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Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

50 Years, 50 Voices: Amoghasiddhi

Posted by Candradasa to Fifty Years, Fifty Voices on Tue, 11 Sep, 2018 - 17:28

I don’t want to do any job anywhere. I just want to devote myself, a little money will do. And this is what I really want.

Amoghasiddhi’s Annals

In 1968 I was six years old studying in first standard in Nagpur.

In 1978 I was involved with the social organisation called Samata Sainik Dal, which was founded by Dr Ambedkar it means equality volunteers organisation.

In 1988 I came in contact with the Sangha. I started organising Dhamma talks and attending Dhamma classes. In the same year I started...

People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

Pilgrim's generosity helped project

Posted by tejadhamma to People to People, Nagpur, India. on Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 - 12:54

Pilgrim's generosity helped project

Posted by tejadhamma to People to People, Nagpur, India. on Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 - 12:54

The social work is an expression of Buddhist practices. PTP Nagpur is reaching out in various slums and remote area to address the social issues. At present we are working in 2 district named Nagpur and Bhandara through our Learning Club projects. Through...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Young Indian Futures

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 22 Aug, 2018 - 17:07

Young Indian Futures

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 22 Aug, 2018 - 17:07

Young Indian Futures has been successfully giving independence and dignity to young people from poor families in some of the most underdeveloped parts of India; and the project is growing, giving a bright future and freedom from poverty, to more and more underprivileged young people.

It’s a small Triratna project, funded entirely by voluntary efforts, based at Aryaloka Computer Institute, Nagpur, India. The Young Indian Futures Project gives training in computing, and other desirable employment skills, to young people from deprived communities in India. Over...

Bahujan Hitay, Nagpur
Bahujan Hitay, Nagpur

Personal Safety Training

Posted by tejadhamma to Bahujan Hitay, Nagpur on Tue, 14 Aug, 2018 - 16:56

Personal Safety Training

Posted by tejadhamma to Bahujan Hitay, Nagpur on Tue, 14 Aug, 2018 - 16:56

Under TBMSG Nagpur Trust our staff of Bahujan Hitay Project and Women Social Project including Girls hostel attend a recent training on Personal Safety Training to get understanding on Child Abuse and prevention including psychological help. This training is very useful to the staff while running project.

We express our thanks to Karuna Trust, UK who...

People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

In Bhandara District, New Learning Club opened

Posted by tejadhamma to People to People, Nagpur, India. on Tue, 14 Aug, 2018 - 16:40

In Bhandara District, New Learning Club opened

Posted by tejadhamma to People to People, Nagpur, India. on Tue, 14 Aug, 2018 - 16:40

We extended our work out of Nagpur. Our new additional area is Bhandara also ! PTP started a new Learning Club for the children of Mine’s Labour at Chikhala Mines area at Bhandara District for the age group of 10 to 16.

This learning club provides children free educational access. Those children are very happy to join the class. Mr/ Rajik Khan is helping  children...

People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

Uniform Distribution to Vadaar Children

Posted by tejadhamma to People to People, Nagpur, India. on Mon, 6 Mar, 2017 - 10:57

Uniform Distribution to Vadaar Children

Posted by tejadhamma to People to People, Nagpur, India. on Mon, 6 Mar, 2017 - 10:57

Previously we have distributed free uniform to 60 Vadaar children who are entering now getting entrance in the main stream of education by the efforts of People to People. These children were begging in the past but now they are going to school to get education and feel a part of society like other children. Thanks to our donors who helped us to purchase the uniform for those children.

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

People To People In India!

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Mon, 9 Jan, 2017 - 19:46

People To People In India!

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Mon, 9 Jan, 2017 - 19:46

People to People in Nagpur, India have been posting some inspiring stories about the work they do recently. Check them out! 

People to People is focused on enabling educational development by empowering women, children and youth via various provided programmes such as:

  • women’s self-help groups 
  • self reliance support (backed up with micro finance) to help set up women’s business
  • pre-schooling for the children of immigrants 
  • outdoor primary schooling for nomadic tribes’ children
  • karate skills for building confidence amongst youth in the slums
  • personality support towards self-development
  • study and training clubs
  • free four-wheeler driving classes for young people

People to People is...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Lokamitra on the Nagaloka Institute, India

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Tue, 18 Oct, 2016 - 14:20

Lokamitra has spent most of his adult life working in India to support the Dalit Buddhist community in their struggle against Hindu caste prejudice and its regard of them as literally “untouchable”. Inspired by the life and work of the great Dalit leader, India’s first Justice Minister Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar,  the Nagaloka Institute provides an invaluable chance to thousands of young Dalits, educating them in how Buddhism can help support their democratic rights to liberty, equality, and fraternity. 

We...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Buddhist Voices - Ratnashri and Vijaya From India

Posted by Dassini to Triratna International Council on Mon, 8 Aug, 2016 - 08:41

Ratnashri from Mumbai and Vijaya from Nagpur talk to Dassini about their perspectives on the IC; being outside of India for the first time, and being inspired by the example of Dr Ambedkar to see learning and developing skills as having no age limit.

Vijaya shares her top 3 highlights from the meeting, the first being an approach to conflict resolution that builds confidence and supports individuals to see their own shortcomings in the light of the Buddha’s kindness.

Ratnashri ends the conversation...

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