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FBA Podcast: Touching the Earth with Love

From Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 20 Feb, 2021 - 06:02

How might we respond, as Buddhists, to the emerging environmental crises facing the planet? Starting from where his earlier talk, “Saying Goodbye to the Earth,” leaves off, Gunopeta explores the implications of what happens when we open our hearts to our deep emotional response to these crises.

With the aid of guided meditation, poetry, ritual, and our felt connection to nature and the holiness of place, we can learn to “touch the Earth...

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Introducing Buddhist Action Month 2021 - Network of Buddhist Organisations

Mon, 8 Feb, 2021 - 10:57

Lion’s Roar: Speaking up in a Troubled World - Buddhist Action Month 2021

Kaspa Thompson from the Network of Buddhist Organisations is setting up Buddhist Action Month 2021 and writes:

There are many troubles in the world. Much of the world lives in poverty. There is violence against individuals and groups of people. The climate crisis continues to unfold causing extreme weather events. We are destroying habitats. We are in the midst of a global...

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Touching Earth: Buddhist Approaches for Care of Nature

From Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 17:19

Touching Earth: Buddhist Approaches for Care of Nature

From Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 17:19

This online retreat offers an in-depth opportunity to cultivate a Dharmic view of the linked environmental crises currently facing all living beings – in the air, in the sea and on the earth.

•We will explore relevant Buddhist teachings and their implications for our lives today.

•We will meditate and reflect together on our actions and our options, creating a safe space for turning towards the reality of the situation and the emotions that arise.

•We will approach the topic through the arts, with music and...

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Touching Earth: Buddhist Approaches for Care of Nature

From East Coast US Climate Action on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 17:17

Touching Earth: Buddhist Approaches for Care of Nature

From East Coast US Climate Action on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 17:17

This online retreat offers an in-depth opportunity to cultivate a Dharmic view of the linked environmental crises currently facing all living beings – in the air, in the sea and on the earth.

•We will explore relevant Buddhist teachings and their implications for our lives today.

•We will meditate and reflect together on our actions and our options, creating a safe space for turning towards the reality of the situation and the emotions that arise.

•We will approach the topic through the arts, with music and...

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gunaketu

Fundraising for å book on sustainability and mindfulness from a buddhist perspective

Wed, 4 Nov, 2020 - 12:40

Fundraising for å book on sustainability and mindfulness from a buddhist perspective

Wed, 4 Nov, 2020 - 12:40

I am Gunaketu and I am inspired to do more to help build “a new society” - based on truthfulness and sustainability - so very much in demand these days!

After helping build the Manchester Buddhist Centre I started the Oslo Buddhistsenter in 2000 which is now a thriving little centre with 9 men and women preparing for ordination.

To help promote social and ecological sustainability I want to write a doctorial thesis and a book. It will combine six articles already published and compare...

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Buddhism and Social Justice

From London Buddhist Centre on Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 16:05

Buddhism and Social Justice

From London Buddhist Centre on Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 16:05

Wednesday 14th October, 7pm-8.30pm UK time

Can Buddhism change society? We’ll spend the evening exploring that question, hearing from four ordained Buddhists on what they understand social justice to mean.

In a symposium of short talks, speakers will draw on the social and political revolution of the Indian Dalit Buddhist movement and why it is so relevant to us, here in the West. We’d love for you to join in the conversation.

The...

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Courageous Conversations About Race: Conversation 3 With a Panel of Order Members of Mixed Culture and Race

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Thu, 17 Sep, 2020 - 12:01

Courageous Conversations About Race: Conversation 3 With a Panel of Order Members of Mixed Culture and Race

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Thu, 17 Sep, 2020 - 12:01

Courageous Conversations About Race: A series curated by Vimalasara

In association with the International Triratna BIPOC/BAME Teaching Kula. Sponsored by The Dharma Toolkit from The Buddhist Centre Online

Watch the first two conversations with BIPOC/BAME and white Order members

Saturday 26th September:
11:00-13:00 PST |13:00-15:00 México | 14:00-16:00 EST | 19:00-21:00 UK + Ireland | 23:30-01:30 India | Australia EST 04.00-06.00 (Sunday 6th) | New Zealand 06.00-08.00

Moderator: Vimalasara

Panelists: Amaradipa, Amitamati, Bodhilila, Candramalin, Dayavasini, Dhivajri, Lokamitra,...

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Courageous Conversations About Race: Conversation 2

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 10:53

Courageous Conversations About Race: Conversation 2

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 10:53

Courageous Conversations About Race: A series curated by Vimalasara

In association with the International Triratna BIPOC/BAME Teaching Kula. Sponsored by The Dharma Toolkit from The Buddhist Centre Online

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ICin5 No.5 - Day Three, Social Engagement and Harmony

From Triratna International Council on Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 - 22:09

ICin5 No.5 - Day Three, Social Engagement and Harmony

From Triratna International Council on Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 - 22:09

We’re in Australia and New Zealand for Day 3 of the International Council online! And today we hear about conversations around social engagement as Buddhists: the passion and the potential pitfalls, especially when we prize harmony as a deep value in community.

- Revisiting some working principles from last year from which to engage with issues: 
exemplification, renunciation, awareness, right effort, the precepts, right livelihood, spiritual friendship, ethical speech, conditionality, karma, active compassion.
- Discussing ways we can cultivate non-polarisation in...