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Triratna News
Triratna News

A New Buddhist Centre for York

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 - 11:25

A New Buddhist Centre for York

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 - 11:25

A new Triratna Buddhist Centre is currently taking shape in the heart of historic York in the UK, just round the corner from the famous Minster.

This will be the new home of the York Buddhist Group which was started in November 2017 by Shakyapada, and three mitra friends: Mark Jones, Kate Readman and Ley Robinson, using a hired room in a York community centre. As the Group grew, it moved to the York Quaker Meeting House in 2018 where more...

Centre Fundraising Forum
Centre Fundraising Forum

Triratna online Fundraising - Resources now live on Sikkha online!

By kusaladevi on Thu, 9 Apr, 2020 - 18:44

Triratna online Fundraising - Resources now live on Sikkha online!

By kusaladevi on Thu, 9 Apr, 2020 - 18:44

We have now gone live on Sikkha online with our Centre Fundraising Support Resources, including a Triratna Online Fundraising Toolkit, a video from Amalavajra, ”What, fundraise now?!” and a document comparing various giving platforms to receive your donations.

Head over to the...

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

Video - Farewell from Nandavajra

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 14 Jan, 2020 - 14:24

Video - Farewell from Nandavajra

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 14 Jan, 2020 - 14:24

Farewell to Nandavajra who has been the stalwart director and member of the ECA Development team for the past six years. Here he says his farewells and shares what he has enjoyed about his time working for the ECA.

In a comprehensive rejoicing for him on the last night of the European Chairs Assembly (ECA) meeting his good friend and Chair of Brighton Buddhist Centre, Subhadassi, described him as “the grandfather” of the meeting due...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

FutureDharma Fund: Systems and Database Manager (0.5 FTE)

By Nandavajra on Thu, 5 Sep, 2019 - 10:12

FutureDharma Fund: Systems and Database Manager (0.5 FTE)

In the last 3 years FutureDharma has grown to support around 40 international projects. Currently our core team consists of Nandavajra, Amalavajra, Viryanaga and Patrick, who is looking to move on later this year. 

FutureDharma is therefore now seeking inspired, engaged and motivated people to join our exciting and harmonious team. This role is a part-time (0.5 FTE) Systems and Database Manager, to replace a part of the work Patrick currently does. 

The aim of...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

FutureDharma Fund: Support Care Manager (0.5 FTE) and Programmes Assistant (0.5 FTE)

By Nandavajra on Thu, 5 Sep, 2019 - 10:07

FutureDharma Fund: Support Care Manager (0.5 FTE) and Programmes Assistant (0.5 FTE)

In the last 3 years FutureDharma has grown to support around 40 international projects. Currently our core team consists of Nandavajra, Amalavajra, Viryanaga and Patrick, who is looking to move on later this year.

FutureDharma is therefore now seeking inspired, engaged and motivated people to join our exciting and harmonious team. Two part-time (0.5 FTE) roles are available, which could also be combined into one full-time ‘person and projects’...

FutureDharma
FutureDharma

Too many people in the night in the rain: Impressions from Venezuela

By Liz_Bassett on Tue, 25 Jun, 2019 - 18:05

Too many people in the night in the rain: Impressions from Venezuela

By Liz_Bassett on Tue, 25 Jun, 2019 - 18:05

In October 2018 Saraha paid a visit to Venezuela, part funded by Future Dharma, to support the sangha and Vajranatha, who is the only Order member in the whole of Venezuela. Saraha writes a full account of his time there and gives us some impressions of what it is like for those living and practising the Dharma in the midst of a volatile political landscape. 

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“It really felt like a good and useful thing to do. People, mountains, landslides… The...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Launch of Global Pioneers' Fund

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 14:59

Launch of Global Pioneers' Fund

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 14:59

A new fund - the Global Pioneers’ Fund - was launched by FutureDharma at the recent Combined Area Order Weekend in Adhisthana.  Sanghadeva, a ‘serial pioneer’, painted a vision of 3,200 Triratna Centres around the world in another 50 years’ time. The call to support pioneering work inspired about 150 gifts from Order Members totalling £54,000. 

Sanghadeva was speaking on Sunday to 350 Order Members from around the UK and Ireland who had gathered at Adhisthana to...

FutureDharma
FutureDharma

Bhante blesses the FutureDharma Jambala rupa!

By Amalavajra on Tue, 8 May, 2018 - 18:59

Bhante blesses the FutureDharma Jambala rupa!

By Amalavajra on Tue, 8 May, 2018 - 18:59

Today Bhante Sangharakshita blessed FutureDharma’s Jambala rupa, and wished our whole team every success in raising money for our movement’s projects.

He said something like, “Money is necessary for all activities in the world. In the right hands it can make such a difference. There can be hardly any better use for money than Dharma work”

We talked about US...

FutureDharma
FutureDharma

FutureDharma Fund - Small Grants Programme

By Viryanaga on Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 - 16:25

FutureDharma Fund - Small Grants Programme

By Viryanaga on Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 - 16:25

FutureDharma is able to provide a number of small grants of up to £3,000 for inspirational Triratna Dharma projects and initiatives which have immediate funding needs or smaller local projects which are prevented from establishing themselves due to a lack of local funds.

Example of projects we supported with this fund in the 2017 include:

  • Flight costs for a Venezuelan mitra to attend a GFR retreat in Mexico.
  • Room rental costs for the Clacton-on-sea mitra group.
  • Matched funding for the new Colchester Buddhist Centre’s signage.
  • Travel costs for visiting
  • ...
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

FutureDharma Fundraiser

By Nandavajra on Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 - 13:16

FutureDharma Fundraiser

Want to help Triratna reach more people around the world?

The FutureDharma team is looking for a fundraiser to join Amalavajra at Adhisthana

Applications are invited from members of the Triratna Buddhist Order or mitras training for ordination for the post of Fundraiser for this exciting, bold and important new initiative. The next years are a crucial time for Triratna and arguably the world and the Fund aims to resource the unity of Triratna, the depth of practice within our community and our breadth...