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'Social engagement and liberation': 60 years since Dr Ambedkar's conversion

By Munisha on Sat, 14 May, 2016 - 14:27

'Social engagement and liberation': 60 years since Dr Ambedkar's conversion

By Munisha on Sat, 14 May, 2016 - 14:27

October this year sees the 60th anniversary of the first mass conversion to Buddhism of people then known as ‘Untouchables’, in Nagpur, India, which took place on 14th October 1956, led by Dr BR Ambedkar.

In celebration, the International Network of Engaged Buddhists and Triratna’s Indian retreat centre Nagaloka are holding a weekend conference, ‘Social engagement and liberation’, 11th-14th October.

The conversion anniversary itself...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhafield 2016!

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Jan, 2016 - 18:15

Buddhafield 2016!

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Jan, 2016 - 18:15

Satydarshin over at Buddhafield has provided this most excellent graphic overview of the events planned so far in 2016.

Download and keep! 

Further information 
www.buddhafield.com/festival
www.buddhafield.com/gea
www.buddhafield.com/retreats

Triratna News
Triratna News

Urge your government to counter Buddhist violence against Muslims in Burma

By Munisha on Fri, 30 Oct, 2015 - 12:44

Urge your government to counter Buddhist violence against Muslims in Burma

By Munisha on Fri, 30 Oct, 2015 - 12:44

Please join Buddhists around the world speaking out in defence of ethnic Muslim minorities displaced by ethnic Buddhist violence in southeast Asia, especially the Rohingya people of Burma (Myanmar).

A report published by Queen Mary University, London, says the Rohingya are facing the final stages of genocide”.

Richard Reoch of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition in the USA, writes:
“Please speak up for the tens of thousands of displaced people in southeast Asia...

ecodharma
ecodharma

Action from Depth: Ecodharma build new UK links

By guhyapati on Thu, 5 Feb, 2015 - 18:15

Action from Depth: Ecodharma build new UK links

By guhyapati on Thu, 5 Feb, 2015 - 18:15This summer Ecodharma will be joining forces with Gaia House teacher Rob Burbea and Freely Given Retreats to offer a new training in the UK. 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 ahead of the United Nations Climate talks,...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Meeting the Suffering of the World

By Rijupatha on Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 - 13:46

FBA Podcast: Meeting the Suffering of the World

By Rijupatha on Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 - 13:46Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

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This week’s FBA Podcast entitled “Meeting the Suffering of the World”, by Maitrisara, was the last in a series of talks at Dharmapala College celebrating “40 Years of the New Society”. Here Maitrisara takes on the topic of compassion in action...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: A Challenge to the Modern World

By Rijupatha on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 21:46

FBA Podcast: A Challenge to the Modern World

By Rijupatha on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 21:46Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

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A robust talk for this week’s FBA Podcast entitled “A Challenge to the Modern World”, by Sagaraghosa, critiquing structural elements of our society from a Buddhist standpoint, and exploring what we can do to bring about a society more in line with Reality.
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Are you going Beyond BAM?

By Munisha on Wed, 23 Jul, 2014 - 10:00

Are you going Beyond BAM?

By Munisha on Wed, 23 Jul, 2014 - 10:00Hi folks,

Buddhist Action Month is for life, not just for June!

To stay connected with your fellow BAMers in Triratna worldwide and their thoughts, actions and information, please Follow the Beyond BAM space here on The Buddhist Centre Online.

Go to Beyond BAM and click + Follow (top left).
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The Bodhisattva's Reply

By Rijupatha on Sat, 5 Jul, 2014 - 18:05

FBA Podcast: The Bodhisattva's Reply

By Rijupatha on Sat, 5 Jul, 2014 - 18:05We are pleased to share the three keynote talks from last month’s International Retreat. Our first FBA Podcast in the series is “The Bodhisattvas Reply”. Inspired by a poem from Sangharakshita entitled The Bodhisattvas Reply, Vajragupta outlines ways in which Western religious groups have historically approached engagement with social issues. Vajragupta suggests three ways in which we can work together to transform ourselves and so create a better world.

Talk given at...
Triratna News
Triratna News

International Buddhist Relief Organisation seeks new committee

By Munisha on Thu, 3 Jul, 2014 - 00:24

International Buddhist Relief Organisation seeks new committee

By Munisha on Thu, 3 Jul, 2014 - 00:24The International Buddhist Relief Organisation (IBRO) invites expressions of interest from Buddhists who would like to form a new committee to take over the running of this organisation.

“The International Buddhist Relief Organisation is a UK-based NGO recognised by the UN. It was established as a charity in 1995 with the registered aim ‘to help relieve the suffering of people everywhere, regardless of their status, creed or geographical location, who are in...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

International Buddhist Relief Organisation seeks new committee

By Munisha on Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 - 11:55

International Buddhist Relief Organisation seeks new committee

By Munisha on Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 - 11:55The International Buddhist Relief Organisation (IBRO) invites expressions of interest from Buddhists who would like to form a new committee to take over the running of this organisation.

“The International Buddhist Relief Organisation is a UK-based NGO recognised by the UN. It was established as a charity in 1995 with the registered aim ‘to help relieve the suffering of people everywhere, regardless of their status, creed or geographical location, who are in condition...

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