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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...

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NLBC Buddhist Action Day

By Lottie on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 14:35

NLBC Buddhist Action Day

By Lottie on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 14:35

On Saturday we had our Buddhist Action Day at the North London Buddhist Centre. 

We had a full program including meditation, vegan lunch, guerrilla gardening, a short film from Joanna Macy and a ritual to end. Our day started off busy as we had combined our meditation with our Saturday morning meditation class. Santva led us in a double sit where we did the mindfulness of breathing and the metta...

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Buddhist Action

Buddhist Action Day at North London.

By Lottie on Thu, 15 Jun, 2017 - 10:44

Buddhist Action Day at North London.

By Lottie on Thu, 15 Jun, 2017 - 10:44

On Saturday 24th June we’ll be having a whole day of Buddhist Action! With meditation, guerrilla gardening, a vegan lunch and more. 

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Buddhist Action

BAM at NLBC has begun!

By Lottie on Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 - 12:49

BAM at NLBC has begun!

By Lottie on Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 - 12:49

We kicked off Buddhist Action Month at the North London Buddhist centre with our opening ceremony last week. The Sangha signed up their pledges and committed to making a difference this June. People signed up to give blood, reduce plastics, go vegan, detox from social media and many more. 

Tara has been moving around the centre, joining in all Shrine Room activities before returning to our reception...

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Buddhist Action

BAM 2017 at North London Buddhist Centre

By Lottie on Thu, 18 May, 2017 - 12:48

BAM 2017 at North London Buddhist Centre

By Lottie on Thu, 18 May, 2017 - 12:48

We are getting ready for BAM 2017 at the North London Buddhist Centre!

We will be starting the month with an opening ceremony where we will launch our pledge tree. Making individual commitments to take our practice off the cushion and into action. All our Sangha nights in June will be BAM themed, guests include Vajraghanta on Compassionate...

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Buddhist Action

Special Action for 2017 - #7 Bodhisattva Training in the City: It's Time for Social Action

By nisha mothilal on Fri, 21 Apr, 2017 - 18:10

Special Action for 2017 - #7 Bodhisattva Training in the City: It's Time for Social Action

By nisha mothilal on Fri, 21 Apr, 2017 - 18:10

BAM! JOIN THE KARUNA REVOLUTION

During the month of BAM, we will be calling our existing Karuna supporters from the Karuna office to engage and inspire them further.

We need a team of 6 volunteers for 6 weeks who are willing...