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International Council membership: April 2022

Tue, 29 Mar, 2022 - 16:09

Hi everyone,

the attached pdf shows the current membership of the International Council which I will endeavour to keep up to date - please let me know if you see an error.

Aparajita: assistant [at] internationalcouncil.online

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Update on India COVID relief

From Triratna News on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 16:39

Update on India COVID relief

From Triratna News on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 16:39

From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust

The Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna Trust and FutureDharma / India Dhamma Trust (IDT) are meeting every week during this crisis. They are collaborating with Triratna partners in India to coordinate relief to people and projects affected by this devastating wave of COVID. The situation is getting worse and worse and experts believe the official numbers of people dying in India, which has one of the world’s poorest-funded healthcare...

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International Council Team: Update

Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 - 15:12

International Council Team: Update

Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 - 15:12

Dhammarati has worked as the convenor of the International Council for the last decade, establishing a structure for communication and collaboration between the College, Order and Movement from every geographical area, to support the unity of our spiritual community across the world. 

In March, he handed over to Arthavadin who will work with the International Council Steering Group and Area Councils, to support and develop the work of the International Council in its next phase.

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Arthavadin.

Since resigning as chair of the Manchester Buddhist Centre (MBC) in 2018...

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International Council 2020 Meeting Summary

Wed, 23 Sep, 2020 - 22:34

International Council 2020 Meeting Summary

Wed, 23 Sep, 2020 - 22:34

Follow this link for a report on the recent International Council Online, sharing some highlights and resources, as well as a meeting summary.

As the Area Councils met separately according to their own time-zones for the meeting sessions, it’s not possible to provide a comprehensive minute, but within the summary you can see how it unfolded with an overview of each day and summaries of key outcomes, as well as view some of the resources. Click here to...

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The Arising of the Bodhichitta (IC Dharma 2020)

From Community Highlights on Fri, 4 Sep, 2020 - 22:51

The Arising of the Bodhichitta (IC Dharma 2020)

From Community Highlights on Fri, 4 Sep, 2020 - 22:51

A series of talks given for the Triratna International Council 2020 Online exploring different aspects of the Bodhicitta Practice.

Talks included:

  1. Entering the Mandala by Lokeshvara 
  2. The Blue Sky Nagapriya
  3. The Refuge by Maitripala 
  4. Bodhichitta + Compassion by Jnanadhara 
  5. The Vow by Parami


Themes:

  • The Blue Sky as the context for the practice
  • Connection with the Refuge
  • The development of Bodhicitta and Compassion
  • The expression of the Bodhisattva Vow

As well as meeting together and addressing live topics and priorities across Triratna, International Councils are also a context for members to gather and build community. This year’s Dharma theme was the arising of the Bodhicitta.

Watch more from...

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ICin5 No.8 - Summing Up, Saying Goodbye

Fri, 4 Sep, 2020 - 22:47

ICin5 No.8 - Summing Up, Saying Goodbye

Fri, 4 Sep, 2020 - 22:47

At the end of a beautifully intense International Council Online, the Steering Group (AKA. the people who make it all happen at the IC) are here to take us home.

The spirit of community, infused with gratitude and a deep sense of kinship through all challenge, pervades. What comes next will be grounded in the local as well as the global, and call forth a renewal of all the work that’s still unfolding from a long...

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ICin5 No.7 - Day Five, Do the Strand!

Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 19:50

ICin5 No.7 - Day Five, Do the Strand!

Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 19:50

We’re in Europe – in the Nordic region, as it happens – for day five of the International Council Online.

What is a Strand?, we hear you ask. Watch on for a perfect definition + a window into the delights and challenges of joining in with a global context from a remote town in Sweden and from Helsinki, capital of Finland. 

- Language issues for non-English speakers in Triratna.
- Highlights of the week.
- Forming strong connections based in good work.

Join us...

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ICin5 No.6 - Day Four, Commonality, Conflict & The Past

Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 00:21

ICin5 No.6 - Day Four, Commonality, Conflict & The Past

Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 00:21

A packed day four at IC2020 Online! Nothing is ever black and white really, and today’s topics prove the point.  

Issues that could be contentious any time - past or future - present themselves directly. We hear from Jnanadhara and Subhadramati how that all went from the perspective of the UK & Ireland.

- Commonality, innovation and creative tension.
- Buddhist takes on conflict resolution.
- Facing the shadows of the past.

Join us daily for ICin5 - all...