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Dharmabyte: Buddhism and Activism

By Rijupatha on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 21:55
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte Lokabandhu speaks on the topic of “Buddhism and Activism”, describing how becoming an active force for good in the world through direct social engagement is an integral part of Buddhist practice. Part of the longer talk “Buddhism, Social Engagement, and Non-Violent Direct Action” given in the Dharma Parlour at the...
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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

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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.
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Dharmabyte: Introducing Eco Dharma

By Rijupatha on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 21:32
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte Amalaketu talks about Eco Dharma at Colchester Buddhist Centre’s Sangha Night series on Engaged Buddhism. Entitled “Introducing Eco Dharma”, he maps out the possible Buddhist response to the environmental crisis...
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ecodharma

Buddhist Reflections on Social Action

By guhyapati on Mon, 20 Oct, 2014 - 17:14
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Triratna Sustainable Buddhist Centre Project

By guhyapati on Thu, 21 Aug, 2014 - 09:47

Triratna Sustainable Buddhist Centre Project

By guhyapati on Thu, 21 Aug, 2014 - 09:47This summer the Sustainable Buddhist Centre Project was launched during the European Chairs’ Assembly at Adhistana. In this short video Guhyapati interviews Amalaketu about the project.
ecodharma
ecodharma

Discussing Climate Change and the Triratna Community

By guhyapati on Thu, 21 Aug, 2014 - 09:33

Discussing Climate Change and the Triratna Community

By guhyapati on Thu, 21 Aug, 2014 - 09:33This is a discussion with Sahajatara, Yogaratna, and Lindsay Alderton about their recent efforts to promote concern and action around climate change within the Triratna Community and the Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement. The conversation took place mid summer 2014. it was arranged and hosted by the ecodharma centre (www.ecodharma.com).
ecodharma
ecodharma

connect.empower.liberate series by Guhyapati

By guhyapati on Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 - 19:46
A series of three talks given by Guhyapati at Buddhafield’s Green Earth Awakening last weekend. The gathering brought 500 people together to explore the interface between contemporary Buddhism, ecology and social action. Guhyapati brings dharma perspectives to bear on how we can empower ourselves and our communities to meet the challenges of our times.
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).
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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.

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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...

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