I do Karuna appeal not because they are easy, in fact, they are never easy. But in my deepest sense, I know they make difference to myself and my brothers and sisters in India. In my opinion, one of the best practical application is available in our community to help others.
I like what Sangharakshita said, “Karuna appeal is a spiritual practice because you are doing something for others”
You may be aware of this already but the latest Ecosattva Course starts on October 1st 2017 - I took part the first time it happened and got a lot out of it. It runs over about 8 weeks from Sunday 1 October to November 19th and you can find out more on this One Earth Sangha page
The Network of Buddhist Organisations (NBO)is hosting a gathering in London on November 5th, details below and on the attached poster. The main emphasis of the gathering is to discuss the theme, “Buddhism in action: what are we doing?”, but there will be a short AGM, too. You and members of all Triratna Sangha are warmly invited to come along, and please spread the word to anyone you know who might be interested. These gatherings are a unique...
It’s the first day of June, which means it’s Buddhist Action Month 2016!
BAM is an annual festival of Buddhist-inspired socially benficial activity. Under the ’21st-Century Bodhisattva’ theme, over the last few weeks, Triratna sanghas in Istanbul, Dublin, Australia, Essen (Germany), New Zealand and New Hampshire (USA), as well as all over Britain, have been posting news of their plans on the dedicated BAM space here on The Buddhist Centre Online. Have a look!
Planned events relate to topics including peace activism, environmental sustainability, capitalism, compassion and...