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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Supporter Data Officer at Karuna

Posted by Amy Edwards to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 - 15:28

Supporter Data Officer at Karuna

Posted by Amy Edwards to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 - 15:28

Team Based Right Livelihood Vacancy at Karuna

Supporter Data Officer (Full Time, London based)

Inspired by Buddhist values, Karuna exists to end caste-based discrimination, poverty and inequality in India and Nepal. Our work with individuals focuses on education, dignified livelihoods and gender equality, transforming communities and changing society.

In this role you will be responsible for the integrity of our supporter data; managing, tracking and allocating payments and other information on our database. Gaining confidence with these systems, you will eventually be able to provide general ...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #10 Revived Indian Buddhism

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 - 22:53

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #10 Revived Indian Buddhism

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 - 22:53

“The greatest thing the Buddha has done is to tell the world that the world cannot be reformed except by the reformation of the mind of man and the mind of the world.” - Dr Ambedkar

Around the seventh century BCE Buddhism began to go into decline in India, the land of its birth. It was only in the late nineteenth century that it began to be revived: firstly, through the work of institutions such as the Maha Bodhi Society, which was...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

'One of the best things I've done in my life'

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 18:19

'One of the best things I've done in my life'

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 18:19

Tejakula men’s summer Karuna appeal check in for the last time…
0.46 Declan
1.33 Vajragupta
2.08 Chris
3.37 Ramesh
5.35 Kusaladevi
6.50 Mike
8.00 Prajnaketu

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The ’ideal fundraiser’!

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 - 10:25

The ’ideal fundraiser’!

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 - 10:25

Prajnaketu talks to Mike and Kusaladevi about their experiences of leading a Karuna appeal, the support they give to participants, and what the ‘ideal fundraiser’ looks like. Also there’s some info on how to apply to do an appeal and what to expect. Check out www.appeals.karuna.org for more!

Triratna News
Triratna News

Rocket Fuel for the Dharma Life: Doing a Karuna Appeal

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 22 Aug, 2018 - 17:20

Rocket Fuel for the Dharma Life: Doing a Karuna Appeal

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 22 Aug, 2018 - 17:20

Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist Co-ordinator, is on his first Karuna Appeal! He’s been sharing how it’s been going on the Young Buddhist blog

A Karuna appeal is an opportunity to practise generosity and live in a Buddhist community while also raising money to help support and empower India’s Dalit community.

Prajnaketu has been sharing his experiences during the appeal: knocking on that first door to help raise money for projects in India, getting his first Standing Order, and...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Learning points...and turning points?

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Sun, 19 Aug, 2018 - 17:33

Learning points...and turning points?

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Sun, 19 Aug, 2018 - 17:33

Prajnaketu explores his experiences of the demanding fourth week of the summer men’s Karuna appeal…

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

‘Being ourselves but not for ourselves’

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 - 10:30

‘Being ourselves but not for ourselves’

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 - 10:30

Vajragupta and Prajnaketu in conversation on Karuna appeals as a unique context for Dharma practice - sitting in the gap, getting immediate feedback door-to-door, moving towards difficulties, getting ourselves out of the way to make something beyond us possible…

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The honeymoon’s over...

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 10:21

The honeymoon’s over...

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 10:21

Prajnaketu talks with Chris and Ramesh about the ups and downs of week three of their Karuna appeal - with some lovely stories from the doors.

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The first knock

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Mon, 30 Jul, 2018 - 15:31

The first knock

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Mon, 30 Jul, 2018 - 15:31

I was already late. And it was hot. Very hot. Indian hot. The adrenaline had taken me so far but now my legs were palpably wobbling as I approached the last bend before my destination. The hasty bowl of muesli rumbled restlesslessly in my stomach, rising and falling as the urge to vomit repeatedly came and subsided… Hold it together man… 

I’ve been here before - exams, big talks, lesson observations when I was a trainee teacher - and deep down I know...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

A first for Prajnaketu

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Sat, 28 Jul, 2018 - 18:18

A first for Prajnaketu

Posted by Prajnaketu to Triratna Young Buddhists on Sat, 28 Jul, 2018 - 18:18

 A brief update from the first day of call-backs on the Karuna Summer Men’s Appeal in London.

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