Tag: Women's Community

Triratna News
Triratna News

Celebrating 35 Years of Taraloka Retreat Centre - Interview with the Founders

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 15 Dec, 2020 - 17:39

Celebrating 35 Years of Taraloka Retreat Centre - Interview with the Founders

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 15 Dec, 2020 - 17:39

“One November morning in 1985, four women - Sanghadevi, Ratnasuri, Karunasri, Kulanandi - and a cat called Tansy, drove from London to the Welsh borders, to start what was probably the first Buddhist retreat centre for women in the world.”

In 1985, Cornhill Farm was bought - a run-down farmhouse and derelict outbuildings, together with seven acres of land. The first retreats were held in the white farmhouse - a living room converted into a shrine room, and...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The New Berlin Women's Community / Die neue Berliner Frauen-WG

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 6 Oct, 2020 - 09:14

The New Berlin Women's Community / Die neue Berliner Frauen-WG

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 6 Oct, 2020 - 09:14

In February this year, six women (Bianca, Mokshini, Sanghadarsini, Simharava, Viryapadma and Viryadhi) moved into a brand-new flat in a housing cooperative in the North-East of Berlin – just in time before lockdown. Together they have embarked on a journey to create the first ever women’s community in Berlin.

In this short video, made by Simharava, some of its members share the joys and challenges of the first six months.

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Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Invitation To Join A New Women’s Community In West London

By abhayadevi on Fri, 22 Jan, 2016 - 11:16

Invitation To Join A New Women’s Community In West London

By abhayadevi on Fri, 22 Jan, 2016 - 11:16

Bodhilila, Abhayadevi and Akashadevi would like to let you know that we are in the process of setting up a new London Women’s Community. We are now very actively in the process of looking for a suitable house, most likely in the Ealing / Acton area, and have already seen some very promising examples over the past week. The rent per person is likely to be around £600 per calendar month. So our parallel active search now is for two...

Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

Young Women’s Community in Norwich seeks new member

By Suryadarshini on Thu, 13 Aug, 2015 - 14:42

Young Women’s Community in Norwich seeks new member

By Suryadarshini on Thu, 13 Aug, 2015 - 14:42

Want to be part of the thriving, dynamic younger sangha in Norwich? Are you a young mitra, a GFR mitra or an Order member?

We are a community of GFR mitra’s in our late 20’s, we live in a gorgeous big, spacious house in the Golden Triangle area of Norwich. It has a separate shrine room, conservatory, living room with log burning stove, big fitted...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Walthamstow Women's Community

By Nandavajra on Wed, 11 Mar, 2015 - 11:28

Walthamstow Women's Community

By Nandavajra on Wed, 11 Mar, 2015 - 11:28Walthamstow Women’s Community

Would you like to join our women’s Triratna Buddhist community?

The existing community is made up of three women in our mid-twenties to early thirties and a tortoiseshell cat called Maggie. It is a friendly, open and supportive environment which we feel allows our Buddhist practice to really flourish.

In order to create a home that is supportive of our ethics and to allow for effective communication, the house is vegetarian and alcohol free,...