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From Janos Orsos, a Dhammamitra in Hungary

By jyotika on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 12:12

From Janos Orsos, a Dhammamitra in Hungary

By jyotika on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 12:12

The following tribute is from Janos Orsos, who is a Dhammamitra in Hungary. He is a Roma/Gypsy. He has been pivotal in the establishment of the Jai Bhim Network, a Buddhist community in the country, and, along with a number of others, has set up the Dr Ambedkar High School, which educates Roma/Gypsy children.

“Bhante was a hero, a saint, and he will remain so in the hearts of many, many people. I’ve no doubt that he is now happy and at

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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...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Gypsy Buddhists in Hungary; and a job opportunity

By Munisha on Wed, 3 Dec, 2014 - 14:25

Gypsy Buddhists in Hungary; and a job opportunity

By Munisha on Wed, 3 Dec, 2014 - 14:25Subhuti leaves the UK for India once again this week – but this time with three mitras from Hungary: Janos, Tibor and Kubu. Here he writes about Hungary’s new gypsy Buddhist movement and its Jai Bhim Networkand the opportunity to apply for the post of manager of its Dr BR Ambedkar High School in Hungary. (“Gypsy” is their preferred term.)

“Janos Orsos comes from a very poor gypsy settlement; Tibor Derdák...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Dr Ambedkar School, Hungary, Seeks New Manager

By Centre Team on Sat, 8 Nov, 2014 - 03:20

Dr Ambedkar School, Hungary, Seeks New Manager

By Centre Team on Sat, 8 Nov, 2014 - 03:20
Eight years ago, Hungarian Mitras who are themselves Gypsies, established the Jai Bhim Network, a Triratna affiliated organization with Subhuti as Kalyana Mitra. Their focus of activity has been providing educational opportunities for Gypsies young and old,...