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Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

A Guide To Sustainable Buddhist Centres

By Amalaketu on Mon, 6 Apr, 2015 - 21:37

For everything you need to know about the Sustainable Buddhist Centre Certification Scheme - including how to get the certificate signed by Order member and Low Carbon Consultant Amalaketu - here is our guide to sustainable Buddhist Centres!

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

BAM 2015 Event planning guide

BAM 2015 Event planning guide

By Centre Team on Mon, 6 Apr, 2015 - 19:39

BAM (Buddhist Action Month) happens around the world every June. This year we’re focussing on:

    •    Sustainability
    •    Awakening our money sense
    •    Caring for others

To get involved + follow now!

Here are some key principles for organising a successful BAM event. To download the document, click to read the embedded version and choose ‘download’ from the sharing menu (top right of the on-screen controls).

Compassion In Action
Compassion In Action

Why 'Compassion In Action'?

By mokshini on Mon, 6 Apr, 2015 - 17:31

Why 'Compassion In Action'?

By mokshini on Mon, 6 Apr, 2015 - 17:31

Compassion In Action is our new community space for the ongoing sharing that started life as ‘Beyond BAM’ (‘Beyond Buddhist Action Month’)!

Essentially, this space is about metta: the quality of unconditional loving-kindness, a key value in our Triratna community as it is in all Buddhist traditions. The Triratna Buddhist Community aims to be a force for the good in the world, and all we do is dedicated to benefiting...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Buddhist Action Month 2015: Your world needs you!

By mokshini on Mon, 6 Apr, 2015 - 16:01

Buddhist Action Month 2015: Your world needs you!

By mokshini on Mon, 6 Apr, 2015 - 16:01

Hi from the BAM team!
It’s less than two months to go to Buddhist Action Month 2015 so it’s time to turn our thoughts to what we may choose to do during June - either at our local Triratna centre or individually - and raise awareness of how we can affect and change our world in a positive way. 

We’ll be posting lots of ideas and resources on these pages over the coming weeks to help you run and event...

Triratna News
Triratna News

UK Buddhist projects win awards for service to society

By Munisha on Sat, 29 Nov, 2014 - 00:57

UK Buddhist projects win awards for service to society

By Munisha on Sat, 29 Nov, 2014 - 00:57Congratulations to the Manchester Buddhist Centre’s Engaged Buddhist Kula, awarded a Together in Service Award on 19th November for service to society, along with the UK’s Buddhist Healthcare Chaplaincy Group (BCHG).

Watch a video (4.5 mins) about the Engaged Buddhist Kula, part of Clear Vision’s recent video news round up, NewsByte 2.

Over the last two years, amongst other things – some as part of ...
Triratna News
Triratna News

International Buddhist Relief Organisation seeks new committee

By Munisha on Thu, 3 Jul, 2014 - 00:24

International Buddhist Relief Organisation seeks new committee

By Munisha on Thu, 3 Jul, 2014 - 00:24The International Buddhist Relief Organisation (IBRO) invites expressions of interest from Buddhists who would like to form a new committee to take over the running of this organisation.

“The International Buddhist Relief Organisation is a UK-based NGO recognised by the UN. It was established as a charity in 1995 with the registered aim ‘to help relieve the suffering of people everywhere, regardless of their status, creed or geographical location, who are in...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

International Buddhist Relief Organisation seeks new committee

By Munisha on Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 - 11:55

International Buddhist Relief Organisation seeks new committee

By Munisha on Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 - 11:55The International Buddhist Relief Organisation (IBRO) invites expressions of interest from Buddhists who would like to form a new committee to take over the running of this organisation.

“The International Buddhist Relief Organisation is a UK-based NGO recognised by the UN. It was established as a charity in 1995 with the registered aim ‘to help relieve the suffering of people everywhere, regardless of their status, creed or geographical location, who are in condition...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Telling the story of India's Dhamma Revolution in Europe

By Munisha on Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 - 00:02

Telling the story of India's Dhamma Revolution in Europe

By Munisha on Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 - 00:02Amalavajra writes from the India Dhamma Trust, which raises money for the ordination training of Indian Buddhists:

“Amrutdeep, a senior Indian Order member and Public Preceptor, recently completed a successful tour of six Triratna Centres in the Netherlands, France, Belgium and Germany. Coinciding with Buddhist Action Month, his visit fitted the Month’s overarching social action theme very well.

Visiting the sanghas at Metta Vihara, Arnhem, Amsterdam, Paris, Ghent and Essen, he told the story of Dr...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Sheffield reports on activist workshop

By Munisha on Tue, 1 Jul, 2014 - 14:18

Sheffield reports on activist workshop

By Munisha on Tue, 1 Jul, 2014 - 14:18Mark Wells writes from Sheffield, where it turns out BAM is not over after all, as they still have one event to go!

“We had the ‘Positive and Effective Activism’ event yesterday for BAM, which went very well. There were eight of us there, which I was delighted with. We had a really good, and at times moving, discussion about what motivates us as activists (or potential activists). Quite a few people there were very interested in...

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