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Aryaloka Computer Education opens third branch in India

By lokabandhu on Fri, 5 Apr, 2013 - 06:17

Aryaloka Computer Education opens third branch in India

By lokabandhu on Fri, 5 Apr, 2013 - 06:17Aryaketu writes from India with the news that Triratna’s Aryaloka Computer Education project, founded by him in India some twelve years ago, has just opened its third branch at Bhilgaon, outside Nagpur.

Aryaloka specialises in providing high-quality computer IT training for students from slum and village areas. He says - “In addition to opening our third branch, we have also established community facilities for 7 to 9 women students. In addition to the IT course...
New Ventures
New Ventures

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.
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Manchester Buddhist Centre Opportunity Shop seeks two managers

By lokabandhu on Wed, 31 Oct, 2012 - 09:13

Manchester Buddhist Centre Opportunity Shop seeks two managers

By lokabandhu on Wed, 31 Oct, 2012 - 09:13Manchester Buddhist Centre Opportunity Shop
The Manchester Opportunity Shop is a Buddhist Team Based Right Livelihood (TBRL) business, supported by the Manchester Buddhist Centre. We are looking for two experienced and creative individuals to work with the Opportunity Shop Board of Trustees to finalise the business plan for this new TBRL business.

Once the plan is completed, the two individuals will work with the trustees to find a premises within Manchester, get the business ready for trading...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Right Realism, Money and the Game of Life

By viriyalila on Mon, 8 Oct, 2012 - 18:02

Right Realism, Money and the Game of Life

By viriyalila on Mon, 8 Oct, 2012 - 18:02New Talk from Windhorse Evolution

In ‘Right Realism, Money and the Game of Life’, given at Windhorse Evolution in Cambridge, Saddharaja talks about his impressions of visiting India and witnessing the rise of economic development of the sub-continent. He explores some history of the business relationship that has existed between India and the UK - over hundreds of years.

He goes on to explore the importance of personal money within the lives of...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Ethics at Evolution

By Windhorse Evolution on Mon, 8 Oct, 2012 - 12:13
Ethics was the theme of some training with the retail team and evolution shops. Several members of staff from the shops gave talks, and their transcripts are available here. There are a variety of perspectives and reflections, well worth a read.
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Buddhist Right Livelihood: An Opportunity For Spiritual Practice At Work

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 4 Sep, 2012 - 11:40
This booklet is written by Dharmachari Saddharaja, who has worked at Windhorse:evolution for 22 years. It’s an overview of Right Livelihood, looking at:

What is Right Livelihood?
A brief history of Right Livelihood practice at Windhorse:Evolution
Dharma Practices at Work
Non-Dharmic Practices at Work

“Surely we are very near to heaven, if not to nirvana, if we enjoy our work, and if our work is our life!” - Sangharakshita

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhist Values in Business and its Potential for Europe

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 31 Aug, 2012 - 12:32

Buddhist Values in Business and its Potential for Europe

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 31 Aug, 2012 - 12:32Keturaja, the managing director of Windhorse:evolution, will be a speaker and facilitator at the international workshop in Brussels; “Buddhist Values in Business and its Potential for Europe” on 24-25 November 2012.

Partly inspired by Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness, the gathering will allow participants to:
  • explore, discuss and agree on key characteristics of profitable business enterprises aligned with Buddhist values;
  • recommend business models and policy changes to support the development of such enterprises in Europe;
  • put the idea/culture of Buddhist Business Management on the
  • ...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Bristol launch ‘Vajra Volunteers’ scheme

By lokabandhu on Sat, 28 Jul, 2012 - 05:33

Bristol launch ‘Vajra Volunteers’ scheme

By lokabandhu on Sat, 28 Jul, 2012 - 05:33Silajala from Triratna’s Bristol Buddhist Centre writes with news of their latest initiative - the ‘Vajra Volunteers’ scheme, which sounds like a great initiative that could be copied all over Triratna! He describes it thus: - “Do you have odd jobs that you just never seem to get round to? Of course you do! Silly question really isn’t it? You know the sort of thing: repairing the garden fence, clearing out the loft, re-decorating the kitchen, clearing the...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Questions invited for upcoming seminar on Right Livelihood with Subhuti

By lokabandhu on Fri, 27 Jul, 2012 - 06:14

Questions invited for upcoming seminar on Right Livelihood with Subhuti

By lokabandhu on Fri, 27 Jul, 2012 - 06:14Keturaja writes from Windhorse:evolution, Triratna’s largest and most successful Right Livelihood business, saying - “I’m excited that Subhuti has agreed to do a seminar on the theme of Right Livelihood with the management team of Windhorse:evolution on 27th and 28th August. Those working in the business have been reflecting on questions and topics to explore with him. We’d also like to give others in the Triratna community the opportunity to suggest topics and questions to put to him - so...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Lama’s Pyjamas raises £27,000 for the London Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Jun, 2012 - 06:05

Lama’s Pyjamas raises £27,000 for the London Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Jun, 2012 - 06:05Padmalila writes from Lama’s Pyjamas in London - a charity shop attached to Triratna’s London Buddhist Centre - with news of their remarkable success in raising money for Vajrasana, the LBC’s retreat centre in Suffolk. She says - “At our recent Buddha Day festival Claudine presented a giant cheque for £27 thousand pounds to the London Buddhist Centre on behalf of Lama’s Pyjamas.

This is the profit we made last year and it will make a...

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