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Launch of Karuna USA! Live Event, November 6

By Ananta on Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 - 22:12

Launch of Karuna USA! Live Event, November 6

By Ananta on Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 - 22:12

We are delighted to announce the launch of Karuna USA

Live launch: November 6th: 1-3pm EDT | 10am-12pm PDT | 11am-1pm México | 5-7pm IE & UK | 6-8pm Europe

Karuna USA has been established by Triratna sangha members based in the United States as a sister entity to Karuna UK and Karuna Germany. We are grateful to Karuna UK’s Trustees and Team for their invaluable support. 

Sharing similar missions and...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Dr. Ambedkar, Buddhism, and the Post-Pandemic World: Live Online, 15-16 October

By Maitriveer Nagarjuna on Tue, 12 Oct, 2021 - 20:10

An invitation to celebrate the 65th Dhammachakra Pravartan Din Online
The pandemic has not only exposed social fault-lines and weaknesses in a way that can no longer be ignored but also exacerbated many of them, not only in India but throughout the world. Concurrently, and perhaps enabled by it, the international geopolitical situation seems to have made a considerable shift. India and the world are faced with old questions they can no longer ignore, and new questions they have to face...

People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

The Impact of Our First Transgender Retreat

By tejadhamma on Wed, 8 Sep, 2021 - 09:50

The Impact of Our First Transgender Retreat

By tejadhamma on Wed, 8 Sep, 2021 - 09:50

We were very pleased to organise a Meditation Introduction Retreat for Transgender People at Bordharan. Participants said the retreat had a very positive impact, and they want to join in with another retreat in future.

Shanaya, who is the leader of this group asked us to organise such a retreat again.

We are very much thankful to the donors for making this retreat possible to happen.

Thank you!

Contact : tejadhamma [at] gmail.com , Mobile : +91 84594 01059 

People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

Dhamma Reaching Further: Transgender Retreat

By tejadhamma on Sun, 15 Aug, 2021 - 09:40

Dhamma Reaching Further: Transgender Retreat

By tejadhamma on Sun, 15 Aug, 2021 - 09:40

Transgender Meditation Retreat held successfully

On this retreat our 15 participants learned:

  • Body Awareness
  • Mindfulness of Breathing
  • Walking Meditation
  • Expression of thoughts
  • Expression of hidden qualities
  • Discussion instead of aurguments
  • The Importance of Time Discipline
  • Five...
People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

Covid Relief Work - Food Kit Distribution to Vulnerable in slums

By tejadhamma on Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 - 14:21

Covid Relief Work - Food Kit Distribution to Vulnerable in slums

By tejadhamma on Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 - 14:21

Though the second wave of Covid-19 and lockdown have been abating, we are still working on relief work in slums of Kamptee, Nagpur, India.

Here, daily wagers are still finding it difficult to get jobs, and earnings to manage their everyday lives. It is difficult for them to cope with the expenses for children’s online classes/school, food, and other necessary things. People are in need of help.

Here is a film shot in a slum called Alamnagar, Kamptee. We are working in 24 slums...

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India Covid-19 Emergency: A Coordinated Triratna Response, July 2021

By Centre Team on Mon, 5 Jul, 2021 - 17:03

India Covid-19 Emergency: A Coordinated Triratna Response, July 2021

By Centre Team on Mon, 5 Jul, 2021 - 17:03

From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust.

The Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna Trust and FutureDharma / IDT are working together with our partners in India to coordinate relief to people and projects affected by the devastating second and third waves of COVID in India.

The remits of the three charities are different – the Abhayaratna Trust works with individual order members, Karuna Trust with the wider community and FutureDharma / with Triratna movement organisations and projects...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Forging a Path for Women in India (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 40)

By Centre Team on Tue, 15 Jun, 2021 - 11:58

A conversation exploring the central role of strong personal friendships in creating a culture that encourages women and girls in India to take seriously their own aspirations - whether in Buddhist training or life in general. 

Abhayanavita and Tarahridaya are wonderful leaders and exemplars in this work, speaking across generations, across gender, and across caste to help inspire the new Buddhists of India.

From extremely difficult conditions each has forged her own path towards safety, respect and acceptance. And in a time of terrible...

Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

Migrant Labourers - Tired Feet: Walk in Solidarity

By Sanghanath on Wed, 26 May, 2021 - 23:08

Migrant Labourers - Tired Feet: Walk in Solidarity

By Sanghanath on Wed, 26 May, 2021 - 23:08

Streaming Zoom Live Event, Thursday 3rd June, 7-8pm (BST)

Register here: https://appeals.karuna.org/get-involved

I hope we all remember how migrant labourers suffered during the sudden lockdown last year in India. The first thing that comes to my mind are images of ‘tired feet’ and ’hunger’. I can not believe millions of feet had to walk thousands of miles to get their homes, and many of them never made it.

One of my inspirations from India is Ashif Shaikh, the founder of ‘Jan Sahas’ (‘People’s...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Update on India COVID relief

By Centre Team on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 16:39

Update on India COVID relief

By Centre Team on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 16:39

From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust

The Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna Trust and FutureDharma / India Dhamma Trust (IDT) are meeting every week during this crisis. They are collaborating with Triratna partners in India to coordinate relief to people and projects affected by this devastating wave of COVID. The situation is getting worse and worse and experts believe the official numbers of people dying in India, which has one of the world’s poorest-funded healthcare...

People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

food distribution in Second Wave of Corona in Lockdown

By tejadhamma on Sun, 16 May, 2021 - 18:58

food distribution in Second Wave of Corona in Lockdown

By tejadhamma on Sun, 16 May, 2021 - 18:58

Updates :

People to People is helping in Kamptee and Nagpur to poor, daily wagers, beggars, and people who are in need. In this second wave of Covid, Lockdown broken the back of daily wagers who are struggeling for food.

We are helping them to get food by our food distribution.

Recently one tutor was in the queue of beggars to take food who said us that his...

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