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Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

BAM Events in Southampton (UK)

By Sarah Boak on Tue, 9 Jun, 2015 - 13:23

BAM Events in Southampton (UK)

By Sarah Boak on Tue, 9 Jun, 2015 - 13:23

In Southampton, we are hosting a range of events to celebrate Buddhist Action Month, drawing on themes of caring for others, sustainability and awakening our money sense. All are welcome!

Thurs 11th June 7.30pm: BAM talks at Sangha Evening - Leading a Simple Life
(The Grove Natural Therapy Centre, 22 Grosvenor Road, Southampton)

Mon 15th June 7.30pm:  BAM Study Group: ‘Altruism, Actually: Getting out and doing it’
Screening of Mokshini’s talk, followed by discussion (Venue tbc - email...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

'Big Picture Dharma' - a day retreat at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

By Lucinda on Fri, 5 Jun, 2015 - 22:55

'Big Picture Dharma' - a day retreat at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

By Lucinda on Fri, 5 Jun, 2015 - 22:55

Birmingham Buddhist Action Month continues with a day retreat on Sunday 7th June. The day is Called Big Picture Dharma: The Wealth Gap and Estonia based Order member Vaddhaka is leading events based on his new book The Buddha on Wall Street: Whats Wrong with Capitalism and What we Can Do About it?

http://thebuddhaonwallstreet.com/

Here is the timetable for the day. Its suitable for anyone who knows the two meditation practices Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana. No charge, donations welcome. Bring...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

BAM retreat in Ireland - Self and Other: the Alchemy of Transformation

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 5 Jun, 2015 - 15:30

BAM retreat in Ireland - Self and Other: the Alchemy of Transformation

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 5 Jun, 2015 - 15:30

Compassion is far more than emotion. It is something that springs

Up in the emptiness which is when you yourself are not there,

So that you do not know anything about it.

Nobody, in fact, knows anything about it (If they knew it, it would not be Compassion);

But they can only smell

The scent of the unseen flower

That blooms in the Heart of the Void

(‘The Unseen Flower’, by Bhante)

BAM in Ireland opened with a retreat over the June bank holiday weekend in the lovely surroundings of Sandville House, Co. Cavan.  Twenty...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

BAM events at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

By Lucinda on Wed, 27 May, 2015 - 23:05

BAM events at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

By Lucinda on Wed, 27 May, 2015 - 23:05

Upcoming Buddhist Action Month events at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre. Get involved!!

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
Ipswich Buddhist Centre

Buddhist Action Month in Ipswich

By RCheesley on Fri, 22 May, 2015 - 13:28

Buddhist Action Month in Ipswich

By RCheesley on Fri, 22 May, 2015 - 13:28

The Young Buddhists’ Group are organising several events in and around the Ipswich Buddhist Centre this June, and would love you to join them!  All money raised will be going towards the Karuna Trust charity - http://karuna.org

Friday, 5th June - Curry & Quiz Night - 7.30-10pm at Ipswich Buddhist Centre

This is an open invitation to all - if you would like to join in with the quiz please let Jemma know by emailing jemmagates26 [at] hotmail.co.uk...

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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Triratna News
Triratna News

Donations flood in for Nepal

By Munisha on Sat, 2 May, 2015 - 17:05

Donations flood in for Nepal

By Munisha on Sat, 2 May, 2015 - 17:05

Donations to Green Tara Trust in Nepal are now well over GBP13,000 - not including the GBP5,000 donated by Karuna Trust. 

It’s not too late to give. Make a Buddha Day donation!

While Nepal’s government reports today that almost none of the aid pledged by foreign governments has arrived yet, it’s good to hear from Green Tara Trust that your money is already there and working.

Local worker Ram writes “First funds from donations are coming through, that will be used mainly for...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Street Meditation in Dublin

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 20 Apr, 2015 - 23:09

Street Meditation in Dublin

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 20 Apr, 2015 - 23:09

Inspired by the principles behind BAM and a growing sense that our Buddhist practice has the potential to transform the world around us, the sustainability group linked to the Dublin Buddhist Centre (known as ‘Green Dharma Dublin’) decided to participate in the Global Day of Action on Military Spending.  This annual event is organised by the International Peace Bureau and takes place in mid April with the aim of raising awareness about the obscene amounts of money spent on the military each year ($1.8...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Who runs BAM?

By Munisha on Mon, 20 Apr, 2015 - 16:38

Who runs BAM?

By Munisha on Mon, 20 Apr, 2015 - 16:38

You do!

But, more helpfully…

BAM is an initiative of the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK (NBO), who have asked a small team of young Buddhists to provide central information online via the NBO website and a central BAM Facebook page. 

But the great thing about BAM is that it’s largely self-organising, and any Buddhist tradition can get involved, using whatever approach fits the emphases and ethos of that particular tradition.

Around Triratna Centres in the ...

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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