In this week’s FBA Podcast Subhuti gives a rousing talk on “The History of and Value in Team-Based Right Livelihood” within the Triratna Buddhist Movement. He then goes on to explain why it is so important; because it represents an opportunity to live a ‘full’ Buddhist life for ourselves and present society with an alternative to consumerism...
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, entitled “The Spirit of Cooperative Work”, Parami looks at Sangharakshita’s encouragement of cooperative work and Team-Based Right Livelihood businesses, examining the history of these types of businesses in the Triratna Buddhist Community as well as how we can keep the energy and momentum behind them alive...
By Centre Team on Sat, 22 Nov, 2014 - 13:44The publishing industry is in the process of going through a huge, seismic change. Whereas ten years ago we were buying all of our books from our local bookshop, today we’re more likely to purchase them online, in eBook as well as print format. Publishers are having to adapt to these changing conditions in order to survive. In addition, some companies are adopting dubious methods to make up for decreased profit margins – the recent tax avoidance schemes of certain...
By Rijupatha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 18:47We are pleased to share the three keynote talks from last month’s International Retreat. Our second FBA Podcast in the series is “Going Beyond Capitalism – A Buddhist Perspective”. Vaddhaka inspires Triratna Buddhists to learn more about economics and challenge the Neo-liberal economists notion that individual greed will lead to everyone benefiting. He encourages us to embrace Sangharakshitas vision of a New Society as an alternative way of being for the world.
A quick visit to Wales in the UK to check in with Will & Graham of Metta Engine, a new web development Right Livelihood business in Newport. An inspiring interview from right at the start of an exciting new Triratna venture…!
By Windhorse Evolution on Mon, 8 Oct, 2012 - 12:13
Ethics was the theme of some training with the retail team and evolution shops. Several members of staff from the shops gave talks, and their transcripts are available here. There are a variety of perspectives and reflections, well worth a read.
By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 31 Aug, 2012 - 12:32Keturaja, the managing director of Windhorse:evolution, will be a speaker and facilitator at the international workshop in Brussels; “Buddhist Values in Business and its Potential for Europe” on 24-25 November 2012.
Partly inspired by Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness, the gathering will allow participants to:
explore, discuss and agree on key characteristics of profitable business enterprises aligned with Buddhist values;
recommend business models and policy changes to support the development of such enterprises in Europe;
put the idea/culture of Buddhist Business Management on the