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Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Buddhist Action Month is over ... long live Buddhist Action!

By mokshini on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 09:16

Buddhist Action Month is over ... long live Buddhist Action!

By mokshini on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 09:16

Today is 1 July and I guess that means the end of Buddhist Action Month. I have been enormously inspired and delighted to read and hear of all the many actions and events that have been taking place in Triratna Groups and Centres around the world - sadhu to us all! 

Over the past month, many of us have been engaged in actions and sangha gatherings around the theme of ‘Buddhist Action’. It has been an opportunity to reflect on our interrelationship...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Buddhist Action Month's not over yet! 10 minute actions

By mokshini on Mon, 27 Jun, 2016 - 08:00

Buddhist Action Month's not over yet! 10 minute actions

By mokshini on Mon, 27 Jun, 2016 - 08:00

Apart from the fact that we can continue with our skilful actions engagements and all through the year, should you feel that you’d like to end the month doing something  to have a positive effect on the world and reach out to yourSangha as well as your local community - here are some ideas for 10 minutes actions which you can still do - even today! 

  • a daily dose of FMI’s: five minute interventions {not sure what they are? Look it up here,
  • ...
Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Exeter & Devon sangha beach clean

By mokshini on Sat, 25 Jun, 2016 - 21:55

Exeter & Devon sangha beach clean

By mokshini on Sat, 25 Jun, 2016 - 21:55

This post could be entitled ‘How to do something positive for the world and have a really good day at the same time’: the Exeter & Devon Triratna sangha met with members of other local Buddhist groups - Western Chan fellowship, Gaia House group and Diamond Way - at Dawlish Warren, a little seaside resort south of Exeter, and followed Neil, our beachcare officer, along the beach, away from the shops selling flip flops and ice cream.  

10 minutes on the...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

More from BAM in Istanbul!

By mokshini on Mon, 13 Jun, 2016 - 06:58

More from BAM in Istanbul!

By mokshini on Mon, 13 Jun, 2016 - 06:58

Vajracaksu, the Order Member living in Istanbul, where he runs classes, writes to update what they have been doing for BAM, in addition to their six week course based on Akuppa’s book  - 

‘On Saturday 11th June for BAM we had a vegan meal, meditation & film evening watching ‘The Little Buddha’, with all the money from the evening going to a foundation here in Turkey to get trees planted on the West coast of Turkey. With the money...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Buddhistischer Aktions Monat auch in Essen DE

By mokshini on Sun, 12 Jun, 2016 - 14:38

Buddhistischer Aktions Monat auch in Essen DE

By mokshini on Sun, 12 Jun, 2016 - 14:38

Buddhist Action Month is also happening in Essen, Germany. They’ve got a range of actions, ranging from cycling, themes at Sangha Nights the rationale of BAM, Compassion and Deep Ecology; the ethics of re-cycling; looking at our true values and priorities  and ending with a shared vegan brunch feast! 

BAM – Buddhistischer Aktions-Monat

Folgende Veranstaltungen zum Buddhistischen Aktions-Monat sind geplant:

21.5.-10.6. Wir machen mit einem eigenen Team mit beim „Stadtradeln“ („Buddhisten in Essen“). Einstieg auch verspätet möglich, mehr Infos: www.buddhistisches-zentrum-essen.de/community/engagierter-buddhismus/akt…

31.Mai       Dharma-Abend: Auftakt zu BAM:...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

peace meditation on the cathedral green in Exeter UK

By mokshini on Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 - 13:31

peace meditation on the cathedral green in Exeter UK

By mokshini on Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 - 13:31

What a beautiful way to start last weekend and Buddhist Action Month - a peace circle on Cathedral Green with lovely people! And a striking image for passers- by too. It was so positive we want to do it again in July …. 

Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Buddhist Action Month begins!

By Shrijnana on Tue, 7 Jun, 2016 - 20:14

Buddhist Action Month begins!

By Shrijnana on Tue, 7 Jun, 2016 - 20:14

BAM begins with a triple header at Friends Night tonight.

Vegan pot luck and recipe share at 5:30

BAM opening dedication, 7 PM

Talk by visiting Dharmacharini Yashobodhi on Becoming a Bodhisattva

Hope to see you there!

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

BAM at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre - film evening

By Tejopala on Fri, 3 Jun, 2016 - 10:30

BAM at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre - film evening

By Tejopala on Fri, 3 Jun, 2016 - 10:30

The Melbourne Buddhist Centre will be participating in BAM this year for the first time.

On June 1 there will be a viewing of the film ‘This Changes Everything’ by Naomi Klein.

Throughout the month members of the Sangha will be making pledges of their own choice to do things to reduce their carbon emissions. These pledges will be put on the wall of the Centre on a beautiful poster designed by Dhiracharita....

Triratna News
Triratna News

21st-Century Bodhisattvas: Buddhist Action Month 2016 begins!

By Munisha on Wed, 1 Jun, 2016 - 12:04

21st-Century Bodhisattvas: Buddhist Action Month 2016 begins!

By Munisha on Wed, 1 Jun, 2016 - 12:04

It’s the first day of June, which means it’s Buddhist Action Month 2016!

BAM is an annual festival of Buddhist-inspired socially benficial activity. Under the ’21st-Century Bodhisattva’ theme, over the last few weeks, Triratna sanghas in Istanbul, Dublin, Australia, Essen (Germany), New Zealand and New Hampshire (USA), as well as all over Britain, have been posting news of their plans on the dedicated BAM space here on The Buddhist Centre Online. Have a look!

Planned events relate to topics including peace activism, environmental sustainability, capitalism, compassion and...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

'Proceeding as though you are necessary'

By cremigio on Fri, 27 May, 2016 - 05:00

'Proceeding as though you are necessary'

By cremigio on Fri, 27 May, 2016 - 05:00

Launch of BAM 2016 at Cardiff Buddhist Centre - led by Bec

More info:  http://www.cardiffbuddhistcentre.com

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