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Vidyadevi and the Complete Works

From Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 23:47

Vidyadevi and the Complete Works

From Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 23:47

Our video today is Vidyadevi’s beautiful talk, ‘Beyond Us, Yet Ourselves’ about her work as editor of Sangharakshita’s Complete Works, given in Adhisthana’s Sangharakshita Library on the Triratna 50th anniversary weekend. (Audio below.)

Giulietta Spudich writes from Windhorse Publications to update us on the the Complete Works project.

“The project was launched successfully last October with four volumes published so far. These volumes include previously out of print material such as What is the Sangha? and never-before published...

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Surprise visit from Sangharakshita for Triratna@50 celebrations

From Community Highlights on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 16:34

Surprise visit from Sangharakshita for Triratna@50 celebrations

From Community Highlights on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 16:34

Thanks Suvajra for catching this visit from Sangharakshita as part of Adhisthana’s celebrations of Triratna Buddhist Community’s 50th Birthday.

Filmed on a mobile, it’s best to keep the screen small to watch this video. 

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Ordinations Live From Mexico City!

From Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 23 Apr, 2017 - 20:00

Ordinations Live From Mexico City!

From Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 23 Apr, 2017 - 20:00

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

This Sunday, as part of marking a year of celebrating Triratna@50, we are in Mexico City to bring you live coverage of the first public ordinations of the next 50 years!

A group of women from Mexico will be taking this great step in their lives - and you can watch along above (click to play) or via this link on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thebuddhistcentre/videos/1516392995071902/...

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Triratna50 in Bristol playlist

From Bristol Buddhist Centre on Mon, 17 Apr, 2017 - 16:56

Triratna50 in Bristol playlist

From Bristol Buddhist Centre on Mon, 17 Apr, 2017 - 16:56

Four short talks on Sangharakshita’s poem ‘The Four Gifts’ - plus general video of the day.

Four Gifts
I come to you with four gifts.
The first gift is a lotus-flower.
Do you understand?
My second gift is a golden net.
Can you recognize it?
My third gift is a shepherds’ round-dance.
Do your feet know how to dance?
My fourth gift is a garden planted in a wilderness.
Could you work there?
...

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Exeter Sangha outing to the Bristol Buddhist Centre to celebrate Triratna's 50th

From Exeter Triratna Group on Tue, 11 Apr, 2017 - 09:11

Exeter Sangha outing to the Bristol Buddhist Centre to celebrate Triratna's 50th

From Exeter Triratna Group on Tue, 11 Apr, 2017 - 09:11

A group of us from Exeter and Devon travelled up to the Bristol Buddhist Centre on Saturday 8th April to join in with their celebrations. It was a lovely day and I personally really enjoyed being warmly welcomed by a larger sangha

As part of the day we listened to four short talks on one of Sangharakshita’s poems, Four Gifts: 

I come to you with four gifts. 

The first gift is a lotus flower. 

Do you understand?

My second gift is a golden net. 

Can you recognise it? 

My third gift is a shepherd’s round dance. 

Do your...

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The Beating heart - Dharmamayi

Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:21

The Beating heart - Dharmamayi

Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:21

Dharmamayi’s talk at the Triratna 50th Anniversary celebrations. Sheffield Buddhist Centre. 8 April 2017

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The Fragrance of the Perfect Life - Sanghadhara

Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:16

The Fragrance of the Perfect Life - Sanghadhara

Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:16

Saṅghadhara’s talk at the Triratna 50th Anniversary celebrations at the Sheffield Buddhist Centre. 8 April 2017

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Dharma on the doorstep - Moksatara

Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:15

Dharma on the doorstep - Moksatara

Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:15

Moksatara’s talk at the Triratna 50th Anniversary celebrations. Sheffield Buddhist Centre. 8 April 2017

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The Golden Net - Padmasagara

Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:14

The Golden Net - Padmasagara

Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:14

Padmasagara’s talk at the Triratna 50th Anniversary celebrations. Sheffield Buddhist Centre. 8 April 2017

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Gyproc & Flares: Sukhavati in the 1970s

From Community Highlights on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 23:46

Gyproc & Flares: Sukhavati in the 1970s

From Community Highlights on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 23:46

Siddhiratna sent this amazing short archive film of the very early days of the FWBO (former name for Triratna) in London in the 1970s as the new community there were preparing to build what would become the London Buddhist Centre in an old fire station…

“The videos were shot on Standard 8 film in what I think would be the mid ’70s, maybe ‘76, ‘77. The corrugated iron still up on the windows and Subhuti, Ratnaguna, Dharmapriya (?) and others are...