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Posted on Oct 5, 2017 in Appeals |

Appeal for Kamalashila

Appeal for Kamalashila

Dear Friends, The Abhayaratna Trust is appealing for £12,000 to support Kamalashila for the next two years. Please help if you can.  I count myself as Kamalashila’s friend, so I am not unbiased, but I personally believe that without him, Triratna would not be as rich a context as it is in which to practice the Dharma. Kamalashila has spent most of his adult life teaching, and practising to the depth that makes his teaching of such value. He set up the West London Buddhist Centre in 1976, and three years later helped found Vajraloka. Kamalashila has given us one of the most useful books on meditation available. In 1985 he became the first Order member to give Public ordinations on behalf of Sangharakshita and has, until very recently, been leading retreats and study year on year in a schedule which would exhaust most people. Few who have experienced his teaching come away unaffected by his clarity and wisdom. Now, after what he describes as ‘a minor health scare’...

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Posted on Jul 15, 2013 in Appeals |

Help 35 more Indian Order Members attend the 2018 Convention

Help 35 more Indian Order Members attend the 2018 Convention

“I am living in Nagpur, and getting old now. It might be my last international convention in 2018 next year and without help of Abhayaratna Trust I will not able to attend this. Thank you very much for kind help.”  Dhammacharini Tejomayi So far you have helped us raise more than half of the £6,000 we need to enable 100 Indian Order members in hardship to attend the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention. This means that 65 Order members living in India will be able to travel to and attend the convention there, which is excellent. A donation of just £60 will pay for one convention place and travel. Please be one of the 35 people still needed to donate £60 to ensure all 100 men and women Order members get to be part of this special Order Convention. Please donate now, either as a single donation through Paypal / debit card by clicking here, or by taking out a standing order of £5 per month for one year. To make a donation by cheque...

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