Bodhicitta news and activities updates
We held a temporary ordination for young girls in the local area over the school holidays. Girls put on nuns robes and took 8 precepts. The girls practiced so beautifully and were like ducks to water in the nun’s life. Many of the girls said they enjoyed the peace of meditation and going to[…]
FREE, FREE AT LAST! Equality for Women at the Sakyadhita Conference for Buddhist Women Ayya Yeshe, Mahendra Khobragade and Shallini Rangare, all long term employees of Bodhicitta Foundation attended the 2015 Sakyadhita Conference (an organization to empower Buddhist women). The conference topic was ‘Compassion and Socially Engaged Buddhism’. We delivered a workshop about the work[…]
Buddhism disappeared in India in approximately the 9th Century C.E. There were many reasons for its demise. The complete teachings of Buddhism from the great Indian monasteries of Nalanda andVikramshila were Preserved by Tibetan Buddhists for Centuries. Now the world is a Global Village, and Buddhism is spreading, not just in Asia, but also in[…]
Ayya Yeshe’s Teachings in Sydney Compassion in Motion: Intermediate Meditation & teachings from the ’37 Practices of the Bodhisattva’ teachings on compassion with a socially engaged edge. Introductory Buddhist Meditation and Mindfulness with Heart.
Young slum girls were taken on pilgrimage by Bodhicitta Foundation to Bodhgaya where the Buddha got Enlightened. People who live in poverty can never dream of travelling to another place, studying Dharma, doing retreats, opening their minds or receiving the blessings of holy places. It’s a dream for many of them to travel to other[…]
Girls dressed up in their best for a traditional Indian dance at our Cultural Festival Human Rights Programme that Bodhicitta Foundation organised.
Since the inception, we had always sent out printed newsletter once or twice a year to our regular supporters – simple A4 newsletter created by word documents. Apart from updates of our projects, each page contains stories of hope, dream, sadness, happiness, resilience and determination to change one’s life for the better.