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Triratna News
Triratna News

Opportunity for new community at Naganaga Vihara, Australia

By Charlotte Lawes on Mon, 15 May, 2017 - 14:19

Opportunity for new community at Naganaga Vihara, Australia

By Charlotte Lawes on Mon, 15 May, 2017 - 14:19

Could you be part of a new community at Naganaga Vihara, in the Mid North coast of New South Wales, Australia? Many of us in Triratna have wonderful memories of staying there. There is now an exciting opportunity to take on the property, as the current community move to a town nearby.

Satyagandhi writes:

“Naganaga Vihara is looking for a new community to take over this piece of paradise. After 15 years of creating Naganaga, the current community has come to accept that we are ageing and no...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and 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,...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Good news from Lama's Pyjamas

By Munisha on Tue, 3 Jan, 2017 - 12:12

Good news from Lama's Pyjamas

By Munisha on Tue, 3 Jan, 2017 - 12:12

Lama’s Pyjamas, the London Buddhist Centre’s charity shop, this week proudly launches its new website this week - with a fanfare of good news. 

The shop contributed £56,000 (over €66,000 / USD 68,000) in dana to support the work of the LBC in 2016, a new young person will be joining the team come the spring, the premises are now aglow with new lighting and to top it all, this small Triratna Team-Based Right Livelihood business heads into...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Join the ethical property revolution!

By Prajnaketu on Fri, 16 Dec, 2016 - 17:19

Join the ethical property revolution!

By Prajnaketu on Fri, 16 Dec, 2016 - 17:19

Having recently moved house, I can’t recommend strongly enough the need for an ethical property agency - and it turns out Triratna has its own: New View. And it’s looking to expand - v exciting! … contact mail [at] newviewresidential.co.uk for more info.

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Want to live and work at Adhisthana? We have two vacancies - in the Office + the Kitchen

By akasajoti on Wed, 30 Nov, 2016 - 17:41

Want to live and work at Adhisthana? We have two vacancies - in the Office + the Kitchen

By akasajoti on Wed, 30 Nov, 2016 - 17:41

We are looking for a new member of the community to work full-time in the office. You will need to be either an Order Member or Mitra training for Ordination, with a serious interest in an intensive experience of community living and team-based right livelihood, who is inspired by the vision of Adhisthana and motivated to contribute generously.

If you are interested, please email admin [at] adhisthana.org, or call the office on 01531641726, and we will send you a...

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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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
Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Power of Community - Ecodharma

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 3 Nov, 2016 - 14:00

Power of Community - Ecodharma

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 3 Nov, 2016 - 14:00

Alex Swain from Ecodharma writes about an exciting new year-long program at the centre in Spain:

The program will run from April 2017 to March 2018 for four volunteers who will each take on a key area of responsibility within the team here and live and work as part of the community.

It will be an opportunity for people to work in a team-based right livelihood for a year and gain experience of intensive community living with other committed Dharma practitioners. There will be...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New right livelihood and community project, Germany

By Munisha on Sat, 23 Apr, 2016 - 17:39

New right livelihood and community project, Germany

By Munisha on Sat, 23 Apr, 2016 - 17:39

Simone Deiringer is a Mitra in Triratna’s Berlin sangha, Germany, training for ordination and exploring possibilities for a project enabling sangha to live and work together near Berlin.

She writes: “I am looking for somewhere close to Berlin where we can establish a collective project, living and working together. Right now I am investigating a small agriculture and gardening business for sale in the Uckermark (an hour and a half drive from the city): 10 hectares of land with buildings and a working horse!

My...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Reflections on the end of Windhorse:Evolution

By Munisha on Wed, 8 Apr, 2015 - 11:47

Reflections on the end of Windhorse:Evolution

By Munisha on Wed, 8 Apr, 2015 - 11:47

Sthanashraddha reflects touchingly on the final days at Windhorse:Evolution, Triratna’s ethical gift import and retail business in Cambridge, UK, which closed last month after trading for more than 30 years.

Closing ritual highlights video (3 minutes)
Extended closing ritual video (23 minutes)

“It was a sad Monday morning back in January when we gathered together in the dining room - the majority of the warehouse staff and almost all the managers from across the chain of Evolution shops - to...

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