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Abhayaratna Trust
Abhayaratna Trust

​Job Opportunity

By The Abhayaratna... on Tue, 7 Feb, 2017 - 10:00

​Job Opportunity

By The Abhayaratna... on Tue, 7 Feb, 2017 - 10:00

Triratna Order Members who are experiencing financial hardship can turn to the Abhayaratna Trust for support. We make grants and offer non-financial support too in urgent health and housing situations. We also want to build a substantial fund for the future needs of the Order, including support for those who have dedicated their working lives to teaching the Dharma and building our Sangha and have been unable to save for later in life or times of illness.    

We have a vacancy...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Join the Team at Bristol Buddhist Centre

By jvalamalini on Sat, 14 Jan, 2017 - 18:56

Join the Team at Bristol Buddhist Centre

By jvalamalini on Sat, 14 Jan, 2017 - 18:56

Bristol Buddhist Centre is thriving and our sangha is growing. We’re looking for a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order to join the Centre Team to share the responsibility for facilitating

  • Communication of Sangharakshita’s vision including the tools of transformation
  • A flow of kalyana mitrata to build community and deepen commitment and Sangha

This would involve working with the existing team on our evolving ethos and culture of generosity, including working with volunteers as mentor and kalyana mitra to give them more sangha involvement and opportunity of Dharma service,...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Opportunity to become Women’s Mitra Convenor at the Manchester Buddhist Centre, UK

By Nandavajra on Tue, 10 Jan, 2017 - 21:38

Opportunity to become Women’s Mitra Convenor at the Manchester Buddhist Centre, UK

By Nandavajra on Tue, 10 Jan, 2017 - 21:38

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.  

In this this full time, financially supported...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Opportunity to join the Manchester Buddhist Centre team - Dana Project Leader

By Nandavajra on Fri, 25 Nov, 2016 - 17:28

Opportunity to join the Manchester Buddhist Centre team - Dana Project Leader

By Nandavajra on Fri, 25 Nov, 2016 - 17:28

Opportunity to join the Manchester Buddhist Centre team

Dana Project Leader:  17.5 hours per week 

Manchester Buddhist Centre is rapidly changing and developing in line with a clear and exciting vision.  Located in the heart of the city we are home to a positive and rapidly growing sangha.  

Participation and sharing responsibility for the MBC and each other are central to our ethos.  The MBC was built by volunteers and members of our sangha continue to give generously in terms of time, money...

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.

File NameSize
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
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Opportunity to work at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

By Dharmashura on Wed, 14 Sep, 2016 - 11:25

Opportunity to work at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

By Dharmashura on Wed, 14 Sep, 2016 - 11:25

Maintenance and Improvements

To start January 2017 (or sooner). Modest financial support available, including pension contribution and a retreat allowance.

Deadline for completed applications Friday, 21 October 2016.

For thirty years we have been in the vibrant, multicultural and leafy Moseley district, with good access to the facilities of Birmingham city centre. We are now looking for another Triratna Buddhist - with some understanding of building maintenance and project management, financial sense, and the ability to work effectively in a team and with volunteers, to join...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Job Opportunities at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Satyapurna on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 18:43

Job Opportunities at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Satyapurna on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 18:43

Practise and communicate Buddhism as part of the centre team at Triratna’s North London Buddhist Centre. The trustees are looking for two full-time members to join an established and effective team at our beautiful, well-located and flourishing centre.

This may be for you if you are interested in exploring work and practice within a Triratna team. One role requires financial skills including bookkeeping/ payroll, the second role includes fundraising/ event organising and/or caretaking/ maintenance. Full training will be provided. 

Closing date for applications:...

Free Buddhist Audio
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...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Lama’s Pyjamas: A Story of Right Livelihood

By Rijupatha on Thu, 8 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

Claudine Edwards tells us her story of Team-Based Right Livelihood in today’s FBA Dharmabyte entitled “Lama’s Pyjamas: A Story of Right Livelihood”. From the longer talk “New Society Weekend 2011″, this short excerpted talk presents a great example of the benefits and creativity of this way of working, as we continue our exploration of the Six Emphases of Triratna.

Talk given at Birmingham Buddhist Centre, 2011

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