Tag: right livelihood

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Tale of Tipu's Tiger

By Candradasa on Sun, 19 Nov, 2023 - 12:02

Join us for a ‘90s story of inspired Buddhist practice in Missoula, Montana - of great friendship, fierce love, burnout and life lessons learned in the fire of idealism and spiritual adventure. There’s nothing quite like going through a big experience together - and Tipu’s was a very big one for so many people as a new Buddhist community took root in the United States. 

Founders Buddhapalita and Varada witness to the joys, trials, sacrifices and lasting consequences...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Rare opportunity to work in a Team Based Right Livelihood

By Alexbeard on Mon, 27 Feb, 2023 - 16:29
  • Do you want to work for the future of the Dharma and our movement?
  • Would you thrive in an environment working with other committed Buddhists?
  • Do you have the energy and drive to fundraise for vital projects?

It isn’t often that the opportunity to work in an excellent Team Base Right-Livelihood role comes up, so don’t miss out.

We are now seeking an inspired and engaged Order member, or Mitra training for ordination to join our skilled, dynamic, and harmonious team as a Fundraiser.

We hope to make a full-time appointment...

Free Buddhist Audio
Buddhist Centre Features

Dharmachakra and the Rebirth of Free Buddhist Audio (The Buddhist Centre Podcast, Episode 438)

By Centre Team on Sat, 18 Feb, 2023 - 18:52

Dharmachakra has been a going concern since Dharmachari Ananda first strapped a reel-to-reel tape recorder on his back in London in 1967 to record the first public lectures by Urgyen Sangharakshita under the auspices of the then Friends of the Western Buddhist Order. It has evolved over the decades to become an amazing Triratna Right Livelihood team – most importantly, a team of friends, working online together across the globe to bring the world the best...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Could you be the new Centre Manager for Brixton?

By Viryanaga on Sun, 26 Dec, 2021 - 07:23

This is a rare opportunity to join a warm, friendly and spiritually vibrant situation in a full-time financially supported role. This role is at the very heart of our Brixton community, and is a key one in terms of supporting the increasing breadth, depth and unity of our sangha.

We are particularly keen to attract an Order Member from outside our immediate sangha to this role, however we would also consider a committed GFR Mitra, especially where they have existing connections...

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Application form315.79 KB
Brixton's latest annual report11.92 MB
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Come and join our North London Buddhist Centre Team

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 26 Oct, 2021 - 11:59

2 Team Based Right Livelihood Opportunities at the North London Buddhist Centre

Are you a dynamic and versatile team player interested in working in a Team Based Right Livelihood?

The North London Buddhist Centre is looking for two Triratna Order Members or Mitras to join our Centre Team.

This is an opportunity to be involved in helping the Three Jewels to flourish and grow in North London as part of our small, friendly and dedicated team.

We are recruiting to two different roles, both of which require flexibility,...

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The Centre...4.1 MB
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Manchester Buddhist Centre is recruiting!

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 10 Oct, 2018 - 11:27

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...

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Team Based Right Livelihood - Part 3: Handouts

By mokshini on Mon, 21 Nov, 2016 - 19:04

Handouts from Saddharaja’s Teambased Right Livelihood book, created during and for his work at Windhorse:Evolution  - many thanks!

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Team Based Right Livelihood - Part 1: Resources

By mokshini on Mon, 21 Nov, 2016 - 18:46

Right Livelihood Resources 

This page contains a wealth of material on Right Livelihood as practiced in Triratna.

It contains both canonical and contemporary material, much of it coming from Windhorse:Evolution. Many thanks to Saddharaja of Windhorse and Paul Powell of Karuna (and others) for collecting it making it available.

Please also see part 2 and part 3.

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Quoes on Right Livelihood: Extracts from Bhante’s aphorisms, lectures, seminars and written material108.88 KB
Bhante in Seminar with Windhorse Authority and the Individual288.54 KB
Bhante in Seminar 153 Q&A at Windhorse Trading1.23 MB
Bhante seminar excerpts on Sigalovada Sutta 143.65 KB
Bhante talk 051 Noble Eightfold Path Right Livelihood 158.49 KB
Bhante talk 138 authority and the individual in the new society 119.98 KB
Bhante talk Sigalovada Sutta 76.12 KB
Dhammaloka - ethical virtues in business 37.38 KB
Dhammaloka - introduction to right livelihood 43.09 KB
Jnanavaca Introd to Right Livelihood. Including an exploration of Subhuti’s five categories for Right Livelihood72.06 KB
Ratnaprabha: A compilation of traditional material on Right Livelihood Ratnaprabha, 2007 (12 pages)100.44 KB
Ratnaprabha: The five aspects of R L – Non-harming; Appropriate happiness; Growth and Awareness; Simplicity; and Service28.75 KB
Ratnaprabha notes on Communication and Kindly Speech 46.44 KB
Ratnaprabha - themes for RLH meetings:Very useful set of suggestions for themes to explore in Right Livelihood meetings 39.02 KB
Ratnaprabha: Five aspects of R L – Non-harming; Appropriate happiness; Growth and Awareness; Simplicity; and Service49.44 KB
Saddharaja and Ratnaprabha, draft version, Sept 2006 Ethos & R L course outline34.45 KB
Saddharaja work as spir practice: A major (though still draft) study of the principles of R L as practiced within W:E209.78 KB
TBRL 12-page mind-map created by Paul Powell of the Karuna Trust. Print it out, stick it together, and pin it on your wall!238.58 KB
Vajradarshini notes for 8 short talks on Dogen’s ‘Tenzo Kyokun’,(13 pages)90.52 KB
W:E ethos statement: based on 5 principles or values – generosity, ethics, personal development, collectivity and communality,34.5 KB
Ratnaghosha July 2008 spir practice, productivity and efficiency 69.3 KB
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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The History of and Value in Team-Based Right Livelihood

By Rijupatha on Sat, 10 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

In this week’s FBA Podcast, Subhuti gives a very comprehensive introduction to one of the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community with “The History of and Value in Team-Based Right Livelihood”.

Subhuti gives a rousing talk on some of the history behind team-based Right Livelihood within the Triratna Buddhist Movement. He then goes on to explain why it is so important; because it represents an opportunity to live a ‘full’ Buddhist life for...