We empower Buddhist practice and life in the Triratna Buddhist Community, here are a few of the Triratna projects we've been privileged to work with ...

Clermont-Ferrand Buddhist Centre, France
Clermont-Ferrand Buddhist Centre, France
"With a loan the disused space was transformed, offering a remarkably quiet space for meditation and practice for the sangha in the heart of Auvergne."
Clermont-Ferrand Buddhist Centre, France - sangha
Clermont-Ferrand Buddhist Centre, France - sangha
"With a loan the disused space was transformed, offering a remarkably quiet space for meditation and practice for the sangha in the heart of Auvergne."
Abbey House, Cambridge UK
Abbey House, Cambridge UK
Currently owned by the Windhorse Trust, housing one men's and one women's residential Buddhist community.
Abbey House, Cambridge UK
Abbey House, Cambridge UK
Currently owned by the Windhorse Trust, housing one men's and one women's residential Buddhist community.
Aryaloka Computer Education, Nagpur, Maharashtra,India
Aryaloka Computer Education, Nagpur, Maharashtra,India
"The Windhorse Trust supported financially the purchase of this building. Without their help it would have been impossible for us to buy this building."
Aryaloka Computer Education, Nagpur, Maharashtra,India
Aryaloka Computer Education, Nagpur, Maharashtra,India
"The Windhorse Trust supported financially the purchase of this building. Without their help it would have been impossible for us to buy this building."
York Buddhist Centre, UK
York Buddhist Centre, UK
"We are very grateful to Windhorse Trust for a loan helping us to renovate and fit-out our new centre. This has really helped us to prosper and grow."
York Buddhist Centre, UK - shrine room
York Buddhist Centre, UK - shrine room
"We are very grateful to Windhorse Trust for a loan helping us to renovate and fit-out our new centre. This has really helped us to prosper and grow."
York Buddhist Centre, UK - grand opening! (photo Aparajita)
York Buddhist Centre, UK - grand opening! (photo Aparajita)
"We are very grateful to Windhorse Trust for a loan helping us to renovate and fit-out our new centre. This has really helped us to prosper and grow."
Mid Essex Buddhist Centre, Chelmsford, UK
Mid Essex Buddhist Centre, Chelmsford, UK
"Our Sangha keeps growing and our classes and courses are very well attended. We would like to thank the Windhorse Trust for their support"
Mid Essex Buddhist Centre, Chelmsford, UK - preparations
Mid Essex Buddhist Centre, Chelmsford, UK - preparations
"Our Sangha keeps growing and our classes and courses are very well attended. We would like to thank the Windhorse Trust for their support"
Mid Essex Buddhist Centre, Chelmsford, UK - shrine room with 5 Jinas
Mid Essex Buddhist Centre, Chelmsford, UK - shrine room with 5 Jinas
"Our Sangha keeps growing and our classes and courses are very well attended. We would like to thank the Windhorse Trust for their support"
Mid Essex Buddhist Centre, Chelmsford, UK - sangha
Mid Essex Buddhist Centre, Chelmsford, UK - sangha
"Our Sangha keeps growing and our classes and courses are very well attended. We would like to thank the Windhorse Trust for their support"
Dublin Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ireland - grounds, rear of house
Dublin Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ireland - grounds, rear of house
"The Windhorse Trust explored the project with us and were conscientious in helping us clarify financial viability, we received a substantial loan."
Dublin Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ireland  (Shubha Vihara Bananagram)
Dublin Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ireland (Shubha Vihara Bananagram)
"The Windhorse Trust explored the project with us and were conscientious in helping us clarify financial viability, we received a substantial loan. "
Dublin Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ireland - future plans
Dublin Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ireland - future plans
