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Singhamati on The Brahma Viharas

By Suryadarshini on Thu, 21 Aug, 2014 - 10:54

Singhamati on The Brahma Viharas

By Suryadarshini on Thu, 21 Aug, 2014 - 10:54Singhamati, a young Order member living in Birmingham, visits the Norwich Buddhist Centre for a weekend sleepover retreat on the Brahma Viharas.
Norwich Young Buddhists
Norwich Young Buddhists

The Brahma Viharas - a talk by Singhamati

By Maitrisingha on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 17:50

The Brahma Viharas - a talk by Singhamati

By Maitrisingha on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 17:50A 50 minute talk given on the Norwich Young Buddhists August retreat at Norwich Buddhist Centre.

Singhamati introduces the 4 Brahma Viharas:

1.Metta (loving-kindness) 2.Karuna (compassion) 3.Mudita (gladness) 4.Uppeksha (equanimity)

Be sure to watch in HD! (click on the cog, then quality, then HD)

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

Continuing the re-release of the old FWBO Newsreels from the 1990s, here is Newsreel 4, covering news from the FWBO and TBMSG from September 1992 to February 1993. (All the Newsreels are now on YouTube.) This video (55 mins) covers:

  • Glasgow Buddhist Centre, UK: Ink Print and Design, Windhorse Publications, a new women’s community, a fire and the gift of Dhanakosa Retreat Centre
  • FWBO Valencia, Spain
  • the Guhyaloka Vihara project, Spain
  • FWBO Helsinki’s new centre, Finland
  • a girls’ hostel and school in Ladakh, part-funded
  • ...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Telling the story of India's Dhamma Revolution in Europe

By Munisha on Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 - 00:02

Telling the story of India's Dhamma Revolution in Europe

By Munisha on Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 - 00:02Amalavajra writes from the India Dhamma Trust, which raises money for the ordination training of Indian Buddhists:

“Amrutdeep, a senior Indian Order member and Public Preceptor, recently completed a successful tour of six Triratna Centres in the Netherlands, France, Belgium and Germany. Coinciding with Buddhist Action Month, his visit fitted the Month’s overarching social action theme very well.

Visiting the sanghas at Metta Vihara, Arnhem, Amsterdam, Paris, Ghent and Essen, he told the story of Dr...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Triratna women speak out at the UN Day of Vesak Conference 2014

By Munisha on Fri, 27 Jun, 2014 - 16:12

Triratna women speak out at the UN Day of Vesak Conference 2014

By Munisha on Fri, 27 Jun, 2014 - 16:12Have a look at these two posts on Triratna News, definitely related to Buddhist social action:

Three dharmacharinis’ account of their participation in the annual United Nations Vesak conference:
https://thebuddhistcentre.com/news/triratna-women-speak-out-un-day-vesak…

and the three papers they gave, variously related to women, caste, poverty and meat-eating:
https://thebuddhistcentre.com/news/three-papers-un-day-vesak-conference-…
Triratna News
Triratna News

Three papers from the UN Day of Vesak Conference 2014

By Munisha on Fri, 27 Jun, 2014 - 15:31
Here are the three papers presented by Amoghamati, Karunamati and Vajrapushpa at the United Nations Day of Vesak Conference 2014 in Vietnam.

Read their report on the conference.
File NameSize
Amoghamati's paper152.71 KB
Karunamati's paper159.2 KB
Vajrapushpa's paper101.12 KB
Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna women speak out at the UN Day of Vesak Conference 2014

By Munisha on Fri, 27 Jun, 2014 - 15:12

Triratna women speak out at the UN Day of Vesak Conference 2014

By Munisha on Fri, 27 Jun, 2014 - 15:12Amoghamati, Karunamati and Vajrapushpa write about their recent visit to Vietnam, where they gave papers at the 11th United Nations Day of Vesak Conference. (Vesak, or Wesak, is the south Asian term for the festival now more usually known as Buddha Day in Triratna.)

“Held in the beautiful new Bai Dinh temple, south of Hanoi, this year’s conference looked at the Buddhist world’s contribution to achieving the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals.

Karunamati presented research from...
Stockholms buddhistcenter
Stockholms buddhistcenter

Karunakväll

By Viryabodhi on Thu, 22 May, 2014 - 09:19

Karunakväll

By Viryabodhi on Thu, 22 May, 2014 - 09:19Denna sanghakväll, öppen för ALLA, är i Karunas tecken och regi. Under kvällen får vi veta mer om det fina arbete Karuna gör i Indien, och om vad vi gör i Karuna Sverige, för att hjälpa till. Kvällen leds av Viryabodhi, Jöran, Aryaka och kanske Kristin Olsson.

Även de som ej gått på centret tidigare är välkomna. Passa på och bjud in till en spännande och inspirerande afton.
kl 18.30 - 21.00

All dana går till Karuna...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Karuna Trust: Supporter Services and Database Officer

By Munisha on Tue, 29 Apr, 2014 - 14:19

Karuna Trust: Supporter Services and Database Officer

By Munisha on Tue, 29 Apr, 2014 - 14:19Full-time job opportunity
London

Supporter Services & Database Officer


  • Help alleviate suffering in India
  • Friendly and vibrant Team-Based Right Livelihood
  • Generous support package
  • Retreat allowance

Working within the fundraising team, you will be the first point of contact for our valued supporters. You will have ownership of the supporter data ensuring it is accurate and up to date on our database. Working closely with our finance department, you will have responsibility for processing new and regular income.
The successful applicant will have excellent attention...
Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

Can you help Karuna? Are you looking for a reliable tenant for your property in London?

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 12 Feb, 2014 - 12:42

Can you help Karuna? Are you looking for a reliable tenant for your property in London?

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 12 Feb, 2014 - 12:42We are looking for a 4-5 bedroom house for rent in London to house Karuna door-to-door appeals from March to July 2014.

Ideally the house would be based in west or south-west London but we are willing to rent anywhere in London too.

Karuna has been making a huge difference to the lives of India’s Dalit communities for over 30 years. This has been made possible because we run door-to-door fundraising appeals throughout the...

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