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For the Earth - BAM! 2020 (The Dharma Toolkit, Episode 28)

By Centre Team on Fri, 29 May, 2020 - 12:59

This year’s Buddhist Action Month (BAM!) - happening around the world throughout June - is about to kick off. The theme is “For the Earth” - and here on the Dharma Toolkit we’ll be looking at the intersection between urgent human issues like climate change, economic inequality and social justice. 

The poetic version of this, rooted in personal and community practice, is that we have a perfect opportunity to speak up for the many beings...

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

50 Years, 50 Voices: Amalavajra and Jayaraja

By Satyalila on Wed, 26 Sep, 2018 - 19:15

It’s a practice for the fundraiser and it’s a practice for the potential donor… a sort-of cremation ground in the Padmasambhava sense.
Amalavajra
 

It’s kind-of like I’m definitely feeling like I’m Santa Claus…
Jayaraja

Amalavajra’s Annals

In 1968 I was not even a gleam in my Dad’s eye, because he wasn’t to meet my Mum for another two years, on a ferry to a twenty-something villa holiday in Sicily.

In 1978 I was five years old and had spent half my life...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Vacancy at Karuna - Trust Fundraiser

By Nandavajra on Fri, 13 Apr, 2018 - 10:33

Vacancy at Karuna

Trust Fundraiser - Full-Time

Based in our London office

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.

As a fundraiser in the Karuna Leadership Gifts team you will play a critical role in maintaining and developing relationships with our existing portfolio of charitable trusts, foundations, and corporate donors. The position will also lead in the development of relationships with new...

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Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Full time vacancy for IT Manager at Karuna Trust

By Nandavajra on Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 - 17:12

Full time vacancy for IT Manager

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.

Karuna is currently recruiting for an I T Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining IT systems to enable our fundraising, programmes and finance teams to carry out their work as effectively as possible.

We offer a generous and flexible support package...

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Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Job Opportunities at Karuna Trust

By Nandavajra on Tue, 19 May, 2015 - 12:24

Job Opportunities at Karuna Trust - London (N7)

The Karuna Trust is a charity founded on the principle of ‘compassionate action based on wisdom’, the meaning of the Sanskrit word ‘Karuna’.  In our 35th year we are a thriving Buddhist Team Based Right Livelihood. We give over £1million each year to help marginalised communities escape prejudice and poverty in South Asia.

We currently have the following vacancies based in our London office:

Programmes Manager (full time)

Previous programme management or international development experience preferred.

Major Donor Relationship Manager...

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Karuna Trust Women's Appeal

By parami on Sat, 25 Apr, 2015 - 10:29

Parami visits the women who are working on the Karuna appeal in London and discovers why it is a transformative experience.

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