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Alive, Aware, Awake! (The Dharma Toolkit, Episode 31)

By Centre Team on Fri, 3 Jul, 2020 - 15:27

What is it to be fully aware, fully alive? Here is a great conversation with the retreat team from Taraloka, who are about to lead our online Home Retreat around the relief and ease of being in the present moment – whatever that present moment looks like. 

Join in with Alive, Aware, Awake - a Home Retreat for everyone!

Experience can be an adventure in awareness. How can we taste the deep excitement of opening to the nature...

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Opening Up Centres & Hybrid events

By gunabhadri on Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 - 20:00

Following our gathering on 2 July on opening Centres after lockdown - procedural and technical, here is all the information flowing outof this meeting:


Feel free to post any more questions you may have in the comments below.

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Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

For the Earth, From the Sangha: Poetry Readings and Other Voices

By marysalome on Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 - 00:08

This is a companion recording to the series of podcasts I produced for Earth Week 2020: Hair On Fire - Buddhist Responses Turning Toward Climate Change

  1. Eva Soncin introduced Vimalasara.
     
  2. Vimalasara read “I am Africa” from her recently published book of poems, I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage to James Baldwin, published by University of Alberta Press. It’s available at your favorite online book sellers, and on order from local independent bookstores.
     
  3. Paul Greenberg read excerpts
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Triratna Safeguarding
Triratna Safeguarding

Triratna Model Safeguarding policies and Ethical Guidelines 2020

By ECA Safeguarding on Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 - 17:16

Here are Triratna’s model Ethical guidelines and policies for Safeguarding children and adults, updated for 2020 by Triratna’s ECA Safeguarding team.

(See below for more information on Safeguarding, the Safeguarding team, the Ethics Kula and the difference between Safeguarding matters and Matters of Order conduct.)

Safeguarding and ethical policies and procedures are a practical expression of ahimsa, non-harming, the value underlying Buddhist precepts and the Bodhisattva activity of protecting living beings from harm.

The model Ethical guidelines (first published in 2015 on the initiative of Triratna’s International...

Centre Fundraising Forum
Centre Fundraising Forum

Spanish Language Fundraising Toolkit now available!

By kusaladevi on Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 - 12:26

¡Hola!

I’m pleased to say that the Online Fundraising Toolkit has been translated into Spanish for our friends in the Spanish speaking world!

It is available here as a PDF, but can also be found on the Sikkha Centre fundraising support page

We hope to also work to translate more of the resources into Spanish in the coming months, so that they are accessible to more situations. Having spoken to the Translations board, they felt that other centres...

Buddhist Centre Features
The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

Into the Dark Wood (The Dharma Toolkit, Episode 30)

By Centre Team on Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 - 01:58

Join us for a walk into the forest of the unknown. Enchantments await. Groves of images. Bridges to the unseen. A path that wanders lost until some deeper magic happens…

We are back in the realm of art and the making of images, the making of things, the making of meaning. Nagasiddhi’s trainings in technical sculpture, prop design and building, the rituals of puppetry, and carpentry with wood left by his father long ago - all these have prepared him for a...

FutureDharma
FutureDharma

FutureDharma Fund Gratitude Report 2019/20

By Nandavajra on Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 - 12:54

FutureDharma Fund Gratitude Report 2019/20

Thanks to the generosity of its supporters, FutureDharma is now the main way Triratna seeds and supports sanghas around the world. This report is about how those gifts helped thousands of people to transform their lives last year.

Of course this year everything changed. Humanity now needs the Three Jewels more than ever. But with all our centres and retreat centres closed or severely restricted there’s a real danger that we barely sustain our own practice and sanghas, let...

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