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Young Buddhists 2018 highlights

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 19 Dec, 2018 - 18:15

Young Buddhists 2018 highlights

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 19 Dec, 2018 - 18:15

Just some of Prajnaketu’s favourite memories from 2018 Young Buddhist events and more - bring on 2019!

Buddhist Centre Features
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5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #11 Young Buddhist Project

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 16:39

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #11 Young Buddhist Project

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 16:39

“For me, just being with other young people… actually this is really important… there’s an energy, there’s a natural friendship, there’s a speaking the Dharma in our own language, in our own time, with our own metaphors, about the life decisions we are currently trying to make” - Singhamati, 2015.
 
In 2008 the European Chairs’ Assembly Development Team - which supports Triratna-wide initiatives around the world - ran a weekend retreat exploring how to inspire...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The 'Big One': In Conversation with Prajnaketu

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 - 17:31

Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist Co-ordinator, gave the keynote talk at the 2018 ‘Big One’, which was on the theme of ‘Seek Truth, Release Life’.  His talk was entitled ‘A Religious Life’. 

In this conversation with Sadayasihi in the Beams on the last morning of the ‘Big One’ he talks about the significance for him of giving this talk as well as delving into his choice of the word ‘religious’ and how he has benefitted from taking part in a...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

'A religious life' - talk by Prajnaketu

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

'A religious life' - talk by Prajnaketu

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

Prajnaketu explores what a religious life looks like on the recent young Buddhists weekend at Adhisthana.

See more posts from the Big One 2018

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Triratna Young Buddhists

The Big One: Preview of the Keynote Talk, 'Seek Truth, Release Life'

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 17:59

The Big One: Preview of the Keynote Talk, 'Seek Truth, Release Life'

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 17:59

This year Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist Co-ordinator, gave the keynote talk on the Big One on the theme of  ’Seek truth, release life’. In it he explores the Buddha’s Noble Quest and how we might follow his example by using the metaphor of leaving the palace so that we can go beyond into a truly ‘religious’ life.  Here is Prajnaketu kicking his talk off - the full talk will follow soon!

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Triratna Young Buddhists

'One of the best things I've done in my life'

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 18:19

'One of the best things I've done in my life'

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 18:19

Tejakula men’s summer Karuna appeal check in for the last time…
0.46 Declan
1.33 Vajragupta
2.08 Chris
3.37 Ramesh
5.35 Kusaladevi
6.50 Mike
8.00 Prajnaketu

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The ’ideal fundraiser’!

By Prajnaketu on Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 - 10:25

The ’ideal fundraiser’!

By Prajnaketu on Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 - 10:25

Prajnaketu talks to Mike and Kusaladevi about their experiences of leading a Karuna appeal, the support they give to participants, and what the ‘ideal fundraiser’ looks like. Also there’s some info on how to apply to do an appeal and what to expect. Check out www.appeals.karuna.org for more!

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Learning points...and turning points?

By Prajnaketu on Sun, 19 Aug, 2018 - 17:33

Learning points...and turning points?

By Prajnaketu on Sun, 19 Aug, 2018 - 17:33

Prajnaketu explores his experiences of the demanding fourth week of the summer men’s Karuna appeal…

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

‘Being ourselves but not for ourselves’

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 - 10:30

‘Being ourselves but not for ourselves’

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 - 10:30

Vajragupta and Prajnaketu in conversation on Karuna appeals as a unique context for Dharma practice - sitting in the gap, getting immediate feedback door-to-door, moving towards difficulties, getting ourselves out of the way to make something beyond us possible…

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Friday, feedback, and foxes

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 15:46

Friday, feedback, and foxes

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 15:46

With Caroline at the end of week three of the summer Karuna appeal - featuring Caroline’s honest feedback on my fundraising and some fox sightings. Find out more about Karuna at www.facebook.com/karuna.org and join the Karuna Fundraisers group for info on future opportunities to take part in an appeal like this one! 

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