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Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Introducing BAM: Buddhist Action Month

By lokabandhu on Mon, 24 Feb, 2014 - 22:21
Here’s an interview Introducing BAM (Buddhist Action Month), happening across Triratna and the UK Buddhist world in June 2014. Lokabandhu speaks to Amalaketu and Mokshini, chairs of the Colchester and Brighton Buddhist Centres about their vision for the month - and how they’d like to go ‘Beyond BAM’. For 20 practical ideas of what your Centre or Sangha could do, click here...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ecodharma taking lead in creating local alternative economics in Spain

By lokabandhu on Wed, 29 Jan, 2014 - 05:34

Ecodharma taking lead in creating local alternative economics in Spain

By lokabandhu on Wed, 29 Jan, 2014 - 05:34Guhyapati writes from the Catalan Pyrenees with news of the Ecodharma project, saying - “Ecodharma is a Triratna retreat centre with a unique social mission: amidst the challenges of Spain’s economic slump, known popularly as “la crisis”, the centre is championing alternative economic initiatives. This month we have recommitted resources to continue taking a lead role working with local communities, building economic resilience amongst the economically depressed mountain areas of Pallars Jussa and Sobrira”.

“Although there are...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Melbourne Med-Mob meditation

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Nov, 2013 - 20:14

Melbourne Med-Mob meditation

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Nov, 2013 - 20:14Jodie writes from Triratna’s Melbourne Buddhist Centre where they’ve just celebrated their first meditation flash mob. She says - “The bad jokes came rolling in while we were organising our latest Melbourne event, a meditation “flash mob”. With first prize going to Harvey’s “We could be arrested for disturbing the unease.” Seriously, as part of this year’s Urban Retreat we decided to spend a Friday evening meditating outside and chose Federation Square for the event, in...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabytes Podcast #268 - "Why Be a Warrior?" by Dharmashalin

By Rijupatha on Mon, 12 Aug, 2013 - 16:36
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is an excerpt from Dharmashalin’s longer talk given at Padmaloka on the topic of becoming a Dharma warrior.

Entitled “Why Be a Warrior?” he pulls in accessible examples from pop culture and his personal experiences to illustrate the qualities of a peaceful Dharma warrior and speak to the meaning of developing in this way for our spiritual lives.

We invite you to join us!

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People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

15 Street Children enrolled in School

By tejadhamma on Sat, 13 Jul, 2013 - 18:42

15 Street Children enrolled in School

By tejadhamma on Sat, 13 Jul, 2013 - 18:42
PTP is pleased to inform that the 15 nomadic tribes children of Street Children Project run by PTP started to go to school for primary education from urban slum of Nagpur. All the children are from migrated Vadaar community who are known as Nomadic tribes with whom we are working last 3 years.

Initially PTP encouraged to parent...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

By Rijupatha on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 19:17In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:

• What Does “Engaged Buddhism” Mean to You?
• Sangha updates from the U.S. and Canada
• Meditation Marathon fundraising event kicks off in June
• Upcoming retreats at Aryaloka
• Reflections on Nonviolent Communication
• Men’s Retreat Planned
• “Being Prepared for Teaching” by Narottama
• Starting Out as a Vegetarian
• Arts events & sangha poetry
• Movie Review: “The U.S. vs. John Lennon
• Going...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Upcoming conference on Buddhist-inspired ideas for personal and social change

By lokabandhu on Sun, 19 May, 2013 - 15:43

Upcoming conference on Buddhist-inspired ideas for personal and social change

By lokabandhu on Sun, 19 May, 2013 - 15:43Triratna speakers are prominent in an exciting inter-Buddhist conference upcoming in the UK in August, on the theme of ‘Transforming Conflict’. Subtitled ‘Buddhist-inspired Ideas for Personal and Social Change, it’s to be held in the idyllic surroundings of Taplow Court and is open to all. Joint organisers are the Centre for Applied Buddhism, the UK’s Network of Buddhist Organisations and the Network of Engaged Buddhists.

The organisers say -...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Is Conflict Good For You?

By Munisha on Thu, 9 May, 2013 - 11:30

Is Conflict Good For You?

By Munisha on Thu, 9 May, 2013 - 11:30Here’s a conference involving members of the Triratna Buddhist Order active in the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK, alongside the Centre for Applied Buddhism, and the Network of Engaged Buddhists

Transforming Conflict

Taplow Court, Berkshire, UK, 16th – 18th August, 2013

How would it be if we were to see conflict as transformative, rather than negative and painful? Buddhism suggests that out of difficulties and conflicts can develop...
Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

By Rijupatha on Sat, 30 Mar, 2013 - 00:42In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:

• What Does “Engaged Buddhism” Mean to You?
• Sangha updates from the U.S. and Canada
• Meditation Marathon fundraising event kicks off in June
• Upcoming retreats at Aryaloka
• Reflections on Nonviolent Communication
• Men’s Retreat Planned
• “Being Prepared for Teaching” by Narottama
• Starting Out as a Vegetarian
• Arts events & sangha poetry
• Movie Review: “The U.S. vs. John Lennon
• Going...
Triratna News
Triratna News

A Buddhist view of current affairs?

By lokabandhu on Wed, 16 May, 2012 - 05:31

A Buddhist view of current affairs?

By lokabandhu on Wed, 16 May, 2012 - 05:31Is there a Buddhist view of current affairs? Journal East is certainly setting out to provide one - and to provoke its readers into thinking through their own. Edited and written by Manjusiha from Triratna’s London Buddhist Centre, it’s seen a spate of thought-provoking articles recently. Here’s a few excerpts - for the rest, you’ll have to visit its website at journaleast.com

Suicidal Societies contrasts suicide bombers with the growing number of Tibetan...

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