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Joanna Macy

Sun, 11 Dec, 2022 - 22:32

Joanna Macy

Sun, 11 Dec, 2022 - 22:32

Hi all,

I thought you would want to know that Joanna Macy, who I know is a great inspiration for many of us, is in hospital with pneumonia.  She is 95 now but apparently is fighting the infection.

Please think of her in your meditation, prayers, metta.

Parami

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FBA Podcast: Only Connect

From Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 10 Dec, 2022 - 06:00

From communist to Buddhist…. Vimalavajri talks of her personal involvement in the spheres of politics, feminism and Buddhism.  Using Indra’s net as a classic Buddhist image of interconnectedness, the talk explores what the dharma might have to say about social or political action, and asks what helps when we feel overwhelmed or stuck in ill-will.  If we really see Indra’s net, we will connect more deeply with life at all levels and our action will be more...

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Dharmabyte: The Ethics of Love

From Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 28 Nov, 2022 - 06:00

Buddhist ethics is practical, it’s to do with engagement with the world. Parami is an ideal guide for this sort of material, steeped as she is in study and practice engaged within the light of the ‘Bodhichitta’, and the Bodhisattva Ideal itself. 

From the talk entitled The Awakening Heart given at Taraloka Retreat Centre, 2006.

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People to People Project, Nagpur: 2021-2022 Report

From Triratna News on Fri, 29 Jul, 2022 - 12:32

We are happy to share the People to People Project report 2021-2022.

People to People is a social charity in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Started in 2008 by the initiative of Tejadhamma Khobragade and others, running projects for the upliftment of the underprivileged at Amravati, Bhandara, and Nagpur districts in India. People to People works in the areas of education, the empowerment of women, youths development, culture, and health. At present projects are being run in urban slums...

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BAM activities in Mainland Europe

Fri, 10 Jun, 2022 - 11:38

Judging by this space it looks like not much is happening with BAM this month of June.
I know this is not the case.

In Mainland Europe I’m aware of these events:

Please feel free to share what you’re doing at your...

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Join The Big Sit on Saturday 25 June

Thu, 9 Jun, 2022 - 15:54

Join The Big Sit on Saturday 25 June

Thu, 9 Jun, 2022 - 15:54

Looking for an action to participate in for Buddhist Action Month?

I participated in last month’s Big Sit in Cambridge - see the video below:

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CeL5InTKby_/?igshid=MDJmNzVkMjY=

I was so inspired by what they are doing in Cambridge that here at the Triratna Earth Sangha we’d like to encourage all local Triratna Earth Sangha groups to participate in the Big Sit on Saturday 25 June, 2-3pm. Organise a Big Sit in your local town or city and post your photos here!

More information and inspiration about...

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Summer Reading Circles

Thu, 5 May, 2022 - 16:36

Summer Reading Circles

Thu, 5 May, 2022 - 16:36

Would you like to read a transformational book about race, by a Buddhist author, over the summer? 

We’re offering opportunities to explore two wonderful works, within supportive online Reading Circles with other Triratna sangha members. And at the end of each cycle, the authors will join us for a conversation!

June & July: ‘The Race Conversation’ by Eugene Ellis is a deeply compassionate book that illuminates why having conversations about race can be difficult, and how we can have more healing encounters with each other...

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What is Buddhist Activism? (The Buddhist Centre Podcast, Episode 427)

From Buddhist Centre Features on Sat, 23 Apr, 2022 - 17:38

To mark Earth Day 2022, we’re joined by four friends who, one way or another, are involved with Buddhist activism. From the Buddhafield project to XR Buddhists to Silent Rebellion, we hear tales from the edge of socially engaged Buddhist practice, exploring what, if anything, Buddhists have to offer the world of protests, disruptions and often polarized issue-based politics. 

Amaragita, Katja Behrendt, Priyadaka and Yogaratna offer a thoughtful set of reflections in articulating why a distinctive Buddhist approach to urgent issues...

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Time to get planning for Buddhist Action Month 2022

Tue, 19 Apr, 2022 - 11:23

The theme for this year is Compassion and Connection in Times of Crisis

Here is a link to the BAM 2022 space on the website of the Network of Buddhist Organisations where you can find ideas, links and so on. 

You can find the same information as a pdf here: BAM 2022

And here’s a link to the leaflet Five Ways to Wellbeing which has been produced by the Good Thinking project and can be freely shared.

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