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European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

Munisha's Safeguarding talk to the European Buddhist Union 2018

Posted by Munisha to European Chairs' Assembly on Sun, 21 Oct, 2018 - 09:42

Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly employs me both as Triratna’s ‘Liaison officer’, responsible for co-operation with other Buddhist traditions, mainly in Europe. In that capacity I attend meetings of the European Buddhist Union and the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK.

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As I am also Triratna’s overall Safeguarding officer, I gave a talk at the September 2018 meeting of the European Buddhist Union at Adhisthana, explaining the...

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Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

50 Years, 50 Voices - Aryavacin y Manjugita

Posted by sanghadhara to Fifty Years, Fifty Voices on Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 - 20:46

I’m men’s Mitra Convenor in Nottingham, very actively involved with the Venezuelan Sangha and exploring William Blake’s legacy…

Aryavacin

…and I fell in love with the Order.
Manjugita

Track titles in English
01 Manjugita reading one of her poems ‘The Mirror’ (El Espejo) - the metaphors she delights in
02 Our ordinations – the impact on Sangha in Mexico and on Venezuelans
03 Our Order names – the meaning given at ordination, how we responded at the time, how...

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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Manchester Buddhist Centre is recruiting!

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Wed, 10 Oct, 2018 - 11:27

An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and harmonious team based right livelihood at Manchester Buddhist Centre. The Centre is a vibrant part of the City Centre’s bohemian Northern Quarter, offering a range of courses, events and talks to the public, schools and the Sangha.  

The role involves managing and maintaining a range of administrative functions, including responding to enquiries, managing course bookings and overseeing the maintenance and development of IT systems across the team. It is an important role...

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Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media

Great Ocean

Posted by Suryaprabha to Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media on Sat, 6 Oct, 2018 - 23:33

‘Suryaprabha’s subtle visual means of conveying his message is an important contribution to the arts in [Triratna].’ 

Friendship is the lifeblood of our movement and Sangharakshita’s example is its source. But there is no real record of his friendships, and as time passes chances to create it diminish.  What is needed is a film about Bhante and friendship.

‘I am grateful for your very skilled, beautiful hard work. Yes, your videos are very important to me, to us all - important even in ways...

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

50 Years, 50 Voices: Vajratara

Posted by Satyalila to Fifty Years, Fifty Voices on Thu, 4 Oct, 2018 - 14:46

I just would be an unintegrated mess if it wasn’t for the Sangha… communication with others and their help, and the inspiration of Sangha.

Vajaratra

This interview was recorded in 2012. 

Vajratara Annals

In 1968 I was not born. My parents were working in London on Vogue magazine where my father was feature’s editor and my mother worked in fashion. Apparently my father was so shy to ask my mother out that he went into her office, an office of only...

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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Experienced Carer to support Nissoka on a Pilgrimage to Bodhgaya, India

Posted by Nandavajra to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Thu, 4 Oct, 2018 - 14:14

Experienced Carer to support Nissoka on a Pilgrimage to Bodhgaya, India

Nissoka, an order member of long standing, who is living with Huntington’s disease, is looking for an experienced carer to accompany him on a pilgrimage to Bodhgaya, India, between early November and 20th December 2018 or late January and mid-March 2019. Please see the attached letter from Nissoka for more details.

Nissoka has a great love for Bodhgaya and has contributed a great deal to the Triratna presence there for a number of...

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Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

50 Years, 50 Voices: Amalavajra and Jayaraja

Posted by Satyalila to Fifty Years, Fifty Voices on Wed, 26 Sep, 2018 - 19:15

It’s a practice for the fundraiser and it’s a practice for the potential donor… a sort-of cremation ground in the Padmasambhava sense.
Amalavajra
 

It’s kind-of like I’m definitely feeling like I’m Santa Claus…
Jayaraja

Amalavajra’s Annals

In 1968 I was not even a gleam in my Dad’s eye, because he wasn’t to meet my Mum for another two years, on a ferry to a twenty-something villa holiday in Sicily.

In 1978 I was five years old and had spent half my life...

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