Gateway Buddha

There is now a beautiful, large stone Buddha rupa at the entrance to Adhisthana. The community all offered blessings from the individual areas of responsibility represented at Adhisthana: the College of Public Preceptors, the International Council, the International Order Office and those who serve Adhisthana itself. We buried the blessings in the ground all around …

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Bhante’s Birthday Puja

On Wednesday 26th August, Adhisthana celebrated the anniversary of Bhante Sangharakshita’s birthday. You can watch the full video of the puja, which was live streamed to Facebook, here. Saddhanandi writes –

Buddha Day

On Saturday many of us participated in the first online International Buddha Day celebration hosted by the Buddhist Centre Online. It was a fantastic program coming from around the world, with events from India, Australia, Mexico, the US, many countries in mainland Europe, and the UK. At Adhisthana a huge amount of effort went into …

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365 Days of Bhante

A significant aspect of our work here at Adhisthana is to keep alive the spirit of our founder and teacher, Bhante Urgyen Sangharakshita, in the years after his passing on the 20th October 2018. There are many ways that we do this – by passing on his teachings; providing a context for people to visit …

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One More Alumni in the Order

This morning we watched ex-Itir from the Women’s 2017 Dharma Life Course become Varadhi. She was publicly ordained at around 8am UK time in a community in Melbourne watched by hundreds online having been privately ordained a few weeks early in advance of the now-cancelled 2020 Akashavana ordination retreat. It’s such a delight for the …

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