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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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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 ...