We are pleased to welcome Suryanaga to the team as our new Systems & Database Manager! Suryanaga brings a wealth of experience in team based right livelihoods as well as his vibrant and creative energy.
Here’s what he said upon working for the FutureDharma team:
“It might be apocryphal, but I love the story of someone asking Bhante if he could have...
Are you a dedicated Systems and Database professional looking for a unique opportunity to contribute to the future of the Dharma and the Triratna movement? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment with like-minded Buddhists? If you’re an experienced and skilled IT professional, this role might be the one you’ve been waiting for.
Our much loved Fundraising Director has joined the Order with the most apt of names, Kusalaraja - King of Skillful Action.
Kusalaraja has written a heartfelt news story about his journey towards ordination, boosted by the strength of the support he received from his friends and co-workers within the Sangha. Not least of which from his Private Preceptor, and colleague, Nandavajra.
Picture one of your teachers, someone you admire, respect, and trust, who has helped you on your spiritual journey. Now imagine that they felt forced to step away from their role due to a lack of support or funding.
We are highly fortunate that our private preceptors, public preceptors, and Dharma teachers have options and will not find themselves having to choose between their commitment to Triratna...
We don’t know where the Dharma will be needed in the future.
Just a few years ago we couldn’t have predicted the current thirst for the Dharma in Latin America, or that a Triratna group would want to start in Trinidad or Tokyo. We need to be ready to respond to where the Dharma is needed.
“FutureDharma is a project that’s very responsive, spreading the Dharma where its needed at that time” - Santavajri, who’s left a legacy to FutureDharma
Since our launch in 2016, FutureDharma Fund has grown to support 45 international Triratna projects, including those of the India Dhamma Trust, and raised over £1,200,000. This year we aim to raise £500,000 for this vital work.
We are now seeking an inspired and engaged Order member, or Mitra training for ordination to join our skilled, dynamic, and harmonious team as a Fundraiser.
We hope to make a full-time appointment but will consider part-time options.
This is a remote working role with a significant online communication component. However,...
Please see below message from Nandavajra, FutureDharma Fund director.
I am writing to let you know of the death of Moksacitta, on 29th December, our friend and colleague at FutureDharma. All of us in the team are deeply saddened and shocked by her swift illness and death; a mere three months ago she was participating in the team and carrying out her responsibilities with her customary good cheer and chirpiness. Moksacitta was 56 and was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order in...
” There is unusually fertile ground for us here in Mexico, and Latin America. I believe we need to be investing hugely; money, resources, human beings etc.
We need to act fast brothers and sisters. Really fast. We’ve no time to waste. Otherwise this moment will just pass”
– Subhuti, at Toluca Buddhist Centre, May 2022
Latin America, like much of the developing world, is facing serious challenges. Environmental changes, persistent inequality, and increasing violence force millions of people throughout the region to live...
Born 3rd July 1947 Ordained 8th June 1990 Died 16th November 2022
Some personal reflections from Amalavajra, FutureDharma’s Fundraising Director, and Vajratara, India Dhamma Trust’s Chair
‘Last week I was with Lalitavyuha at the Royal Sussex Hospital in Brighton, UK, as the combination of pneumonia and Covid stole his last breaths. It was a privilege to sit amongst his loved ones and chanting his yidam Green Tara’s mantra. This donor had become a good friend.