In Mahatma Jyotiba Fuley Learning Club at Chikhala Mines Bhandara district, Maharashtra, the students are not just reading and writing on books but also they have chance to learn more than it. In this video girls of the Learning Club, are playing “Lagori” and they are very happy and enjoying their childhood and study hours.
14 October commemorates the day in 1956 when 400 000 people embraced Buddhism in India, leaving behind social injustice and entering into a Buddhist path of practice. The man behind this momentous occasion was the great social reformer Dr Ambedkar. Having tried social and political action to remove inequality in society, he believed that the Buddhist path itself was the key to a powerful and peaceful social revolution.
Amoghasiddhi, one of our most senior Order Members from India, and Vajratara from...
The women’s ordination team, with Karunamaya and Padmasuri, led a one month’s Dhamma training course for young women in Nagpur. The culminated in Bodhgaya where those on the course led a 5 day retreat for women in Bihar. Watch this documentary and hear the participants talk about their experience. For me it seems an especially significant course. The young women learn about the Dhamma and Dr Ambedkar in the very heartland of modern Indian Buddhism. They then travel North to...
Happy Dhamma Day everyone! A day to celebrate the gift of the Dhamma we have been given, and to enable others to benefit from the same gift.
‘Go now and wander for the welfare and happiness of happiness of many, out of compassion for the world, for the benefit, welfare and happiness of gods and humans. Teach the Dhamma that is beautiful in the beginning, beautiful in the middle and beautiful in the end, with the meaning and the letter.
In Nagpur, 17 young women are participating in a course that Karunamaya is running especially for younger women. They come not only from Maharashtra, but also from Agra, Chhattisgarh, and Bihar, and are aged between 19 and 35. Among other course activities, the women have produced and performed four plays, based on Bhante’s ideas about the individual, the group and the spiritual community. They have also visited the Diksha Bhumi where Dr Ambedkar and his followers converted to Buddhism on...
A very moving film of Bhante in India. Despite the constant attention and long train rides, he looks so delighted to see the Indian Buddhists. Let us continue his work in India in his memory with the India Dhamma Trust.
I hope the time will come when all Buddhists will consider themselves to be just Buddhists. We don’t want to be Hinayana or Mahayana Buddhists. We don’t want to be Indian or English Buddhists. We don’t want to be
Each First Sunday of the month, all Order Members of Nagpur get together in Order Day. In chapter convener’s meeting at Nagpur, the series of talks have been organised by various local order members which are started by Dhammacharini Pragyasakhi , on - Practise of Awareness and transformation of our conscious.
All the praticipated Order Members enjoyed the talk. Sugatadharini was the master of ceremony, Puja led by Aryaketu and Tejadhamma led Hridayasutta and Padmasambhava chanting.