San Francisco Buddhist Center
San Francisco Buddhist Center

Watch the recording of "Touching the Earth"

By marysalome on Fri, 23 Apr, 2021 - 21:18

Watch the recording of "Touching the Earth"

By marysalome on Fri, 23 Apr, 2021 - 21:18

On Wednesday, April 21st, the San Francisco Buddhist Center dedicated sangha night to an evening of meditation, music, poetry, personal stories, and generosity on behalf of the Earth.  An unedited video of the recording is available now at the link below.

Lyla June and Minal Hajratwala performed, and Christine Thuring (from the Vancouver sangha), and Tim Skufca & Marta Meengs (from the Montana sangha) shared their experiences with engaged Buddhism on behalf of the earth. The evening was organized by the Green Sangha to fundraise, protect, and celebrate...

San Francisco Buddhist Center
San Francisco Buddhist Center

Touching the Earth: A Special Sangha Night for the Rainforest

By marysalome on Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 02:51

Touching the Earth: A Special Sangha Night for the Rainforest

By marysalome on Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 02:51

Join us for an evening of meditation, music, poetry, personal stories, and generosity.  Lyla June and Minal Hajratwala will perform. Christine Thuring (from the Vancouver sangha), and Tim Skufca & Marta Meengs (from the Montana sangha) will share their experiences with engaged Buddhism on behalf of the earth. Join the Green Sangha to fundraise, protect, and celebrate the rainforest—the lungs of the earth!

Dates: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Pacific Daylight Time

To register and receive the Zoom link,...

Earth Metta Sangha
Earth Metta Sangha

Active Hope for Humanity

By Khemasuri on Wed, 14 Apr, 2021 - 17:16

Active Hope for Humanity

By Khemasuri on Wed, 14 Apr, 2021 - 17:16

This retreat is now online and has a few places available!
24 Apr to 29 Apr 2021
Led by: Smritiratna  Khemasuri  Frankie
Retreat Type: Regulars - Triratna

Seeing the dangers confronting humankind these days, we can feel depressed, demoralised and helpless to avert disaster - or even to talk about such feelings. This retreat provides a space not only to talk but to explore an extraordinary sequence of reflections and communal practices that can rekindle an active hope and...

Community Highlights
London Buddhist Centre

PoetryEast with Charles Eisenstein

By Maitreyabandhu on Sun, 21 Mar, 2021 - 19:36

PoetryEast with Charles Eisenstein

By Maitreyabandhu on Sun, 21 Mar, 2021 - 19:36

April 10th, 7-8pm GMT

Charles Eisenstein is an important speaker and writer focussing on themes of civilization, consciousness, money, and human cultural evolution.

In 2017 he was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey on SuperSoul Sunday. He is the author of many books and essays including Climate – A New Story and his brilliant and beautifully written book, ’The Ascent of Humanity’.

Maitreyabandhu will be in conversation with him about the need for a new human story.

Watch live...

Community Highlights
The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

For the Earth - BAM! 2020 (The Dharma Toolkit, Episode 28)

By Centre Team on Fri, 29 May, 2020 - 12:59

This year’s Buddhist Action Month (BAM!) - happening around the world throughout June - is about to kick off. The theme is “For the Earth” - and here on the Dharma Toolkit we’ll be looking at the intersection between urgent human issues like climate change, economic inequality and social justice. 

The poetic version of this, rooted in personal and community practice, is that we have a perfect opportunity to speak up for the many beings...

Earth Metta Sangha
Earth Metta Sangha

Making banners for climate actions.

By Khemasuri on Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 - 17:23

Making banners for climate actions.

By Khemasuri on Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 - 17:23

A numer of us had a jolly morning making banners to acompany Sheffield Buddhist Centre members on climate actions.

Apparently we are called  Climate Concern Craftivism Collective!!!

Earth Metta Sangha
Earth Metta Sangha

Pop Up Meditation in support of Climate Strike

By Khemasuri on Wed, 25 Sep, 2019 - 13:44

Pop Up Meditation in support of Climate Strike

By Khemasuri on Wed, 25 Sep, 2019 - 13:44

A selection of the Sheffield Triratna sangha joined the DANCE climate action on the 20th September.

Pictures record the event which took place in full sun and was very hot!

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Interreligious Climate Pilgrimage

By Amaradaya on Thu, 27 Jun, 2019 - 11:30

Interreligious Climate Pilgrimage

By Amaradaya on Thu, 27 Jun, 2019 - 11:30

The Oslo Buddhist Centre teams up with the Church of Norway to organize an Interreligious Pilgrimage, encouraging dialogue between different faiths and to explore their engagement and responses to the climate change crisis

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Nucleus Of A New Society - Revisited

By Centre Team on Fri, 19 Aug, 2016 - 21:53

The Nucleus Of A New Society - Revisited

By Centre Team on Fri, 19 Aug, 2016 - 21:53

Revisiting Sangharakshita’s classic talk from the 1970s, four members of the Triratna Buddhist Order offer bold, challenging, perspectives of what it could be to engage anew with his radical vision of a new kind of society. Through the twin lenses of diversity and climate change, we hear questioning voices and affirming notions of community-based and personal Dharma practice in a suffering world. The invitation to examine our own perspectives and biases is both essential and potentially liberating, opening up...

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