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A Buddhist contribution to the European refugee crisis

By Munisha on Thu, 10 Sep, 2015 - 16:21

A Buddhist contribution to the European refugee crisis

By Munisha on Thu, 10 Sep, 2015 - 16:21

As the refugee crisis continues in Europe, many people have been moved to action this week.

In Sweden, members of the Triratna Buddhist Order joined a Stockholm demonstration in support of refugees arriving in Sweden. In Manchester and London, UK, Order members Amitasuri and Ambaravajri collected clothing, which they drove to the refugee camp at Calais, northern France, in Amitasuri’s van.

Amitasuri says: “ We made it easy to give. People flexed their compassion muscles.

I put out a message on my Facebook page for people...

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NewsByte 3, part 6

By Munisha on Thu, 18 Jun, 2015 - 13:40

NewsByte 3, part 6

By Munisha on Thu, 18 Jun, 2015 - 13:40

The 6th and final part of Clear Vision’s third NewsByte, rounding up news from around Triratna, in which we see Amitasuri at work as a Buddhist hospital chaplain in Manchester (8.5 minutes).

Watch the full 6-story NewsByte compilation (55 minutes).

NewsByte is commissioned by Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly. Clear Vision is Triratna’s video project in Manchester UK, making Triratna video old and new available at VideoSangha.

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UK Buddhist chaplaincy training course starts soon

By Munisha on Wed, 1 Apr, 2015 - 12:58

Kalyana Mitra: The Buddhist Chaplaincy Support Group is a UK Buddhist initiative offering training in chaplaincy work for Buddhists of all traditions. Their next training course starts on 12th April and runs for seven Sundays until 1st November, in London and Birmingham. See below for information.

They write: “The aim of these training groups is to explore and share experiences that help develop skills, competencies and capabilities in offering and providing spiritual and religious support to others in a wide...

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UK Buddhist projects win awards for service to society

By Munisha on Sat, 29 Nov, 2014 - 00:57

UK Buddhist projects win awards for service to society

By Munisha on Sat, 29 Nov, 2014 - 00:57Congratulations to the Manchester Buddhist Centre’s Engaged Buddhist Kula, awarded a Together in Service Award on 19th November for service to society, along with the UK’s Buddhist Healthcare Chaplaincy Group (BCHG).

Watch a video (4.5 mins) about the Engaged Buddhist Kula, part of Clear Vision’s recent video news round up, NewsByte 2.

Over the last two years, amongst other things – some as part of ...