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Coronavirus Grants for Triratna Order Members

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 1 Apr, 2020 - 18:21

Coronavirus Grants for Triratna Order Members

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 1 Apr, 2020 - 18:21

The Abhayaratna Trust is responding to the financial hardship resulting from the spread of Covid-19 by offering short term relief through cash grants of up to £500 per Order member as support at this time.

Many Order members are self-employed and the sudden loss of income has left some of them without the resources to pay food and utility bills and with rent shortfalls. Access to state benefits can be too slow or not available in many countries. 
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Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna Responds to the Coronavirus

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 27 Mar, 2020 - 09:57

Triratna Responds to the Coronavirus

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 27 Mar, 2020 - 09:57

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, how have Triratna Buddhist Centres and team-based right livelihood businesses been responding?

By now most Triratna Buddhist Centres and groups have closed their doors - but many have opened up on the digital universe and invited their sanghas to join them online. Various Triratna Centres across the world are now offering courses classes, pujas, urban retreats and other events online. Now is a great time to try out joining in some of the...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Local Care Networks

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 16 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

Local Care Networks

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 16 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

The Abhayaratna Trust have launched a Local Care Network project which aims to help the Order develop more explicit and organised frameworks of care and support for Order members who need it, including accessing financial assistance and other services. The Network will also reinforce the existing culture of care in the Triratna Buddhist community, and create a framework to support Order members for generations to come.

The vision is that Local Care Network Coordinators Groups will form around...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Our New Audio Magazine Podcast

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 22 Feb, 2019 - 10:35

Here’s the first episode of The Buddhist Centre Online’s new, occasional ‘audio magazine’, bringing you a selection of the highlights from across our community!

This episode includes an overview of the 2018 European Buddhist Union and Buddhist Teachers in Europe meetings, extracts from conversations with Mahasraddha, Director of the Abhayaratna Trust, and Vajratara, chair of the India Dhamma Trust as well as a brief introduction to Bodhipaksa’s latest book ‘I Can’t Believe It’s Not Buddha!’

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Podcast - The Spirit of the Abhayaratna Trust

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 4 Feb, 2019 - 17:45

This is not theoretical, this is how it is, it’s life: sickness and ageing are very challenging.

Mahasraddha is the Director of the Abhayaratna Trust which exists to help support Order Members in financial difficulty.

In this conversation Mahasraddha outlines his vision for the Trust - and its spirit, which is based on Sangharakshita’s lecture, ‘A Case of Dysentery’. He also mentions a number of projects that the Abhayaratna Trust have in the pipeline, including establishing local care networks and supporting...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Fundraising Concert in support of Triratna Order members

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 16:05

Fundraising Concert in support of Triratna Order members

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 16:05

Join the Abhayaratna Trust for an exciting 10th Anniversary Concert that brings together some of the finest classical and jazz musicians in the Triratna Community on Saturday 27th October in the Cambridge Buddhist Centre from 7pm to 9pm!

Be serenaded by Ratnadhya’s Schubert; inspired by Manidhara singing some of Sangharakashita’s poems, accompanied by composer and pianist Akashadeva. Then be thoroughly entertained by Ratnadhya’s gifted musical parodies, before being stirred by Yashodaka’s five piece jazz group...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Abhayaratna Trust seeks Director

By Nandavajra on Mon, 2 Oct, 2017 - 09:44

Abhayaratna Trust seeks Director

By Nandavajra on Mon, 2 Oct, 2017 - 09:44

Abhayaratna Trust seeks Director
 
Founded in 2008, the Abhayaratna Trust supports Order members around the world who are experiencing financial hardship. Over nine years we have been helping an increasing number to maintain their Dharma practice and sangha connections, as well as assisting with urgent living costs. We expect this number to continue to grow in the coming years. 
 
Now we are looking for an Order member to enable the further development of...

Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now

All you need is … to change your life!

By mokshini on Sat, 24 Jun, 2017 - 17:10

All you need is … to change your life!

By mokshini on Sat, 24 Jun, 2017 - 17:10

The latest offering at the International Gathering is a workshop led by Jinavamsa, with Priyadaka and Taradakini from and for the Abhayaratna Trust: they say about this workshop it will be “An inspiring blend of talk, reflection, meditation and music. Followed by refreshments and chat with the Abhayaratna Trust team”.

The workshop will be repeated, so you are welcome to come to either the Friday or the Saturday afternoon workshop! They might do a different offering on the Sunday …...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Fundraising Officer for Abhayaratna Trust - Job Opportunity

By Nandavajra on Tue, 7 Feb, 2017 - 10:12

Fundraising Officer for Abhayaratna Trust - Job Opportunity

By Nandavajra on Tue, 7 Feb, 2017 - 10:12

Fundraising Officer for Abhayaratna Trust - Job Opportunity

Triratna Order Members who are experiencing financial hardship can turn to the Abhayaratna Trust for support. We make grants and offer non-financial support too in urgent health and housing situations. We also want to build a substantial fund for the future needs of the Order, including support for those who have dedicated their working lives to teaching the Dharma and building our Sangha and have been unable to save for later in life or...

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