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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...

Abhayaratna Trust
Abhayaratna Trust

Appeal for Upekshadevi

By The Abhayaratna... on Thu, 2 Feb, 2017 - 15:51

Appeal for Upekshadevi

By The Abhayaratna... on Thu, 2 Feb, 2017 - 15:51

THIS APPEAL HAS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED US SUCCESSFULLY RAISE £5500 FOR UPEKSHADEVI

Upekshadevi needs our support. We are asking you to consider her situation and help her if you can.

Upekshadevi was ordained in 2010 and lives near Brighton. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2003. This serious and degenerative disease makes Upekshadevi’s life very difficult emotionally, physically and mentally and,...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 9

By Abhayamaitri on Wed, 19 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

In this final talk from the Croydon series, Ratnachuda shares how Bhante’s teachings have influenced his life. Thank you to all the speakers of these rich and varied talks, given in celebration of Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday.

Yes, here it is one more time….! :-)

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 8

By Abhayamaitri on Tue, 18 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

Today we hear from Suryagupta, in a lively and engaging talk about how she has been inspired by Sangharakshita.

Just 4 days to go…and less than £10,000 to raise.

Given already? Why not give a little more?! :-)

Donate now to give the gift of the Dharma.

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 7

By Abhayamaitri on Mon, 17 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

Dayapakshini shares how Bhante’s teachings have influenced her life, together with quotes from his work, in particular the Bodhisattva Ideal. This talk was given as the first in the series to celebrate Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday at the Croydon Buddhist Centre.

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

'Secret Wings' by Sangharakshita

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 20:58

'Secret Wings' by Sangharakshita

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 20:58

We cry that we are weak although
We will not stir our secret wings;
The world is dark – because we are
Blind to the starriness of things.

We pluck our rainbow-tinted plumes
And with their heaven-born beauty try
To fledge nocturnal shafts, and then
Complain ‘Alas! we cannot fly!’

We mutter ‘All is dust’ or else
With mocking words accost the wise:
‘Show us the Sun which...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 6

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

Today we hear from Dhammadinna about her long friendship with Sangharakshita, and the effect this has had on her life.

Just six days to go…

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 5

By Abhayamaitri on Sat, 15 Aug, 2015 - 06:19

Manjuvajra talks about his personal friendship with Sangharakshita, and shares some of his memories of Bhante from their travels around the United States together in the 1990s. You can hear more from Manjuvajra at the forthcoming Order Event, in celebration of Bhante’s 90th birthday.

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 4

By Abhayamaitri on Thu, 13 Aug, 2015 - 21:28

Today, from the Croydon series, we have a talk from Vandanajyoti. She entitles her talk ’ a personal taste of freedom’, and shares how studying Bhante’s work has helped her to make sense of her life. And despite not knowing him well, she says that Sangharakshita has changed her life more than anyone else.

Has Sangharakshita, either personally or through his teachings, changed your life?

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 3

By Abhayamaitri on Wed, 12 Aug, 2015 - 23:30

Today, a wonderful talk from Karunamaya, as part of the Croydon series to celebrate Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday. Shraddhavajri and Vidyadharini, two Indian Order Members who recently attended the women’s 5 month Dharma Life course at Adhisthana, also share how Bhante has influenced their life.

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