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Last chance to apply for our BAM women's Karuna appeal!

By Sanghamani on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 16:33

Last chance to apply for our BAM women's Karuna appeal!

By Sanghamani on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 16:33

Do something radical this BAM and come and join our next 6 week’s women’s Karuna appeal which begins on June 10th in London.

By becoming a Karuna fundraiser you can directly changes the lives of thousands of dalit and tribal people who face discrimination, inequality and oppression in India and Nepal.

Karuna is one of Triratna’s flagship team based right livelihoods and has been initiating social work and Dharma projects amongst some of the Worlds poorest and most disadvantaged communities since 1980. Most of £1.5...

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Triratna News

Join the Karuna fundraiser revolution during Buddhist Action Month!

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Apr, 2017 - 23:56

Join the Karuna fundraiser revolution during Buddhist Action Month!

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Apr, 2017 - 23:56

It’s your call to change self and world! June is Buddhist Action Month (BAM) and Triratna’s Karuna Trust is celebrating with a BAM telephone campaign, 5th June - 14th July. They’re looking for a team of 6 volunteers for 6 weeks who are willing to act to create social change. 
The closing date for application is 22nd May.

Karuna’s Nisha Mothilal writes: “Based in the Karuna office in North London, you’ll be calling our existing Karuna supporters to engage and inspire them further....

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Ratnaprabha on veganism and metta

By mokshini on Mon, 20 Mar, 2017 - 07:57

Ratnaprabha on veganism and metta

By mokshini on Mon, 20 Mar, 2017 - 07:57

And here is another share on the topic of veganism, in case you missed it on ‘Community Highlights’-

Vegan Fashion Venture recently interviewed Ratnaprabha (West London Buddhist Centre) about the relationship between Buddhism, meditation and veganism.

See the full post and media at https://thebuddhistcentre.com/highlights/buddhist-insights-veganism-ratnaprabha-french-and-english

Here is a little extract:

“When I think about Buddhism and veganism, it makes me think first of all about just how crucial from a Buddhist point of view it is to practise non-harming of living beings. It is something that...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Matthieu Ricard on Being Vegan

By mokshini on Mon, 20 Mar, 2017 - 07:50

Matthieu Ricard on Being Vegan

By mokshini on Mon, 20 Mar, 2017 - 07:50

To start getting in the mood for BAM 2017, I’m reposting a post from Vegan Buddhists and Friends - a simple message, communicated well

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes (Incredible Edibles)

By Amaladipa on Mon, 20 Mar, 2017 - 05:42

Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes (Incredible Edibles)

By Amaladipa on Mon, 20 Mar, 2017 - 05:42

This video describes how ‘incredible edibles’ was set up and the transformational effect it had on the community in Todmorden. Pam Warhurst is an ordinary human being, like all of us, and she and her friends did something amazing, which is now being replicated in over a 1000 other projects around the world.

Take a look at

http://incredibleediblenetwork.org.uk/

For BAM 2017 I think the idea that each Buddhist Centre BAM team could establish/participate in a community based incredible edible project, however humble, within...