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Parami's Perspectives No. 4 - Tejopala and Akasamati on Climate Change and Triratna

By parami on Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 - 01:12

Parami is back, reporting from  Australasia - or is it Oceania? - talking with two friends who have spent much of their adult lives reflecting on - and acting upon - climate change as an integral aspect of their Buddhist practice. A fascinating, sometimes sobering, but realistically positive conversation about what environmental issues have to do with the Dharma - and what we can do to get involved…

Topics covered include ‘transition towns’; Al Gore’s initiative; thinking about our kids; how to...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

A Guide To Sustainable Buddhist Centres

By Amalaketu on Mon, 6 Apr, 2015 - 21:37

For everything you need to know about the Sustainable Buddhist Centre Certification Scheme - including how to get the certificate signed by Order member and Low Carbon Consultant Amalaketu - here is our guide to sustainable Buddhist Centres!

Earth Metta Sangha
Earth Metta Sangha

The Buddha's Footprint

By Christine on Tue, 17 Feb, 2015 - 19:56
This is a thorough read on the historical role that early Buddhism played to the economic and political development of Asia, from the perspective of environmental impact. It’s not the view that we’re normally taught, and I found it a bit challenging for this reason.

http://www.tricycle.com/special-section/buddhas-footprint
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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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The London Buddhist, No.1 - The 'Dharmic Receptivity' Issue

The London Buddhist, No.1 - The 'Dharmic Receptivity' Issue

By Candradasa on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 16:58The first edition of a new Buddhist magazine from London!

We start with poet Michael Symmons Roberts talking about the sacred nature of things and what we are drawn towards.

Continuing the literary theme, Ollie Brock reviews the book ‘The Science Delusion’, which explores the nature of belief and science’s role in it.

Satyadasa launches into the relationship between inner mind and outer world, and explores the relationship between the environment and the mind, shedding light into...
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Dharmabyte: Meeting Another’s ‘Environment’

By Rijupatha on Thu, 31 Jul, 2014 - 16:52
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is a curious exploration entitled “Meeting Another’s ‘Environment’.” Sharing the teaching of Lin Chi on ‘environment’ and how we meet a whole container of history, memories, emotions when we meet another. With stories about Hakuin, the Samurai and the Order Member Saghasen in India, this little excerpt packs a punch!

From the talk “The Bliss Bestowing Hands of the True Individual” of the ...
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Dharmabyte: The World Is Unknown

By Rijupatha on Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 - 16:06
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is titled: “The World Is Unknown,” by Vajragupta. The world is unknown, we cannot possibly know what the world is in itself.

What we call the world is much more a relationship, and it’s all rather mysterious. Exploring Buddhist practices of non-separateness, the elements, change and transformation, Vajragupta beautifully unveils our connection with nature.

From the talk “We Live In a Beautiful World: Buddhism and...
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Buddhafield eBooks - Maitrisara: Gracing the Earth, Buddhist Reflections on a Damaged Planet

Buddhafield eBooks - Maitrisara: Gracing the Earth, Buddhist Reflections on a Damaged Planet

By Candradasa on Fri, 24 May, 2013 - 16:43Maitrisara helps run the Buddhafield Dharma Parlour at the annual summer Festival, and her own talks are both passionate and clear. Here she is talking about the vital environmental concern of healing our relationship to the earth and its significance for Buddhists looking for “an authentic heart response”…

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