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Éthique bouddhique et environnement

By Romain Rose on Wed, 19 Jun, 2019 - 16:18

A l’occasion du mois d’action bouddhiste, Ujumani a donné une conférence sur le thème « Éthique bouddhique et environnement ». Ujumani explore les liens entre enseignement bouddhiste, préceptes et respect de l’environnement … ainsi que les pistes pour mieux vivre cette interdépendance.

Merci Ujumani pour cette belle conférence !

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

BAM at Vancouver Buddhist Centre

By Christine on Fri, 31 May, 2019 - 06:42

BAM at Vancouver Buddhist Centre

By Christine on Fri, 31 May, 2019 - 06:42

The small sangha in Vancouver, BC is joining BAM for the first time this year. In addition to the weekly sangha night program and BAM precepts, we are running a day retreat and a solstice camping weekend retreat. We will join the “No Trans Mountain Pipeline” rally on June 9th, perhaps doing some meditation if appropriate.

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

BAM in Winter

By kerynw on Wed, 27 Jun, 2018 - 09:23

BAM in Winter

By kerynw on Wed, 27 Jun, 2018 - 09:23

Adelaide Sangha has been focusing on themes emphasised by George Monbiot in ‘Out of the wreckage’, such as knowing your values. We have shared actions that most of us already practice that take account of the wellbeing of other beings. For example, we looked at minimising plastic packaging, going 100% vegan, providing resources for refugee families and rewilding (or revegetating/replanting) land that has been given over to grazing. Returning native flora enables vulnerable fauna to be maintained or re-introduced and this...

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Buddhist Action

Telling Buddhist Stories to Underprivileged Mexican children

By Nagapriya on Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 - 21:41

Telling Buddhist Stories to Underprivileged Mexican children

By Nagapriya on Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 - 21:41

Here you can see a video, made by Diana Platas, of two mitras from Cuernavaca, Olga Cuellar and Blanca García, who have begun a project in which they visit an after school club for underprivileged Mexican children and tell them stories as well as introduce some meditation. The project has been running for several months now.

Sorry but so far we don´t have subtitles for the video.

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Street Meditation in Oxford, UK

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 28 Jun, 2017 - 11:21

Street Meditation in Oxford, UK

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 28 Jun, 2017 - 11:21

This week as part of BAM! our drop-in meditation took place at the foot of Carfax Tower in the heart of central Oxford. Though the weather was inclement, even by English summer standards, our spirits were not dampened (unlike our meditation gear…!) and there was quite a lot of interest - and photography - from the local population. Personally, I found it exhilarating to be...