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Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

John’s Tips for Greenspace Climate Action

By gunabhadri on Tue, 14 May, 2019 - 18:51

John Marder, One of the committee members of the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK produced a document on Greenspace Climate Action for Buddhist Action Month 2019. The introduction reads:

“In February this year, Buddhists from a number of different groups and traditions, gathered to discuss right actions that could be taken in response to the climate problem. Greenspace projects featured strongly amongst the ideas that were shared, prompting NBO to develop this guidance.  Its intention is to provide basic...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Buddhist Action Month Handbook 2019

By gunabhadri on Sat, 6 Apr, 2019 - 16:27

The BAM Handbook 2019 is now available.

Kaspalita Thompson from the NBO (Network of Buddhist Organisations) writes:

The handbook explains the theme: Climate Action - Personal Action. It suggests Buddhist ways of engaging with the theme and thinking about climate change, including avoiding polarisation. There are suggestions of personal and group actions, and other groups that you can join with.

You can download it here: BAM 2019 Handbook

Or as an attachment below....

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2019-bam-handbook.pdf2.03 MB
Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Buddhist Action Month 2019

By gunabhadri on Thu, 21 Feb, 2019 - 19:38

Buddhist Action Month: (BAM!) is an annual festival of Buddhist social action. It started in Britain in 2012 and has since spread out across Europe and beyond. Social action is one of the manifestations of METTA, the strong intention to create Loving Kindness for all, which is embodied in the desire to act for the benefit of the world. Practising this is at the heart of everything we do in the Triratna Buddhist Community.

The Essence of BAM: is to encourage individual...

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

Buddhist Action Month 2019

By Development Team on Mon, 4 Feb, 2019 - 12:38

Buddhist Action Month: (BAM!) is an annual festival of Buddhist social action. It started in Britain in 2012 and has since spread out across Europe and beyond. Social action is one of the manifestations of METTA, the strong intention to create Loving Kindness for all, which is embodied in the desire to act for the benefit of the world. Practising this is at the heart of everything we do in the Triratna Buddhist Community.

The Essence of BAM: is to encourage individual...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Breaking the silence, changing the story: Buddhism versus neoliberalism

By Yogaratna on Fri, 11 May, 2018 - 06:47

I’ve written a very brief introduction to neoliberal ideas and some of the ways they affect the current global political and ecological situation.  It explores many ways Buddhism and Buddhists are already presenting profound challenges to the neoliberal story - and celebrates this range of responses.  There’s a great deal of excellent work already going on - and a better world is certainly possible.  From meditating in the natural world to rewilding to non-violent direct action for older people (to...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Buddhist Action Month 2015 in Bristol

By Kamalamani on Thu, 21 May, 2015 - 12:44

Here in Bristol the sangha night theme through the late winter and spring has been ‘Building the Buddhaland’, setting the scene well for Buddhist Action Month in June. The flyer attached gives full details of the different events through the month, or there’s a quick overview below. Look forward to seeing you many of you at one or many of these events!

SANGHA NIGHT: THE BURNING HOUSE with Kamalamani, Tuesday 2nd June, 7.30pm

DO THE MATHFILM...

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buddhist_action_month_2015_v4.pdf689.61 KB
Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Be a Shambhala warrior

By Munisha on Mon, 20 Apr, 2015 - 13:25

“Firmly establish your intention to live your life for the healing of the world. Be conscious of it, honour it, nurture it every day…”

These are the opening words of the inspiring text attached below, written by Triratna Order member Akuppa in 2005.

“…Do not set your heart on particular results. Enjoy positive action for its own sake and rest confident that it will bear fruit.”

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shambala_warrior_training.pdf19.59 KB
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Walking the Path of Environmental Buddhism through Compassion and Emptiness

By Munisha on Wed, 19 Feb, 2014 - 16:36
An article on Buddhism and environmental conservation from one contemporary Tibetan Buddhist leader.
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Karmapa.ConservationBiology.pdf336.4 KB