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Introducing 'Metta Eggs'

By lokabandhu on Thu, 4 Jul, 2013 - 09:07

Introducing 'Metta Eggs'

By lokabandhu on Thu, 4 Jul, 2013 - 09:07Welcome to Libby - newest member of the New Ventures group :) . Here’s her great idea -

“Hi all, Lokabandu suggested I come here. Setting up a social enterprise with much inspiration from Triratna. I am a GFR based at Brighton Centre who came into the movement 8 years ago through the Buddhafields Child-Friendly retreat community.

The current venture is here (badly in need of an update)

http://mettaeggs.com/

Metta Eggs are...
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Float by Boat - Tor launches a 'new venture'

By lokabandhu on Fri, 26 Apr, 2013 - 10:27

Float by Boat - Tor launches a 'new venture'

By lokabandhu on Fri, 26 Apr, 2013 - 10:27Float by Boat may be Triratna’s newest venture - it’s certainly Tor Johnson’s, whose brainchild it is.

She operates from her boat Spirited Away and says - “Join one of our upcoming Float by Boat dates to enjoy a tranquil meditative canal break. We pick you up from the train, bus or your car and take you to the boat, where you’ll dine on wholesome vegetarian food, travelling around the rural canals of the UK’s...
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We Need More Buddhist Startups

By lokabandhu on Wed, 27 Mar, 2013 - 08:23

We Need More Buddhist Startups

By lokabandhu on Wed, 27 Mar, 2013 - 08:23Great little video from the Buddhist Geeks Conference - Rohan Gunatillake shares with us his thoughts on why creating Buddhist startups is important and his personal experience building his mobile meditation app, buddhify. The original post is at www.buddhistgeeks.com/2013/02/we-need-more-buddhist-startups.

Anyone fancy making a reply video on what we’re up to?...
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Two new meditation stool-making ventures

By lokabandhu on Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 - 10:55

Two new meditation stool-making ventures

By lokabandhu on Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 - 10:55Two new UK-based meditation stool-making ventures have sprung up in Triratna almost simultanously - Dharmamodana’s simple but elegant Quiet Mind Meditation stools (www.quietmindmeditation.co.uk) and Viramitra’s Kindseat (www.kindseat.com) - a more ambitious creation offering full adjustment and a choice of postures.

Click here for Viramitra’s video introducing Kindseat.

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Introducing Lamas Pyjamas Right Livelihood

By lokabandhu on Sat, 17 Nov, 2012 - 00:16
And the second talk - after a short introduction by Lokabandhu, Claudine Edwards introduces Lamas Pyjamas as a Right Livelihood business, as part of the Triratna Buddhist Community’s New Ventures weekend in Birmingham, Nov 2012. Find out more at www.lamaspyjamas.com.

Again, if the widget below doesn’t work, you’ll find her talk at soundcloud.com/thebuddhistcentre/claudine-introduces-lamas-pyjamas...