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Podcast - Voices from Venezuela / Voces de Venezuela

From Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 16 Mar, 2020 - 11:57

“In a crisis you have to find new ways to be, you can’t just carry on with the old ways…Buddhism gives you something new…a way of finding happiness, that comes from a different place.”

“I think the world, at the moment, is giving us lessons in the need for spirituality”

On a recent visit to Venezuela, Parami speaks with Abhayasara (ordained in October) and Maria Elena, Wilman and Arsenio who are all involved in the Merida sangha.

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Nuevo Curso Online - Dharma en Español / New Online Dharma Course in Spanish

From Triratna News on Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 - 11:22

Nuevo Curso Online - Dharma en Español / New Online Dharma Course in Spanish

From Triratna News on Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 - 11:22

En el ajetreado mundo de hoy, cada vez más organizaciones ofrecen cursos online: las ventajas son una mayor accesibilidad para los participantes, pero también permite que participen una gama más amplia de personas, más allá de un área geográfica limitada. Aprovechando estas posibilidades, el Centro Budista de Valencia organizará un curso de Dharma en línea sobre el tema de la ética budista. ¡Lo interesante de este curso es que no solo está abierto a personas de habla hispana de todo...

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Supporting the Venezuelan Sangha

From Triratna News on Fri, 6 Apr, 2018 - 11:15

Supporting the Venezuelan Sangha

From Triratna News on Fri, 6 Apr, 2018 - 11:15

With the help of Future Dharma Fund, three Order Members from the UK and Spain visited Merida in Venezuela to help the Sangha there, who are growing despite being in challenging conditions. Aryavachin (living in Nottingham but from Venezuela), Manjusiha (from Padmaloka, UK) and Padmashalin (from Valencia, Spain) have been kept busy in Venezuala!

Aryavachin has been keeping a record of the visit, which started with an afternoon on William Blake and the integration of...

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Celebrating Internationality – Latin America (Triratna International Gathering 2019)

And now… Celebrating Internationality in Triratna: Latin America edition!

Vanaraji in conversation with Gleysa from Venezuela and Salvador from Mexico, on how the Dharma has changed their lives as young Buddhists in the Triratna community.

Recorded at Adhisthana, August 2019.

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Too many people in the night in the rain: Impressions from Venezuela

From FutureDharma on Tue, 25 Jun, 2019 - 18:05

Too many people in the night in the rain: Impressions from Venezuela

From FutureDharma on Tue, 25 Jun, 2019 - 18:05

In October 2018 Saraha paid a visit to Venezuela, part funded by Future Dharma, to support the sangha and Vajranatha, who is the only Order member in the whole of Venezuela. Saraha writes a full account of his time there and gives us some impressions of what it is like for those living and practising the Dharma in the midst of a volatile political landscape. 

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Podcast - A Very Special Letter

From Buddhist Centre Features on Tue, 29 Jan, 2019 - 15:19

I want to spend the rest of my life… supporting the Triratna Buddhist Order. I can’t imagine living in another way.

Ricardo Rico became a Mitra and asked for ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order in Venezuela over 20 years ago. He recently has moved to Cuernavaca, Mexico.

In this podcast we hear a little bit about Ricardo’s life as a university lecturer and father of three children. He also speaks about life in Venezuela and the current political and...

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metta for merida

Fri, 28 Jul, 2017 - 09:08

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Fri, 28 Jul, 2017 - 09:08

Welcome to the international Triratna meditation network to help with the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. See video.

The political tensions in Venezuela have reached a point where violent confrontations on the street are an almost daily occurrence. They are the kind of conditions that could lead to civil war. How can the Triratna presence in Venezuela help in this situation?

The idea is for groups of people in Triratna centres around the world to have sessions of “Meditation for Venezuela”. This...