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Launch of Global Pioneers' Fund

Posted by Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 14:59

Launch of Global Pioneers' Fund

Posted by Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 14:59

A new fund - the Global Pioneers’ Fund - was launched by FutureDharma at the recent Combined Area Order Weekend in Adhisthana.  Sanghadeva, a ‘serial pioneer’, painted a vision of 3,200 Triratna Centres around the world in another 50 years’ time. The call to support pioneering work inspired about 150 gifts from Order Members totalling £54,000. 

Sanghadeva was speaking on Sunday to 350 Order Members from around the UK and Ireland who had gathered at Adhisthana to...

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The Endlessly Fascinating Cry: Saddhanandi Interviews Sangharakshita

Posted by Sadayasihi on Wed, 25 Apr, 2018 - 20:06

The Endlessly Fascinating Cry: Saddhanandi Interviews Sangharakshita

Posted by Sadayasihi on Wed, 25 Apr, 2018 - 20:06

On the 7th April 2018 - exactly fifty years after the first public ordinations into the Triratna Buddhist Order - Saddhanandi interviews Sangharakshita, the founder of the Order and movement.  The interview took place during a seminar on the Bodhicaryavatara held in Adhisthana.   To mark the 50th anniversary of the Order, Saddhanandi and Manjuvajra re-visited the ‘Endlessly Fascinating Cry’ which was one of the first seminars that Sangharakshita led in 1973.

The interview covers a wide range...

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New Lights in the Sky Film Celebrating 50 Years of the Triratna Buddhist Order

Posted by Sadayasihi on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 14:21

New Lights in the Sky Film Celebrating 50 Years of the Triratna Buddhist Order

Posted by Sadayasihi on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 14:21

Lights in the Sky have just released a new film celebrating 50 years of the Triratna Buddhist Order, which was founded in London on the 7 April 1968.  ‘The Life of the Order’ contains archive footage and interviews with Order Members and gives a rounded picture of the era out of which the Order emerged.

The film is a 45 minute compilation of the main themes of the four-part History of the FWBO series.

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Sangharakshita - Celebrating 50 years of The Triratna Buddhist Order (Interview by Saddhandi)

Posted by sanghadhara on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 11:17

Sangharakshita - Celebrating 50 years of The Triratna Buddhist Order (Interview by Saddhandi)

Posted by sanghadhara on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 11:17

Saddhanandi Interviews Sangharakshita during the Celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of The Triratna Buddhist Order at Adhisthana, UK - 7 April 2018

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The 50 Years, 50 Voices Project

Posted by Sadayasihi on Wed, 4 Apr, 2018 - 11:48

The 50 Years, 50 Voices Project

Posted by Sadayasihi on Wed, 4 Apr, 2018 - 11:48

‘Fifty Years, Fifty Voices’ is a project cooked up by Lokeshvara and Satyalila last year and supported by the Triratna Trust and Adhisthana Trustees. It’s gathering the ‘voices’ of 50 different Order Members on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Order.

Satyalila writes: “This year we’ll present extracts from these voices and the recordings will be archived in their entirety. In future we hope that many of them can be released as full-length podcasts...

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Indian Classical Concert - Live From India!

Posted by Centre Team on Fri, 9 Feb, 2018 - 13:40

Indian Classical Concert - Live From India!

Posted by Centre Team on Fri, 9 Feb, 2018 - 13:40

A live stream from Bodhgaya of Surmani Prabhakar Dhakade, renowned, exceptional violinist, entertaining the Order as part of our cultural evening… Tune in now!

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Order Convention 2018 - New Order Members Saying Hello!

Posted by Centre Team on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 19:04

Order Convention 2018 - New Order Members Saying Hello!

Posted by Centre Team on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 19:04

Every time the Triratna Buddhist Order gathers for an international Convention, we have a delightful ritual where Order Members who have been ordained in the last couple of years introduce themselves. Here’s a selection of the many who said hello at the Order Convention in Bodhgaya India, 4th Feb 2018.

Thanks to Clear Vision for filming!

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An Evening To Dedicate The 2018 Order Convention

Posted by Centre Team on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 03:00

An Evening To Dedicate The 2018 Order Convention

Posted by Centre Team on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 03:00

A quick taste via Instagram pictures and video of what it’s like to arrive at a great Dharma gathering in India, where over 600 members of the the Triratna Buddhist Order are gathered for a week of fellowship and practice, for the benefit of all beings. 

We were welcomed by Lokeshvara and Parami, made the seven traditional offerings (water to drink, water to wash, a flower, a candle, incense, perfumed water, food), performed the dedication ceremony, and greeted...

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Ordinations Live From Bodhgaya!

Posted by Centre Team on Sat, 3 Feb, 2018 - 02:33

Ordinations Live From Bodhgaya!

Posted by Centre Team on Sat, 3 Feb, 2018 - 02:33

Update: The ordination of Mokshasara and Shramanveer is now over - watch again here or on Facebook!

(Note: To hear the sound click unmute. If you can’t see the mute button please enter full screen mode first.)

As we close the week-long Order retreat and turn towards our Convention marking the 50th anniversary of Triratna and the Order itself, we are in Bodhgaya, India, to bring you live coverage of a public ordination under the Bodhi tree.

Bharati Uttam Shetty...

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