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Satyapurna

BAM! Events at the North London Buddhist Centre

Wed, 15 May, 2019 - 12:16

BAM! Events at the North London Buddhist Centre

Wed, 15 May, 2019 - 12:16

This June is Buddhist Action Month and the theme for 2019 is “Climate Action – Personal Action”. The NLBC we be taking part and we are inviting you to take your dharma and meditation practice off the cushion into action! 

Some of the activities during BAM! are:
Make a pledge on our Tree of Intentions
Donations for a local charity
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Padmakumara

Oxford Triratna ‘Buddhists about Town’

Wed, 27 Jun, 2018 - 23:35

Oxford Triratna ‘Buddhists about Town’

Wed, 27 Jun, 2018 - 23:35

Oxford Triratna Buddhists held a ‘Buddhists about Town’ meditation in Oxford city centre on Saturday 23rd June, attracting much interest and even two gatechrashings from people wishing to join in! Lesley, Michael, Mayumi, Ellie, Cey, Ben and Caroline sat for 2 30-minutes periods as the crowds passed by. I was on hand to speak with people and nearly all were positively taken by the spectacle, many taking photos...

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Sarah Boak

BAM at Southampton Buddhist Centre

Thu, 31 May, 2018 - 12:58

BAM at Southampton Buddhist Centre

Thu, 31 May, 2018 - 12:58

Here’s our exciting programme for 2018 BAM at Southampton Buddhist Centre!

If you’d like to get in touch or find out more, do email enquiries [at] southamptonbuddhistcentre.org

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Prajnaketu

Street Meditation in Oxford, UK

Wed, 28 Jun, 2017 - 11:21

Street Meditation in Oxford, UK

Wed, 28 Jun, 2017 - 11:21

This week as part of BAM! our drop-in meditation took place at the foot of Carfax Tower in the heart of central Oxford. Though the weather was inclement, even by English summer standards, our spirits were not dampened (unlike our meditation gear…!) and there was quite a lot of interest - and photography - from the local population. Personally, I found it exhilarating to be...

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Lottie

NLBC Buddhist Action Day

Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 14:35

NLBC Buddhist Action Day

Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 14:35

On Saturday we had our Buddhist Action Day at the North London Buddhist Centre. 

We had a full program including meditation, vegan lunch, guerrilla gardening, a short film from Joanna Macy and a ritual to end. Our day started off busy as we had combined our meditation with our Saturday morning meditation class. Santva led us in a double sit where we did the mindfulness of breathing and the metta...

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Lottie

Buddhist Action Day at North London.

Thu, 15 Jun, 2017 - 10:44

Buddhist Action Day at North London.

Thu, 15 Jun, 2017 - 10:44

On Saturday 24th June we’ll be having a whole day of Buddhist Action! With meditation, guerrilla gardening, a vegan lunch and more. 

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Lottie

BAM at NLBC has begun!

Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 - 12:49

BAM at NLBC has begun!

Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 - 12:49

We kicked off Buddhist Action Month at the North London Buddhist centre with our opening ceremony last week. The Sangha signed up their pledges and committed to making a difference this June. People signed up to give blood, reduce plastics, go vegan, detox from social media and many more. 

Tara has been moving around the centre, joining in all Shrine Room activities before returning to our reception...

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Anne W

BAM in Warwick - making pledges

Sun, 11 Jun, 2017 - 20:46

BAM in Warwick - making pledges

Sun, 11 Jun, 2017 - 20:46

We made individual pledges and pinned them up on the wall of the hall where we meet, so there they are in public for all to see!

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Lottie

BAM 2017 at North London Buddhist Centre

Thu, 18 May, 2017 - 12:48

BAM 2017 at North London Buddhist Centre

Thu, 18 May, 2017 - 12:48

We are getting ready for BAM 2017 at the North London Buddhist Centre!

We will be starting the month with an opening ceremony where we will launch our pledge tree. Making individual commitments to take our practice off the cushion and into action. All our Sangha nights in June will be BAM themed, guests include Vajraghanta on Compassionate...

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