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Triratna Model Safeguarding Policies and Ethical Guidelines 2023

Thu, 22 Jun, 2023 - 10:46

Here are Triratna’s model policies for Safeguarding children and adults, updated for 2023, along with guidance documents and the Triratna Model Ethical Guidelines.

Safeguarding and ethical policies and procedures are a practical expression of ahimsa, non-harming, the value underlying Buddhist precepts and the Bodhisattva activity of protecting living beings from harm.

The Triratna Model Safeguarding policies follow UK legal requirements and the regulatory requirements of the Charity Commission for England and Wales, who now also require charities to have a statement of more general ethical values,...

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Triratna Model Safeguarding Policies and Ethical Guidelines 2022

Mon, 23 May, 2022 - 12:33

Here are Triratna’s model policies for Safeguarding children and adults, updated for 2022 by Triratna’s ECA Safeguarding team, along with the Triratna Model Ethical Guidelines.

Safeguarding and ethical policies and procedures are a practical expression of ahimsa, non-harming, the value underlying Buddhist precepts and the Bodhisattva activity of protecting living beings from harm.

The Triratna Model Safeguarding Policies follow UK legal requirements and the regulatory requirements of the Charity Commission for England and Wales, who now also require charities to have a statement of more general...

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Gratitude Puja - translations

Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 - 15:51

Here are the links to the translations of the Gratitude Puja which was part of the online Sangha Day celebration on 21 November 2021. 

Albanian | Danish | Dutch | Finnish | French | German | Hebrew | Hindi | Norwegian | Portuguese | Spanish | Swedish

The puja was...

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Accessible online Sangha meetings/events

Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 10:25

People are different! Not everyone is equally able to participate in Zoom (and other online conference systems) and have particular needs which this document will help us navigate. 

Many thanks to a number of mitras from the Manchester and Blackburn Sanghas in the UK for putting this together.

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Over 30 Policy/Procedure Template Documents (for mostly UK use)

Wed, 28 Jul, 2021 - 14:58

Dear responsible person at a Centre or Group

The policies and procedures contained in this document are intended to be adapted and tailored to your specific needs. Obvious slots exist for you to drop in your organisation name, or the job title of the relevant person, but it’s important to read through the policies fully before deciding whether further changes are required!

There are also consistent references to some key terms like “staff”, “volunteers”, “beneficiaries”, “Chief Executive”. Using “find and replace” it should be...

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The Tiratanavandana (Pali, Hindi and English)

Mon, 22 Mar, 2021 - 22:25

We noticed there wasn’t a single post for publicly uploaded versions of the The Tiratanavandana (Pali, Hindi and English). Please find various versions attached.

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decision-making process and consensus

Sun, 7 Feb, 2021 - 19:50

Mokshini kindly shared these documents on the decision-making process and consensus:

  • decision-making by consensus - Dhammarati
  • consensus diagram - Dhammarati
  • Decision making - notes from a talk given by Vajragupta at the ECA Jan 2014
  • Ideas on Consensus as Practice in Council Meetings 2013
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Changes to The Buddhist Centre Online in 2021

From Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 7 Jan, 2021 - 16:00

Changes to The Buddhist Centre Online in 2021

From Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 7 Jan, 2021 - 16:00

A first set of new year changes to The Buddhist Centre Online as we enter the next phase of Triratna’s online platform.

Stay up-to-date and get early access to test versions of the site in 2021!

feedback [at] thebuddhistcentre.com (Email us with your thoughts) or support [at] thebuddhistcentre.com (get in touch for technical support)

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Covid-19 updates for UK

Tue, 3 Nov, 2020 - 13:23

Covid-19 updates
Up-to-date information on Covid restrictions for different parts of
the UK can be found as follows:

For Wales
https://gov.wales/coronavirus-circuit-break-frequently-asked-
questions#section-53267
https://gov.wales/guidance-funerals-covid-19.

For Northern Ireland
https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-
regulations-guidance-what-restrictions-mean-you

For Scotland
https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-local-
measures/pages/central-belt/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-54661494

For England
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-covid-alert-levels-what-you-

need-to-know

For Wales

https://gov.wales/coronavirus-circuit-break-frequently-asked-
questions#section-53267
https://gov.wales/guidance-funerals-covid-19.

For Northern Ireland
https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-
regulations-guidance-what-restrictions-mean-you

For Scotland
https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-local-
measures/pages/central-belt/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-54661494

For England
...