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Hope and faith in the face of the Climate and Ecological Emergency

Fri, 4 Jun, 2021 - 13:25

Hope and faith in the face of the Climate and Ecological Emergency

Fri, 4 Jun, 2021 - 13:25

Join members of the Triratna Earth Sangha online on Sunday 20th June for meditation with a focus on the web of life, plus a workshop based on Joanna Macy’s Work that Reconnects and an opportunity to share what’s live for you concerning the Climate and Ecological Emergency. There’ll be discussion groups and a puja based on the Shambhala warrior training verses.

Contributions toward a seed fund for future activities will be welcome but absolutely not required.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88291245399?pwd=RDJmTXg3N0FZSjZ5T295T3FuNDRCdz09
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gunaketu

How do you speak about sustainability as a buddhist?

Thu, 3 Jun, 2021 - 14:38

How do you speak about sustainability as a buddhist?

Thu, 3 Jun, 2021 - 14:38


This evening we have the great delight to invite Dhammapītika from the Netherlands to a conversation with Gunaketu about how buddhists can speak up about sustainability.
How to cope, deal with and relate to climatchange? This invites us to reshape our deepest myths of creation and of being. Some find it exhilarating - others frightening. Entering the new era with openess and non rigidity is a skill that can be learned. Are you interested?

Dhammapītika is chair of the...

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gunabhadri

Triratna Earth Sangha

Tue, 25 May, 2021 - 14:59

Triratna Earth Sangha

Tue, 25 May, 2021 - 14:59

Akasaraja writes:

Triratna Earth Sangha
- a recently formed group of Order members, mitras and friends from across the world who are deeply concerned about the environmental plight of the Earth and all the attendant suffering this is already causing and will cause in the future - invites both Buddhist centres and individual practitioners to follow the lead of the Glasgow sangha by sitting in meditation in a public space at 3pm UK time (or your own time,...

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Centre Team

Update on India COVID relief

From Triratna News on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 16:39

Update on India COVID relief

From Triratna News on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 16:39

From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust

The Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna Trust and FutureDharma / India Dhamma Trust (IDT) are meeting every week during this crisis. They are collaborating with Triratna partners in India to coordinate relief to people and projects affected by this devastating wave of COVID. The situation is getting worse and worse and experts believe the official numbers of people dying in India, which has one of the world’s poorest-funded healthcare...

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Centre Team

India Covid-19 Emergency: A Co-ordinated Triratna Fundraising Response

From Triratna News on Thu, 29 Apr, 2021 - 19:35

India Covid-19 Emergency: A Co-ordinated Triratna Fundraising Response

From Triratna News on Thu, 29 Apr, 2021 - 19:35

From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust

In this message, we’d like to clarify how the Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna Trust and FutureDharma / IDT are working together and in collaboration with our partners in India to coordinate relief to people and projects affected by the devastating second wave of COVID in India. 

Many of you are giving to the Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna and other appeals. It is a credit to our Order and Movement that...

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Maitridevi

Earth Day Meditation: Three Jewels, One World

Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 17:10

Earth Day Meditation: Three Jewels, One World

Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 17:10

Earth Day Meditation, Thursday 22nd April 

This event marks the start of a coming together of all those in Triratna for whom concern for the environment is an intrinsic part of their Dharma practice. We will be gathering online on Earth Day (April 22nd) for a period of meditation, sitting in solidarity with this beautiful fleeting world. So wherever you are in the world please join us.

First meditation led by Paramananda

UK & ...

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Sadayasihi

The Tale of the Whale

From Triratna News on Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 12:23

The Tale of the Whale

From Triratna News on Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 12:23

Padmacandra, an Order Member living in West Norfolk and associated with the Cambridge Buddhist Centre in the UK, has her first children’s picture book out as illustrator with Scallywag Press this month (March 2021).

The book, The Tale of the Whalewhich tells of an adventure between a child and a whale, has a strong environmental message about plastic pollution, and is suitable for 3 to 8 year olds (read 8 years plus!)

Padmacandra was asked if she would illustrate the book after the...

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gunabhadri

Engaged Buddhism: Ideas and Inspiration - how do we speak up as Buddhists?

Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 10:38

Kaspa Thompson from the Network of Buddhist Organisations writes:

Engaged Buddhism: Ideas and Inspiration —how do we speak up as Buddhists?
 
April 14th 19:00 - 20:00 BST
As Buddhists we are called upon to alleviate suffering, to transform ourselves and the world through dialogue, and to speak out about injustice and the degradation of our ecosystems.

What kind of action do we want to take? Bring your ideas, large or small. Listen to...

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Online six week course The Burning House - starts 18 March

Mon, 8 Mar, 2021 - 14:56

Shantigarbha will be offering an online event for BAM on the theme of his book The Burning House: A Buddhist response to the climate and ecological emergency in the run up to its publication in August by Windhorse Publications.

More details to follow later.

Shantigarbha is also offering an online course on the theme of his book:
The Burning House (six-week course) from 18 March
How can we wake up and respond to the...

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The Buddhist Action Month Handbook is here

Mon, 8 Mar, 2021 - 13:47


Here is a message from the Network of Buddhist Organisations:

Buddhist Action Month is in June and the Buddhist Action Month Handbook is now available. The handbook contains information about the theme for 2021, and ideas and inspiration for actions.

Download it now and start getting ready for BAM

Please do pass the handbook onto your group leaders and centre managers and start a conversation about what your community can do...

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