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Can you help Karuna? Are you looking for a reliable tenant for your property in London?

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 12 Feb, 2014 - 12:42

Can you help Karuna? Are you looking for a reliable tenant for your property in London?

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 12 Feb, 2014 - 12:42We are looking for a 4-5 bedroom house for rent in London to house Karuna door-to-door appeals from March to July 2014.

Ideally the house would be based in west or south-west London but we are willing to rent anywhere in London too.

Karuna has been making a huge difference to the lives of India’s Dalit communities for over 30 years. This has been made possible because we run door-to-door fundraising appeals throughout the...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Help Sahaja become a counsellor

By Munisha on Sat, 20 Jul, 2013 - 00:10

Help Sahaja become a counsellor

By Munisha on Sat, 20 Jul, 2013 - 00:10Could you help Sahaja with money to finish his counselling course?

www.sahajaart.com/counselling.php

Samudradaka writes:
“Many of you will know Sahaja from his striking sculptures housed in various Triratna centres. You may also know him from his equally striking personality!

Recently Sahaja has been training as a counsellor, something he is finding very inspiring and fulfilling. From what his tutors say, it’s also something he is very good at. He now only needs to...
Triratna News
Triratna News

A summer of abundant fundraising at Karuna

By Andrea@Karuna on Fri, 19 Jul, 2013 - 09:24

A summer of abundant fundraising at Karuna

By Andrea@Karuna on Fri, 19 Jul, 2013 - 09:24At last the UK is basking in abundant summer sunshine. Here at Karuna we’re basking in the warm glow of a summer of abundant fundraising.

Since April, Karuna fundraisers have signed up 280 new donors who’ve connected with Karuna’s work through conversations with a Karuna fundraiser they’ve met on their doorstep. And a team of phone fundraisers calling from our London office have inspired 684 Karuna donors to increase their existing donation. In total they will have...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New York Sangha poised for major step forwards

By lokabandhu on Sat, 22 Jun, 2013 - 10:04

New York Sangha poised for major step forwards

By lokabandhu on Sat, 22 Jun, 2013 - 10:04There has been a Triratna group in New York City since the 1990s. For many years it’s been itinerant, meeting in cafes and people’s houses, under the leadership of Vajramati, its founder. But now it seems they’re poised to take a major step forwards - if they can get some help from the wider Sangha. Padmadharini reports on her impending move there, saying -

“I am writing to update you on some new and exciting news. And...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

By Rijupatha on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 19:17In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:

• What Does “Engaged Buddhism” Mean to You?
• Sangha updates from the U.S. and Canada
• Meditation Marathon fundraising event kicks off in June
• Upcoming retreats at Aryaloka
• Reflections on Nonviolent Communication
• Men’s Retreat Planned
• “Being Prepared for Teaching” by Narottama
• Starting Out as a Vegetarian
• Arts events & sangha poetry
• Movie Review: “The U.S. vs. John Lennon
• Going...
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

Dublin Buddhist Centre expand and launch fundraising appeal

By lokabandhu on Mon, 3 Jun, 2013 - 06:03

Dublin Buddhist Centre expand and launch fundraising appeal

By lokabandhu on Mon, 3 Jun, 2013 - 06:03Prajnagita writes from Triratna’s Dublin Buddhist Centre with news of their recent expansion - and a fundraising appeal to help them sustain it! She says -

“The Spiritual Community at the Dublin Buddhist Centre is especially spiritually vital at the moment. There are many of us involved, from a diverse range of backgrounds, inspired by the vision of existence that the Buddha offers and engaging with his teachings in the company of others.

The vibrancy and...
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...
Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

By Rijupatha on Sat, 30 Mar, 2013 - 00:42In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:

• What Does “Engaged Buddhism” Mean to You?
• Sangha updates from the U.S. and Canada
• Meditation Marathon fundraising event kicks off in June
• Upcoming retreats at Aryaloka
• Reflections on Nonviolent Communication
• Men’s Retreat Planned
• “Being Prepared for Teaching” by Narottama
• Starting Out as a Vegetarian
• Arts events & sangha poetry
• Movie Review: “The U.S. vs. John Lennon
• Going...

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