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The International Gathering choir

8/27/2017
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Arthasiddhi and the International Gathering choir sing their offering at the end of the Avalokiteshvara puja #buddhist #triratna #triratnainternationalgathering #adhisthana

Duration: 00:03:05


International Men's Order Convention 2016 - Sadhanas and Study with Vishvapani and Lokabandhu

8/15/2016
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At Adhisthana, Vishvapani and Lokabandhu share some of the highlights of this years Order Convention in interview with Sanghadhara. Touching on the sadhana practices lead, study groups and their general experience of this large gathering. For more: www.thebuddhistcentre.com/features #Triratna #Buddhism #Buddhist #Dharma #study #meditation #sadhana

Duration: 00:10:34


Day 7 Summary - Imagining A Vision Into Being

8/9/2016
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Dassini asks Viveka and Maitrisara, our amazing facilitators, what kinds of growth they see emerging from the 2016 International Council. And Viveka touches on how the spirit of friendship and imagination play a part in enriching our vision and the effectiveness of what we can offer the Triratna community around the world. For more: www.thebuddhistcentre.com/internationalcouncil #Buddhism #Buddhist #Dharma #friendship #vision #Triratna #community #sangha #imagination

Duration: 00:18:35


Day 6 Summary - In Our Time Machine

8/9/2016
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Summing up the last full day of the 2016 International Council, Parami travels with us in our time machine forward 30 years into the future to consider how the priorities this great international gathering takes forward might affect Triratna and the wide world. Internationality and possibility are our themes, so fire up the flux capacitor and let's go back to the future... For more, www.thebuddhistcentre.com/internationalcouncil #Buddhism #Buddhist #timemachine #Dharma #Triratna...

Duration: 00:20:52


Harmony and Conflict Resolution - Day 5 Summary

8/7/2016
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Jnanadhara and Dassini interviewing Munisha about a day framed by the idea of a community founded on the ideal of harmony between living beings. The nuts and bolts of that is moving towards finding a flexible commonality of approach to community and can often involve conflict resolution. We hear about initiatives and success stories in both these areas, as well as important safeguarding work going on at Triratna Centres around the world. For more:...

Duration: 00:13:31


Jnanadakini, Vajranatha y Viryakirti y en el Consejo Internacional 2016

8/6/2016
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Jnanadakini, Vajranatha y Viryakirti comparten sus experiencias come delegados en el Consejo Internacional por parte de Espana y America Latina. thebuddhistcentre.com/internationalcouncil #Budismo #Budista #Buda #Triratna #comunidad

Duration: 00:10:17


Meeting the Needs of the World - A Summary

8/4/2016
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Day two of the 2016 Triratna International Council - a strong one, looking at the deep challenges for contemporary Buddhists who want to meet the needs of a suffering world head on. Karmavajra from India, Parami from Scotland, and Viriyakirti from Mexico join Dassini and Candradasa to recap an absorbing, stimulating day. Climate change, diversity and racial bias, the Dharma as an effective antidote to suffering in India, and Buddhist recovery are amongst the topics of the day. Along with a...

Duration: 00:15:10


Why Is There An International Council?

8/2/2016
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Dharmananda, Munisha and Bodhivamsa discuss the reasons for having an International Council and its evolving function within a global spiritual community. #Triratna #Dharma #Buddhism #Sangha #Community #Buddhist

Duration: 00:15:08


The Three Strands and an Opening Ritual

8/2/2016
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Yashosagar from India and Sucimani from England talk about the College and Order strands of the International Council, and share their impressions of out opening ritual. #Triratna #Dharma #community #Buddhism #Buddhist #sangha #internationalcouncil #triratna

Duration: 00:10:52


What's Coming Up At The 2016 Triratna International Council

8/1/2016
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A quick chat and précis with Dassini from Glasgow, Scotland and Viveka from San Francisco, U.S.A., about the themes of the event as people start to arrive from around the world. For live Dharma coverage all week: https://thebuddhistcentre.com/internationalcouncil #Buddhism #Buddhist #Dharma #Triratna #meditation #mindfulness #community #sangha #Buddha

Duration: 00:06:04


Kamalamani - Other Than Mother, Choosing Childlessness With Life In Mind

6/16/2016
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Satyalila interviews Kamalamani about a strong decision in her life as a Buddhist - to forego having children - and her subsequent decision to write a book about it. A great conversation between two good friends about a long, challenging, ultimately affirming personal process and choice. Get more information on Kamalamani's book and where to buy it: https://thebuddhistcentre.com/news/birth-book-choosing-childlessness #motherhood #children #child #kids #Buddhism #Buddhist #Dharma #compassion...

