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London Buddhist Centre at London Climate March

Tue, 8 Dec, 2015 - 14:28

London Buddhist Centre at London Climate March

Tue, 8 Dec, 2015 - 14:28

Steph Delaney writes from London: “Central London, Sunday 29 November 2015. On the eve of the 2015 International Climate Conference in Paris, 50,000 people, including members of the Triratna Buddhist Community, marched across London, demanding that global leaders take urgent action to tackle climate change. This was the largest of about 2,500 demonstrations taking place around the world ahead of the critical UN summit.

People from Triratna’s London, Cambridge, Oxford, Surrey, Kent and Birmingham sanghas met in Hyde Park, and joined a group meditation...

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Bronze facts - Ethical perspectives on mining and the use of copper, bronze and brass

Sat, 17 Oct, 2015 - 14:29

Here’s a fact sheet with some infomration on the use of copper  - which aprat from being used in all kinds of gadgets and technology, for examples in cars & computers, it  is often used in Buddhist ritual objects, such as rupas and singing bowls. This gives it immediately an added ethcial dimension - it seems difficult to wish to purchase a beautiful object designed to raise our level of consciousness and support our dharma practice, if it seems it potentially involves...

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What can Buddhism offer to the climate change crisis?

Sun, 4 Oct, 2015 - 20:23

What can Buddhism offer to the climate change crisis?

Sun, 4 Oct, 2015 - 20:23

I would be interested to hear responses to this question. What do you see that dharma practicioners can uiquely contribute to the issues of climate change, if anything? 

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Suggestions and ideas for Buddhist Action Month 2016

Sun, 4 Oct, 2015 - 20:27

Suggestions and ideas for Buddhist Action Month 2016

Sun, 4 Oct, 2015 - 20:27

Buddhist Action Month 2015 was the best yet with around 25 Triratna centres and groups actively participating duirn ght emonth of June and engaging in a wide variety of ‘actions’, from litter picking to examining how we use our money to showing films on climage change issues followed by discussions, and a  whiole lot more. 

It is not too early to look ahead to 2016 and the next Buddhsit Action Month: what are your suggestions or thoughts on what we may wish to...

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The Secret of Effective Collaboration from the Ecodharma Centre/Guyhapati

Sun, 4 Oct, 2015 - 20:39

The Secret of Effective Collaboration from the Ecodharma Centre/Guyhapati

Sun, 4 Oct, 2015 - 20:39

I am reposting an interesting excerpt which Christine from the Sheffield Buddhist Centre posted earlier today - Guyhapati from the Ecodharma Centre speaking: 

The work I have been doing in recent years around sustainable activism and burnout has brought me into close contact with hundreds of activists across Europe. For many right now it’s easy to feel despondent, seeing ahead of them a long uphill struggle, amidst a political climate where their values of ecological and social justice are so marginalized. But often...

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Nepal earthquake appeal news

Tue, 28 Apr, 2015 - 11:38

Nepal earthquake appeal news

Tue, 28 Apr, 2015 - 11:38

Over on Triratna News you’ll find reports of Triratna fundraising for relief work in Nepal following the earthquakes last weekend, to be carried out by Green Tara Trust.

Earthquake appeal by Green Tara Trust
Earthquake appeal update

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Nepal earthquake: compassion in action

Sat, 2 May, 2015 - 17:45

Nepal earthquake: compassion in action

Sat, 2 May, 2015 - 17:45

See Triratna News for an update on the hugely successful fundraising for Green Tara Trust’s work in Nepal.

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Amazing earthquake fundraising

Tue, 5 May, 2015 - 10:55

Amazing earthquake fundraising

Tue, 5 May, 2015 - 10:55

Triratna News reports on Green Tara Trust’s hugely successful fundraising for earthquake relief in Nepal.

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Why 'Compassion In Action'?

Mon, 6 Apr, 2015 - 17:31

Why 'Compassion In Action'?

Mon, 6 Apr, 2015 - 17:31

Compassion In Action is our new community space for the ongoing sharing that started life as ‘Beyond BAM’ (‘Beyond Buddhist Action Month’)!

Essentially, this space is about metta: the quality of unconditional loving-kindness, a key value in our Triratna community as it is in all Buddhist traditions. The Triratna Buddhist Community aims to be a force for the good in the world, and all we do is dedicated to benefiting...