Abhayaratna Trust
Abhayaratna Trust

A Heartfelt Thank You from Yashosagar

By The Abhayaratna... on Wed, 28 Apr, 2021 - 16:10

A Heartfelt Thank You from Yashosagar

By The Abhayaratna... on Wed, 28 Apr, 2021 - 16:10

Yashosagar gives a personal heartfelt thanks and an update on how Order members and their families are being helped in India through our recent urgent appeal.

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And thank you you to all the donors to this appeal for such a tremendous response.

Sadhu!

Mahasraddha, Taradakini, Jinavamsa & Utpalavajri
The Abhayaratna Trust Team

Abhayaratna Trust
Buddhist Centre Features

Covid Emergency in India: An Evening with Padmavajra and Friends

By Centre Team on Mon, 19 Apr, 2021 - 03:55

Covid Emergency in India: An Evening with Padmavajra and Friends

By Centre Team on Mon, 19 Apr, 2021 - 03:55

Join Padmavajra and friends live on Tuesday 20th April for a special event to raise funds for urgent Covid-19 care in India:

US PST 11:00 | US EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 | India 23:30 | Australia AEDT 04:00 (next day) | New Zealand 06:00 (next day)

Five members of our Order have died of #COVIDー19 in the past few days in India. There is so...

Triratna Highlights
Triratna India

Urgent Appeal for 66 Order members in India

By Centre Team on Sat, 17 Apr, 2021 - 22:19

Urgent Appeal for 66 Order members in India

By Centre Team on Sat, 17 Apr, 2021 - 22:19

Dear Friends,

The second wave of covid is causing poverty, distress and death in India. Very sadly we have lost several members of the Order to covid in recent days. Currently 15 Order members are unwell with covid to the point of needing medicines and / or oxygen. With public health supplies running low, these things need to be paid for privately. We want to send £150 to each of these Order members to give them this ability.

Donate to the emergency appeal

Our...

Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

Covid-19 Emergency Appeal Update

By Suddhaka on Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 - 15:08

Covid-19 Emergency Appeal Update

By Suddhaka on Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 - 15:08

At the end of March, we launched our Karuna Covid-19 Emergency Appeal to provide emergency relief to people in India and Nepal affected by the devastating impacts of the Coronavirus crisis. 

The lockdown was announced on March 24th and within a few days our partners were alerting us to  a catastrophic economic crisis affecting an estimated 460 million migrant and casual labourers who depended on daily wages for subsistence and a massive movement of people as migrants tried to travel back to...

Triratna India
Triratna India

Support the Nagaloka Relief Fund

By Centre Team on Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 - 17:50

Support the Nagaloka Relief Fund

By Centre Team on Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 - 17:50

Nagaloka is a Buddhist training and conference centre located in Nagpur, India. It is home to the Nagarjuna Training Institute, which provides a residential training course in Buddhism and social activism. At the moment the Nagaloka team is responding rapidly to the coronavirus outbreak by focusing on reducing human to human transmission and providing people with the basic needs - such as food, napkins, soap, masks - and supporting people in the most vulnerable communities in India. 

According...

Triratna Highlights
The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

Aryaloka Corona Relief Emergency Appeal

By aryaketu on Sat, 11 Apr, 2020 - 17:12

Aryaloka Corona Relief Emergency Appeal

By aryaketu on Sat, 11 Apr, 2020 - 17:12

The Covid19 pandemic affects all of us and highlights our global interconnectedness. We are all suffering but those suffering most are those with the fewest resources – the poorest and most vulnerable in our societies. Nowhere more so than in India where the rapid nation-wide lockdown on 22 March has resulted in untold misery and hardship for many millions of daily labourers unable now to leave their homes to work and feed their families. Even worse hit are the many...

Triratna Highlights
Abhayaratna Trust

Update on support for Order members during the pandemic

By jinavamsa on Thu, 9 Apr, 2020 - 15:31

Update on support for Order members during the pandemic

By jinavamsa on Thu, 9 Apr, 2020 - 15:31

Since March 19th, Abhayaratna Trust, the Order’s care network, has been in touch with Order members around the world who have been experiencing financial hardship as a result of the spread of Covid-19. So far, the charity has given modest grants to 23 Order members living in Mexico, the United States, Spain, India and the UK, and expects to give further grants in the coming months.

The majority of grants have been to those who are self-employed and badly affected by...

Bump elbows, say hello!
The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

Buddhism and Inequality: An Opportunity to Respond to Need in India

By kusaladevi on Wed, 8 Apr, 2020 - 11:30

For the home retreat, we have been reflecting on material from Vajragupta around Sailing the Worldly Winds. As Vajragupta said in one of his introductory talks, the worldly winds can blow both individually, within us, but also within society and the world. 

We have an opportunity when ‘Sailing the Worldly Winds’ to remember that they are not personal - they don’t only blow through us, but they blow all over the world and in some places and some cases they...

Bump elbows, say hello!
The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

Covid Emergency in India: A Home Retreat Appeal (The Dharma Toolkit Daily, Episode 10)

By Candradasa on Sat, 4 Apr, 2020 - 00:12

I confess, when I sat down to record this podcast yesterday I somehow didn’t expect it to have the impact it did. I’d seen all the news stories, shaken my head, wondered at how human beings can meet such complex, painful realities as what’s unfolding in India right now. But here they were - my friends - talking about what I can do about it. What you can do too. 

We’re spending a week - in whatever ways we can manage...

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...

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