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Dharmavadana's White Lotus Sutra-thon Fundraiser for WLBC

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Thu, 22 Oct, 2020 - 14:04

Dharmavadana's White Lotus Sutra-thon Fundraiser for WLBC

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Thu, 22 Oct, 2020 - 14:04

Saturday 31 October 7pm – Sunday 1 November 11am

    The Buddha has preached the rare Law

    Never heard by us before.

As the first event in the Centre’s new fundraising campaign, Dharmavadana will be reading the entire White Lotus Sutra aloud, live, overnight on Hallowe’en.

Please sponsor Dharmavanda generously!

Dharmavadana says: ‘The White Lotus Sutra, with its wonderful stories and powerful poetry, is one of my favourite sutras. Dating from between the first and second centuries CE, it is one of the most revered of all Mahayana...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Could you help support Taraloka through the Covid-19 pandemic?

By SophieAnn on Thu, 15 Oct, 2020 - 16:51

Could you help support Taraloka through the Covid-19 pandemic?

By SophieAnn on Thu, 15 Oct, 2020 - 16:51

Since March, Taraloka has been unable to run residential retreats, Finally, last weekend, our first, small, socially-distanced retreat was due to begin. Then, the Welsh Government declared our county, Wrexham, to be in strict lockdown again.


Now, we can’t even offer solitaries, donations from which, alongside those from online retreat attendees, had been seeing us through. Even when we can offer residential retreats again, social distancing means they will be for small numbers only, so we will be running them...

Triratna News
Triratna News

A New Buddhist Centre for York

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 - 11:25

A New Buddhist Centre for York

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 - 11:25

A new Triratna Buddhist Centre is currently taking shape in the heart of historic York in the UK, just round the corner from the famous Minster.

This will be the new home of the York Buddhist Group which was started in November 2017 by Shakyapada, and three mitra friends: Mark Jones, Kate Readman and Ley Robinson, using a hired room in a York community centre. As the Group grew, it moved to the York Quaker Meeting House in 2018 where more...

The Sikkha Project
The Sikkha Project

Video and resources from Fundraising Seminar now available

By Vajrashura on Tue, 23 Jun, 2020 - 20:41

Video and resources from Fundraising Seminar now available

By Vajrashura on Tue, 23 Jun, 2020 - 20:41

Dear friends,

Here are the video and resources from the Sikkha and Future Dharma seminar entitled Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres.

Video of Seminar

The video for the seminar is now available in our Online Seminars Playlist on YouTube. Feel free to share with anyone who might find it useful.

Future Dharma Fundraising Toolkit and Resources

You can find the Fundraising Toolkit page Kusaladevi mentioned on the Sikkha Website, including the videos. Here you will find resources like the Fundraising Toolkit Document and the Comparisons...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Covid-19 Emergency Funding to Triratna Projects and People in India

By Mahasraddha on Thu, 11 Jun, 2020 - 17:13

Covid-19 Emergency Funding to Triratna Projects and People in India

By Mahasraddha on Thu, 11 Jun, 2020 - 17:13

From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust.

In response to the coronavirus pandemic that is putting many people and communities in desperate circumstances in India, a number of appeals have been initiated by Triratna Trusts and individuals both in the East and the West.

In Europe, The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma/India Dhamma Trust and the Karuna Trust/Karuna Germany are all active in raising and distributing emergency relief funds to people in need in India. In addition, Subhuti launched...

FutureDharma
FutureDharma

Webinar: "Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres"

By kusaladevi on Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 - 15:19

Webinar: "Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres"

By kusaladevi on Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 - 15:19

Dear Friends,

I’m writing on behalf of Future Dharma, in partnership with the Sikkha Project to invite you to an online webinar: Effective Fundraising for Triratna centres. The webinar will take place on Friday, June 12th at 9:30am (BST) and then again at 5pm (BST), taking into account the needs of the different time zones. We hope people from around the world will be able to participate.

Triratna has moved swiftly to respond to the Covid crisis, by offering online content and engagement through live-streaming and...

The Sikkha Project
The Sikkha Project

Webinar: "Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres"

By Vajrashura on Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 - 14:45

Webinar: "Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres"

By Vajrashura on Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 - 14:45

From Kusaladevi:

Dear Friends,

I’m writing on behalf of Future Dharma, in partnership with the Sikkha Project to invite you to an online webinar: Effective Fundraising for Triratna centres. The webinar will take place on Friday, June 12th at 9:30am (BST) and then again at 5pm (BST), taking into account the needs of the different time zones. We hope people from around the world will be able to participate.

Triratna has moved swiftly to respond to the Covid crisis, by offering online content...

Centre Fundraising Forum
Centre Fundraising Forum

Webinar: "Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres"

By kusaladevi on Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 - 13:02

Webinar: "Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres"

By kusaladevi on Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 - 13:02

Dear Friends,

I’m writing on behalf of Future Dharma, in partnership with the Sikkha Project to invite you to an online webinar: Effective Fundraising for Triratna centres. The webinar will take place on Friday, June 12th at 9:30am (BST) and then again at 5pm (BST), taking into account the needs of the different time zones. We hope people from around the world will be able to participate.

Triratna has moved swiftly to respond to the Covid crisis, by offering online...

The Sikkha Project
The Sikkha Project

Save the Date - Fundraising Webinar by Future Dharma in partnership with Sikkha

By Vajrashura on Fri, 29 May, 2020 - 10:18

Save the Date - Fundraising Webinar by Future Dharma in partnership with Sikkha

By Vajrashura on Fri, 29 May, 2020 - 10:18

Dear Friends.

On Friday 12th June 2020, Future Dharma in partnership with Sikkha will be running a Fundraising Webminar entitled Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres.

This seminar will be focused on helping Triratna Centres and Groups effectively ask for and receive donations in these new online times. It’ll be run by Kusaladevi from FutureDharma, with help...

Community Highlights
The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

The Money Issue (The Dharma Toolkit Daily, Episode 13)

By Centre Team on Thu, 9 Apr, 2020 - 22:54

Communities of all kinds all over the world have been facing up to the huge economic impact of Covid-19 and the ongoing lockdown. In the Triratna Buddhist Community this has meant financial stress at Buddhist Centres and an urgent need for help navigating the next few months, which will be crucial to the survival of many Centres, large and small.

Enter our two guests! Amalavajra and Danayutta are two former investment bankers, now working hard with Future Dharma Fund to...

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