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Moving from MyDonate to Virgin Money Giving

By Dhammavijaya on Mon, 27 May, 2019 - 16:35

Moving from MyDonate to Virgin Money Giving

By Dhammavijaya on Mon, 27 May, 2019 - 16:35

India Dhamma Trust are in the midst of a transition with important effects upon the work we support in India

About a third of our regular donors give via the MyDonate website. Unfortunately, this is closing at the end of June, so we have had to find a replacement service.

Because of this we will now be using Virgin Money Giving as our platform for online gifts. It offers the same ease of use we had with MyDonate, along with the same facility to...

India Dhamma Trust:
India Dhamma Trust: "At the heart of a peaceful Dhamma Revolution"

Course for Young Women in India

By Dhammavijaya on Tue, 8 Jan, 2019 - 13:10

Course for Young Women in India

By Dhammavijaya on Tue, 8 Jan, 2019 - 13:10

In Nagpur, 17 young women are participating in a course that Karunamaya is running especially for younger women. They come not only from Maharashtra, but also from Agra, Chhattisgarh, and Bihar, and are aged between 19 and 35. Among other course activities, the women have produced and performed four plays, based on Bhante’s ideas about the individual, the group and the spiritual community. They have also visited the Diksha Bhumi where Dr Ambedkar and his followers converted to Buddhism on...

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Friendship is most important

By Liz_Bassett on Thu, 20 Jul, 2017 - 13:14

Friendship is most important

By Liz_Bassett on Thu, 20 Jul, 2017 - 13:14

Following last week’s film about India Dhamma’s Young People’s Projects, this week Liz celebrates the achievements of a young member of our Sangha in India.

Neha Gajbhiye is a graphic designer, film-maker, and a GFR Mitra. She lives in Nagpur with her husband Maitriratna and shares her Buddhist practice with her family, who are also involved in Triratna. But it wasn’t always like this. Neha has worked through incredibly hard circumstances to create this life for herself and her family.

Neha...

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Young People in India choose lives full of meaning

By Liz_Bassett on Wed, 12 Jul, 2017 - 16:37

Young People in India choose lives full of meaning

By Liz_Bassett on Wed, 12 Jul, 2017 - 16:37

Each month we’re going to bring you news from one of our amazing projects that you help make possible. So, for July, here’s a smasher - India Dhamma Trust’s Young People’s Projects:

In India engagement with Buddhism gives some of the most disadvantaged people in society an opportunity to transform their lives and their communities. Dedicated Ordination teams and Dhamma teachers help provide the conditions for thousands of people to practice Buddhism. An ageing Indian movement however is no longer attracting...