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Bursaries for UK & Ireland convention 2022

Thu, 31 Mar, 2022 - 16:36

Bursaries for UK & Ireland convention 2022

Thu, 31 Mar, 2022 - 16:36

The Abhayaratna Trust is once again offering bursaries to Triratna Order members within the UK & Ireland Area to attend the convention at Wymondham college this August. if you have less than £10,000 in savings you can apply for help with the cost of accommodation and/or travel. To apply click here. We aim to respond to your request within 4 working days or less. If you have any questions or don’t wish to fill in the...

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Sending money to India

Thu, 27 Jan, 2022 - 14:20

Sending money to India

Thu, 27 Jan, 2022 - 14:20

Mahasraddha writes: You may be aware from the news and messages from the key Triratna charities operating in India (Karuna, FutureDharma Fund and The Abhayaratna Trust), that the past few weeks have seen major changes affecting the NGO sector in India. More than 150 large Indian charities, including at least one of our Triratna Trusts, have had their permission to receive foreign funding revoked by the Indian Government.

The changes affect transfers to Indian charities. Because of the remit of The Abhayaratna Trust –...

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Big Changes to Funding Movement Projects in India

From Triratna News on Thu, 13 Jan, 2022 - 12:05

Big Changes to Funding Movement Projects in India

From Triratna News on Thu, 13 Jan, 2022 - 12:05

As you may have seen in the news, the past few weeks have seen major changes affecting the NGO sector in India. More than 150 large Indian charities, including at least one of our Triratna Trusts, have had their permission to receive foreign funding revoked by the Indian Government.

Most significantly, TBMSG Pune has had its foreign contributions permission removed. This is one of the main trusts supporting Triratna social projects in India. It employs 67 staff, mostly Mitras and...

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Help the Abhayaratna Trust Team

Thu, 4 Nov, 2021 - 15:28

Help the Abhayaratna Trust Team

Thu, 4 Nov, 2021 - 15:28

Utpalavajri explains why we need your help; click here

Fundraising for the Order in India during Covid; setting up local care networks; giving grants worldwide for Order members with insufficient resources to meet basic living costs; investigating mental wellbeing in the Order… these are just some of the projects that The Abhayaratna Trust team takes on to benefit the Triratna Order.

If you have donated £50 for example, to one of our Appeals, all that £50 goes to the appeal individual or...

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Closing our India Covid appeal

Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 - 16:00

Closing our India Covid appeal

Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 - 16:00

We will soon close our appeal to help Order members and their families in India, who have been affected by the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In the meantime, if you still wish to make a donation you can still do so here;

https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/16534#!/DonationDetails

We have now raised £191,600.

So thank you again to all who have donated to this appeal; sadhu!

The Order convenors in India are meeting soon to make a longer term plan, as the hardships from this crisis are likely to...

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India Covid-19 Emergency: A Coordinated Triratna Response, July 2021

From Triratna News on Mon, 5 Jul, 2021 - 17:03

India Covid-19 Emergency: A Coordinated Triratna Response, July 2021

From Triratna News on Mon, 5 Jul, 2021 - 17:03

From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust.

The Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna Trust and FutureDharma / IDT are working together with our partners in India to coordinate relief to people and projects affected by the devastating second and third waves of COVID in India.

The remits of the three charities are different – the Abhayaratna Trust works with individual order members, Karuna Trust with the wider community and FutureDharma / with Triratna movement organisations and projects...

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Newsletter June 2021

Wed, 9 Jun, 2021 - 11:35

Newsletter June 2021

Wed, 9 Jun, 2021 - 11:35

Newsbites on India, mental health and more.

Read and comment on our latest newsletter by clicking on link below.

https://abhayaratnatrust.org/latest/newsletter-may-2021

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Covid Emergency in India: An Evening with Padmavajra and Friends

From Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 19 Apr, 2021 - 03:55

Covid Emergency in India: An Evening with Padmavajra and Friends

From Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 19 Apr, 2021 - 03:55

Join Padmavajra and friends live on Tuesday 20th April for a special event to raise funds for urgent Covid-19 care in India:

US PST 11:00 | US EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 | India 23:30 | Australia AEDT 04:00 (next day) | New Zealand 06:00 (next day)

Five members of our Order have died of #COVIDー19 in the past few days in India. There is so...

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Urgent appeal to support 66 Order members in India badly affected by covid

Sat, 17 Apr, 2021 - 13:28

Urgent appeal to support 66 Order members in India badly affected by covid

Sat, 17 Apr, 2021 - 13:28

Dear Friends,

Watch Yashosagar explain the crisis facing some Order members in India here and Taradakini explains what’s needed and why here

The second wave of covid is causing poverty, distress and death in India. Very sadly we have lost several members of the Order to covid in recent days. Currently 15 Order members are unwell with covid to the point of needing medicines and / or oxygen. With public health supplies running low, these things need to be paid for privately....

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Annual Review 2020

Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 14:22

Annual Review 2020

Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 14:22

Find out more about us as a charity by reading our Annual Review for 2020 by clicking here.

Historically the Abhayaratna Trust has existed to relieve financial hardship and its consequences whenever and wherever it arises among individual members of the Triratna Buddhist Order. We have done this by giving practical aid to Order members in the form of cash grants, non-financial support and generating appeals for specific individuals. We are also agile and responsive to events that require intervention, the most recent example being...