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Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Big BAM at Brighton!

By Munisha on Mon, 19 May, 2014 - 14:44

Big BAM at Brighton!

By Munisha on Mon, 19 May, 2014 - 14:44Here’s what the Brighton sangha are planning
Transforming self and World
The Brighton Buddhist Centre has made the commitment to moving towards sustainability. We feel we need to align our ethical awareness with the realities of the 21st century, especially climate change.

We’re holding a series of events throughout June to explore this and what it means for our individual and collective practice.

Read this suggested policy from the Brighton Buddhist Centre Trustees: ...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhist Action Month: what are YOU doing?

By Munisha on Sun, 18 May, 2014 - 14:28

Buddhist Action Month: what are YOU doing?

By Munisha on Sun, 18 May, 2014 - 14:28BAM is nearly here. Manchester mitras Rebecca Frost and Claire Morris are the national co-ordinators, for the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK (NBO). They write:

If you really haven’t heard of it yet, let us explain BAM: it’s June and it’s a nationwide month of British Buddhist social action: activities to benefit others in various ways, especially environmentally.

There’s a great deal happening! What’s your sangha doing?
Please rvfrost [at] hotmail.com...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

BAM: What are YOU doing?

By Munisha on Sun, 18 May, 2014 - 14:02

BAM: What are YOU doing?

By Munisha on Sun, 18 May, 2014 - 14:02Yes! BAM is June and it’s nearly here. Manchester mitras Rebecca Frost and Claire Morris are the national co-ordinators, for the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK (NBO). They write:

There’s a great deal happening but we don’t know much about it yet!
Please rvfrost [at] hotmail.com (email Rebecca and Claire with )rvfrost [at] hotmail.com (your plans.)

Still not sure what your Centre or group could...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Going beyond BAM

By lokabandhu on Mon, 5 May, 2014 - 05:46

Going beyond BAM

By lokabandhu on Mon, 5 May, 2014 - 05:46Friday’s post on Triratna News reported on the upcoming BAM - Buddhist Action Month, rolling out across the UK throughout June. Alongside BAM, Triratna is also launching two parallel initiatives: ‘Beyond BAM’ and the ‘Sustainable Centres Project’.

Beyond BAM looks to have an impact beyond the month of June and is asking “could, or should, Triratna projects commit to making some long-term, permanent changes to how they operate? Could...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Book your place on the International Retreat!

By Munisha on Sat, 3 May, 2014 - 00:07

Book your place on the International Retreat!

By Munisha on Sat, 3 May, 2014 - 00:07There are still some places left on the biggest open Sangha gathering of the Triratna year - the Triratna International Retreat. Many preparations are afoot for this year’s retreat, happening for the first time in the green and lovely setting of Adhisthana, UK, the new heartland of the Order and Bhante Sangharakshita’s home.

Book now!

Exploring the theme of ‘The Bodhisattva’s Reply’, and emphasising aspects of Triratna’s own distinctive reply to the needs...
Triratna News
Triratna News

BAM 2014 plans take shape across Triratna

By lokabandhu on Fri, 2 May, 2014 - 06:14

BAM 2014 plans take shape across Triratna

By lokabandhu on Fri, 2 May, 2014 - 06:14BAM 2014 - Buddhist Action Month 2014 - begins in just one month’s time, with Buddhist groups across the country encouraged to spend June engaged in collective actions for the benefit of others, especially ones benefiting the environment or society. This year there is a special emphasis on addressing climate change and our many habits and patterns that perpetuate it.

Anyone planning an event is invited to post it on The Buddhist Centre Online’s ‘BAM’...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhist groups planning social action in UK and US

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 19:04

Buddhist groups planning social action in UK and US

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 19:04We have some wonderful news coming in from both sides of the big pond, with Buddhists in the UK and the US organizing and making plans to take part in social action in the upcoming months…

Buddhist Action Month:

In June Buddhists in the UK will begin 2014’s Buddhist Action Month (or BAM), and Triratna is taking the lead in promoting BAM across the UK’s Buddhist Sanghas. BAM has...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Possible BAM funding?

By Munisha on Mon, 17 Mar, 2014 - 14:10

Possible BAM funding?

By Munisha on Mon, 17 Mar, 2014 - 14:10Together in Service is a government programme offering funding to faith groups in England for social action projects involving two or more faiths.

You can apply all through this year, until the money runs out, but the next funding deadline is 29th May.

Briefing meetings on how to apply are being held in Birmingham, Newcastle, Bristol, Leicester, Manchester & London shortly.

More information
Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna prepares for Buddhist Action Month - and beyond…

By lokabandhu on Fri, 14 Mar, 2014 - 04:55

Triratna prepares for Buddhist Action Month - and beyond…

By lokabandhu on Fri, 14 Mar, 2014 - 04:55June 2014 sees the third annual ‘Buddhist Action Month’ - BAM for short - happening across Triratna. BAM is, in essence, a celebration of our aspiration - and the Dharma’s power - to change the world for the better. And we’d like you to be part of it! it’s a great opportunity to explore and celebrate the connections between our ethical commitment as Buddhists and the needs of our society and the wider environment.

Participating is simple:...

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