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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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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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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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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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Invite to open meeting of the NBO on 5 November 2016

Posted by Mokshini on Sat, 1 Oct, 2016 - 13:01

The Network of Buddhist Organisations (NBO )is hosting a gathering in London on November 5th, details below and on the attached poster. The main emphasis of the gathering is to discuss the theme, “Buddhism in action: what are we doing?”, but there will be a short AGM, too. 
You and members of all Triratna Sangha are warmly invited to come along, and please spread the word to anyone you know who might be interested. These gatherings are a unique...

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summary of the European Chairs Assembly Sept 2016 at Adhisthana

Posted by Mokshini on Mon, 12 Sep, 2016 - 15:33

Twice a year the European Chairs of Triratna Centres, plus those members of the Order who are directors or chairs of major projects as Windhorse Publications or the buddhistcentre online, gather for a chairs assembly - to strengthen ties of friendship and create new ones, too share information and do business and to inspire and support those with the important responsibility of being chair at the Buddhist Centre. 

Here is a summary report of the topics and sessions that took place over that week. 

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Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults 2016

Posted by Munisha on Sat, 3 Sep, 2016 - 22:22

Ensuring the sexual, physical and psychological safety of young people and vulnerable adults is an expression of the First Precept: avoiding causing harm; cultivating loving kindness.

Mindful of their responsibilities in this area, over the last four years the European Chairs’ Assembly (ECA) has been developing its model policies for the protection of children and ‘vulnerable adults’, sent to every Triratna Centre and enterprise in Europe, and also shared with Triratna Centres around the world.

The 2016 versions were presented to the meeting of Triratna’s International Council in August and the...

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Triratna Festival Dates CE 2016 -2025

Posted by Nandavajra on Wed, 27 Jul, 2016 - 10:10

Here you will find the Triratna Festival dates for CE 2016 -2025

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Report on the January 2016 European Chairs' Assembly

Posted by Nandavajra on Tue, 26 Jan, 2016 - 10:04

Report on the January 2016 European Chairs’ Assembly (by Nandavajra)

Adhisthana hosted a gathering of 35 Triratna European Centre Chairs (from 6 countries) for the winter 2016 European Chairs Assembly, from 4th to 11th January. They were joined by representatives from movement wide projects, members of the Development Team and Saddhaloka and Padmavajra from the Preceptors College.

On the second day Ratnaguna inspired and gladdened the meeting by introducing the Pure Land texts as a practice in themselves and discussing their relationship to Sangharakshita’s...

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ECA Winter 2016 - Podcast No.4: Ratnaghosha On 'One Sangha'

Posted by Mokshini on Mon, 11 Jan, 2016 - 17:45

An exciting idea from the Triratna European Chairs meeting at Adhisthana. Mokshini talking to Ratnaghosha, the Chair of the Cambridge Buddhist Centre, on the theme of how best to celebrate our world-wide Triratna sangha. This would be both to promote unity across our sanghas as well help give those attending local Centres a sense of the internationality of our Movement which might not be obvious for those coming along. 

In fact, over the course of the next 18 months there...

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