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The highs and lows of being on a Karuna Appeal

By Andrea@Karuna on Thu, 20 Sep, 2012 - 14:45

The highs and lows of being on a Karuna Appeal

By Andrea@Karuna on Thu, 20 Sep, 2012 - 14:45In this short video Ivan continues to share the highs and lows of his experience of being on a Karuna Appeal.

He is currently on a Door-to-Door Appeal in London. The ‘Spice Boys’ Appeal is based in Karuna’s fundraising community, Viramandala, which is based at the London Buddhist Centre.

To find out more:
Contact Priyadaka or Nisha on 0207 700 3434
Find us on Facebook: Karuna Fundraisers
Check out our website: www.appeals.karuna.org
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Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

A taster of what it's like to be on a Karuna Appeal......

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 12 Sep, 2012 - 17:02

A taster of what it's like to be on a Karuna Appeal......

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 12 Sep, 2012 - 17:02Ivan from the Karuna ‘Spice Boys’ Appeal currently taking place in London gives us a taste of his experience from week 1 of the appeal.
Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

Karuna's Bonny Bodhi Fundraisers

By Andrea@Karuna on Tue, 11 Sep, 2012 - 12:25

Karuna's Bonny Bodhi Fundraisers

By Andrea@Karuna on Tue, 11 Sep, 2012 - 12:25Hi everyone

This lovely group of lasses are Karuna’s Bonny Bodhis - Lucy Spence, Nealey Amber Conquest, Zoe Haugh, Serena Woods and Rachel Ward who are on a 6-week door-to-door fundraising appeal for Karuna in Edinburgh.

They have embarked upon their fundraising journey to raise much needed funds to support Karuna’s work amongst the Dalit and tribal communities in India. Karuna works throughout India helping thousands suffering from caste and other forms of...
Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

Karuna's latest team of fundraising heroes

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 5 Sep, 2012 - 11:47

Karuna's latest team of fundraising heroes

By Andrea@Karuna on Wed, 5 Sep, 2012 - 11:47Hi everyone,

Here are Karuna’s latest team of fundraising heroes - Ivan Villamar Trujillo, Priyadaka, David Clarke, Paul Wiseman, Tansel Konar and Egidijus Gecius.

Based in Viramandala, Karuna’s fundraising community at the London Buddhist Centre, they are embarking on a fundraising journey to raise much-needed funds for Karuna’s work supporting some of the most discriminated people in India.

Please send them lots of Metta!

To find out more, here’s how to get...
Triratna Young Buddhists
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.
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
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Come and do a Karuna Fundraising Appeal!

By lokabandhu on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:46
Recorded on the 2012 Triratna International Retreat, Jayaraja invites everyone present - including you, good listener! - to take advantage of the opportunity to do a Karuna Trust Fundraising Appeal.

More information at http://appeals.karuna.org/

Triratna News
Triratna News

Karuna awarded £250,000 by UK Government

By lokabandhu on Wed, 2 May, 2012 - 05:32

Karuna awarded £250,000 by UK Government

By lokabandhu on Wed, 2 May, 2012 - 05:32Andrea writes from Triratna’s Karuna Trust with great news of their latest fundraising success - a major grant from the UK Government’s DFID. She says - “We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a £250,000 grant from the Department for International Development. This grant will enable 10,000 children living in rural Maharashtra, in central/western India to access education, and to escape child labour and poverty. In addition 800 young people will be able...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Change India - Change Yourself: Opportunities at Karuna

By lokabandhu on Sun, 22 Apr, 2012 - 15:50

Change India - Change Yourself: Opportunities at Karuna

By lokabandhu on Sun, 22 Apr, 2012 - 15:50Triratna’s Karuna Trust are offering short and long term opportunities to join the men’s fundraising community - known as the Appeal Vihara - based at the London Buddhist Centre.

In September 2010 Karuna started an ambitious project of establishing a year-long men’s door-knocking community in London. The team, led by Jayaraja, have formed a strong community, known as Viramandala, blending spiritual practice and fund-raising, and set within the vibrant mandala of the London Buddhist Centre.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna computer training projects take off in India

By lokabandhu on Wed, 29 Feb, 2012 - 06:16

Triratna computer training projects take off in India

By lokabandhu on Wed, 29 Feb, 2012 - 06:16Today’s long report features Shakyajata, an English woman Order Member recently returned from India, who writes with news of Aryaloka, Triratna’s computer training project in Nagpur, central India: a training project for young men and women in the latest computer skills . She says - “I have been in India a while now, and am beginning to adjust to the very different life here. The contrast with my comfortable life in Manchester, is of course quite sharp: personal comfort and...
Triratna News
Triratna News

International Network of Engaged Buddhists meet in Bodh Gaya

By lokabandhu on Mon, 5 Dec, 2011 - 12:14

International Network of Engaged Buddhists meet in Bodh Gaya

By lokabandhu on Mon, 5 Dec, 2011 - 12:14Vajrapushpa is Chair of Triratna’s Karuna Trust, which raises over £1.5m/year for social and Dharma projects in India. She’s recently back from India, where she was in Bodh Gaya to attend the annual conference of INEB, the International Network of Engaged Buddhists. She reports -

“The theme of the conference was ‘The Future of Buddhism: From Personal Awakening to Global Transformation’. The gathering was rather like a microcosm of the Buddhist world:...

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