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Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Awakening money by giving more

By Munisha on Mon, 22 Jun, 2015 - 23:58

Awakening money by giving more

By Munisha on Mon, 22 Jun, 2015 - 23:58

More ideas from Amalavajra, Triratna’s European fundraiser, for reviewing your relationship with money.

“The second Buddhist precept is ‘With open-handed generosity I purify my body.’

  • Recognise the abundance you enjoy by writing down at the end of each day five things you have been given. (Even a bus ride counts!)
  • ‘Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.’ (Howard Thurman) Take seriously that dreamwork (for
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Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Spend less; live more simply

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 23:47

Spend less; live more simply

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 23:47

Amalavajra, Triratna’s European fundraiser writes with further ideas for looking at your relationship to money.

“The third Buddhist precept is ‘with stillness, simplicity and contentment I purify my body.’ So:

  • Meditate every day for the rest of June to gain the stillness and clarity to know what matters to you. Committing to a regular slot, eg 20 minutes first thing each morning, helps to actually do this. Try this led meditation.
  • Sit comfortably and do nothing more than watch the birds or clouds, or drink a
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Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

More about awakening your money

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 16:36

More about awakening your money

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 16:36

We haven’t said very much so far about Triratna’s second theme for Buddhist Action Month: Awakening your money sense.  Amalavajra, Triratna’s European fundraiser writes with some ideas for getting real about your money, including a short questionnaire.

“Why not use Buddhist Action Month to finally get real about money - both objectively (how much you really have and need), and subjectively (your underlying attitudes and beliefs about money)?

You may find, as many people do, that your relationship to money mirrors your...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Awakening money: this week's European tour

By Munisha on Sun, 7 Jun, 2015 - 17:19

Awakening money: this week's European tour

By Munisha on Sun, 7 Jun, 2015 - 17:19

Amalavajra is a former bond dealer in the City of London, now working for Triratna and touring European Triratna Centres for Buddhist Action Month, speaking in relation to BAM’s second theme of money awareness. (Dates below.)

He has fundraised for Triratna projects, especially Karuna, since 1999 and now lives at Adhisthana. As the fundraiser on the Development Team employed by Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly, his aim is to help create a culture of greater confidence, abundance and generosity in relation to money.

He writes: “To...

Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

London Buddhist Centre's BAM plans

By Munisha on Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:41

London Buddhist Centre's BAM plans

By Munisha on Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:41Su Yen writes from the London Buddhist Centre about their plans for BAM next month.

“Atula, Srivati, Amalavajra and others will be giving talks on Fridays in June, talking about beneficial activity in the local community and the world. We will also be showing films most Saturday nights. There may also be other activities, like helping in local food gardens and so on.”

Download the LBC’s summer calendar pdf....

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