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Big Dana Discussion 2

By Dassini on Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 - 14:27

Big Dana Discussion 2

By Dassini on Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 - 14:27Transitioning to a dana economy:

Big Dana Discussion 2
(for all oms and mitras)
Friday 20 February
6.30pm - 9.30pm
at GBC


At the first Big Dana Discussion we resolved to meet again within 4 weeks, and so here we go..

The format for this evening is a conversation cafe, starting with homemade soup and bread. Feel free to bring any cake. Vegan baking in particular is always welcome, as are gluten-free offerings. If you’d...
Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

The Big Dana Discussion #1

By Dassini on Wed, 21 Jan, 2015 - 09:46

The Big Dana Discussion #1

By Dassini on Wed, 21 Jan, 2015 - 09:46Saturday 24 January 2-5pm. Open to all mitras and order members. Starts at 2pm with vegan cake and coffee. Ends 5pm. If you’d like to be on the set up team, please come for 1pm. Bringing home-made vegan cake is a good idea. Or some gluten free goodies like nice crisps and nuts if you’re a shopper. Much appreciated, see you there.
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Into New Year With The Buddhist Centre Online

By Rijupatha on Mon, 30 Dec, 2013 - 15:15

Into New Year With The Buddhist Centre Online

By Rijupatha on Mon, 30 Dec, 2013 - 15:15

The latest issue of the Triratna Highlights newsletter, taking us into the new year, is fresh off the digital presses! If you’re signed up to receive it via email, it should be in your inbox now. If you’re not signed up, you can find the web version here, or go to ‘my profile’ (top right of any page when you are logged in), choose ‘edit’ and check the ‘Newsletter sign up’ box.

The newsletter gathers together some of the best...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Lama’s Pyjamas celebrate record year

By lokabandhu on Fri, 19 Apr, 2013 - 11:31

Lama’s Pyjamas celebrate record year

By lokabandhu on Fri, 19 Apr, 2013 - 11:31Lama’s Pyjamas is the London Buddhist Centre’s ‘Right Livelihood’ charity shop in the East End of London. They’ve just celebrated a record year, and Claudine, one of its founders, writes with the good news. She says - “Headline: This year Lama’s Pyjamas made £117,166 gross profit and a net profit of £44,500. This along with gift aid in the region of £12,000 means that our dana to the LBC this year is £56,000. She continues...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dana and Generosity - Two Great Podcasts

By viriyalila on Tue, 28 Aug, 2012 - 02:42

Dana and Generosity - Two Great Podcasts

By viriyalila on Tue, 28 Aug, 2012 - 02:42Free Buddhist Audio offers two fabulous podcasts - FBA Talks and Dharmabytes. Every Saturday we share a full Dharma talk from our vast selection of recorded talks. And then every Monday and Thursday we bring you a Dharmabyte - a little gem from the archive - just a few minutes of Dharma to get you thinking about your own practice and how to take it further.

This month we’ve been reflecting a lot on...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Bristol launch ‘Vajra Volunteers’ scheme

By lokabandhu on Sat, 28 Jul, 2012 - 05:33

Bristol launch ‘Vajra Volunteers’ scheme

By lokabandhu on Sat, 28 Jul, 2012 - 05:33Silajala from Triratna’s Bristol Buddhist Centre writes with news of their latest initiative - the ‘Vajra Volunteers’ scheme, which sounds like a great initiative that could be copied all over Triratna! He describes it thus: - “Do you have odd jobs that you just never seem to get round to? Of course you do! Silly question really isn’t it? You know the sort of thing: repairing the garden fence, clearing out the loft, re-decorating the kitchen, clearing the...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Lama’s Pyjamas raises £27,000 for the London Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Jun, 2012 - 06:05

Lama’s Pyjamas raises £27,000 for the London Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Jun, 2012 - 06:05Padmalila writes from Lama’s Pyjamas in London - a charity shop attached to Triratna’s London Buddhist Centre - with news of their remarkable success in raising money for Vajrasana, the LBC’s retreat centre in Suffolk. She says - “At our recent Buddha Day festival Claudine presented a giant cheque for £27 thousand pounds to the London Buddhist Centre on behalf of Lama’s Pyjamas.

This is the profit we made last year and it will make a...

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