"The Windhorse Trust explored the project with us and were conscientious in helping us clarify financial viability, we received a substantial loan. "
Oslo Buddhist Centre, Norway - sangha
Oslo Buddhist Centre, Norway - sangha
"Triratna Norway managed to buy its own new Buddhist Centre and is now a thriving hub of activities. We also have a retreat centre for up to 10 people."
Oslo Buddhist Centre, Norway - retreat centre
Oslo Buddhist Centre, Norway - retreat centre
"Triratna Norway managed to buy its own new Buddhist Centre and is now a thriving hub of activities. We also have a retreat centre for up to 10 people."
Oslo Buddhist Centre, Norway - a Winter view
Oslo Buddhist Centre, Norway - a Winter view
"Triratna Norway managed to buy its own new Buddhist Centre and is now a thriving hub of activities. We also have a retreat centre for up to 10 people."
Suryavana Retreat Centre, Xerica, Spain
Suryavana Retreat Centre, Xerica, Spain
"Suryavana can be translated as 'Enlightened forest'. This is our Buddhist Temple in the Masía Novales in Castellón. About one hour from Valencia, Spain"
Suryavana Retreat Centre, Xerica, Spain - meditation, shrine room
Suryavana Retreat Centre, Xerica, Spain - meditation, shrine room
"Suryavana can be translated as 'Enlightened forest'. This is our Buddhist Temple in the Masía Novales in Castellón. About one hour from Valencia, Spain"
Suryavana Retreat Centre, Xerica, Spain - Spring blossom
Suryavana Retreat Centre, Xerica, Spain - Spring blossom
"Suryavana can be translated as 'Enlightened forest'. This is our Buddhist Temple in the Masía Novales in Castellón. About one hour from Valencia, Spain"
Abhayaloka Retreat Centre, Finland
Abhayaloka Retreat Centre, Finland
"Abhayaloka is owned and run by Triratna Helsinki. In 2020, the Windhorse Trust to gave us a loan of to get urgent maintenance work done."
Tiratanaloka Retreat Centre, UK - training women for ordination
Tiratanaloka Retreat Centre, UK - training women for ordination
"The gift of half-a-million pounds has been a total game-changer in bringing us closer to the fruition of the Tiratanaloka Unlimited project."
Southampton Buddhist Centre, UK
Southampton Buddhist Centre, UK
"We are very grateful to Windhorse Trust for helping us to buy this building, we were able to restore and renovate it to create a beautiful Buddhist centre."
Barcelona Buddhist Centre, Spain - Sangha
Barcelona Buddhist Centre, Spain - Sangha
"Triratna Barcelona, a vibrant Buddhist community in Catalonia, with the help of the Windhorse Trust we acquired our own Buddhist Centre in 2017"
Barcelona Buddhist Centre, Spain - Frontage
Barcelona Buddhist Centre, Spain - Frontage
"Triratna Barcelona, a vibrant Buddhist community in Catalonia, with the help of the Windhorse Trust we acquired our own Buddhist Centre in 2017"
Dharmachari Samamati in Mexico
Dharmachari Samamati in Mexico
Since 2008 the Windhorse Trust has supported Samamati to visit annually Mexico to continue to help establish the Triratna Buddhist Community.
Leeds Buddhist Centre, UK
Leeds Buddhist Centre, UK
"The path to acquiring our our new Leeds Buddhist Centre was not an easy one. Windhorse were with us for the whole of that journey."
Leeds Buddhist Centre, UK - shrine room
Leeds Buddhist Centre, UK - shrine room
"The path to acquiring our our new Leeds Buddhist Centre was not an easy one. Windhorse were with us for the whole of that journey."
Leeds Buddhist Centre, UK - Sangha (mitra ceremonies)
Leeds Buddhist Centre, UK - Sangha (mitra ceremonies)
"The path to acquiring our our new Leeds Buddhist Centre was not an easy one. Windhorse were with us for the whole of that journey."
Hinterland Sober Bar and Cafe,  Manchester UK
Hinterland Sober Bar and Cafe, Manchester UK
The Windhorse Trust supports the start up of the Hinterland Sober Bar and Cafe team-based right livelihood based at Manchester Buddhist Centre, UK
Taraloka Women's Buddhist Retreat Centre, Shropshire UK
