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313: Amogharatna, the newest member of the College, talks about his life in Berlin

11/9/2016
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#Amogharatna #Berlin #Triratna Preceptors' College #Triratna Germany

Duration:00:16:01

312: Anādi (Without Origin) - An Interview with Binisa Colmenero Lira & David Prats Mira

11/5/2016
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A conversation wth the artist and poet behind the new eBook from The Buddhist Centre Online: Anādi - Without Origin (in English and Spanish editions). We hear about the origins of the book and about Binisa's meditative inspiration that underpins her work as a Dharma painter and illustrator, looking to the classic Tibetan tradition of thangka painting. Anādi is a beautifully illustrated art and poetry book interpreting the “Bardo Thödol” – known as “The Tibetan Book of the Dead” – derived...

Duration:00:16:39

311: Lokamitra on the Nagaloka Institute, India

10/18/2016
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Lokamitra has spent most of his adult life working in India to support the Dalit Buddhist community in their struggle against Hindu caste prejudice and its regard of them as literally "untouchable". Inspired by the life and work of the great Dalit leader, India's first Justice Minister Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, the Nagaloka Institute provides an invaluable chance to thousands of young Dalits, educating them in how Buddhism can help support their democratic rights to liberty, equality, and...

Duration:00:12:46

310: Buddhist Voices - Subhuti On Doctor Ambedkar

10/18/2016
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A special edition of Buddhist Voices, from India at the height of celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the mass conversion to Buddhism in 1956 of hundreds of thousands of Dalit (ex-Untouchable caste) Indians, inspired by their great leader Doctor Bhimrao Ambedkar to escape the horrors of the Hindu caste system and work towards a more just society in India. Subhuti, a longstanding champion of Doctor Ambedkar as an exemplar of democratic principles for the whole world gives us a...

Duration:00:28:42

309: International Buddhist Youth Convention 2016 India

10/12/2016
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Sanghadhara in conversation with Max, Stephanie and Erika share their experience of this year's international Triratna Youth Convention in India. #Triratna #IBYC #Buddhism #Buddhist #Buddha #retreat #India #Dharma #Dhamma #Ambedkar #Dalit

Duration:00:16:54

308: Valencia Buddhist Centre - New Retreat Centre

9/19/2016
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Amalamati chats to Parami about the new retreat centre for Valencia, Spain. #budismo #budista #Buddhist #Buddhism #Buddha #Dharma #retreat #Spain #Valencia #sangha #community

Duration:00:08:40

307: Conversación con Pi

9/19/2016
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Parami y Pi habla del centro budista de Valencia y el proyecto del nuevo centro de retiros #budismo #budista #Valencia #espanol

Duration:00:12:40

306: Centro Budista de Valencia

9/18/2016
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Preparando para el día de Padmasambhava #budismo #budista #Padmasambhava #Tibet #espanol #Valencia

Duration:00:09:23

305: A Beginner's Guide to Wills

9/8/2016
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Satyadasa, in association with the Abhayaratna Trust, presents an introductory workshop on wills, will writing, and the issues that arise for anyone considering passing on their own legacy. If you've ever wondered how to navigate the sea of legal complexity that surrounds the process of what happens to our money and possessions after we die, this is a great starting point! Much of the information given in this workshop is related primarily to the legal situation in the UK, though the general...

Duration:00:41:16

304: Dr Ambedkar, Sangharakshita and the Buddhist Revolution part 2

9/4/2016
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Here's part 2 of a conversation on Dr Ambedkar, Sangharaskhita and the Buddhist Revolution. Windhorse Publications have chosen the celebration of DrAmbedkar this autumn as the occasion to launch the first volume of the 'Complete Works' and here Priyananda tells us all about it! More information on the Windhorse Publications website - and do remember you can pre-order your copy of this volume from the second week of September, and subscribe to any subsequent ones too.

