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Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Possible BAM funding?

By Munisha on Mon, 17 Mar, 2014 - 14:10

Possible BAM funding?

By Munisha on Mon, 17 Mar, 2014 - 14:10Together in Service is a government programme offering funding to faith groups in England for social action projects involving two or more faiths.

You can apply all through this year, until the money runs out, but the next funding deadline is 29th May.

Briefing meetings on how to apply are being held in Birmingham, Newcastle, Bristol, Leicester, Manchester & London shortly.

More information...
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Triratna News

Triratna prepares for Buddhist Action Month - and beyond…

By lokabandhu on Fri, 14 Mar, 2014 - 04:55

Triratna prepares for Buddhist Action Month - and beyond…

By lokabandhu on Fri, 14 Mar, 2014 - 04:55June 2014 sees the third annual ‘Buddhist Action Month’ - BAM for short - happening across Triratna. BAM is, in essence, a celebration of our aspiration - and the Dharma’s power - to change the world for the better. And we’d like you to be part of it! it’s a great opportunity to explore and celebrate the connections between our ethical commitment as Buddhists and the needs of our society and the wider environment.

Participating is simple:...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Introducing BAM: Buddhist Action Month

By lokabandhu on Mon, 24 Feb, 2014 - 22:21
Here’s an interview Introducing BAM (Buddhist Action Month), happening across Triratna and the UK Buddhist world in June 2014. Lokabandhu speaks to Amalaketu and Mokshini, chairs of the Colchester and Brighton Buddhist Centres about their vision for the month - and how they’d like to go ‘Beyond BAM’. For 20 practical ideas of what your Centre or Sangha could do, click here...
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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Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

BAM 2014 - Suggestions for Buddhist Centre or Sangha Actions

By lokabandhu on Thu, 30 Jan, 2014 - 10:48

BAM 2014 - Suggestions for Buddhist Centre or Sangha Actions

By lokabandhu on Thu, 30 Jan, 2014 - 10:48Here’s a great list of 20 suggested actions Buddhist Centres and Sanghas can take if they want to be part of BAM 2014. More details for each are given in the notes at the end. Other suggestions welcome too of course!

We’ve divided the list into two parts - “Game-changing Actions” (which will make a real contribution, hopefully ongoingly) and “Symbolic Actions” (which are primarily awareness-raising - a crucial first step of course)

Read on, or ...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Dharmic Reasons to participate in BAM

By lokabandhu on Thu, 30 Jan, 2014 - 10:37

Dharmic Reasons to participate in BAM

By lokabandhu on Thu, 30 Jan, 2014 - 10:37Dharmic reasons to take part in BAM 2014
BAM is the UK’s Buddhist Action Month, happening nationally in June 2014. Triratna’s European Chairs Assembly adopted it in summer 2013, and in 2014 Triratna are in effect taking the lead in promoting BAM across the UK’s Buddhist Sanghas. The NBO (Network of Buddhist Organisations) will be participating, and it will form part of TiS (Together in Service), an English...
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Triratna News

Triratna Buddhists take part in UK Buddhist Action Month

By Munisha on Fri, 13 Sep, 2013 - 00:29

Triratna Buddhists take part in UK Buddhist Action Month

By Munisha on Fri, 13 Sep, 2013 - 00:29Triratna Buddhists took part in the UK’s Buddhist Action Month (BAM) in July this year. Linked to the festival of Dharma Day, BAM is sponsored by the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK (NBO).

July 2012 saw the UK’s first Buddhist Action Day (BAD), with the environmental theme Earthkind. It was such a success, the NBO decided to make it last a whole month this year and repeat the theme...
Triratna News
Triratna News

July is Buddhist Action Month UK

By Munisha on Thu, 20 Jun, 2013 - 09:07

July is Buddhist Action Month UK

By Munisha on Thu, 20 Jun, 2013 - 09:07Don’t just sit there. Do something!

July is Buddhist Action Month in Britain. Centred on the festival of Dharma Day, this year’s theme is Earthkind: caring for the Environment. Across the country, Buddhists and others will be guerrilla-gardening, litter-picking, tree-planting and lots of other things.

Planning an event? The organisers need to know.
Please stillgame37 [at] gmail.com (email )details of your event.

How to organise your own Earthkind event
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Triratna News

Buddhist Action Month is coming!

By Munisha on Wed, 22 May, 2013 - 14:06

Buddhist Action Month is coming!

By Munisha on Wed, 22 May, 2013 - 14:06July sees the UK’s second annual Buddhist Action Month, with the environmental theme Earthkind.

Earthkind is a great opportunity for Buddhists of all traditions to get together and volunteer for the good of their local communit
ies.

Centred on the festival of Dharma Day, BAM:Earthkind promotes local actions on environmental themes: organise a talk, a neighbourhood litter-pick, a tree planting, a nature walk or whatever else you can think of!

How about...

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