The Aryaloka Computer Education Project in India aims to fulfil the vision of Dr Ambedkar: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity in which everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential, regardless of their background. In line with that vision they offer computer education, personal development, English and self-defence training and particularly work with women as the education and job prospects of girls and women are low in India. Two women, Priyal Kishor Ukey and Swati Shamrao Kawle, share how the Aryaloka Computer Education Project made...
Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 8 Aug, 2018 - 16:36
A new retreat centre practicing in the context of the Triratna Buddhist Community was inaugurated in June during a summer solstice ritual. Kalyanaloka, based in Brighton, held a special ritual, led by Subhadassi, chairperson of the nearby Brighton Buddhist Centre, which included a tea ceremony, a practice which is central to this retreat centre.
Kalyanaloka’s location is unusual for a retreat centre: it is situated on the outskirts of Brighton, about a thirty minute walk...
It is about Sangharakshita and friendship. There are two distinct elements: 50% his life as a series of friendship stories, the narratives are his own words, read offscreen by an actor*; 50% documentary interviews with people in different relationships to him.
* Uniformity of delivery plus great audio quality is good for intelligibility, intimacy and empathy.
Many thanks to Sanghadhara for creating this Dharma Doors mega-poster for the International Practice Week: Turning Arrows Into Flowers (22-29 September 2018)
You’ll see 2 options, one for A4 paper size, one for ‘Letter’ as used in the USA etc. The pdf has 8 pages, each with the front doors of 6 Triratna Centres, and which join together to form a lovely symbol of our international Sangha (see IPW overview picture).
A group for those who wish to maintain awareness of the work of India Dhamma Trust and the Dharma work it supports in India. Its members are invited to maintain the profile of India Dhamma Trust at their local Buddhist Centres and beyond.