Duration:00:06:33

303: Dr Ambedkar, Sangharakshita and the Buddhist Revolution part 1

9/4/2016
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If you have actually heard of Dr Ambedkar in Western countries, you may most likely associate him with his role as a statesman and social reformer - but towards the end of his life Dr Ambedkar converted to Buddhism and with him hundreds of thousands of other people. As a result of his conversion there are now millions of new Buddhists in India. His conversion was the start of a peaceful revolution in India that continues to this day. More than that, Sangharashita's teaching of the Dharma and...

Duration:00:06:03

302: Using the internet on retreat - what's the problem?

9/2/2016
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#Maitreyi challenges the #European Chairs Assembly to discuss the question "“Should we have stronger and clearer boundaries internet use across all retreats/#Triratna retreats centres and adopted by Triratna world-wide?”

Duration:00:09:26

301: Dhammamegha and Mokshini in Conversation - The Sikkha Project (ECA 2016)

8/31/2016
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Dhammamegha explains what the Triratna International Council is and does, and tell us a bit about an exciting new project. The 'Sikkha' Project is about starting a conversation within Triratna around how we teach meditation and Dharma at all levels, and aims to provide resources and teaching materials for both individuals and Buddhist Centres world-wide. For more: www.thebuddhistcentre.com/features #Dharma #Buddhism #Buddhist #training #study #Triratna

Duration:00:04:47

300: Mokshini talks to Parina at the start of the 2016 summer European Chairs Assembly

8/31/2016
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At the start of the summer meeting of the European chairs of Triratna Buddhist Centres, Mokshini talks to Parina about what happens at these meetings, and why and whether Parina values coming to them. Parina is the chair of Metta Vihara, the Triratna Retreat Centre in the Lowlands (that's the Netherlands and Belgium). #Buddhism #Buddhist #Buddha #meditation #retreat #Europe #Triratna #Dharma #Lowlands #Belgium #Netherlands For more, + follow www.thebuddhistcentre.com/features

Duration:00:06:28

299: Avalokitesvara and the Internationality of the Order

8/27/2016
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Parami chats to Saddhajoti from Mexico and Karunadakini from San Francisco about their time in the UK, and their experience of a day devoted to Avalokitesvara on the Women's International Convention.

Duration:00:13:18

298: Highlights of the Women's International Order Convention 2016

8/27/2016
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Parami chats with Acharashraddha and Kavyashri about their highlights of the Women's International Order Convention on the final full day devoted to Padmasambhava.

Duration:00:10:26

297: Rejoicings in Green Tara and the Body of Avalokitesvara

8/25/2016
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Dharmamayi and Karunadhi talk with Akasajoti about their highlights from a day dedicated to Green Tara, and rejoice in Padmasuri for her heroic contribution to the women's wing of the Order in the years she has spent leading ordination retreats at Akashavana. #triratna #buddhism #rejoicing #international #meditation

Duration:00:13:59

296: The Golden Buddha

8/23/2016
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At the end of the first day of the Women's International Order Convention at Adhisthana, Parami sits on the sofa of the women's community with Kuladharini and Akasajoti and talks about some of the highlights of the day. Kuladharini talks about her relationship with Shakyamuni, and her practice as an anagarika. She describes a beautiful moment of her heart breaking open and hearing the words, "all griefs faithfully observed turn towards love". And we hear a little from Akasajoti about why...

Duration:00:14:32

295: Bodhicitta Mantra

8/18/2016
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Recorded at the 2016 Triratna International Convention as part of a puja to welcome new members of the Order. The ‘Bodhichitta’ is sometimes rendered as the ‘will to Enlightenment’ or the ‘heart-mind of Enlightenment’ - signifying the complete dedication of our efforts to cultivate wisdom and compassion, in line with the Buddha’s teachings, making no distinction between our own well-being and that of others. In that sense the development of Bodhichitta is a truly communal practice, and might...

Duration:00:25:05

294: Young Order Members First Impressions of the 2016 International Order Convention

8/18/2016
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Sanghadhara in conversation with Akasajoti, Amalasiddhi and Suryadarshini at the end of the first full day at the convention. #Buddhism #Buddhist #Dharma #youngpeople #youth #Triratna #Buddha

Duration:00:10:25

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