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A New Buddhist Centre for Paris

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 6 May, 2019 - 12:44

A New Buddhist Centre for Paris

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 6 May, 2019 - 12:44

In this short film Aryanita, the current Chair, and Vassika, the former Chair, give us an update on their search for a new home for the Paris Buddhist Centre. A lovely, light, spacious place has been found in a peaceful part of Paris, around the corner from a beautiful park. The purchase will be complete in May and building work will start to transform it from a doctors’ surgery into a Buddhist Centre, with the plan for it to...

Norsk
Norsk

A New Buddhist Centre in Oslo, Norway

By gunaketu on Wed, 17 Aug, 2016 - 11:09

A New Buddhist Centre in Oslo, Norway

By gunaketu 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...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Karuna Telephone Campaign

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 2 May, 2016 - 14:14

Karuna Telephone Campaign

By Prajnaketu 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.”...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Phone Campaign Karuna 2015

By Candradasa on Tue, 1 Mar, 2016 - 19:09

Phone Campaign Karuna 2015

By Candradasa on Tue, 1 Mar, 2016 - 19:09

In Spring of 2015 a team of volunteers spent six weeks at Karuna Trust Office in London giving the opportunity to the supporters to increase their donations for some of the poorest people in India.

Read about Karuna’s record-breaking year - and how you can help too!

For more information about Karuna visit karuna.org...

Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

Why do a Karuna Appeal you may ask...?

By Andrea@Karuna on Tue, 8 Jul, 2014 - 11:45

Why do a Karuna Appeal you may ask...?

By Andrea@Karuna on Tue, 8 Jul, 2014 - 11:45Well….you’ll have an opportunity to meet inspiring people like those featured in this Clearvision video who are supporting Karuna Trust projects in India.

We are welcoming applications to join a 6-week Karuna Men’s Appeal this autumn (6th Sept to 18th October) led by Karuna’s very own fundraising hero Sanghanath.

Michael Smith (from the Ipswich Sangha) is a Karuna Fundraiser (who was on the Karuna men’s spring appeal earlier this year) says​:

”I...
Triratna News
Triratna News

A beautiful encounter: Dantacitta shares her experience of week one on the Karuna Green Tara Appeal

By Andrea@Karuna on Fri, 7 Jun, 2013 - 09:01

A beautiful encounter: Dantacitta shares her experience of week one on the Karuna Green Tara Appeal

By Andrea@Karuna on Fri, 7 Jun, 2013 - 09:01In this delightful blog, Dantacitta shares her experience of starting a Karuna doorknocking appeal.

She speaks really movingly about an encounter with a stranger whilst out doorknocking. This perfectly captures the magic, mystery and power of a Karuna doorknocking appeal.

Please send the ‘Magnificant Seven’ your well-wishing via the Karuna Fundraisers Facebook page.

To find out more about the powerfully transformative impact of Appeals and our work in India please visit the Karuna...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Why do a Karuna phone campaign?

By Andrea@Karuna on Thu, 9 May, 2013 - 09:23

Why do a Karuna phone campaign?

By Andrea@Karuna on Thu, 9 May, 2013 - 09:23Karuna are recruiting volunteer fundraisers for a phone campaign starting on 3rd June running for 6-weeks until 12th July. Full training in Karuna’s unique fundraising approach will be provided. Reasonable expenses will be covered as well as a retreat allowance.

Bryan Hamilton from the LBC shares his inspiration, motivation and experience of doing a Karuna phone campaign in conversation with Nisha (who’ll be leading the campaign).

Karuna is dynamic Buddhist charity formed in...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Maitrijala fundraising campaign launched in Triratna Buddhist Order

By lokabandhu on Tue, 16 Apr, 2013 - 05:49

Maitrijala fundraising campaign launched in Triratna Buddhist Order

By lokabandhu on Tue, 16 Apr, 2013 - 05:49At the heart of the Triratna Buddhist Community is the Triratna Buddhist Order, today consisting of some 1800 ordained men and women across the world. Voluntary donations from members of the Order fund the ‘Order Office’ and its ever-growing work of coordinating such a diverse and far-flung community. There’s a lot more they want to do - and they’re launching the Maitrijala fundraising campaign to help make it happen! Amalavajra writes to say -

“As Order Members...
Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

We need more money! The dilemma of being a Karuna Fundraiser

By Andrea@Karuna on Thu, 4 Oct, 2012 - 14:45

We need more money! The dilemma of being a Karuna Fundraiser

By Andrea@Karuna on Thu, 4 Oct, 2012 - 14:45In this video Ivan from the Karuna ‘Spice Boys’ London appeal give us a quick doorknocking update from the streets of London.

To find out more about Karuna Fundraising check out our website www.appeals.karuna.org
Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

A taster of what it's like to be on a Karuna Appeal......

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 12 Sep, 2012 - 17:02

A taster of what it's like to be on a Karuna Appeal......

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 12 Sep, 2012 - 17:02Ivan from the Karuna ‘Spice Boys’ Appeal currently taking place in London gives us a taste of his experience from week 1 of the appeal.

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