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The Heart of the Sorrow performance

Wed, 11 Sep, 2019 - 10:38

The Heart of the Sorrow performance

Wed, 11 Sep, 2019 - 10:38

If you are in or near Manchester on Saturday September 28th, you are warmly invited to the Manchester Buddhist Centre for a one-off performance of The Heart of the Sorrow - the myth of Orpheus in the Underworld as told by Jinavamsa and Taradakini through their original songs and narrative. It’s an interpretation which draws out the significance of this myth for us today in turning towards the facts of our existence. 

The 40 minute performance is to raise funds for the Abhayaratna Trust, which gives financial support to...

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Big 10:10 Fundraising Concert

Sat, 6 Oct, 2018 - 16:42

Big 10:10 Fundraising Concert

Sat, 6 Oct, 2018 - 16:42

We’re celebrating 10 years of supporting the Triratna Buddhist Order, and you are invited.

Abhayaratna Trust is hosting a concert this month to celebrate all that we have achieved in 10 years of financially supporting Triratna Order members. We are raising £10,000 in our 10th year  so we can continue to make modest grants to more than 100 Triratna Order members annually worldwide - many of whom have dedicated their lives to teaching Dharma and creating Sangha. 

Be entertained by some of the finest classical...

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Wills Cafe

Mon, 15 Aug, 2016 - 12:55

Wills Cafe

Mon, 15 Aug, 2016 - 12:55

Are you attending the International Combined Order Convention this month? Interested in knowing more about wills and will writing?

If so we invite you to join our ‘Wills Cafe’ on Saturday afternoon from 2.15 - 3.15pm in the International centre to hear Satyadasa of GreenGate Wills talk about the essentials of will writing and answer your questions. Free light refreshments will be provided.

If you can’t come along they’ll be a chance to listen to the recorded event on www.thebuddhistcentre.com. Look out for details on our website or facebook...

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Dana Request latest deadline

Tue, 1 Apr, 2014 - 13:46

Dana Request latest deadline

Tue, 1 Apr, 2014 - 13:46For any Order members wanting to make a Dana Request to the Abhayaratna Trust, the Trustees next meet in May so please get in touch or send your form in to the Secretary by 10 May 2014.
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Manjusvara's legacy

Tue, 18 Jun, 2013 - 14:21

Manjusvara's legacy

Tue, 18 Jun, 2013 - 14:21We have just heard about the new books and CD being published on the second anniversay of Manjusvara’s death - a Buddhist detective novel called The Deal Runner, a new selection of his poetry called called Lost and Found (both from Lulu.com), and the CD version of Lost and Found (available from Achintya via his email below).

These well produced publications have been put together by his friends and, in accord with Manjusvara’s wishes, all proceeds after...
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When is the next funding round?

Fri, 3 May, 2013 - 10:54

When is the next funding round?

Fri, 3 May, 2013 - 10:54Taradakini, Abhayaratna Trust secretary, writes: “You might not know that Order members experiencing financial hardship and wanting to apply to the Trust for financial support, for example to attend a retreat or order event, can now do so four times a year. The next deadline for applications is 1 September 2013. Of course if it’s an emergency or more urgent, applications are accepted at any time of year. We know it’s not so easy to ask for funds but you’ll...
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