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Return to Nature on the Inside (The Dharma Toolkit Daily, Episode 18)

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 5 Jun, 2020 - 15:14

Return to Nature on the Inside (The Dharma Toolkit Daily, Episode 18)

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 5 Jun, 2020 - 15:14

“The only way we can face the suffering in the world is to be involved in ending it.”

Back in April, The Buddhist Centre Online commissioned a series of podcasts called ‘Hair On Fire: Using the Threefold Way of Ethics, Meditation, and Wisdom to Turn Toward Climate Change’, released to mark Earth week.

To introduce that series we had a great conversation with Sara Khorasani and Akuppa, voyaging through time and the underworld of our own life,...

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BAM! Free eBook this week is Saving the Earth

By dhammamegha on Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 - 12:48

BAM! Free eBook this week is Saving the Earth

By dhammamegha on Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 - 12:48

This week in Free the Dharma we’re offering a gem of a title in conjunction with Buddhist Action Month. The theme for BAM activities this year is ‘For the Earth’. Akuppa’s Saving the Earth: A Buddhist View will be available for free until 14 June. You can download it here.

We published this book 11 years ago, and now we know much more about biodiversity loss, extreme weather, and climate change. At the heart of this book is a timeless dialogue between Buddhist and...

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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: 21st Century Bodhisattva

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 4 May, 2019 - 14:00

In the FBA Podcast this week 21st Century Bodhisattva Saravantu explores the role of active engagement in the world’s problems, and the various pitfalls along the way, into which activists can so easily fall.

This talk launches a series of talks entitled “The 21st Century Bodhisattva”, inspired by Akuppa’s module in the Dharma Training Course.

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Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Be a Shambhala warrior

By Munisha on Mon, 20 Apr, 2015 - 13:25

“Firmly establish your intention to live your life for the healing of the world. Be conscious of it, honour it, nurture it every day…”

These are the opening words of the inspiring text attached below, written by Triratna Order member Akuppa in 2005.

“…Do not set your heart on particular results. Enjoy positive action for its own sake and rest confident that it will bear fruit.”

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Newcastle Buddhist Centre
Newcastle Buddhist Centre

Buddhism and Ecology, by Akuppa

By Sraddhamani on Tue, 31 Jul, 2012 - 15:53
This is a fascinating, challenging and, in the end, realistically affirming look at Buddhist practice in the face of global climate crisis. What can we do? How can we change the ways we think and respond to the seemingly insurmountable problems the planet faces? Akuppa’s thoughtful introduction to the worlds of scientific and deep ecology asks us the hard questions and offers some hope for possible answers. Drawing on the work of Joanna Macy, amongst others, he traces positive lessons...