Nagaloka News

DR. AMBEDKAR’S 126 BIRTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, APRIL 2017

Posted in: Uncategorized on Friday, April 14th, 2017

This program was held on 14th April 2017 to celebrate the 126th Anniversary of the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. It was facilitated by Lokamitra, Ritayush, Vivekratna and Amrutdeep. Its purpose was to call to mind and inspire people by the great contribution of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar. There were 1100 participants, 620 women and 480 men. The main points focused on in the programme were the development of harmonious team work for our Movement in Nagpur and how to achieve it. Lokamitra reminded us of the messages inscribed on the great Ashok Pillar and their relevance to TBMSG work in future. We were thus inspired to cultivate  strong harmonious teamwork. Everyone agreed that we should contribute as best we could to the work of the Movement.

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50th Anniversary Of Triratna Bauddha Maha Sangha (TBM) Celebration for all Nagaloka,April 2017,

Posted in: Uncategorized on Sunday, April 9th, 2017

This program was held on 9th April 2017 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha. It was facilitated by Nagaketu, Manidhamma, and Amrutdeep. The purpose of the workshop was to strengthen our community through working together. There were 600 people participating, 338 women and 262 men. The main points that were focused on in the workshop were:

  • Historical Sangha and modern Sangha
  • How to develop the Sangha by skilful organization of activities
  • To remind the participants that effective work is achieved by the commitment of each individual Order member working on a project.

Many of the people were really inspired and felt motivated to become participants in the work of the Sangha. They recognized the unity of the Sangha, and would like to attend such workshops as often as possible.

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50TH ANNIVERSARY OF TRIRATNA BAUDDHA MAHA SANGHA (TBMS), APRIL 2017

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Saturday, April 8th, 2017

This program was held on 8th April 2017 at Nagaloka to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha. It was facilitated by Vivekaratna, Nagaketu and Kamalashree. Its purpose was to recollect and celebrate the work of TBM. The were 78 participants, 52 men and 26 women. On this occasion, Vivekaratna gave a Dhamma talk in about Sangharakshita’s poem Four Gifts:

  • A white lotus flower indicating development through practicing spiritual principles
  • A Golden Net indicating the network of spiritual friendship in the Order
  • A Garden in the Wilderness indicating that Order members are like gardeners planting gardens in the spiritual wilderness of mundane life.
  • A Shepherd’s Dance, indicating that Order members are like shepherds coming together and dancing the same graceful form.

Nagaketu spoke about the unity of the Sangha, developing through participation in Order activities, good planning, and being a role model for the rest of the community.

Kamalsree focused on youth and giving an opportunity for them to come forward and take responsibility. The participants were made aware of the unity of the Order and helped to understand Sangharakshita’s Buddhist vision. Everyone agreed that we should encourage youths to join TBM activities and learn about the present context.

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