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"The Growth Fetish": a talk by Vaddhaka

By Maitrisingha on Sat, 27 Jun, 2015 - 11:21

"The Growth Fetish": a talk by Vaddhaka

By Maitrisingha on Sat, 27 Jun, 2015 - 11:21

Vaddhaka, author of The Buddha on Wall Street and Chairman of the Tallin Centre in Estonia gives a talk entitled “The Growth Fetish”; an exploration of the effects of growth on nature and the environment.

Talk given as part of Buddhist Action Month (BAM) at Norwich Buddhist Centre on 23 June 2015 ....

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhism and economics: an interview with Vaddhaka

By Munisha on Tue, 19 May, 2015 - 19:14

Buddhism and economics: an interview with Vaddhaka

By Munisha on Tue, 19 May, 2015 - 19:14

Vaddhaka is on a tour of Triratna Buddhist centres in the UK and Ireland, promoting his book about Buddhism and capitalism, The Buddha on Wall Street. See below for further dates.

Before his Manchester talk, Clear Vision filmed an interview with him. What is a practical Buddhist response to capitalism? How might an economics motivated by generosity look?

(32 minutes)

Hear Vaddhaka live! The UK and Ireland tour continues:

May 21st  Nottingham Buddhist Centre
May 26th  Liverpool Buddhist Centre (Sorry, this has had to be cancelled.)
May...

International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Vaddhaka on Buddhism and Capitalism

By Dhammadassin on Sun, 11 May, 2014 - 23:51

Vaddhaka on Buddhism and Capitalism

By Dhammadassin on Sun, 11 May, 2014 - 23:51Vaddhaka is one of our keynote speakers on the 2014 Triratna International Retreat, which is on the theme of compassion and altruism in the world. He’s thought for many years about the relationship between capitalism as an economic system with both positive and negative aspects, and Buddhist practice. He’ll be looking at a vision for society founded in ethics and compassion, a vision that takes us beyond capitalism…

See here for full details of how to book,...