Triratna: Past and Future

The old-school and the new-school interview each other!

The three jewels: Buddha, Dharma and Sangha

Where has the Triratna Buddhist Movement come from?

How has it evolved over the years?

What was it like to live and work alongside founder Bhante Sangharakshita?

And where are we headed as a movement now?

This weekend in February marks the formal handover of the presidency of the Auckland Buddhist Centre from Nagabodhi, who has served us for 30 years and been involved with Triratna since the early days, to Jnanadhara, who cuts a more youthful figure (how does one put that tactfully?!).

They'll interview each other about where Triratna's been (Nagabodhi) and where it's headed (Jnanadhara). Given the characters involved, this is bound to be lively, informative and probably at times rather funny. A fantastic opportunity to hear tales from the past and a vision for the future, and to tune in to the wider international movement.

There may be some other activities thrown into the mix. What can we say? It'll be a bit fluid.

All welcome.


8 February 2020  10:00am-1:00pm


By koha / donation.

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The Auckland Buddhist Centre

381 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland

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Portrait of Nagabodhi

I’ve been a member of the Triratna Order since 1974. Shortly after joining the Order I set up Windhorse Publications, our publishing wing and…

Portrait of Jnanadhara

Jnanadhara is originally from New Zealand and first encountered Buddhism through books while in his mid-teens. After finishing a diploma in music he…