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Colchester centre wins solar electricity from M&S

By Munisha on Mon, 14 Dec, 2015 - 14:03

Colchester centre wins solar electricity from M&S

By Munisha on Mon, 14 Dec, 2015 - 14:03

Completing our Triratna News mini-series marking the COP21 Climate change talks which finished in Paris at the weekend, Amalaketu writes from the UK to tell us about Colchester Buddhist Centre’s successful application to a fund run by major retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) for money for solar PV (photovoltaic panels) to generate its own electricity. 

Amalaketu is also responsible for Triratna’s Sustainable Buddhist Centre certification scheme. He writes: “We bought the...

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Bristol joins growing list of "sustainable centres"

By Munisha on Fri, 4 Dec, 2015 - 17:02

Bristol joins growing list of "sustainable centres"

By Munisha on Fri, 4 Dec, 2015 - 17:02

Triratna’s Sustainable Buddhist Centre certification scheme is growing and growing, and it’s burst out of Britain! The Dutch sanghas in Amsterdam and at Metta Vihara Retreat Centre are among 10 centres certified so far, with two more pending. (See list below.)

Bristol Buddhist Centre, UK, is the latest of these centres, where Kamalamani is the centre’s Sustainability Co-ordinator. She writes: “Triratna’s Sustainable Centre scheme is another way of reminding ourselves at home and in our public centres that...

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Buddhists march for climate action

By Munisha on Mon, 30 Nov, 2015 - 16:53

Buddhists march for climate action

By Munisha on Mon, 30 Nov, 2015 - 16:53

As the COP21 climate change talks begin in Paris, Buddhists of many traditions have been taking part in climate change marches all over the world.

Meanwhile, the Global Buddhist Climate Change Collective’s statement to world leaders is being signed online by ever-increasing numbers of Buddhist leaders worldwide, including Sangharakshita and a number of other senior members of the Triratna Buddhist Order. The Network of Buddhist Organisations UK has also issued a statement, signed by the members of...

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This Sunday: 24 hours of meditation for the earth

By Munisha on Thu, 29 Oct, 2015 - 17:12

This Sunday: 24 hours of meditation for the earth

By Munisha on Thu, 29 Oct, 2015 - 17:12

Vassika is Chair of Le centre bouddhiste Triratna de Paris. She writes to let us know of an event this coming Sunday and Monday, 1st and 2nd November, in preparation for COP21.

“In Paris - and in France - we are preparing for the COP21 meeting on climate change this December. It is encouraging to see how much concern there is for this issue in France, and there are many things being planned to...

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"Action from Depth": Ecodharma links up with Gaia House

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Mar, 2015 - 14:35

"Action from Depth": Ecodharma links up with Gaia House

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Mar, 2015 - 14:35This summer Ecodharma, a Triratna project in Catalunya, Spain, will be joining forces with Gaia House teacher Rob Burbea and Freely Given Retreats to offer a new training in the UK.

Guhyapati writes: Action from Depth is a shorter remix of the Engaged Buddhist Training that Ecodharma have been developing since 2010. The UK version will be co-designed by Rob and Ecodharma’s Guhyapati, with a strong emphasis on ecological activism just...