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Triratna Institute, India
Triratna Institute, India

Fundraising Concert Held in Pune

Posted by Ramesh Babar to Triratna Institute, India on Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 - 10:38

Fundraising Concert Held in Pune

Posted by Ramesh Babar to Triratna Institute, India on Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 - 10:38

Ramesh Babar, a Mitra who has asked for Ordination, has been helping the Triratna Institute in Pune, India, raise funds for Dhamma work. He writes:

“I’m very pleased to let you know that a Buddhist Musical Concert was organised on 27th May 2018, to raise funds for the Ordination Team in the Triratna Institute in Pune.

The concert was called ‘Sambuddha’ and it is a Global Peace Initiative conceptualized by Pawa. Pawa is an Ambedkarite Buddhist based in India.

The show comprised soulful compositions on Happiness, Faith,...

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
Ipswich Buddhist Centre

Silent Auction Fundraiser

Posted by RCheesley to Ipswich Buddhist Centre on Thu, 24 May, 2018 - 13:53

Silent Auction Fundraiser

Posted by RCheesley to Ipswich Buddhist Centre on Thu, 24 May, 2018 - 13:53

As part of the fundraising campaign for the Sangha Room refurbishment, we will be running a Silent Auction for a range of items including rupas, offering bowls, pictures and more!

All items will be added to our Facebook gallery here: http://bit.ly/IBCSilentAuction and to the gallery on this page.

To make a...

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
Ipswich Buddhist Centre

India Night with Nick & Irene

Posted by RCheesley to Ipswich Buddhist Centre on Thu, 26 Apr, 2018 - 09:51

India Night with Nick & Irene

Posted by RCheesley to Ipswich Buddhist Centre on Thu, 26 Apr, 2018 - 09:51

Join us for a curry and presentation evening about our recent pilgrimage to India and to raise funds for the Sangha room refurbishment.

Saturday, 9th June from 6.30-10pm at Ipswich Buddhist Centre.

Suggested donation £8

Vegetarian curry provided, please let us know you are coming for catering purposes; either by putting your name on the list in the Sangha kitchen, directly to Nick or Irene, or via email to nickggreen [at] yahoo.co.uk - we look forward to seeing you....

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Help Bihar Flood Victims - NNBY

Posted by JoCross80 to Triratna Young Buddhists on Fri, 25 Aug, 2017 - 16:13

Help Bihar Flood Victims - NNBY

Posted by JoCross80 to Triratna Young Buddhists on Fri, 25 Aug, 2017 - 16:13

Dear Friends

You may be aware of the recent flooding in Bihar,  which has badly affected more than 65,000 people in the region, leaving them without shelter, food and the loss of their livelihoods.

Supplies are not getting to those that are the most in need.

NNBY (National Network of Buddhist Youth) are raising funds to help those most in need..


The following is a list of emergency supplies needed:

Medical health services
Safe drinking water through establishment of water purification plants, accessibility of Aqua-tab or...

FutureDharma
FutureDharma

"... money was a kind of placeholder for life and love ..."

Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Wed, 16 Aug, 2017 - 15:43

"... money was a kind of placeholder for life and love ..."

Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Wed, 16 Aug, 2017 - 15:43

Money often substitutes for other things we want. But how to tell the difference? Amalavajra, a banker-turned-Buddhist fundraiser, explores how his relationship with money has changed.

Listen to an interview with Amalavajra on his life as banker and buddhist

In May 1999, at the age of twenty-five, I was a bond dealer at JP Morgan, a major US investment bank just off Fleet Street. I had always wanted to be, yes, a ‘millionaire’, and was now well...

Triratna News
Triratna News

FutureDharma Fund launches: pass it on!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 13:59

FutureDharma Fund launches: pass it on!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 13:59

Stopping at a roadside service station during a journey many years ago, Sangharakshita surprised his companions by throwing a coin into the wishing well outside. “Did you wish for Enlightenment?” they joked. “No”, he answered, “Enlightenment is guaranteed if you make the effort. I wished for money. With money you can start Buddhist centres.”

Triratna’s FutureDharma Fund, aiming to raise £3-5 million and £500K in annual income by 2021, launched last Saturday at the Combined Order Convention at Wymondham in...

Norsk
Norsk

A New Buddhist Centre in Oslo, Norway

Posted by gunaketu to Norsk on Wed, 17 Aug, 2016 - 11:09

A New Buddhist Centre in Oslo, Norway

Posted by gunaketu to Norsk on Wed, 17 Aug, 2016 - 11:09

We are very excited to let you know about our search for a new buddhist centre in Oslo.

We want it to express all three Cs: Centre, Community and Co-operative, as described in the video.

The order members in Oslo, Muditadevi, Sraddhapa and Gunaketu will all buy parts of the building and offer this as security against the mortgage of the remaining building which is the Oslo Buddhistsenter. Later, the Oslo Buddhistsenter will buy back these parts to make use of the whole building.

We are now...

FutureDharma
FutureDharma

Liz joins FutureDharma Team

Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Wed, 13 Jul, 2016 - 15:35

Liz joins FutureDharma Team

Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Wed, 13 Jul, 2016 - 15:35

Liz Bassett joined FutureDharma Team in April.  Working alongside our Lead Fundraiser, Amalavajra, Liz is our new Communications & Donor Care Manager

A GFR Mitra, Liz has moved down from Glasgow, her sangha of 8 years, to live and work at Adhisthana.  She has previously worked in the NHS as well as the charity and education sectors, and is very happy to be working for Triratna.  Her first task is producing the new FutureDharma website that will go live...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Sponsor our Two New Titles

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 23 May, 2016 - 16:17

Sponsor our Two New Titles

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 23 May, 2016 - 16:17

We continue to have success with our sponsorship campaigns in 2015 and 2016 – thank you to all who have sponsored a book. Here are two new books, both due to be published in late 2016. Please consider sponsoring one or both.

Mindful Emotion: a short course in kindness – by Dr Paramabandhu Groves and Dr Jed Shamel. Drawing on their clinical experience as well as their Buddhist practice, the authors have developed an eight-week practical course...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Karuna Telephone Campaign

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Mon, 2 May, 2016 - 14:14

Karuna Telephone Campaign

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Mon, 2 May, 2016 - 14:14

£120 Retreat Incentive - we all win!

Anyone who makes a referral that leads to a successful participant/volunteer in the upcoming Karuna Telephone Campaign will be rewarded £120 towards any Triratna retreat that they would like to attend. 

So, if you are unable to join the campaign yourself, it’s time to spread the word to all your contacts and friends! 

30th May 2016 - 8th July, London - Save the date!

“The most satisfying and fulfilling sense of achievement and connection with myself, the team and the wider world.”...

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