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Express your Compassion in Action: an invitation from Karuna

By lokabandhu on Fri, 16 Dec, 2011 - 05:46

Express your Compassion in Action: an invitation from Karuna

By lokabandhu on Fri, 16 Dec, 2011 - 05:46Andrea writes from Triratna’s Karuna Trust celebrating their last appeal of the year, a storming women’s Appeal in Birmingham UK - and highlighting their forthcoming booklet and poster advertising opportunities for 2012. She says -

Karuna Fundraising 2012: Transforming Self and World

This autumn Nealey Conquest, Lucy Spence, Viryajyoti and Carunalaka (left to right in photo) raised £100,000 in six weeks for Karuna’s projects in India.

As a result, and through the work of...
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Karuna's annual Newsletter now out, theme of

By lokabandhu on Thu, 29 Sep, 2011 - 06:02

Karuna's annual Newsletter now out, theme of

By lokabandhu on Thu, 29 Sep, 2011 - 06:02Andrea writes from Triratna’s Karuna Trust with news of their annual Supporters Newsletter, just out. She says -

“Each year Karuna produces a newsletter to keep our many supporters informed about our work in India. This year’s newsletter feels especially poignant as it was co-written by our dear friend Manjusvara who died suddenly in June. It was probably one of his last pieces of writing which he crafted with his usual care and perceptiveness.

India was...
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Would you like to hear more about our Movement in India?

By lokabandhu on Fri, 2 Sep, 2011 - 06:18

Would you like to hear more about our Movement in India?

By lokabandhu on Fri, 2 Sep, 2011 - 06:18Over the next few weeks Indian Order members will be visiting Triratna Centres in the UK and talking about their lives and work. This is a great opportunity to get a different perspective on our community and the Dharma.

One of the benefits of experiencing the internationality of our Buddhist Movement is seeing what of Buddhism is cultural. Throughout its history the Dharma has adapted as it encounters different situations – so what is central and...
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Generous legacy left to Triratna's Abhayaratna Trust

By lokabandhu on Wed, 10 Aug, 2011 - 06:15

Generous legacy left to Triratna's Abhayaratna Trust

By lokabandhu on Wed, 10 Aug, 2011 - 06:15Satyadakini writes from Triratna’s Abhayaratna Trust - a fairly new charity, created as an international benevolent fund for members of the Triratna Buddhist Order who may be suffering from sickness, old age or disability. She says -

“I’m writing on behalf of the Abhayaratna Trust to express our gratitude and rejoice in the care and generosity of Dharmachari Manjusvara who has left a legacy in his will to the Abhayaratna Trust. The Abhayaratna Trust came into being...
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New music CD in aid of Metta Vihara retreat centre

By lokabandhu on Mon, 8 Aug, 2011 - 06:00

New music CD in aid of Metta Vihara retreat centre

By lokabandhu on Mon, 8 Aug, 2011 - 06:00Meynard Vasen writes with news of a new music CD to sold in aid of Triratna’s Metta Vihara retreat centre in the Low Countries. He says -

“On Sunday the 3th of July, Triratna’s Sangha in the Low Countries saw the birth of a new CD featuring the guitar music of Ed Stokman, an excellent guitar player.

“The inspiration of his music comes from nature, from his family and from meditation. He likes to sit and...

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