On Saturday 6th June, bicycle enthusiast and wheel-builder, Donal MacErlaine, hosted a bicycle repair workshop in the Phoenix Park in Dublin, which was followed by a cycle around the park and a picnic in Farmleigh. You can see a selection of photos from the day here.
Donal shares some of his reflections on how cycling fits into the Dharmic life:-
Cycling is the most efficient and ecological form of transport known to us. It has qualities of being sustainable and social, and...
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?
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...
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!
SANGHANIGHT: THEBURNINGHOUSE with Kamalamani, Tuesday 2nd June, 7.30pm
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...