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Summary report from the ECA July 2017 meeting at Vajrasana

Posted by Mokshini on Tue, 3 Oct, 2017 - 11:14

Here is a summary of the talks, presentations and themes covered at the latest European Chairs meeting which took place at the LBC’s retreat centre in Suffolk, Vajrasana from 17 - 27 July 2017

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The European Chairs Assembly July 2017 in pictures

Posted by Mokshini on Sat, 22 Jul, 2017 - 12:27

The European Chairs Assembly July 2017 in pictures

Posted by Mokshini on Sat, 22 Jul, 2017 - 12:27
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Adults at risk/Vulnerable adults training event

Posted by Munisha on Mon, 21 Aug, 2017 - 13:32

Adults at risk/Vulnerable adults training event

Posted by Munisha on Mon, 21 Aug, 2017 - 13:32

Booking now open for a half day training event for Triratna Safeguarding officers and trustees in the UK and Ireland, helping us all develop our understanding of the definition of ”Adults at risk’ previously known as ‘Vulnerable adults’.

Wednesday 4th October 2017
Birmingham Buddhist Centre 
12 noon bring your own lunch
1pm-4pm training with an external trainer from the CCPAS

Bookings by email to 
munisha [at] triratnadevelopment.org

Who can attend?
This is an event for Order members...

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European Triratna Chairs Assembly Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policies

Posted by Nandavajra on Wed, 26 Jul, 2017 - 14:44

European Triratna Chairs Assembly Child Protection and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policies and Guideline

These are  the European Triratna Chairs Assembly (registered charity no. 1117287):

  • Child protection code of conduct
  • Child protection policy
  • Vulnerable adult protection policy and guidelines
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Day 8 report from the ECA summer meeting

Posted by Munisha on Tue, 25 Jul, 2017 - 15:32

Day 8 report from the ECA summer meeting

Posted by Munisha on Tue, 25 Jul, 2017 - 15:32

Here in Suffolk, UK, days come and go, the rain pours down, the duck family continues to parade around (see previous report), and the Chairs are still meditating, doing puja, chatting, walking and listening to presentations and small groups.

They’ve looked at the work of Triratna’s Translations Board; members of the College and Adhisthana Kula have visited to explain the work they’re doing to address painful aspects of Triratna’s past; and the ECA’s Safeguarding officer, Munisha, has...

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Old and new....

Posted by Mokshini on Sun, 23 Jul, 2017 - 15:06

Old and new....

Posted by Mokshini on Sun, 23 Jul, 2017 - 15:06

After 7 years the chairs decided that it was time to update their ECA group photo! The previous image showed the ECA at their summer meeting at Vajrasana in 2010, so exactly 7 years ago. 

Many people who were chairs in 2010 have since moved on … and there are many new faces on the 2017 photo -  and of course there are some centres and projects that didn’t yet exist in 2010! 

But if you have a spare 5 minutes you...

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European Chairs Assembly July 2017

Posted by Mokshini on Thu, 20 Jul, 2017 - 08:21

European Chairs Assembly July 2017

Posted by Mokshini on Thu, 20 Jul, 2017 - 08:21

The European Chairs Assembly is taking place 17-27 July 2017 at the LBC’s beautiful new Vajrasana retreat centre in the Suffolk countryside. 

Twice a year the chairs from Triratna Buddhist Centres across Europe as well as the chairs or representatives from the main Triratna projects such as the Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna, Clear Vision and Dharmachakra, come together - for a week in January, and 10 days in the summer. It is a significant event in the life of a chair....

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Applications Invited to Triratna's Growth Fund 2017

Posted by Mokshini 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’s European Chairs’ Assembly seeks new Safeguarding officer

Posted by Nandavajra on Thu, 26 Jan, 2017 - 10:11

Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly seeks new Safeguarding officer

Posted by Nandavajra on Thu, 26 Jan, 2017 - 10:11

Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly seeks new Safeguarding officer

We are looking for an Order member to carry on the development of Safeguarding policy and practice begun by Munisha in 2013.

This is an opportunity to join a happy and successful team, and to play an extremely helpful role in the life of Triratna: you will work as an extension of the European Chairs’ Assembly’s Development team, under the team leadership of Nandavajra and supported by Munisha. Ensuring co-ordination across Triratna, you will also work...

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Summary of the winter 2017 ECA meeting at Adhisthana

Posted by Mokshini on Wed, 18 Jan, 2017 - 17:46

Here is a summary report of the topics and sessions that took place over the recent winter meeting of the European Chairs Assembly at Adhisthana, from 5-12 January 2017. Feel free to share with your sanghas or centre teams. 

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