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Meditation classes take off at London School of Economics

By lokabandhu on Mon, 18 Mar, 2013 - 05:52

Meditation classes take off at London School of Economics

By lokabandhu on Mon, 18 Mar, 2013 - 05:52Erika Mansnerus writes from Triratna’s London Buddhist Centre with news of their new meditation classes at the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), saying - “Silent lunchtime meditations on Tuesdays and drop-in taught meditation sessions on Friday afternoons are taking place at the LSE. Altogether 10-15 people meditate regularly. The activities began when my friend SuYen Tan from the London Buddhist Centre was studying for her MSc degree. The initial idea of...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Permanent and Volunteer opportunities at Karuna

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Feb, 2013 - 10:33

Permanent and Volunteer opportunities at Karuna

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Feb, 2013 - 10:33The Karuna Trust was formed in 1980 as the Triratna Buddhist Community’s response to the suffering of India’s Dalit community. For over 30 years, Karuna has worked with some of South Asia’s most disadvantaged people, sending over £1 million every year to support Dalit and tribal communities fulfil their potential through our social and Dharma projects.

Supporter Care Officer
We have a full-time, permanent vacancy for a Supporter Care Officer based in our office at the...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New Triratna classes in South London

By lokabandhu on Tue, 25 Sep, 2012 - 14:13

New Triratna classes in South London

By lokabandhu on Tue, 25 Sep, 2012 - 14:13Next week a new Triratna group joins the long-established Brixton Buddhist Centre in South London - this time in Balham, a few miles to the south-west. They write to say - “We’re opening our doors for the first time on Tuesday 2nd October with a free talk by Maitreyabandhu, a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order.

The talk is called “Change Yourself: Change Your World - why meditation makes sense”. Doors open at 7.15pm, the...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Seeking an Independent Financial Advisor

By lokabandhu on Wed, 12 Sep, 2012 - 12:45

Seeking an Independent Financial Advisor

By lokabandhu on Wed, 12 Sep, 2012 - 12:45Satyadasa, a qualified solicitor, recently ordained and the creator of Greengate Wills, a recently-launched will-writing service for the Sangha, is looking to expand. He writes -

“As you may know I have been writing wills for six months now. Business is going well. I am learning about the kinds of products which will writers can offer to clients. However, most will writers “buddy up” with an IFA (Independent Financial Advisor) at some point and I would...
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

Everything In Moderation? No!

By lokabandhu on Sun, 8 Apr, 2012 - 06:21

Everything In Moderation? No!

By lokabandhu on Sun, 8 Apr, 2012 - 06:21Buddhism’s all about accepting what is, not fighting, becoming calm and peaceful - right? Maybe - maybe not… Over at Triratna’s West London Buddhist Centre they’ve been running all-night meditations for a while now, backed up by some great posters and publicity we’re delighted to reproduce below…

“Just what the doctor ordered! A short sharp dose of Dharma. Burning rainbows in a black jungle…

‘I feel really bad tonight…Lonely and bored. I’m going to watch some...

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