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Buddhist Youth Gather in India: BLAST EAST!

By lokabandhu on Thu, 16 Feb, 2012 - 05:28

Buddhist Youth Gather in India: BLAST EAST!

By lokabandhu on Thu, 16 Feb, 2012 - 05:28Ever wondered what a retreat in India might be like? Read on… or click ‘play’! Samuel Rawlings, Subhuti’s secretary, writes with news and a most delightful video (BLAST EAST!) shot on the 6th annual convention of India’s National Network of Buddhist Youth (NNBY).

He says: “The NNBY Convention saw some 400 young Buddhists gathered together for a week of celebration, study and play. Activities included Dhamma study, film screenings, Puja, work...
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Karuna support ground-breaking legal case in India

By lokabandhu on Wed, 1 Feb, 2012 - 06:11

Karuna support ground-breaking legal case in India

By lokabandhu on Wed, 1 Feb, 2012 - 06:11Andrea writes from Triratna’s Karuna Trust with news of a ground-breaking legal victory won by one of Karuna’s Indian project partners, the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN). The case was the first time perpetrators of a caste atrocity - still common in India - have been brought to justice by receiving life imprisonment under the Prevention of Atrocities Act (1989). She says -

“The Mirchpur Dalit atrocity case concerns a Dalit father and daughter,...
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Triratna News

First Indian Buddhist Artists' Retreat

By lokabandhu on Mon, 30 Jan, 2012 - 10:38

First Indian Buddhist Artists' Retreat

By lokabandhu on Mon, 30 Jan, 2012 - 10:38Samuel Rawlings, Subhuti’s secretary, writes from India with news of an exciting new Triratna venture: the first-ever Indian Buddhist Artists’ Retreat. He says -

“The event was the first of its kind to take place in India, with artists coming from all corners of the sub-continent to explore the relationship between Art and the Buddha-Dhamma. Most of the participants were from a Dalit background, and it was very moving to hear how deeply they had all struggled to produce...
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News from India: Subhuti and the National Network of Buddhist Youth convention

By lokabandhu on Sun, 1 Jan, 2012 - 09:43

News from India: Subhuti and the National Network of Buddhist Youth convention

By lokabandhu on Sun, 1 Jan, 2012 - 09:43First Triratna News story for 2012 comes from India, where Sam Rawlings writes with news of Subhuti and NNBY - India’s ‘National Network of Buddhist Youth’. He says - “Subhuti is currently in the middle of 400 young Buddhists at our National Network of Buddhist Youth Convention 2012 here at Bordharan Retreat Centre in Maharashtra. They’re gathering for their 6th consecutive year to study, fraternize, and organise themselves facing global challenges of the new century under the...

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