Karuna is growing and is looking to diversify our Board of Trustees.
Karuna exists to end caste-based discrimination, poverty and inequality in South Asia. Our work focuses on education, dignified livelihoods and gender equality, transforming communities and changing society.
Since the outbreak of covid, we have supported 350,000 people – enabling them and their families to survive the trials of this pandemic. We are looking for new trustees who are able to dedicate time, energy and skills to help us grow and steer the charity.
We’re delighted to announce that Bhikkhu Analayo has agreed to be interviewed in relation to his book and online course on Mindfully Facing Climate Change as part of Triratna Earth Sangha’s online conference, 24 - 26 September.
Monday 30 August 11.00 USPST | 13.00 Mexico | 14.00 USEST | 19.00 IE&UK | 20.00 Europe CET | 06.00 New Zealand (next day)
Windhorse Publications are holding an online book launch to celebrate the publication of their latest title The Burning House: A Buddhist Response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency by Shantigarbha.
In the book Shantigarbha explores how we can wake up and respond to the climate and ecological crisis from...
Should Buddhist sanghas and Buddhist Centres get involved in politics or remain politically neutral? When political debate can be so fractious and polarised, how can Buddhists make a helpful contribution?
In this ambitious and challenging series, Vajragupta asks us to reflect on our political views and conditioning, so as to come to a deeper appreciation of what a Buddhist perspective might be.
Join members of the Triratna Earth Sangha online on Sunday 20th June for meditation with a focus on the web of life, plus a workshop based on Joanna Macy’s Work that Reconnects and an opportunity to share what’s live for you concerning the Climate and Ecological Emergency. There’ll be discussion groups and a puja based on the Shambhala warrior training verses.
Contributions toward a seed fund for future activities will be welcome but absolutely not required.
This evening we have the great delight to invite Dhammapītika from the Netherlands to a conversation with Gunaketu about how buddhists can speak up about sustainability. How to cope, deal with and relate to climatchange? This invites us to reshape our deepest myths of creation and of being. Some find it exhilarating - others frightening. Entering the new era with openess and non rigidity is a skill that can be learned. Are you interested?
Triratna Earth Sangha - a recently formed group of Order members, mitras and friends from across the world who are deeply concerned about the environmental plight of the Earth and all the attendant suffering this is already causing and will cause in the future - invites both Buddhist centres and individual practitioners to follow the lead of the Glasgow sangha by sitting in meditation in a public space at 3pm UK time (or your own time,...
From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust
In this message, we’d like to clarify how the Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna Trust and FutureDharma / IDT are working together and in collaboration with our partners in India to coordinate relief to people and projects affected by the devastating second wave of COVID in India.
Many of you are giving to the Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna and other appeals. It is a credit to our Order and Movement that...