Ramesh Thorat, an artist friend from Mumbai, has donated his painting ’A First Sermon’ as present for New Year.
Our really great gratitude to Ramesh who consistently supports us in various ways, helping us develop the aesthetic dimension of the retreat center through his friendship with Ratnasambhava and Guhyacitta.
We are happy to be arranging our Third Transgender Retreat soon with the help of some fundraising!
In 2021 Shuan Bartone became a Mitra through the Boston Sangha and Triratna Gender Diverse Buddhists. A year later, He started working on a project to record a song about Dr. Ambedkar, called ‘Babasaheb’, which is released on BandCamp.
We are happy to see the Sheffield Buddhist Sangha at People to People’s Transgender Project. The welcome ceremony was led by Tejadhamma, who offered the Garland and Scarf of Panchasheel by the auspicious hands of a very senior Indian order member Chandrasheel.
There was good interaction and discussion between our transgender sangha and SBC pilgrims. In the...
We have successfully organised a second retreat for transgender community at the bottom of Chikhaldara Hill Station, Bihali, Amravati. The total 30 participants enjoyed this retreat held from 5 to 8 August 2022. The retreat was organized by the hard work of Tejadhamma, Suchikirti, Aryasiddhi, Anushri and Sarika. Dhammachari Amoghasiddhi led the retreat very effectively with the help of Ratnasiddhi and ...
People to People is a social charity in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Started in 2008 by the initiative of Tejadhamma Khobragade and others, running projects for the upliftment of the underprivileged at Amravati, Bhandara, and Nagpur districts in India. People to People works in the areas of education, the empowerment of women, youths development, culture, and health. At present projects are being run in urban slums...
We are delighted to announce that the ordinations of the following 19 women took place at Hsuan Tsang Retreat Centre, Bordharan, India. The Private Ordinations took place on the 18th January, and the Public Ordinations on the 19th January.
Amidst difficult conditions, with the support of Srimala, we, the four new Indian Public Preceptors, conducted our first Public Ordinations – the first ordinations of women in India to take place since December 2017.
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.
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...
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.