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...
This event marks the start of a coming together of all those in Triratna for whom concern for the environment is an intrinsic part of their Dharma practice. We will be gathering online on Earth Day (April 22nd) for a period of meditation, sitting in solidarity with this beautiful fleeting world. So wherever you are in the world please join us.
Can Buddhism change society? We’ll spend the evening exploring that question, hearing from four ordained Buddhists on what they understand social justice to mean.
In a symposium of short talks, speakers will draw on the social and political revolution of the Indian Dalit Buddhist movement and why it is so relevant to us, here in the West. We’d love for you to join in the conversation.
Welcoming Liberation: A Space for Thriving BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) BAME (Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic) Dharma and Community Connection
As a team we’ve decided that it’s the right time to bring Welcoming Liberation to a close.
We started this monthly gathering to support BIPOC/BAME in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd and resulting conversations in Triratna about providing safer, affirming spaces for the diversity of BIPOC/BAME within the movement and beyond. At the...
Follow on from Aryadrishti’s talk, The Earth is My Witness. Three points of discussion that arose with regards to how we can mitigate our impacts on the world, whether ecological, environmental, political, social and/ or Dharmic.
Carbonoffsets for air travel (from research done by Mary Salome and Nancy Artz)
Carbon offsets are not a perfect solution, but they are a helpful starting point to address the climate crisis. You can use the calculator to come up with an amount to a local organization that...
Recent police killings of Black people in the United States has given rise to a worldwide effort to bring awareness to the history of Black oppression and to challenge the current oppressive and often dangerous conditions faced by Black communities. Black lives matter. Triratna Buddhist Community in the Americas is dedicated to overcoming the hatred and oppression faced by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities – in our sanghas, in our towns and cities, and around the world.