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.
Sarah Boak who you might know from these pages, or from Southampton Sangha where her home is, or through her work for Buddhafield, has compiled this little booklet to make it that much easier to take the plunge and take steps towards consuming less animal-based products.
And of course if you want to explore veganism as an action for June at your Buddhist centre or Group, one step might be to go...
Im June in the UK this year is Refugee Week. This seems an opportunity to good to pass by, especially for those of us who live in the UK; but even if you don’t, the subject of refugees, and our relationship to them, is surely topical and all of us in Triratna may want to choose to do something in relation to this.
“One thing we’ll do is for BAM this year is ‘Street meditation in Shrewsbury: ‘Love not Fear’ on 17th June 12-2 and possibly more later in the day - yet to unfold!
We’ll be meditating in public, making a visible statement about having a different response to world events. It’s on the day of the Shrewsbury Carnival - it’ll be a bit bonkers, but fun! Come and be stared at!”
Buddhist Action Month 2017 is three months away but here is something to literally prepare the ground for it: a tree planting and meditation retreat, organised by Satyadasa from the LBC with Trees for Life in the Highlands - it sounds great!
This is the event page on the LBC site where you’ll find more info:
it feels a bit like spring as I write this, and perhaps that is an auspicious time to turn our minds to Buddhist Action Month 2017.
I know that some Triratna Centres and their respective ‘engaged Buddhist’ groups have already got plans for June and what they want to see happening during Buddhist Action Month; but for others this might be a first reminder that it is not too soon to turn our minds to the early summer and start thinking what...
In just over 2 months our Triratna Buddhist Community will mark the 50th anniversary of its founding on April 6th, 1967. I hope many of you will be able to join in with your Sangha at your nearest larger Centre for the day for the celebrations.
All over the world Triratna Centres and Groups will gather to celebrate and many will already have developed plans for the day. However, in addition to meeting and practising with friends...