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Summary of ECA meeting July 2018

Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 - 14:02

A short report on the chairs meeting at Adhisthana July 2018, with headlines covering the main topics at the meeting; designed for chairs so they can give their trustees or other interested members of the sangha a flavour of what happens at these meetings

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A short report on the January 2018 European Chairs Assembly

Fri, 19 Jan, 2018 - 14:56

This is a short report on the recent chairs meeting at Adhisthana, with headlines covering the main topics at the meeting; designed for chairs so they can give their trustees or other interested members of the sangha a flavour of what happens at these meetings 

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eca_january_2018_report_ed.pdf10.47 MB
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What The World Needs Now - futuredharma fund video

Thu, 18 Jan, 2018 - 15:27

What The World Needs Now - futuredharma fund video

Thu, 18 Jan, 2018 - 15:27

This video introduces FutureDharma Fund and Zoe Lim, a Mitra in Singapore whose life has been changed by online Dharma.

Thanks to the futuredharma team for producing this 9 minute film!    

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Summary report from the ECA July 2017 meeting at Vajrasana

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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eca_july_2017_summary_report_.pdf8.23 MB
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Adults at risk/Vulnerable adults training event

Mon, 21 Aug, 2017 - 13:32

Adults at risk/Vulnerable adults training event

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

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

Tue, 25 Jul, 2017 - 15:32

Day 8 report from the ECA summer meeting

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....

Sun, 23 Jul, 2017 - 15:06

Old and new....

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

Thu, 20 Jul, 2017 - 08:21

European Chairs Assembly July 2017

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....