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How Karuna is helping to spread the Dharma in India

By lokabandhu on Mon, 8 Oct, 2012 - 11:38

How Karuna is helping to spread the Dharma in India

By lokabandhu on Mon, 8 Oct, 2012 - 11:38This week features a set of stories about Triratna’s social and Dhamma work in India in the run-up to October 14th and the anniversary of the great ‘mass conversions’ of 1956. These saw millions of Indians leave their ‘low-caste’ status in the Hindu caste system and convert to Buddhism under the leadership of the great Dr. Ambedkar. Andrea, from Triratna’s fundraising charity the ‘Karuna Trust’, writes with some of the background to this extraordinary ‘Dhamma Revolution’, and news...
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Triratna Young Buddhists

Compassion in Action: Fundraising with the Karuna Trust

By sanghadhara on Sun, 10 Jun, 2012 - 22:30
Lucy’s Talk given in October 2011 after completing a six-week Karuna fundraising Appeal.
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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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Express your Compassion in Action: an invitation from Karuna

By lokabandhu on Fri, 16 Dec, 2011 - 05:46

Express your Compassion in Action: an invitation from Karuna

By lokabandhu on Fri, 16 Dec, 2011 - 05:46Andrea writes from Triratna’s Karuna Trust celebrating their last appeal of the year, a storming women’s Appeal in Birmingham UK - and highlighting their forthcoming booklet and poster advertising opportunities for 2012. She says -

Karuna Fundraising 2012: Transforming Self and World

This autumn Nealey Conquest, Lucy Spence, Viryajyoti and Carunalaka (left to right in photo) raised £100,000 in six weeks for Karuna’s projects in India.

As a result, and through the work of...
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Karuna's annual Newsletter now out, theme of

By lokabandhu on Thu, 29 Sep, 2011 - 06:02

Karuna's annual Newsletter now out, theme of

By lokabandhu on Thu, 29 Sep, 2011 - 06:02Andrea writes from Triratna’s Karuna Trust with news of their annual Supporters Newsletter, just out. She says -

“Each year Karuna produces a newsletter to keep our many supporters informed about our work in India. This year’s newsletter feels especially poignant as it was co-written by our dear friend Manjusvara who died suddenly in June. It was probably one of his last pieces of writing which he crafted with his usual care and perceptiveness.

India was...
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Karuna’s fundraising heroes raise £500,000

By lokabandhu on Tue, 20 Sep, 2011 - 05:49

Karuna’s fundraising heroes raise £500,000

By lokabandhu on Tue, 20 Sep, 2011 - 05:49The Karuna Trust’s pioneering ‘One Year Appeal’ team have just completed their mission, but for some the hero’s journey continues…

Named Viramandala (’Circle of Heroes’) a year ago by Bhante Sangharakshita, the team of Jayaraja, Sanghanath, Bodhiketu, Priyadaka, Paul Crosland and Silajala have raised a staggering £500,000 in 12 months. This will go to people in India in desperate need - it will mean thousands of Dalit children in India receiving an education, Dalit men and women...

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