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A Beginner’s Guide to Wills

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At last year’s Triratna International Combined Convention the Abhayaratna Trust welcomed 24 people to our ‘Wills Café’. Some wondered who Will was, with one attendee expected a discussion on Shakespeare, but everyone seemed to appreciate Satyadasa from Greengate Wills introducing will writing and answering all kinds of questions – from what is probate to where should one store a will, and writing wills to cover owned property abroad. Listen in...

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Chanting for Charity

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Taradakini and Sara had fun with their Chanting Challenge Buddhist Action Month last June. They chanted mantras in caves, bird-hides, danger zones, beaches, up trees, on public buses and in at London Bridge station. Wonder what the team will do this year? Money raised will be used to resource our Help in an Emergency fund, supporting Triratna Buddhist Order members in financial crisis situations. http://abhayaratnatrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/montage.mp4 Keep up to date with us on Facebook and Twitter, explore our website for helpful resources and information on making donations, and Wills, and get in touch with any questions, comments or queries or just to say hello. Sara...

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A case of dysentery

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The story from the Pali Canon about ‘A case of dysentery’  resonates with the work of the Abhayaratna Trust. We want to ensure that no Triratna Order members are isolated from the spiritual community through old age or illness or disability. You might like to read the version on Bhante Sangharakshita’s website in the Buddha’s Victory – here: http://www.sangharakshita.org/_books/buddhas-victory.pdf  

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Just Ask for help when you need it

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Just Ask for help when you need it

If you are a Triratna Buddhist Order member struggling financially, get in touch with us to see if we can help. You can talk through your request with Taradakini first or simply complete our Dana Request Form, which you can download here, and send to Taradakini@abhayaratnatrust.org.uk. Taradakini can also email or post you the form or complete the request with you over the phone (See the Guidance Notes on the Dana Request Form or the Order List for Taradakini’s phone number.) Requests for support are mostly decided in 7 days, or sooner in an urgent or emergency situation.   ...

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Farewell to Sara

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Farewell to Sara

Sara Khorasani, our wonderful Donor Care & Communications Officer for this past year, is off to Spain for an adventurous year living at Eco Dharma. She has been a great help to the Trust and will be much missed. At the same time we are excited for her to have this opportunity to experience community living and to abide in a beautiful landscape that we know she will love. Go well Sara, and thank you.         

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