FutureDharma
FutureDharma

Would you like to raise money for the Future of the Dharma?

By Nandavajra on Tue, 23 Feb, 2021 - 16:48

The FutureDharma/IDT team is looking for a fundraiser

Since our launch in 2016, FutureDharma Fund has grown to support 45 international Triratna projects, including those of the India Dhamma Trust, and raised over £1,000,000. This year we aim to raise £400,000 for this vital work.

We are now seeking an inspired and engaged Order member, or mitra training for ordination to join our skilled, dynamic, and harmonious team as a Fundraiser. We hope to make a full-time appointment but will consider part-time options.

You will...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Would you like to raise money for the Future of the Dharma?

By Nandavajra on Tue, 23 Feb, 2021 - 16:34

The FutureDharma/IDT team is looking for a fundraiser

Since our launch in 2016, FutureDharma Fund has grown to support 45 international Triratna projects, including those of the India Dhamma Trust, and raised over £1,000,000. This year we aim to raise £400,000 for this vital work.

We are now seeking an inspired and engaged Order member, or mitra training for ordination to join our skilled, dynamic, and harmonious team as a Fundraiser. We hope to make a full-time appointment but will consider part-time options.

You will...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Project Initiator subtitling videos and other spoken word projects

By gunabhadri on Fri, 19 Feb, 2021 - 20:32


One of the Mainland Europe Area Council’s priorities is to investigate how to make Triratna teachings and other spoken word projects in Triratna more available to people who speak other languages than English by means of subtitling. To this end a working group has been set up consisting of delegates from the Area Council, the Translations Board and Development team to the ECA. After some initial exploration we are about to apply for funding and are looking for a...

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The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

Sources of Inspiration with Paramananda - Atula, Working in the Depths (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 37)

By Centre Team on Mon, 15 Feb, 2021 - 23:44

Forty years of friendship around meditation, the Dharma, and a common interest in the workings of the ‘psyche’ - the human ‘soul’ - mark out this first pilot episode for a new series of live podcasts. Join Paramananada in conversation with a set of friends to explore and share together their ‘Sources of Inspiration’.

Our first guest is Atula (Richard Huson), psychosynthesist and good friend to many in the Triratna Buddhist Community. Atula has made it his life’s work to consider the...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Introducing Buddhist Action Month 2021 - Network of Buddhist Organisations

By gunabhadri on Mon, 8 Feb, 2021 - 10:57

Lion’s Roar: Speaking up in a Troubled World - Buddhist Action Month 2021

Kaspa Thompson from the Network of Buddhist Organisations is setting up Buddhist Action Month 2021 and writes:

There are many troubles in the world. Much of the world lives in poverty. There is violence against individuals and groups of people. The climate crisis continues to unfold causing extreme weather events. We are destroying habitats. We are in the midst of a global...

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Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

decision-making process and consensus

By gunabhadri on Sun, 7 Feb, 2021 - 19:50

Mokshini kindly shared these documents on the decision-making process and consensus:

  • decision-making by consensus - Dhammarati
  • consensus diagram - Dhammarati
  • Decision making - notes from a talk given by Vajragupta at the ECA Jan 2014
  • Ideas on Consensus as Practice in Council Meetings 2013
Buddhist Centre Features
The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

Bringing Online Learning to the Slums of India (The Dharma Toolkit, Episode 36)

By Centre Team on Thu, 4 Feb, 2021 - 20:07

This episode was recorded in October 2020 when the project to bring online learning to kids from Nagpur’s poorest communities was just getting started. Please support this vital work now if you can:

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/aryaloka

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Aryaketu is amazing. For 20 years he has been forging a life of extraordinary service in India with the Buddhist ‘Bodhisattva Path’ as the main context for his work. His vital, pioneering computer training school - the Aryaloka Institute - is all about the...