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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Mon, 23 Sep, 2013 - 13:48

Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Mon, 23 Sep, 2013 - 13:48Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the thriving Taraloka community! We are looking for a female GFR Mitra or Order Member to work as part of the Taraloka Operations Team. You will participate in the team’s shared practical work as well as managing your own key work area.

You would need to be able to work full time, be physically fit and have a strong desire to...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Young Women's Dharma Life Course 2014

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 10 Sep, 2013 - 14:24

Young Women's Dharma Life Course 2014

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 10 Sep, 2013 - 14:24Vidyatara writes from Adhisthana, UK, introducing the new Young Women’s Dharma Life Course, February - June 2014

Adhisthana is dedicated to teaching Sangharakshita’s presentation of the Dharma, faithful to the Buddha’s own teachings and honouring the best in all schools. In addition to running study retreats and colloquia for members of the Triratna Buddhist Order, we plan to provide five-month Dharma study and training courses primarily aimed at younger women and men who are either mitras...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhafield Workshops Update No.2 - Workshops for Women

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 18:48

Buddhafield Workshops Update No.2 - Workshops for Women

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 18:48Satyadarshin, webmaster extraordinaire for Buddhafield, made a great post a while back about the pretty amazing range of workshops and spaces that take place at the festival every year, with some great tasters for this year’s program.

Here’s update No.2 from him on what’s in store if you head to the festival! You can also follow these on the Facebook page for the Festival.

Ladies, Women, Sisters Of...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Triratna America - Karunadevi: Ordaining Women in North America

Posted by Viriyalila to Community Highlights on Tue, 18 Jun, 2013 - 19:49
A great conversation with Karunadevi, my Private Preceptor from San Francisco, and the first American Public Preceptor, about following a vision - one that started when she first encountered our community in the mid-’80s. Shortly after becoming a Mitra, Karunadevi knew that she wanted to help other women practice in the sangha, to be able to become Mitras and eventually join the Order itself…
Triratna News
Triratna News

Indian computer heroines make good!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sun, 9 Jun, 2013 - 09:32

Indian computer heroines make good!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sun, 9 Jun, 2013 - 09:32Shakyajata lives most of the year in Manchester, UK. However, she spends her winters in India, helping young people training at the Aryaloka Computer Education project run by Aryaketu.

Shakyajata writes:
Six young women trained at Aryaloka Computer Education’s third branch in Bhilgaon, Nagpur, recently completed their training. After a brief visit to their home villages, in a matter of days five of these Chhattisgarhi women came together again in the state capital of...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Public ordination in the Netherlands

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 7 May, 2013 - 12:04

Public ordination in the Netherlands

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 7 May, 2013 - 12:04Announcing a new Dharmacharini in mainland Europe:

Ioana Ciontea of Gent, Belgium had her public ordination on the afternoon of 4th May at Metta Vihara retreat centre in the Netherlands. She becomes Dharmamani (long last “i”), “Jewel of the Dharma”.

Her public preceptor was Vajragita and her private preceptor was Sobhanandi.

Sadhu, sadhu, sadhu!
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhist Voices: Dassini's Lost Talk on the History of Triratna Women in Scotland

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Tue, 5 Mar, 2013 - 14:41
Since most of the talks from women on the Order Convention weren’t recorded or had technical issues, we thought we’d take the opportunity to recreate as a conversation Dassini’s talk focussing on the history of women practising the Dharma in Scotland. A thoroughly absorbing look at the relationship between the genders in days gone by, and at a landscape and its effect on a Buddhist community in a very particular kind of country…

Recorded at Bodh Gaya, India, March...
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Community Highlights

Buddhist Voices from India - A Discussion with Kalyanadharini and Vidyadharini

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Tue, 5 Mar, 2013 - 10:46
Another ‘Buddhist Voices’ episode from the end of the Triratna Buddhist Order Convention 2013 at Bodh Gaya in India. A pretty fantastic discussion with two ‘dharinis’ - young, inspired Indian Dharmacharinis who speak boldly about the challenges faced by women practising the Dharma in India.

A wonderful conversation too around issues of leadership and taking one’s place in the sangha in order to come alive and help others. Very exciting listening!

Recorded at Bodh Gaya, India,...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhist Voices from India - Jnanasuri Interview

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Tue, 5 Mar, 2013 - 07:20
As part of our ‘Buddhist Voices’ series we’re delighted to present this extended interview with Dharmacharini Jnanasuri, one of the very first Indian women to be ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order and a pioneering Dharma worker for many years, before and since joining our community.

The interview focusses initially on the historic mass conversion to Buddhism in 1956 by the Scheduled Caste people of Maharashtra, conducted by their great leader Dr. Ambedkar...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Calling all women! Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Wed, 16 Jan, 2013 - 12:27

Calling all women! Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Wed, 16 Jan, 2013 - 12:27An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the thriving Taraloka community! It’s based at Taraloka, Triratna’s womens’ retreat centre in Shropshire, UK. We are looking for a Mitra who has asked for ordination or Order Member to work as part of the Taraloka Operations Team; you will participate in the team’s shared practical work as well as managing your own work area, either bookings and administration or catering. You would need to be able to work full...

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