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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...
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Green Tara Trust seeks full time fundraiser

By lokabandhu on Sun, 27 Jan, 2013 - 23:01

Green Tara Trust seeks full time fundraiser

By lokabandhu on Sun, 27 Jan, 2013 - 23:01Green Tara Trust seeks full time fundraiser

‘Supporting rural Nepalese communities towards finding their own health solutions’

Founded in 2003 by Karunamati, a longstanding member of the Triratna Buddhist Order, the Green Tara Trust primarily works in Nepal to improve health through low cost, sustainable behaviour change methods. It has field programmes in health promotion for maternal and child health, water and sanitation, and empowerment of women, poor and marginalised groups.

We are looking for a person...
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

India Dhamma Trust seeks Fundraising Coordinator

By lokabandhu on Tue, 22 Jan, 2013 - 21:58

India Dhamma Trust seeks Fundraising Coordinator

By lokabandhu on Tue, 22 Jan, 2013 - 21:58Triratna’s India Dhamma Trust is looking to employ a Fundraising Coordinator to assist in their mission of “Deepening Dhamma Practice in India”.

In India there are still millions of Buddhist men and women who are desperate to find genuine and effective Dhamma teachers and practice communities. Since 1978 hundreds of Indian men and women have been ordained and are meeting that need. The India Dhamma Trust fundraises in the West for the ordination training process and is increasingly enabling...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Extraordinary response to India Dhamma Trust’s ‘Self-Reliant India’ campaign

By lokabandhu on Fri, 18 Jan, 2013 - 06:32

Extraordinary response to India Dhamma Trust’s ‘Self-Reliant India’ campaign

By lokabandhu on Fri, 18 Jan, 2013 - 06:32Amalavajra writes with news of an extraordinary response to the recently launched ‘Self-Reliant India’ fundraising campaign he’s currently coordinating on behalf of Triratna’s India Dhamma Trust. He says -

“Within six weeks, Order Members from around the world have given £75,000 in one-off gifts to seed fund three new fundraising projects initiated by Triratna’s Indian Ordination Teams.

Whilst many of us strongly support Triratna’s Dharma work in India, there is also a feeling that more funds...
Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

Karuna fundraising 2013: transforming self and world

By Andrea@Karuna on Mon, 14 Jan, 2013 - 16:15

Karuna fundraising 2013: transforming self and world

By Andrea@Karuna on Mon, 14 Jan, 2013 - 16:15Happy New Year friends of Karuna Fundraisers.

If you are up for a personal challenge in 2013 you may want to consider doing some fundraising for Karuna this year. You’ll personally benefit in ways you’d never have imagined as well as helping India’s Dalit community.

We have spaces on the following appeals:
Men’s Door-to-door (London)16 Feb -to 30 March, 6 April to 18 May and 25 May to 6 July.
We’re also running a Phone Appeal from our...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Dharmachari Amitayus and the gift of the Dharma

By Andrea@Karuna on Fri, 12 Oct, 2012 - 06:05

Dharmachari Amitayus and the gift of the Dharma

By Andrea@Karuna on Fri, 12 Oct, 2012 - 06:05We continue our ‘India week’ on Triratna News with a profile of Amitayus, a young Indian Order Member living and working in Amaravati, a busy city in Maharastra, central India. He’s one of over 450 Order Members in India.

Like many others, Amitayus’ grandfather’s job was ‘untouchable’ work, to carry dead animals away from the village. His grandparents often had no food except the flesh of rotting animals. With no land of their own, they were forced...

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