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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Womens' Community Opportunity near the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

Posted by Nandavajra to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Thu, 12 Jan, 2017 - 08:33

Womens' Community Opportunity near the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

Posted by Nandavajra to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Thu, 12 Jan, 2017 - 08:33

Womens’ Community Opportunity near the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

This is an exciting and unusual opportunity for women who are dedicated to their practice of the dharma, and who are interested in living in a Buddhist community to take this deeper in a more intense, collective context. 

We are two GFR mitras, both in our mid-twenties and are looking to have conversations with other mitras, order members, and friends that are interested in community living. We are looking to set up a small community near the...

Triratna In The Buddhist World
Triratna In The Buddhist World

Women of Faith: International Women's Day at BMAG - 2

Posted by Munisha to Triratna In The Buddhist World on Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 - 11:23

Women of Faith: International Women's Day at BMAG - 2

Posted by Munisha to Triratna In The Buddhist World on Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 - 11:23

Samachitta and other women of faith at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery’s International Women’s Day event, 10th March 2016.

Triratna In The Buddhist World
Triratna In The Buddhist World

Women of Faith: International Women's Day at BMAG -1

Posted by Munisha to Triratna In The Buddhist World on Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 - 11:19

Samachitta, until recently Chair of Triratna’s Birmingham Buddhist Centre, spoke at an International Women’s Day interfaith event at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) on 10th March 2016.

Here’s the text of her talk, ‘Women who have inspired me’ in which she talks about the Buddha’s aunt Mahaprajapati, Dipa Ma and Triratna’s own Maitrisara, Birmingham’s mitra convenor for women - whose picture currently appears next to a Triratna kesa in BMAG’s exhibition ‘Faith in Birmingham’.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

New Chair for Birmingham Buddhist Centre

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 13 Apr, 2016 - 11:57

New Chair for Birmingham Buddhist Centre

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 13 Apr, 2016 - 11:57

Birmingham Buddhist Centre, UK, has a new Chair. Maitrisara writes:

“At the Birmingham Buddhist Centre, we have been welcoming our new Chair, Singhamati, and saying goodbye and thank you to Samacitta, our Chair for the last eight years. Samacitta is returning to Australia to care for her elderly mother.

The handover took place on on Triratna Day, 10th April, within the context of a sevenfold puja led by Paramartha, our Centre President and attended by nearly one hundred people.

On Friday 8th April, we spent...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Birmingham Museum's new Buddhist display

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 27 Jan, 2016 - 09:41

Birmingham Museum's new Buddhist display

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 27 Jan, 2016 - 09:41

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG), UK, launches its new Faith in Birmingham Gallery with a VIP event on 4th February. 

The centrepiece will be the museum’s longstanding star, the Sultanganj Buddha, discovered by workers building a railway in India in 1862, but as Samacitta found, the museum’s collection features one or two more Buddhist surprises. She’s Chair of Triratna’s Birmingham Buddhist Centre. 

“For the past year BMAG’s development of this...

Solihull
Solihull

Explore meditation and Buddhism in Solihull

Posted by dharmashalin to Solihull on Tue, 11 Mar, 2014 - 11:18

Explore meditation and Buddhism in Solihull

Posted by dharmashalin to Solihull on Tue, 11 Mar, 2014 - 11:18Come along and explore meditation and Buddhism with friendly like minded people.

Meeting Mondays from 7.15-9.45 from the 31st of March.

All are welcome, we will be providing an introduction to meditation and an opportunity to explore what the ideas of Buddhism have to say for life today. If you already know meditation but live locally why not come along and get to know some other local folk.

We meet at the Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Birmingham Buddhist Centre seeks Maintenance and Improvement Supervisor

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Thu, 30 Jan, 2014 - 11:44

Birmingham Buddhist Centre seeks Maintenance and Improvement Supervisor

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Thu, 30 Jan, 2014 - 11:44Job Vacancy at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

Part-time
Maintenance and Improvement Supervisor
To start Spring 2014.

Modest financial support package available (based on a two-and-a-half day working week).

Deadline for completed applications 28 February 2014.

Following the departure of Siddhimala to Dhanakosa after three and a half years, we are looking for another Triratna Buddhist to join the mixed team of eight Order members and Mitras running our Centre here in Birmingham.

As members of...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Outreach Chronicles in Birmingham

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Sun, 14 Jul, 2013 - 06:00

Outreach Chronicles in Birmingham

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Sun, 14 Jul, 2013 - 06:00Triratna’s Birmingham Buddhist Centre sits in the middle of a cluster of smaller towns and cities in the UK’s Midlands - Wolverhampton, Redditch, Warwick, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield… And now they’ve got their own Buddhist ‘outreach’ worker, in the form of Dharmashalin. A local Mitra led the fundraising, he concluded that the best contribution he could make was to stay in his well-paid job and support someone else to go out and teach. And so he did!

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Newly refurbished Birmingham Buddhist Centre celebrates 25 years - you’re invited!

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Wed, 26 Sep, 2012 - 05:32

Newly refurbished Birmingham Buddhist Centre celebrates 25 years - you’re invited!

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Wed, 26 Sep, 2012 - 05:32Samachitta, chair of Triratna’s Birmingham Buddhist Centre, writes with news of their 25th Anniversary celebrations and a Grand Re-Opening - both coming up soon! The Centre has seen extensive building work over the past year and has been substantially altered inside, restoring the old front door as the new main entrance, among many other improvements. She says -

“This year, we are marking the 25th anniversary of the Birmingham Buddhist Centre. New and old friends will come...
Birmingham Buddhist Centre
Birmingham Buddhist Centre

25th Anniversary celebrations at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

Posted by lokabandhu to Birmingham Buddhist Centre on Tue, 25 Sep, 2012 - 14:33

25th Anniversary celebrations at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

Posted by lokabandhu to Birmingham Buddhist Centre on Tue, 25 Sep, 2012 - 14:33Sunday 30th September 2012 sees the 25th Anniversary celebrations at Triratna’s Birmingham Buddhist Centre. All are welcome to this festive celebration to mark 3 years of building refurbishments and 25 years of Birmingham Buddhist Centre activities. Here’s the programme:

2pm onwards Arrive and assemble on forecourt

2.30pm Ribbon-cutting ceremony
Guided tours of the Centre
Refreshments with a selection of delicious treats

3.45pm Talks:
  • The history of the Birmingham Buddhist Centre by Satyapala
  • The future of the Triratna
  • ...

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