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The Great Plant Give Away at ‘Hidden Gems’- the TBRL Charity Shop for the Croydon Buddhist Centre

Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 - 15:58

The Great Plant Give Away at ‘Hidden Gems’- the TBRL Charity Shop for the Croydon Buddhist Centre

Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 - 15:58

Every year ‘Hidden Gems’ marks Buddhist Action Month. It’s a great way of engaging with our customer and local community. In previous years we have given out information about being vegan with its environmental benefits; last year we highlighted ethical issues around  the clothing industry.

This June we wanted to bring out generosity and to thank our customers and people who donate to us. Our shop runs on dana- people giving us their unwanted items and with some love and care, we re- home them, in the process supporting four Buddhists...

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UK Prime minister thanks faith leaders for 'net zero' letters

Wed, 12 Jun, 2019 - 13:48

UK Prime minister thanks faith leaders for 'net zero' letters

Wed, 12 Jun, 2019 - 13:48

Today the UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced her government will enact law to set a net zero target for carbon emissions

Today she writes on Twitter that “Many businesses, faith leaders and climate change campaigners have written to me in support of a #NetZero emissions target. Here’s my response confirming that the UK will be the first major economy in the world to legislate for it.”

Recently a number of religious leaders had signed an interfaith petition calling for this, including me, signing...

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Faith events and Mass Lobby of Parliament 26th June, London

Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 - 16:16

Faith events and Mass Lobby of Parliament 26th June, London

Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 - 16:16

Hi all,

On 26th June the Climate Coalition is organising a mass lobby of parliament, which is being preceded by Faith events.

Vishvapani has posted about these events already, but I wanted to add to the post some information for anyone from Triratna who would like to meet up to take part in the Interfaith Walk of Witness together. 

Our meeting point will be the front steps that lead up to the main entrance to St Martin in the Fields Church on Trafalgar Square. (This is where the faith workshops...

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Buddhist Action Month 2019 gets underway!

From Triratna News on Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 - 16:10

Buddhist Action Month 2019 gets underway!

From Triratna News on Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 - 16:10

Buddhist Action Month 2019 kicked off this week! Buddhist Action Month, or BAM, is an annual festival of Buddhist social action, an opportunity to explicitly bring Metta - or loving-kindness - off the cushion into the world around us. As in previous years, a number of Sanghas across Triratna are participating in this year’s BAM. Here’s a quick look at what some have in store.

At the North London Buddhist Centre there will be opportunities to make...

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BAM at the Bristol Buddhist Centre

Wed, 5 Jun, 2019 - 16:42

BAM at the Bristol Buddhist Centre

Wed, 5 Jun, 2019 - 16:42

We’ve planned a great series of Friday evening events at the Bristol Buddhist Centre for BAM this year and are much looking forward to kicking BAM off with our first one this week. We’ll be focusing on a different theme each week, and there will be plenty of time to discuss our individual responses and actions that we might want to take. Come and join us - everyone is welcome to all of the evenings.

Arrive from 7.15pm for a prompt 7.30pm...

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Akuppa at the Mid Essex Buddhist Centre

Fri, 31 May, 2019 - 08:37

Akuppa at the Mid Essex Buddhist Centre

Fri, 31 May, 2019 - 08:37

As part of BAM 2019, we are delighted to welcome Akuppa, author of “Saving the earth, a Buddhist view”. 

Www.mid-essex-Buddhist-centre.org.uk

https://www.facebook.com/TMEBC/

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BAM at the Mid Essex Buddhist Centre

Fri, 31 May, 2019 - 08:31

BAM at the Mid Essex Buddhist Centre

Fri, 31 May, 2019 - 08:31

We are so excited at the MEBC to be starting a new BAM this year. 

Please come and join us this month of June for one of our weekly events. 

Our top event this year is coming up in 7th June when we will have the pleasure to welcome Akuppa, author of “Saving the Earth, a Buddhist view”

www.mid-essex-buddhist-centre.org.uk 

https://www.facebook.com/TMEBC/

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BAM at Vancouver Buddhist Centre

Fri, 31 May, 2019 - 06:42

BAM at Vancouver Buddhist Centre

Fri, 31 May, 2019 - 06:42

The small sangha in Vancouver, BC is joining BAM for the first time this year. In addition to the weekly sangha night program and BAM precepts, we are running a day retreat and a solstice camping weekend retreat. We will join the “No Trans Mountain Pipeline” rally on June 9th, perhaps doing some meditation if appropriate.

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Interreligious climate pilgrim from Oslo

Wed, 22 May, 2019 - 21:25

Interreligious climate pilgrim from Oslo

Wed, 22 May, 2019 - 21:25

To inspire greater collaberation around climat action we organize in Oslo an Interreligious climat pilgrimage from Oslo to Fredrikstad to the South of Oslo. Search Facebook for @klimapilgrimsvandring.

We believe that all the various faith systems have in them both dogmas, texts and practices that aim at preserving the environment. If we can connect with the deeper values regarding the environment, in different spiritual networks, it will be easier to mobilize for common environmental causes. We also think that a shift to more...

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Direct Action Meditations and the Dharma

Thu, 9 May, 2019 - 12:49

Direct Action Meditations and the Dharma

Thu, 9 May, 2019 - 12:49

I’m passionate about the Dharma, including the wisdom perspective. I’m passionate about spreading the Dharma. As well as spending the last ten years of my life in service to Taraloka, I’ve also started up West Wales Buddhist Group, in Aberystwyth, where we’re growing a lively sangha. I’m passionate about Maitreya, my yidam - Bodhisattva of Metta and Buddha of the Future - who meditates at the city gates, in the middle of the world, not in a quiet cave somewhere....