European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

ECA Winter 2016 - Podcast No1! A Chat With Dassini

By mokshini on Tue, 5 Jan, 2016 - 16:31

Mokshini here, in conversations with Dassini, Chair of the Glasgow Buddhist Centre in Scotland, to introduce the whys and wherefores of the Triratna European Chairs Assembly. A focus on how things work - particularly around friendship and practice as a community.

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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

European Chairs Assembly 2016 - Introduction With Dassini

By Candradasa on Tue, 5 Jan, 2016 - 14:10

Mokshini in conversations with Dassini, Chair of the Glasgow Buddhist Centre in Scotland, to introduce the whys and wherefores of the Triratna European Chairs Assembly. A focus on how things work - particularly around friendship and practice as a community.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

The young Buddhists: Triratna's secret

By Munisha on Thu, 17 Dec, 2015 - 18:55

The young Buddhists: Triratna's secret

By Munisha on Thu, 17 Dec, 2015 - 18:55

Presenting Triratna to the European Buddhist Union meeting in Berlin in September, I mentioned Triratna’s recent success in attracting more young people. With most sanghas ageing, people wanted to know our secret.

One answer is that we appointed a Young Buddhist co-ordinator to encourage young Buddhist activities and help other young Buddhists develop the confidence to lead.

Prajnaketu is the new, full-time Young Buddhist Co-ordinator appointed to the Development Team who work for Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly. He...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Who are the Development Team?

By Munisha on Tue, 15 Dec, 2015 - 23:58

Who are the Development Team?

By Munisha on Tue, 15 Dec, 2015 - 23:58

The Development Team are five Order members supported by Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly (ECA) to provide central services to Triratna in Europe – also enjoyed around the wider Triratna world. (Pictured, left to right: Munisha, Amalavajra, Nandavajra, Prajnaketu and Mokshini.)

We’re a warm, friendly virtual team, meeting on Skype or in person every few weeks to check in and organise our work.

Team Leader is Nandavajra, who lives in Devon, UK, and describes himself as “a grizzled but youthful Triratna veteran who...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Thank you: a message from Sangharakshita

By Munisha on Fri, 18 Sep, 2015 - 09:17

Thank you: a message from Sangharakshita

By Munisha on Fri, 18 Sep, 2015 - 09:17

Bhante writes:
“I would like to express my thanks to the one thousand and more donors who contributed to my 90th birthday gift of £135,000 [€184,300/ US$210,300/ INR12,981,000].

This gift will go towards the publication of my Complete Works, as well as towards the translation of some of those works into other languages.

Both projects are very dear to my heart, and it gives me great satisfaction to think that, thanks to the...

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

European Chairs assembly Meeting August 2015: report by Nandavajra

By Nandavajra on Sun, 13 Sep, 2015 - 10:40

European Chairs assembly Meeting August 2015: report by Nandavajra

By Nandavajra on Sun, 13 Sep, 2015 - 10:40

European Chairs assembly Meeting August 2015: report by Nandavajra

More than 30 Triratna European Centre Chairs gathered at Adhisthana from 12th to 20th August for the summer European Chairs Assembly and were joined by members of the Preceptors College, non-European guest Chairs (Shubhavyuha from Sydney and Sudaya from Melbourne), representatives from movement wide projects and members of the Development Team. The Adhisthana team and community were very attentive, generous but unobtrusive hosts despite the fact that they were working very hard to...

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

European Triratna Chairs Assembly AGM and business meeting minutes

By Nandavajra on Sun, 13 Sep, 2015 - 10:23

European Chairs Assembly Business Meeting and AGM 19th August 2015

Here are the minutes for the AGM and business meeting of the ECA which took place on 19th August 2015 in the context of the summer 2015 ECA meeting.

Nandavajra, Triratna Development Team

nandavajra [at] triratnadevelopment.org

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European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

Triratna European Chairs Assembly Annual Report and accounts

By Nandavajra on Sun, 13 Sep, 2015 - 10:19

European Chairs Assembly Business Meeting and AGM 19th August 2015

Here is the Annual Report and Accounts for the European Triratna Chairs Assembly as agreed at the AGM of the ECA on 19th August 2015 and as submitted to the statutory bodies (the Charity Commission and Companies House) in the UK

Nandavajra, Triratna Development Team

nandavajra [at] triratnadevelopment.org

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

Mahamati and Parina and Triratna's Six Distinctive Emphases

By Munisha on Tue, 18 Aug, 2015 - 08:13

On day 3 of the European Chairs’ Assembly meeting, Mahamati and Parina talk about the Chairs’ exploration of Triratna’s Six Distinctive Emphases.

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