A great conversation between two friends who are also members of the College of Public Preceptors, exploring Punyamala’s experiences around having children in the context of her Buddhist life within the FWBO and Triratna.
For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…
Kamalamani’s exploration of issues around consciously choosing childlessness as an ethical move is both fascinating and challenging. The context of unbounded compassion for all beings is vital and animates an issue we all face in our lives as human beings coming to terms with an over-populated world.
I have a strong conviction, based on experience, that the context of motherhood offers many invaluable opportunities for insight, heart-opening and personal and spiritual growth. This includes invitations from small children to dwell in the here and now and opportunities for letting go and responding creatively to not getting what we want. We will focus on the inherent opportunities and challenges of motherhood during the weekend.
I was inspired to write this book for myself and for other
By Munisha on Tue, 27 May, 2014 - 09:48Here’s a lively Polish contribution to the children’s evening entertainments.
We seem to have more children than we started with (certainly better than the other way round). About 20 children ranging from about 1-13 years have enjoyed own activity tent full of things to do and play with, and they’ve been a delight to have around, splashing in puddles, sleeping in their parents’ laps in pujas, making offerings and, every night before the puja, enjoying storytelling with Jayaraja and...
By tejadhamma on Mon, 20 Jan, 2014 - 12:33Our project’s beneficiaries are happy to learn to make greeting cards at the Ganganagar, Nagpur ! This project is run by PTP for the children of wanderer community known as Vadaar. These are migrated and now they are ready to get education to their children. PTP is playing a very special role to bring them in the main stream of the society. for more details, contact : pple2pple [at] gmail.com or tejadhamma [at] gmail.com