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Posted on Oct 5, 2017 in Appeals |

Come to our Concert: celebrating 10 years of support for the Order

Come to our Concert: celebrating 10 years of support for the Order

The Abhayaratna Trust 10th Anniversary Concert   The Festival Theatre, The Cambridge Buddhist Centre, Saturday 27th October 2018, 19:00 – 22:00 Programme 19:00 Introduction to the evening Mahasraddha 19:10 Schubert Impromptu Ratnadhya (piano) 19:20 ​Sangharakshita Songs – a setting of eight Sangharakshita poems composed by David Earl (Akashadeva) Manidhara (baritone), Akashadeva (piano) 20:00 Interval 20:20 Two Musical Parodies Ratnadhya (piano) 20:35 Jazz trio set Yashodaka + friends 21:05 End of concert 21:10 Refreshments in Buddhist Centre reception area 21:45 Depart The Abhayaratna Trust is hosting a concert this autumn to celebrate all that the Abhayaratna Trust has achieved in 10 years of supporting Triratna Order members in need. Join us for an exciting autumn evening and hear some of the finest classical and jazz musicians in the Triratna Community.On Saturday 27th October from 7-9pm, you will be serenaded by Schubert with Ratnadhya; inspired by Manidhara’s singing some of Sangharakashita’s poems, accompanied by Akashadeva on piano. After the interval you’ll be thoroughly entertained by Ratnadhya’s gifted musical parodies, then stirred by...

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Posted on Jul 15, 2013 in Appeals |

£2,000 target reached for Ajitasena Appeal

£2,000 target reached for Ajitasena Appeal

“Thanks to everyone who has helped, it’s a big relief.” (Ajitasena)   It is heartening to see the response to our appeals to help Order members who are struggling in one way or another. This is the fifth successful appeal run by the Abhayaratna Trust in the last few months. And the Order has responded each time, with donations and messages of well wishing and encouragement.   Ajitasena’s hearing has been deteriorating for a number of years to the point where he lost confidence with being in groups such as his chapter and Order gatherings. He tried free National Health hearing aids but they didn’t work for his kind of hearing difficulty. Through the Order generously responding to this appeal, Ajitasena can afford the £2,000 needed for effective hearing aids that he was not in a financial position to pay for. Thank...

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