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Prajnaketu & Subhadramati - Encouraging Young People on the Path

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 Jan, 2020 - 23:12

Here are two wonderfully passionate members of the Order talking across generations about the need to open up effective pathways of commitment for young people as they connect and engage with the possibilities in a Buddhist life. 

Subhadramati has pioneered such pathways for women for many years at the London Buddhist Centre, one of the biggest Centres in Europe. She discusses her plans for 2020 to start a women’s community in London where she and a few experienced friends will share a...

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Buddhist Centre Features

The European Young Buddhists Convention Is Underway!

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 7 Jul, 2018 - 14:03

The European Young Buddhists Convention Is Underway!

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 7 Jul, 2018 - 14:03

The second Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention has started in Suryavana Retreat Centre! 

+ follow this space where we will be posting up the talks, interviews and more, internet connection permitting!

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The Lion's Roar for the Next 50 Years

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Feb, 2018 - 12:13

Two talks from the final day of the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya in India.

Firstly, Ratnakumar from Orissa, India, gives a rousing call to Dhamma practice as an example we can set for the future and for those who follow in our footsteps on the path over the next 50 years.

The second talk is from Upekshanandi, originally from Poland, now living in Scotland, who explores her sense of the gifts we can leave for the practitioners of the future.

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Buddhist Centre Features

Upekshanandi - The Lion's Roar for the Next 50 Years

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 18 Feb, 2018 - 17:09

Our second and final talk on the last day of the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya in India. Here’s Upekshanandi, originally from Poland, now living in Scotland, with her sense of the gifts we can leave for the practitioners of the future.

Talk recorded at Bodhgaya, India, February 2018.

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International Convention 2018 - Sinhanada, The Lion’s Roar

Ratnakumar - The Lion's Roar for the Next 50 Years

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 18 Feb, 2018 - 17:02

Our first talk on the final day of the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya in India. Ratnakumar from Orissa, India, gives a rousing call to Dhamma practice as an example we can set for the future and for those who follow in our footsteps on the path over the next 50 years.

Talk recorded at Bodhgaya, India, February 2018.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Coming-of-age ritual in Essen, Germany

By Munisha on Fri, 16 Jun, 2017 - 17:05

Coming-of-age ritual in Essen, Germany

By Munisha on Fri, 16 Jun, 2017 - 17:05

Jnanacandra is Chair of Triratna’s Essen Buddhist Centre, in Germany. She writes about their recent Jugendfeier – a rite of passage for adolescents – held on 5th June for four teenage boys. Open the pictures fully to see the very evident love and appreciation of the boys and their parents!

“This beautifully designed ceremony ritually marked the end of the boys’ childhood and their embarking on the path toward adulthood. About 60 people were present, mostly from the boys’ families,...

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Young Buddhists, UK (2008-2009)

By Centre Team on Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 16:18

The Triratna Young Buddhists’s space is the place to find what’s on for young people around the Triratna Buddhist Community. Here are some resources from the start-up phase of the Young Buddhist movement in the UK that are of wider relevance still.

The Triratna Young Buddhists Sangha really started in November 2008 when there was a gathering of 24 people from around the Triratna Buddhist Community, who came together to explore ‘Inspiring Young People with the Dharma’. Included here are two papers...

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Community Highlights

Young Buddhists On Retreat by Suvajra

By Suvajra on Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 - 19:15

Young Buddhists On Retreat by Suvajra

By Suvajra on Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 - 19:15

Another beautiful gallery from Suvajra, capturing some of the faces of younger Buddhists attending the recent retreat for under-35s at Adhistana.

See more photography work by Suvajra

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Parami's Perspectives No. 5 - Rijumayi on Young Buddhists Australia

By parami on Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 - 01:48

Parami’s season of interviews from the South Pacific continues with an in-depth chat to Rijumayi, a young woman who has just joined the Triratna Buddhist Order and is pioneering the Australian branch of the international Young Buddhists movement out of Melbourne.

It’s a thoughtful engagement around the particularities of practice for young people - around ethics and the challenges of building Dharma support for others your own age when you are still working everything out yourself.

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