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

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    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 Yashodeva’s jazz trio.   All the performers are giving their time and talent free to this charity fundraiser. Book your place online soon at www.cambridgebuddhistcentre.com. The cost is just £10, with refreshments included, and the opportunity to donate further on the night. Places are limited to 120.   We look forward to welcoming you to this very special event. It’s part of our appeal to raise £10,000 in our 10th year, so we can continue to support Triratna Order members worldwide.   Learn more about the Trust’s work on our website or email info@abhayaratnatrust.org.uk.   Find out more about the concert and how to get there from www.cambridgebuddhistcentre.com.    Keep up to date with us on Facebook and 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.  ...

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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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