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Buddhist Action Month 2015: coming soon

By Munisha on Fri, 17 Apr, 2015 - 00:34

Buddhist Action Month 2015: coming soon

By Munisha on Fri, 17 Apr, 2015 - 00:34

June is Buddhist Action Month in the UK - and, increasingly, beyond. Buddhist Action Month (BAM) is a festival of Buddhist social action of many kinds. 

Many Triratna sanghas enaged enthusiastically with BAM last year, and are gearing up for another inspiring month this year.

To read all about Triratna’s BAM activities, sign up for regular updates and see how to get involved, +follow the BAM space on The Buddhist Centre Online....

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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 ...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Meditation flashmob in Manchester on Thursday

By Munisha on Sun, 15 Jun, 2014 - 17:40

Meditation flashmob in Manchester on Thursday

By Munisha on Sun, 15 Jun, 2014 - 17:40Manchester’s Engaged Buddhist Kula is holding a Flashmob meditation (also known as a Medmob) in the city centre this Thursday.

More details here.
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Radical ethics at Manchester Buddhist Centre

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 18:01

Radical ethics at Manchester Buddhist Centre

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 18:01Buddhist Action Month kicked off in Manchester with last Sunday’s Radical Ethics event at the Manchester Buddhist Centre. Amitasuri was there and reports:

“Seventeen of us, aged from 20s to 60s, gathered for an afternoon run by the Centre’s Manchester Engaged Buddhist Kula.

First the Kula members talked about how they practise the precepts and the challenges they face doing this. In particular, Simon Bradley gave the example of imagining that his carbon footprint was quite...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

BAM in Birmingham

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 17:51

BAM in Birmingham

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 17:51Buddhist Action Month has started well. In fact, it started early: the Birmingham Buddhist Centre launched their events at the end of May! They report:

“After a launch evening on the 27th May, we’ve asked the Birmingham sangha to take a green precept for the month. People are making pledges on the Centre’s Facebook page and on a noticeboard in the cafe.

So far this ranges from signing up for a local organic veg box delivery...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Munisha explains BAM for non-Buddhists

By Munisha on Tue, 3 Jun, 2014 - 18:46

Munisha explains BAM for non-Buddhists

By Munisha on Tue, 3 Jun, 2014 - 18:46Hi! I’m co-Chair of the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK, which is running BAM in partnership with Triratna. Here’s what I wrote about BAM for the website of Together in Service, the multifaith social action project of which BAM is a part.

Buddhism generally has a very positive image in the UK, as a peaceful, meditative lifestyle. At the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK, we’d like to mess that up a...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet

By Munisha on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 17:26

UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet

By Munisha on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 17:26Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says.



Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

All three International Retreat talks on video now

By Munisha on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:57

All three International Retreat talks on video now

By Munisha on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:57Thanks to Clear Vision, the videos of the three main talks from the recent International Retreat 2014 are now available to view on VideoSangha.net, all addressing the topic of practical response to suffering in the world.

Watch them here.


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The videos of the three main talks from International Retreat 2014

By Munisha on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:43

The videos of the three main talks from International Retreat 2014

By Munisha on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:43All three main talks from the Triratna International Retreat 2014 are now available to view on VideoSangha.net, thanks to the Clear Vision team’s hard work.

The retreat theme being “The Bodhisattva’s Reply”, the talks are all about our practical responses to suffering in the world. Thoroughly recommended, and especially if you are interested in Triratna’s participation in the UK’s pan-Buddhist Buddhist Action Month, which begins tomorrow and has already spread to our sanghas in Sweden and...

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