To mark Earth Day 2022, we’re joined by four friends who, one way or another, are involved with Buddhist activism. From the Buddhafield project to XR Buddhists to Silent Rebellion, we hear tales from the edge of socially engaged Buddhist practice, exploring what, if anything, Buddhists have to offer the world of protests, disruptions and often polarized issue-based politics.
Amaragita, Katja Behrendt, Priyadaka and Yogaratna offer a thoughtful set of reflections in articulating why a distinctive Buddhist approach to urgent issues...
We currently have the following supported, part-time position open within Buddhafield. Come and join our lovely team and help us offer nature-based retreats as well as our festival and online offerings.
We’ve just added our 2022 retreat season to our website. Over the course of ten events, we’ll be welcoming families, people training for ordination, beginners and more experienced practitioners. Our popular Spring Yatra walking retreat is back for the first time since 2019 and we are thrilled to be partnering with Tirartnaloka to offer a women’s training for ordination retreat on our land nr. Broadhembury in East Devon.
Buddhafield events are all held under open skies and in...
A wonderful set of talks from Sanghadhara, Saddhanandi, Chittapala, Maitrijyoti, Dhivan, Kusaladevi and Joanna Spence.
The theme of the festival was “Kiss the Earth”. When we connect with the earth, we are also connecting with ourselves and with other beings, recognizing we are part of a greater whole. We can begin to let go of the barriers...
By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 15 Jul, 2021 - 20:56
When we connect with the earth, we are also connecting with ourselves and with other beings, recognizing we are part of a greater whole. We can begin to let go of the barriers that separate us from one another
We have learnt this past few years how rapidly things can change, and seen the illusion that humanity is in total control swept away. A more humble, respectful approach is need to rebalance our world, both internally and externally.