Duration: 00:19:33


Dhammarati on Sikkha - A New Project to Review and Develop Training in a System of Buddhist Practice

6/1/2016
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Dhammarati talks here about a new project on the system of training in Triratna. He is one of the most experienced members of the Triratna Community, having been chair of the College of Public Preceptors for a decade. He lives and works at Adhisthana, and is now the convenor of the International Council. Dhammarati reflects on what is essential in Buddhist practice: a growth of awareness which leads to positive and rich emotion and a move away from self-referential emotion. As joy and...

Duration: 00:15:46


Gender Diverse Sangha As Buddhists

5/14/2016
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Parami interviews Kamalanandi and Padmavyuha about gender diversity in Triratna on the occasion of the first residential retreat for gender diverse people in our community. A timely and topical discussion about the issues raised in society generally by changes in awareness around gender – and in a particular Buddhist culture as it expands its sense of itself to be more inclusive and more forward thinking about a crucial area of personal identity. The implications for ideas of practice as a...

Duration: 00:35:15


Dhammarati on sabbatical, solitaries and the International Council

3/22/2016
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Dhammarati - in conversation here with Dhammamegha - is one of the most experienced members of the Triratna College of Public Preceptors having chaired it for over ten years. Here he talks about his long sabbatical after leaving that job - a rich, deep time that encompassed post-Impressionist galleries in New York and lengthy solitary retreats in California and in Wales. We hear about his personal study and his practical exploration of the Triratna system of practice and meditation,...

Duration: 00:15:07


Satyaraja and Kamalashila talk about meditation

3/16/2016
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A lovely discussion, largely about meditation, between two people who are dedicated to it as a key way to work with the mind and discover more deeply the nature of it. We hear particularly about the devotional aspects of meditation, which is another way into the idea of insight itself. And about meditation retreats - solitary and collective - as essential to practice, including those featuring the Six Element practice as an approach to exploring the reality of existence itself. #Satyaraja,...

Duration: 00:09:37


Introducing Purna

3/15/2016
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A great interview with Purna by Nagabodhi, who has been a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order since the late 1970s and is attending his first meeting of the Preceptors College. We hear the history of the Triratna community in New Zealand and Australia, and the continuing process of ordination training in the southern hemisphere. #Purna #Nagabodhi #PreceptorsCollege #NewZealand #Australia

Duration: 00:16:06


Padmavajra and Dhammadinna talk about the private preceptors' retreats

3/14/2016
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Two of Triratna's most experienced Order members talking about training a new generation of private preceptors - those who ordain individuals into the Triratna Buddhist Order. #Dhammadinna #Padmavajra #Private #Preceptors #Triratna #Buddhism #Buddhist #ordination #Dharma

Duration: 00:20:09


Introducing Ashokashri

3/13/2016
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Parami is delighted to introduce her friend of 40 years - Ashokashri - as a new member of the Triratna College of Public Preceptors with particular responsibility for the USA. #Ashokashri #Parami #Preceptors' #ordination #USA #Triratna #Buddhism #Buddhist #Dharma #America #Mexico

Duration: 00:15:40


Satyaraja and Maitreyabandhu on Developments in the Guhyaloka Ordination Course - Triratna Preceptors College

3/11/2016
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Satyaraja and Maitreyabandhu led the 4-month ordination course for men at Guhyaloka last year and began a 3-year process of implementing changes to the course. Here they explain some of their reasons for these developments. #Guhyaloka #Satyaraja #Maitreyabandhu #ordination #publicpreceptors #Buddhism #Buddhist #Dharma #Triratna

Duration: 00:13:59


Introducing Subhadramati - Triratna Preceptors' College

3/10/2016
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Subhadramati, attending her first Triratna Preceptors' College meeting, talks with her good friend Dhammadinna. #Triratna #PreceptorsCollege #Buddhism #Buddhist #Dharma #ordination #women #sangha

Duration: 00:10:15

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