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Twelve Days of FBA - Day 5

By Rijupatha on Wed, 30 Dec, 2015 - 11:00

Welcome to Day 5 of our Twelve Days of FBA Fundraiser! For our main offering today we have two full-length talks by Dharmacharinis Vajratara and Vajrasara on the topic of the Buddha’s life. Like so many of the speakers in our archive, these two women demonstrate both their knowledge of the Dharma and their immense capacity to make it relevant to our modern life in these talks.

Vajratara’s talk, “An Overview of the Life of the Buddha”, starts us off with...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Twelve Days of FBA - Day 3

By Rijupatha on Mon, 28 Dec, 2015 - 11:00

It’s the Third Day of FBA, and we give to you a fantastic collection of led meditations available on Free Buddhist Audio - perfect for your practice on the cushion!

Our main track today is an excellent introduction and lead-through of the Mindfulness of Breathing practice by Kamalashila. This track has its home on our Free Buddhist Audio space on Soundcloud, and is excerpted from this year’s online Urban Retreat.

Other Great Meditation Lead-Throughs and Resources Available from FBA:

Mindfulness...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Twelve Days of FBA - Day 2: Introductory Buddhism

By Rijupatha on Sun, 27 Dec, 2015 - 11:00

For the second day of our Twelve Days of FBA end-of-year fundraising event we’re highlighting the rich introductory resources we have available in our audio archive. One of the great things about Free Buddhist Audio is its wide reach around the world, offering the Dharma to people in places where there may not be a Buddhist centre or even many Buddhists! For some, this is an invaluable way of connecting with and learning about Buddhism that they wouldn’t be able...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Amalavajra reports from the fundraiser's desk

By Munisha on Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 - 13:47

Amalavajra reports from the fundraiser's desk

By Munisha on Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 - 13:47

Written a few thousand pounds back (when we were 50% there), this is a great Triratna News report on the fundraising for Bhante’s birthday present. Amalavajra, Triratna’s fundraiser in Europe, explains his enthusiasm.

https://thebuddhistcentre.com/news/sangharakshita90-appeal-halfway-there

PS Today we’re 58% there! We still need another £41,000 and we’ve got just 28 days to raise it. That’s £1464 per day.

But that shouldn’t be hard. Yesterday we raised more than that!

Make your donation here....

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Karuna's BAM appeals raise £1400 monthly for India

By lokabandhu on Tue, 30 Jun, 2015 - 15:06

Karuna's BAM appeals raise £1400 monthly for India

By lokabandhu on Tue, 30 Jun, 2015 - 15:06

Here’s a final update for BAM from Triratna’s two Karuna Appeal teams .  For the whole month of June the eight of us have been out on the streets of Glasgow and Edinburgh knocking on people’s doors inviting them to become regular contributors to Karuna’s work with Dalit communities in India. Between us we’ve recruited over 100 new supporters and an amazing £...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Karuna Trust Women's Appeal

By parami on Sat, 25 Apr, 2015 - 10:29

Parami visits the women who are working on the Karuna appeal in London and discovers why it is a transformative experience.

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Free Buddhist Audio Needs Your Support!

By Rijupatha on Wed, 17 Dec, 2014 - 13:02

Free Buddhist Audio Needs Your Support!

By Rijupatha on Wed, 17 Dec, 2014 - 13:02

a gift of the dharma is the greatest of all gifts…

As a member of the worldwide Free Buddhist Audio Community you already know how important it is to have access to quality Buddhist teachings for study, meditation, exploration and inspiration.

If you stream audio talks for enjoyment, download our weekly podcasts, follow along with the study course for mitras, or prepare for classes by searching our archives, Free Buddhist Audio is likely...

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...
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Croydon Sangha Swimathon

By Carol Robertson on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 13:14

Croydon Sangha Swimathon

By Carol Robertson on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 13:14Satyadakini and a group of sangha members will be taking part in a sponsored swim at Crystal palace on Sunday 22nd June. The funds raised will go towards our Wish-Fulfilling Jewel Appeal . If you would like more details or would like to make a donation, check out the fundraising page at MyDonate below.

https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/sanghaswimathon
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

We did it!

By Singhamanas on Tue, 29 Apr, 2014 - 16:08

We did it!

By Singhamanas on Tue, 29 Apr, 2014 - 16:08
It’s taken us two years but we’ve finally completed our fundraising campaign to build a better Vajrasana. Thanks to everyone involved. Work will be starting this summer.

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