloka
Tiratanaloka

Waking the Dragon

Posted by vajratara to Tiratanaloka on Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 - 18:46

Waking the Dragon

Posted by vajratara to Tiratanaloka on Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 - 18:46

Weekend for young women training for ordination: conditions for faith and working through difficulties. Study on Padmasambhava and the Buddha, discussion, meditation, all with others who are at the same life stage as you. Unbeatable. With Vajratara, Karunadhi, Ratnadharini, Moksatara, Kusaladevi, Siladevi and Danayutta.
8-11 September 2017

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

NNBY National Convention

Posted by JoCross80 to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 15 Aug, 2017 - 16:58

NNBY National Convention

Posted by JoCross80 to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 15 Aug, 2017 - 16:58

Hi All,


I am fundraising for the NNBY (NATIONAL NETWORK OF BUDDHIST YOUTH) for their 11th National Convention.
(A note from Uttam: This year 2017, NNBY is celebrating its 11th National Convention first time in Siyana, Uttar Pradesh, since its first convention which was held on 25th Dec 2007. In this 11th National Convention, we are expecting about 500 of NNBY youths and leaders from different parts of India. So, to make...

Triratna News
Triratna News

'One Sangha': First Triratna Mainland European Young Buddhist Convention

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 9 Aug, 2017 - 11:42

'One Sangha': First Triratna Mainland European Young Buddhist Convention

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 9 Aug, 2017 - 11:42

In the latest NewsByte video report from Clear Vision, we hear about Triratna’s first ever Mainland European Young Buddhist Convention, held in June at Triratna’s Berlin Centre, Buddhistisches Tor.

Looking at the theme of ‘One sangha’, 70 people aged 18-35 attended, from nine countries, as German event organiser Hannah explains, alongside Prasadacarin, new Chair of Stockholm Buddhist Centre. (At 28 he’s the youngest Chair in the Triratna world.)

‘Mainland European’ may seem a strange term, but...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Watch: First Mainland European Young Buddhists Convention

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Buddhist Centre Features on Tue, 8 Aug, 2017 - 12:11

Watch: First Mainland European Young Buddhists Convention

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Buddhist Centre Features on Tue, 8 Aug, 2017 - 12:11

In June 2017, Buddhistisches Tor Berlin hosted the first European Mainland Young Buddhist Convention, attended by 70 young people aged from 18 to 35. Organiser Hannah and contributor Prasadacharin tell us all about the event. Video created by the amazing Clear Vision Trust. 

You should also read a wonderful account of the convention by Marieke.

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Inspiration from India

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Community Highlights on Tue, 25 Jul, 2017 - 11:20

Inspiration from India

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Community Highlights on Tue, 25 Jul, 2017 - 11:20

Following a great post about India Dhamma’s Young People’s Projects, Liz from FutureDharma Fund celebrates the achievements of a young member of our Sangha in India.

Be sure to follow the FutureDharma Fund space for more amazing stories of how your generosity could change lives around the world. 

Convinced you want to help people like Neha? Then give today.

Liz writes:

Neha Gajbhiye is a graphic designer, film-maker, and a GFR Mitra. She lives in Nagpur with her husband Maitriratna and shares her...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention 2017

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Community Highlights on Wed, 5 Jul, 2017 - 10:40

Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention 2017

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Community Highlights on Wed, 5 Jul, 2017 - 10:40

A lotus with seventy petals – a symbol for one European young Buddhist sangha

by Marieke

From Friday the 2nd, until Sunday the 4th of June, the first Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention was held in Berlin. Seventy young Buddhists from ten European countries came together to explore the theme ‘one sangha’. How can young Buddhists from different countries become one sangha? The relationship between unique individuals in all their diversity vs. their commonalities and shared values, was the central topic of the weekend.

Seventy petals

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