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Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Sunday Sangha - 19th May at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 01:07

Sunday Sangha - 19th May at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 01:07

5:30 - 9:00pm

An evening on the theme of Buddhist Action Month led by Frankie. There will be the showing of the documentary film, Planetary, followed by a discussion.

PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call, a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species”.

We will start with soup which will be provided, but please bring some vegetarian food to accompany and share....

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhist Action Month in full swing

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 - 14:15

Buddhist Action Month in full swing

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 - 14:15

We’re halfway through Buddhist Action Month, a pan-Buddhist festival of social action which has spread from Britain to many countries.

With their own particular BAM theme of ‘21st century Bodhisattvas’, Triratna sanghas are hard at work (and play) in Turkey, Ireland, Australia, Germany, New Zealand and the USA, as well as Britain. 

Over on The Buddhist Centre Online’s special BAM page you can follow their activities – and view the short video talks we’re posting to keep everyone inspired, from...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

peace meditation on the cathedral green in Exeter UK

By mokshini on Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 - 13:31

peace meditation on the cathedral green in Exeter UK

By mokshini on Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 - 13:31

What a beautiful way to start last weekend and Buddhist Action Month - a peace circle on Cathedral Green with lovely people! And a striking image for passers- by too. It was so positive we want to do it again in July …. 

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

BAM in Sheffield

By Khemasuri on Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 - 10:41

BAM in Sheffield

By Khemasuri on Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 - 10:41

Buddhist Action Month began for some members of the Sheffield sangha on Sunday May 29, with the day retreat ‘Natural Dharma’ a Work that Reconnects day in a wonderful woodland setting. It was the first proper event hosted by Kuladitya and Cecilie in their woodland (and gorgeous yurt!), which they are slowly but surely restoring from Pine plantation to Oak woodland. Whereas only a few months ago the ground was covered by Bracken and Brambles, now it was dappled with Bluebells, Stichwort,...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

magic, transformation and connection in Exeter

By mokshini on Thu, 9 Jun, 2016 - 12:08

magic, transformation and connection in Exeter

By mokshini on Thu, 9 Jun, 2016 - 12:08

As part of BAM 2016 in Exeter Sagaravajra came to Sangha Night to tell us the story of himself and his magical Forest Garden in East Devon. His story and photos are truly one of abundance, beauty, magic and sustainability! If you have not come across the concept of Forest Gardens before do visit Sagaravajra’s facebook page (or go and visit or even better you may be able to volunteer in his garden!). It was fascinating to...

Earth Metta Sangha
Earth Metta Sangha

Natural Dharma > Work that Reconnects in Oaks Woods (Peak District)

By Christine on Wed, 1 Jun, 2016 - 22:03

Natural Dharma > Work that Reconnects in Oaks Woods (Peak District)

By Christine on Wed, 1 Jun, 2016 - 22:03

Buddhist Action Month began for some members of the Sheffield sangha on Sunday May 29, with Work that Reconnects in a wonderful woodland setting. It was the first proper event hosted by Kuladitya and Cecilie in their woodland (and gorgeous yurt!), which they are slowly but surely restoring from Pine plantation to Oak woodland. Whereas only a few months ago the ground was covered by Bracken and Brambles, now it was dappled with Bluebells, Stichwort, and more delicate Lady Ferns. Well done,...

Triratna News
Triratna News

21st-Century Bodhisattvas: Buddhist Action Month 2016 begins!

By Munisha on Wed, 1 Jun, 2016 - 12:04

21st-Century Bodhisattvas: Buddhist Action Month 2016 begins!

By Munisha on Wed, 1 Jun, 2016 - 12:04

It’s the first day of June, which means it’s Buddhist Action Month 2016!

BAM is an annual festival of Buddhist-inspired socially benficial activity. Under the ’21st-Century Bodhisattva’ theme, over the last few weeks, Triratna sanghas in Istanbul, Dublin, Australia, Essen (Germany), New Zealand and New Hampshire (USA), as well as all over Britain, have been posting news of their plans on the dedicated BAM space here on The Buddhist Centre Online. Have a look!

Planned events relate to topics including peace activism, environmental sustainability, capitalism, compassion and...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

'Proceeding as though you are necessary'

By cremigio on Fri, 27 May, 2016 - 05:00

'Proceeding as though you are necessary'

By cremigio on Fri, 27 May, 2016 - 05:00

Launch of BAM 2016 at Cardiff Buddhist Centre - led by Bec

More info:  http://www.cardiffbuddhistcentre.com

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

'The Worldly Winds, the Buddha and Me'

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 20:23

'The Worldly Winds, the Buddha and Me'

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 20:23

Sangha night, Tuesday 28th June, 7:30-9:45

‘The Worldly Winds, the Buddha, and Me’

As Buddhist Action Month 2016 comes to an end, the president of Cardiff Buddhist Centre, Vajragupta will be visiting for an evening of reflection, meditation and devotion for Sangha night on Tuesday 28th June.

Looking around right now, the worldly winds seem to be blowing at gale force. How can we possibly change the world for the better? This talk will look at how your Buddhist practice, ordinary and imperfect though it might...

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