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New Buddhist Centre for Barcelona

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 - 23:59

New Buddhist Centre for Barcelona

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 - 23:59

Triratna’s sangha in Barcelona, Spain, bought their first Buddhist Centre last year. Just six weeks from opening they are working hard. They still need to raise €15,000. 

Sugarbha writes: “This is a really exciting project for Triratna Barcelona. Thanks to a legacy donation, in summer 2016 we secured a mortgage and purchased a building to convert into a centre. This is obviously a huge step forward for us, and for Triratna in mainland Europe.

We were able to secure the mortgage mainly due to a substantial sum...

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European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

Applications Invited to Triratna's Growth Fund 2017

Posted by Mokshini to European Chairs' Assembly on Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 - 12:17

Applications are invited for Triratna Growth Fund for 2017!

The purpose of the Growth Fund is to encourage the growth of the Triratna Community where growth is defined as an increase in the numbers of people coming to us to learn basic meditation and Dharma.

Applications are open to anyone - if you are a chair or lead a Triratna Group you might well have a project in mind yourself; or know of initiatives around your Centre, Group and Sangha that would benefit from a grant from the...

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Growth Fund 2017 now open

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 - 10:49

Growth Fund 2017 now open

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 - 10:49

Every year Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly (ECA) invites applications to its Growth Fund, for projects encouraging/enabling more people to learn basic meditation and Dharma with Triratna. The closing date this year is 28th May and applications are invited from Triratna Groups or Centres.

Mokshini writes from the ECA’s Development Team: “In 2017, we have a total of around £5600 available and we envisage this being given in relatively small amounts of up to £1000 each to Triratna projects around the world,...

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People to People, India.
People to People, India.

Children Camp organized in 4 Areas of Nagpur

Posted by tejadhamma to People to People, India. on Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 - 10:34

Children Camp organized in 4 Areas of Nagpur

Posted by tejadhamma to People to People, India. on Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 - 10:34

We have organised Four Children Camps for slums children. Those would learn various things and enjoy their childhood through activities run for them. Our team is very happy to contribute in various area of Nagpur. We planned for Gorewada  Hazaripahad slum, Koradi and remote area named Walani. We not only planned for children but also to the parents ! Dr. Abhishkh Wasnik who is Dhammamitra, will address...

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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Surprise visit from Sangharakshita for Triratna@50 celebrations

Posted by charlotte-l to Community Highlights on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 16:34

Surprise visit from Sangharakshita for Triratna@50 celebrations

Posted by charlotte-l to Community Highlights on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 16:34

Thanks Suvajra for catching this visit from Sangharakshita as part of Adhisthana’s celebrations of Triratna Buddhist Community’s 50th Birthday.

Filmed on a mobile, it’s best to keep the screen small to watch this video. 

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San Francisco Buddhist Center
San Francisco Buddhist Center

Death and the only Beauty that lasts

Posted by prasadachitta to San Francisco Buddhist Center on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 15:09

Death and the only Beauty that lasts

Posted by prasadachitta to San Francisco Buddhist Center on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 15:09

An interview with Siddhisambhava during her visit to the San Francisco Buddhist Center. 

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Buddhist Action Month 2017
Buddhist Action Month 2017

Warming up for BAM: Global Divestment Mobilisation: 5-13 May 2017

Posted by Mokshini to Buddhist Action Month 2017 on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 10:48

Warming up for BAM: Global Divestment Mobilisation: 5-13 May 2017

Posted by Mokshini to Buddhist Action Month 2017 on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 10:48

For those of us in Europe  - there is the Global Divestment Mobilisation: 5-13 May 2017 - there might be an event you can join in with near you; check it out on globaldivestmentmobilisation.org/Europe 

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations in Mexico City

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 09:34

Ordinations in Mexico City

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 09:34

We are delighted to announce that the following women received their public ordination yesterday at the Mexico City Buddhist Centre.

Ayer, en El Centro Budista de la Cuidad de México, las siguentes mujeres recibieron su ordenación pública:

Public preceptor / Preceptora pública Parami

Gisela Peters becomes Moksasi (dot under the first ‘s’, long ‘a’ and long ‘i’), a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who holds the sword of freedom’ / un nombre Sánscrito que quiere decir ‘La que sostiene la espada de la...

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