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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...

FutureDharma
FutureDharma

Adhisthana International Course

By Jai Teather on Sat, 5 Jan, 2019 - 17:58

Adhisthana International Course

By Jai Teather on Sat, 5 Jan, 2019 - 17:58

Adhisthana International Course 2018
The International Course took place in October: 

14 Order Members from around the world who carry crucial Triratna responsibilities.

They came for four weeks to learn from Adhisthana’s Vision Team – and to develop the deep connections and shared vision that our founding generation forged in 1970s squats. 

They studied Bhante’s Four Lineages and leadership skills, and helping with each other’s local challenges.

They came from America, Germany, India, Australia, 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...

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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...

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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
  • ...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and 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...