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The New Dharma Revolution in Hungary

By Jai Teather on Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 - 12:46

The New Dharma Revolution in Hungary

By Jai Teather on Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 - 12:46

FutureDharma supporters have brought Roma Buddhists from Hungary together with those from Belgium, India and Holland. Metta Vihara Retreat Centre recently hosted a unique Bodhisattva Ideal retreat, connecting Sangha members from across the world.

Hungarian gypsies, known as the Roma community, have a deep connection with the Dalits of India. Both communities are segregated, unable to get access to education or employment, and are treated like lesser humans. Buddhist Romas are few and far between, isolated, and lacking a Sangha which makes...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

The Jai Bhim Network, Hungary

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Fri, 23 Sep, 2016 - 15:07

The Jai Bhim Network, Hungary

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Fri, 23 Sep, 2016 - 15:07

Subhuti and the workers of the Jai Bhim Network in Hungary tell us about how they are helping the Roma Community through their Dr Ambedkar High School

Triratna News
Triratna News

Jai Bhim! The Roma Buddhists of Hungary

By Munisha on Fri, 23 Sep, 2016 - 11:57

Jai Bhim! The Roma Buddhists of Hungary

By Munisha on Fri, 23 Sep, 2016 - 11:57

Mokshapriya is a British film-maker, founder in 1992 of Clear Vision, Triratna’s video project in Manchester, UK. Here’s the video he made recently about the Dr Ambedkar High School, founded by Hungarian mitras for Hungary’s Roma/gypsy community, inspired by Dr BR Ambedkar and the achievements of India’s ‘New Buddhists’.

“My first visit to Hungary took me far from the delights of Buda and Pest to an even greater wonder, in the rural north east of the country. Here, a...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

The Jai Bhim Network, Hungary

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 5 Sep, 2016 - 11:45

The Jai Bhim Network, Hungary

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 5 Sep, 2016 - 11:45

Subhuti and the workers of the Jai Bhim Network in Hungary tell us about how they are helping the Roma Community through their Dr Ambedkar High School

Triratna News
Triratna News

'Angry Buddha' coming soon

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 - 23:36

'Angry Buddha' coming soon

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 - 23:36

As we move toward the 60th anniversary of Dr Ambedkar’s conversion, we hear news of a documentary film about the curious and inspiring story of the Hungarian gypsies who were inspired to start Dr Ambedkar High School, to help young Roma/gypsies to a better life.

Due for international launch and screenings later this year, ‘Angry Buddha’ is the work of Austrian filmmaker Stefan Ludwig. Giving a picture of life in a Hungarian gypsy community, it tells the story of Janós...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhism in Hungary, October 2011

By lokabandhu on Wed, 26 Oct, 2011 - 05:50

Buddhism in Hungary, October 2011

By lokabandhu on Wed, 26 Oct, 2011 - 05:50Sam Rawlings, Subhuti’s secretary, writes with news of a little-known but very exciting Triratna Dharma project, working with the Gypsy Buddhists of Hungary. He says -

“Last week Dharmachari Subhuti returned from the second of his twice-yearly visits to the Gypsy Buddhists of Hungary. He has been supporting the work of the Jaibhim Network since its inauguration six years ago and is a keen advocate of their organization and mission. The Dhammamitras of Hungary have been making significant progress,...