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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...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Ipswich Young Buddhists presents: Sangha Soiree night for BAM 17th June

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 14:57

Ipswich Young Buddhists presents: Sangha Soiree night for BAM 17th June

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 14:57

Doors open at 6:30pm, curry served from 6:45pm and the show will start at 7.30pm - all are welcome!

A bit of a twist on the usual Curry and Poetry night - you are invited to share a meal with others before being entertained (or entertaining others!) with poetry, music, song, dance - anything goes!

If you would like to volunteer to help out on the night or to brave the stage, look out for forms at the centre soon (or contact Jo via...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

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...

Triratna News
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....

Triratna News
Triratna News

June is Buddhist Action Month!

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Apr, 2017 - 14:50

June is Buddhist Action Month!

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Apr, 2017 - 14:50

Buddhist Action Month is only a month away! For 2017 the theme of this festival of Buddhist social action is ‘Connecting for Change’ - seeking to address the seemingly increasing polarisation, disharmony and divergence within many societies.

Having started in 2012 as an initiative of the UK’s Network of Buddhist Organisations BAM is now in its fifth year and increasingly international and pan-Buddhist. 

Of course the Triratna Buddhist Community is dedicated to the Bodhisattva Ideal all year round, but...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Warming up for BAM: Global Divestment Mobilisation: 5-13 May 2017

By mokshini on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 10:48

Warming up for BAM: Global Divestment Mobilisation: 5-13 May 2017

By mokshini on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 10:48

For those of us in Europe  - there is the Global Divestment Mobilisation: 5-13 May 2017 - there might be an event you can join in with near you; check it out on globaldivestmentmobilisation.org/Europe 

Buddhist Action
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...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

For UK BAM champs - 'The Great Get Together' - street party anyone?

By mokshini on Wed, 12 Apr, 2017 - 15:47

For UK BAM champs - 'The Great Get Together' - street party anyone?

By mokshini on Wed, 12 Apr, 2017 - 15:47

I admit I love the title of the event - “The Great Get Together” - who wouldn’t want to join in! - Especially as it is in honour of Jo Cox this year, who, as it says below, “believed that we have more in common than divides us” - well that sums us up too, I should think. Here is the info from the website:  

UK Refugee Week (19-25 June ) is supporting the Great...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Special action for #5: a course called 'Saving the Earth'

By Vajracaksu on Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 19:12

For the second year running for BAM I’ll be offering a free meditation & Buddhism course in Istanbul called, “Saving the Earth” based on Akuppa’s book. I’ve designed a 6 week course for regulars that can be used for English speaking Triratna centres and groups. The book is now 8-9 years old but I also include more up to date material written last year by Tejopala. There are just a few copies of the book left by e-books are available. If...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Rewilding the Mind

By satyadasa on Thu, 6 Apr, 2017 - 20:09

Rewild the Caledonian rainforest as part of BAM-inspired tree planting and meditation week in the Scottish Highlands. 27th May - 3rd June 

https://www.lbc.org.uk/event-details/re-wilding-the-mind-438

A chance to connect inner and outer nature, meditating in beautiful surroundings and contributing to a forest re-wilding project run by Trees for Life. Morning and evenings will include meditation and Dharma reflections. On five days we will be out in the spectacular Glen Moriston - home to wild boar and pine marten - planting trees, clearing...

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