Following the earlier set of talks about different areas of challenge for contemporary Buddhists in the modern world - at times sobering as we heard evoked strongly the huge needs involved - we get to hear some tales of ordinary communities of practitioners who are doing something creative in response.
The Triratna Young Buddhists’s space is the place to find what’s on for young people around the Triratna Buddhist Community. Here are some resources from the start-up phase of the Young Buddhist movement in the UK that are of wider relevance still.
The Triratna Young Buddhists Sangha really started in November 2008 when there was a gathering of 24 people from around the Triratna Buddhist Community, who came together to explore ‘Inspiring Young People with the Dharma’. Included here are two papers...
Parami’s season of interviews from the South Pacific continues with an in-depth chat to Rijumayi, a young woman who has just joined the Triratna Buddhist Order and is pioneering the Australian branch of the international Young Buddhists movement out of Melbourne.
It’s a thoughtful engagement around the particularities of practice for young people - around ethics and the challenges of building Dharma support for others your own age when you are still working everything out yourself.