We are excited to share another conversation between Ratnaguna and Prajnanandi as they delve deeper into the topic of Autism and the Triratna Buddhist Community. After receiving a positive response to their first discussion, they have decided to record three additional episodes to explore the nuances of being on the autism spectrum. In these episodes, they will discuss how we can make small but meaningful changes to support neurodiverse individuals to thrive in our Sangha.
This episode specifically focuses on sensory processing,...
In this interview Prajnanandi, who is autistic, explains what autism is, tells Ratnaguna how it is to be an autistic within the Triratna Buddhist Community, and how we can make it easier for autistics to thrive in our sangha.
Did you know that you can apply for small grants of up to £3,000 from FutureDharma?
The grants are for inspirational Triratna Dharma projects and initiatives which have immediate funding needs or smaller local projects which are prevented from establishing themselves due to a lack of local funds.
Some projects we have supported in the past with our small grants are:
Room rental costs for the Clacton-on-sea Mitra group
Travel costs for visiting Order Members to Estonia
Fitting out a new Dharma library at the Cuernavaca Buddhist Centre, Mexico
FutureDharma Fund and India Dhamma Trust are launching Triratna’s Thrive Online Appeal, and we need you to join us.
Our world is in lockdown. COVID-19 is changing everything: nobody knows what our world will look like in a year’s time. For some, the challenge of lockdown is overwhelming, causing a tragic surge in depression, addictions, and domestic violence.
This distanced, suffering world needs the Three Jewels more than ever.
The problem is that our centres are closed. The core of what Triratna has offered the...
People to People raised donation for the daily wages workers, poor, migrated people who are suffering due to lock down and Corona Crisis Situation in Kamptee, Nagpur. Kamptee is 15 km away from Nagpur and many daily wages workers situated. In lock down, they don’t have work….. no money…. no food. They are suffering by hunger.
In the video, a senior citizen who is cycle rickshaw puller don’t have food at home. His earning is stopped since March , lock down...
Q. There’s no shortage of Dharma materials available online, right? So why is the buddhistcentre.com so important?
Used by 60,000 people every month, free of charge, thebuddhistcentre.com is for everyone.
It brings us together. Regardless of where we live we can share a wealth of news, video, talks and led meditations. It’s an online space where we can communicate, learn, and support each other in our practice - even attend a mitra ceremony!
Q: What’s the absolutely best thing about working for FutureDharma Fund?
A: Knowing that we’re helping you support some amazing Triratna projects.
Each month we’re going to bring you news from one of them. First up in June - Clear Vision Trust.
Now 50 years old, Triratna has grown and spread across the globe. We all practice in a diverse range of settings. Yet whether we’re part of a large urban sangha, attend a small local group, live in a community, on our own or in...
Would you like some free training in fundraising from Amalavajra? How about the chance to come to Adhisthana on one of our weekends? You will learn all about money and how to raise it for your centre and other Triratna projects.
You’ll be joining a sangha of amazing folk who come together to share ideas, get trained up, and sing silly songs whilst eating chocolate. They’re our FutureDharma Champions - a lovely bunch of people who volunteer their time to promote FutureDharma Fund and fundraising in...