Taraloka Women's Buddhist Retreat Centre, Shropshire UK
"The Windhorse Trust is supporting Taraloka Retreat Centre for Women to embark on the next 40 years with a new roof and solar panels."
Taraloka Women's Buddhist Retreat Centre, Shropshire UK
Taraloka Women's Buddhist Retreat Centre, Shropshire UK
"The Windhorse Trust is supporting Taraloka Retreat Centre for Women to embark on the next 40 years with a new roof and solar panels."
Valencia Buddhist Centre, Spain
Valencia Buddhist Centre, Spain
"On behalf of the Valencia Buddhist Center Council, we want to express our deep gratitude to the Windhorse Trust"
Valencia Buddhist Centre, Spain
Valencia Buddhist Centre, Spain
"On behalf of the Valencia Buddhist Center Council, we want to express our deep gratitude to the Windhorse Trust"
Valencia Buddhist Centre, Spain
Valencia Buddhist Centre, Spain
"On behalf of the Valencia Buddhist Center Council, we want to express our deep gratitude to the Windhorse Trust"
Inside the Paris Buddhist Centre, France
Inside the Paris Buddhist Centre, France
"Thanks to loans from the Windhorse Trust we have managed to buy a Centre in the heart of Paris"
Paris Sangha, France
Paris Sangha, France
"Thanks to loans from the Windhorse Trust we have managed to buy a Centre in the heart of Paris"
Animation, Video Essays and Podcasts exploring Buddhism, Dh. Aryajit
Animation, Video Essays and Podcasts exploring Buddhism, Dh. Aryajit
"The Windhorse Trust kindly awarded a grant allowing me to make animated videos that communicate the principles of Buddhism"
Animation, Video Essays and Podcasts exploring Buddhism, Dh. Aryajit
Animation, Video Essays and Podcasts exploring Buddhism, Dh. Aryajit
"The Windhorse Trust kindly awarded a grant allowing me to make animated videos that communicate the principles of Buddhism"
Animation, Video Essays and Podcasts exploring Buddhism, Dh. Aryajit
Animation, Video Essays and Podcasts exploring Buddhism, Dh. Aryajit
"The Windhorse Trust kindly awarded a grant allowing me to make animated videos that communicate the principles of Buddhism"
Cambridge Buddhist Centre, UK
Cambridge Buddhist Centre, UK
"We work closely with the Windhorse Trust and both occupy the historic Georgian theatre complex purchased by the Windhorse Trust."
Cambridge Buddhist Centre, UK - sangha
Cambridge Buddhist Centre, UK - sangha
"We work closely with the Windhorse Trust and both occupy the historic Georgian theatre complex purchased by the Windhorse Trust."
Cambridge Buddhist Centre, UK - theatre
Cambridge Buddhist Centre, UK - theatre
"We work closely with the Windhorse Trust and both occupy the historic Georgian theatre complex purchased by the Windhorse Trust."

About The Windhorse Trust

Our Mission: Supporting the Practice of Buddhism through the Triratna Buddhist Community

The Windhorse Trust is based in Cambridge, UK. We are pleased to support the practice and development of Buddhism through Team-Based Right Livelihood employment opportunities, offering grants and loans to Buddhist projects within the Triratna Buddhist Community.

The Windhorse Trust is a charitable company registered in England & Wales.

What we do

building change

We strive to create lasting impact through financial support and partnerships within the Triratna Buddhist Community.

Grants

Empowering Triratna projects and members of the Triratna Buddhist Order to support and develop individual and collective Buddhist practice through provision of financial grants.

Loans

Loans on preferential terms supporting mainly capital projects in the Triratna Buddhist Community such as business start-up and facilitating building purchases for Buddhist centres and retreat centres.

Buddhist Lifestyle

The Windhorse Trust is a Team-Based Right Livelihood based in Cambridge managing property and finance. We employ individuals in our Buddhist team bringing spiritual practice to the arena of work. We provide accommodation in residential Buddhist communities.