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Green Tara Nepal appeal reaches £35,000

By Munisha on Wed, 13 May, 2015 - 17:31

Green Tara Nepal appeal reaches £35,000

By Munisha on Wed, 13 May, 2015 - 17:31

Just before Nepal’s second earthquake, director Karunamati wrote from the Green Tara Trust:

“Thank you, everyone, for your ongoing and generous support. It is having an incredible effect both on the moral of the Nepalese team, as well as giving much needed hope to the local community in Pharping where we work.”

Make a donation.

“Donations from individuals have just reached £35,000 and we’ve received significant financial support from Karuna Germany, Karuna Trust and another anonymous trust. Thank you as well, to all those fundraising...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Nepal earthquake appeal

By Munisha on Mon, 27 Apr, 2015 - 12:42

Nepal earthquake appeal

By Munisha on Mon, 27 Apr, 2015 - 12:42

Follow Saturday’s severe earthquake in Nepal, donations are urgently needed.

Green Tara Trust is a healthcare charity working with mothers and children in Nepal, run by British members of the Triratna Buddhist Order, including Karunamati, known locally as “Dr Jane”.

Make a donation to Green Tara Trust.

Karunamati writes from London: “I was up most of the night talking on Facebook to my friends on the streets in Nepal, who have no shelter or food and do not know if they...

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
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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...