The Challenge works by acquiring pledges to match gifts made to the charity on a specific week in November/December. These gifts may be matched again by The BigGive’s own philanthropist Champions, meaning the potential for gifts made in that week to be quadrupled.
We are hoping to acquire pledges to matchfund (send no money now) amounting to £2500.
‘After my contact with Dr Ambedkar and his followers I became much more aware of the social dimension of Buddhism and, in fact, the social dimension of life itself’
Dr Ambedkar is, in Sangharakshita’s terminology, one of the greatest Buddhists of the 20th century and a profound influence on Sangharakshita’s life and thought. Deeply committed to the uplift of the most marginalised communities in India, Dr Ambedkar saw the Dhamma as a means of individual and social transformation. This...
Posted by Dhammavijaya on Fri, 28 Apr, 2017 - 20:14
To coincide with the International Conventions, the India Dhamma Trust is arranging a special pilgrimage for Order members and Mitras who wish to gain a living experience of the unity of Triratna.
From the heartlands of Ancient Buddhism, order members and mitras will follow itineraries that attend the Order or Mitra conventions at Bodh Gaya, and take in the traditional pilgrimage sites of Shravasti, Kusinara, Lumbini, Vaishali and Sarnath, before combining to travel to Nagpur to explore Triratna...
Posted by Dhammavijaya on Thu, 26 Jan, 2017 - 11:33
This conference will explore why Dr Ambedkar embraced Buddhism and why he encouraged his followers to do the same. We will look at how Buddhism is practised in India now, and how it has changed the lives of many of its followers. We will ask how Dr Ambedkar’s understanding of Buddhism can influence Buddhist practice all over the world, and we will examine what the future holds for Buddhism in India.
As followers of Dr Ambedkar living in Europe, your attendance, input,...
At the Feet of the Buddha 31st January - 7th February 2016
International Order Retreat at Bodhgaya.
This unique retreat follows the very successful one held earlier this year when 200 Order members from India and the West met to practice together at the feet of the Buddha.
Skilfully led by Subhuti, the retreat structure involves spending the day practising together at the Three Jewels Centre and each evening we go to the Mahabodhi temple to sit at the Buddha’s feet in meditation and puja. With focus on our collective activities and...
Posted by vajratara on Tue, 21 Oct, 2014 - 09:45The India Dhamma Trust invite all Dhammacharis and Dhammacharinis worldwide are invited to attend an International Order Retreat to be held at the Three Jewels Centre at Bodhgaya. Subhuti will lead the retreat with a team from India and the West.
We will be holding the reteat at Bodhgaya so that we can spend each evening at the Buddha’s feet, meditating and doing puja together. We will centre our time as much as possible at the Three Jewels...
Posted by vajratara on Sun, 21 Sep, 2014 - 16:25Friday 26 - Tuesday 30 June 2015
Vaddhaka and Vajratara will be running this retreat next year at Adhisthana. It is a really good opportunity to get to grips with the teaching of Dr Ambedkar and his relevance to the modern world and why supporting the Indian Ordination process is of relevance not just to Indian Buddhism, but to world Buddhism and modern global society! The Indian Order have something unique to offer the world.