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Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Screening 'Planetary' at the LBC

By Singhamanas on Wed, 10 Jun, 2015 - 10:23

Screening 'Planetary' at the LBC

By Singhamanas on Wed, 10 Jun, 2015 - 10:23

This is a time when humanity has to grow up, cease its endless conflicts and set aside its foolish indulgences to deal with a changing world, to deal with the new world, to deal with a world their ancestors rarely ever had to content with, to face a new and arising set of circumstances that will challenge the intention, the integrity and the will to live.

I went to watch ‘Planetary’ at the LBC on Saturday night. It was made by...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

The Buddha on Wall Street - Book Launch

By Singhamanas on Mon, 8 Jun, 2015 - 11:19

The Buddha on Wall Street - Book Launch

By Singhamanas on Mon, 8 Jun, 2015 - 11:19

Vaddhaka joined us last week to kick off Buddhist Action Month for us by launching his new book in duscussion with Manjusiha. The conversation was wide ranging and relavent, covering the problems of political views both left & right, Slavoj Žižek’s criticisms of Western Buddhism and Ayan Rand’s influence on neoliberalism. And, most importantly, what we can and are doing to improve things!

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Matthieu Ricard on vegetarianism and veganism

By Munisha on Wed, 13 May, 2015 - 12:10

Matthieu Ricard on vegetarianism and veganism

By Munisha on Wed, 13 May, 2015 - 12:10

French Buddhist monk, Matthieu Ricard, talks about vegetarianism and veganism as Buddhist practices. (He was closely associated with Sangharakshita’s teacher, the late Dilgo Khyentse Rimpoche.)

Video: 6.5 minutes