We did some silent sittings in the city of Ghent to express the value of more stilness and silence in daily life. Several people were sympathetic, several others were not interested, we got one or two a bit more harsh reactions and two people joined us in silent sitting….We will probably do more silent sittings in autumn. It is quite challenging to meditate in the open, just sitting, very vulnerable and at the same time rather vigorous. It tastes like more…....
This film is available on BBC iplayer at the moment, but you can also watch it on youtube.
’Carnage’ is a a poignant and satirical look back from an imagined future in 2067 when the whole country is Vegan at the justifications and rationalisations often used in support of many people’s dinner …… it makes some good points.
Do something radical this BAM and come and join our next 6 week’s women’s Karuna appeal which begins on June 10th in London.
By becoming a Karuna fundraiser you can directly changes the lives of thousands of dalit and tribal people who face discrimination, inequality and oppression in India and Nepal.
Karuna is one of Triratna’s flagship team based right livelihoods and has been initiating social work and Dharma projects amongst some of the Worlds poorest and most disadvantaged communities since 1980. Most of £1.5...
This video describes how permaculture can be a holistic and productive source of food production whilst also respecting and nourishing the environment and the beings we share our world with. Here is some background:
Le Bec-Hellouin, France
International business lawyer Perrine Hervé-Gruyer was eyeing a career and a life change. She had bounced around the world, with stints in Tokyo and Hong Kong. She wanted self-sufficiency for her family, and so did her gardening-obsessed husband. Someone else might have bought a country home; Hervé-Gruyer...
This video describes how ‘incredible edibles’ was set up and the transformational effect it had on the community in Todmorden. Pam Warhurst is an ordinary human being, like all of us, and she and her friends did something amazing, which is now being replicated in over a 1000 other projects around the world.