You may decide June is a good month to learn more about economics, neoliberalism, environmental issues, or ways to get engaged - here is a list of books to get you started! If there is something you want to add to this list, just add it in the comments box below!
Raworth, K. 2018. ‘Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist’. Cornerstone.
Monbiot, G. 2017. ‘Out of the Wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis’. Verso.
What does it mean to live ‘a simple life’ in the 21st century?
Do we even discuss this frequently, or at all, with our Buddhist friends? As we come to the end of Buddhist Action Month, but hopefully only to the beginning of further engagement with the issues raised over the month, this might be an interesting and fruitful question to discuss. How much do we make conscious the fact that we have all grown up and been conditioned by the ethos...
By vajratara on Sun, 21 Sep, 2014 - 16:25Friday 26 - Tuesday 30 June 2015
Vaddhaka and Vajratara will be running this retreat next year at Adhisthana. It is a really good opportunity to get to grips with the teaching of Dr Ambedkar and his relevance to the modern world and why supporting the Indian Ordination process is of relevance not just to Indian Buddhism, but to world Buddhism and modern global society! The Indian Order have something unique to offer the world.
By Dhammadassin21@... on Sun, 11 May, 2014 - 23:51Vaddhaka is one of our keynote speakers on the 2014 Triratna International Retreat, which is on the theme of compassion and altruism in the world. He’s thought for many years about the relationship between capitalism as an economic system with both positive and negative aspects, and Buddhist practice. He’ll be looking at a vision for society founded in ethics and compassion, a vision that takes us beyond capitalism…