I need some sort of channel in my life, so that my energy can flow into it, really strongly.
In 1968 I was 4 years old and lived in a small farming village in South Yorkshire in the UK. I lived with my parents and older sister. My grandma lived across the road and aunty, uncle and cousins also lived in the village. It was a safe place to grow up, everyone knew everyone else. ...
The Abhayaratna Trust is embarking on a new project called the Local Care Network (LCN) project! The idea behind this is to help develop and embed a more explicit and organised culture of care and support in the Order for Order members who need it, including accessing financial assistance and other services (for more details, visit their website and watch a short video about it).
The project is a collaborative effort involving external agencies...
An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and harmonious team based right livelihood at Manchester Buddhist Centre. The Centre is a vibrant part of the City Centre’s bohemian Northern Quarter, offering a range of courses, events and talks to the public, schools and the Sangha.
The role involves managing and maintaining a range of administrative functions, including responding to enquiries, managing course bookings and overseeing the maintenance and development of IT systems across the team. It is an important role...
Centre Manager at the Manchester Buddhist Centre (MBC)
The MBC is a vibrant and growing Buddhist centre in Manchester’s bohemian Northern Quarter. It attracts sangha members from across Greater Manchester and beyond.
The post holder will become a member of the Heart Kula, which consists of the centre team plus the Chairman and the Mitra convenors. This is a friendly, committed and harmonious team based right livelihood, which places work at the very heart of Dharma practice. The Heart Kula meets for...
Opportunity to join the Manchester Buddhist Centre team
Bookshop & Reception Manager (35 hours per week)
The post holder will oversee all aspects of our busy shop and reception, working with and supervising a committed group of volunteers. Tasks will include maintaining the reception rota, ensuring there is effective reception cover, buying and developing bookshop stock, overseeing aspects of the shop budget and the profitability of the shop, and general duties around the MBC.
Opportunity to become Women’s Mitra Convenor at the Manchester Buddhist Centre, UK.
Here’s a fantastic opportunity to work with a dynamic, harmonious team at the Manchester Buddhist Centre as Women’s Mitra Convenor.
With a thriving women’s Sangha (of over 100 mitras, and over 50 ordination requests), there is plenty of scope to bring in your own unique vision and ideas to create ever better conditions for the Sangha to grow and flourish in the Dharma.
Gunaketu is Chair of Oslo Buddhistsenter, Norway. After many years in Britain, where – amongst other things – he was part of the heroic team who converted a 19th century warehouse into the Manchester Buddhist Centre, he moved back to his home country in 2000 to start a new centre there.
He writes: “Since I moved to Oslo in 2000 the Triratna sangha in Oslo has been slowly but surely growing. We now have three Order members, seven...