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Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Buddhist Action in India

By mokshini on Sun, 26 Jun, 2016 - 21:54

Buddhist Action in India

By mokshini on Sun, 26 Jun, 2016 - 21:54

Karunaprabha is a Triratna order member living in Pune, India. Here she talks about her life, about Dr Ambedkar, and about her work with the Green Tara Foundation which helps young girls and women in ten slum districts in Pune. She loves her work her, and says she has benefitted so much from contact with the Dharma in her life she really wants to give back - as she says, “we have compassion - but we must express it somewhere!” 

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Last but not least! How to become trainee bodhisattva, by Khemasuri

By mokshini on Sat, 25 Jun, 2016 - 20:39

Last but not least! How to become trainee bodhisattva, by Khemasuri

By mokshini on Sat, 25 Jun, 2016 - 20:39

For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…

Here’s Khemasuri, who suggests to the extent we practise the dharma we are all trainee bodhisattvas, and as part of that we’ll ’remember that all our actions have consequences and that we can always be agents for positive change”. In her talk she explores how we can be be positive agents for changing the world - she has some good quotes from Sangharakshita too,...

Abhayaratna Trust
Abhayaratna Trust

Chanting Challenge, Wills Cafe, and get involved!

By The Abhayaratna... on Fri, 24 Jun, 2016 - 11:00

Chanting Challenge, Wills Cafe, and get involved!

By The Abhayaratna... on Fri, 24 Jun, 2016 - 11:00

I have recently come on board at the Abhayaratna Trust in the role of Supporter Care and Publicity, working alongside Taradakini in a small but lively team of two based in Scotland. I feel grateful to have this opportunity - a job that allows me to give something back to the Triratna community, and to the Order that sustains the Dharma and Sangha on which I thrive.

Taradakini and I have been having a lot of fun over the past two weeks...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Vidyamala: On Building Bridges To Buddhism In The World

By mokshini on Tue, 21 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

Vidyamala: On Building Bridges To Buddhism In The World

By mokshini on Tue, 21 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…

Vidyamala is the inspirational founder of the Breathworks movement, introducing deep mindfulness practice for those suffering from chronic pain and stress. Here she explores how innovative approaches can revitalise the Dharma as traditional Buddhism finds its place in a world that desperately needs its message of wisdom and compassion.

More at thebuddhistcentre.com/bam - get involved!

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Dayasara: On Buddhist Care Projects

By mokshini on Mon, 20 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

Dayasara: On Buddhist Care Projects

By mokshini on Mon, 20 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…

Dayasara’s talk at his local Buddhist Centre evokes the case of a friend in need of the support of his community. It’s a great way to introduce the idea of more formal Buddhist care projects as part of the fabric of our idea of Buddhist sangha - and an active, practical, everyday way to practise the Bodhisattva Path.

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Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Amalaketu: 10 Steps To Sustainability

By mokshini on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

Amalaketu: 10 Steps To Sustainability

By mokshini on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…

Amalaketu is spearheading a great drive to see all Triratna Buddhist Centres in the UK become sustainable spaces. Here’s his easy-to-implement 10-step guide to making it happen… What are you waiting for? :)

Download your pack at thebuddhistcentre.com/sustainable

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Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Yogaratna: Breaking The Silence, Changing The Story

By mokshini on Fri, 17 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

Yogaratna: Breaking The Silence, Changing The Story

By mokshini on Fri, 17 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…

Yogaratna’s “video diary” for BAM 2016 is a no-holds-barred and urgent call-to-action around climate change - what can we do and how can we, as Buddhists, inform ourselves about the issue.

More at thebuddhistcentre.com/bam - get involved!

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhist Action Month in full swing

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 - 14:15

Buddhist Action Month in full swing

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 - 14:15

We’re halfway through Buddhist Action Month, a pan-Buddhist festival of social action which has spread from Britain to many countries.

With their own particular BAM theme of ‘21st century Bodhisattvas’, Triratna sanghas are hard at work (and play) in Turkey, Ireland, Australia, Germany, New Zealand and the USA, as well as Britain. 

Over on The Buddhist Centre Online’s special BAM page you can follow their activities – and view the short video talks we’re posting to keep everyone inspired, from...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Mokshini: On the Bodhisattva Heart Of Intention

By mokshini on Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

Mokshini: On the Bodhisattva Heart Of Intention

By mokshini on Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…

Here’s my own “video diary” on the great heart of intention that informs every act and can open up a beautiful space for us and the world if we only pay attention in everyday life…

More at thebuddhistcentre.com/bam - get involved!

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Guhyapati: On Inner And Outer Transformation

By mokshini on Wed, 15 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

Guhyapati: On Inner And Outer Transformation

By mokshini on Wed, 15 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…

Guhyapati has been spearheading a pioneering Eco-Dharma community in the Pyrenees for many years, and wants to see some of the principles of that movement brought to bear in our own lives of practice, giving rise to new projects that will re-shape the personal, economic, political and ecological landscape of the 21st Century.

More at thebuddhistcentre.com/bam - get involved!

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