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Earth Metta Sangha

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

By Christine on Fri, 20 Feb, 2015 - 23:37

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

By Christine on Fri, 20 Feb, 2015 - 23:37The MASSIVE white elephant (cow?) in the room. As a well-informed vegan, I am shocked by what this film reveals. Please take a look and pass it on.
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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Triratna News

Triratna Sustainable Buddhist Centre Project

By Munisha on Wed, 17 Sep, 2014 - 00:59

Triratna Sustainable Buddhist Centre Project

By Munisha on Wed, 17 Sep, 2014 - 00:59July’s meeting of the European Chairs’ Assembly at Adhisthana saw the launch of a new environmental initiative for Triratna worldwide.

The Triratna Sustainable Buddhist Centre Project isn’t just a good idea! It comes complete with a practical Centre Certification Scheme devised by Amalaketu. He’s Chair of the Colchester Buddhist Centre, UK and a specialist in energy efficiency.

The aim of the scheme is to champion sustainability across Triratna and to support Buddhist centres to exemplify...
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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).
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Community Highlights

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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FBA Podcast: Hopeful Buddhist Response to Environmental Crisis

By Rijupatha on Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 - 16:14

FBA Podcast: Hopeful Buddhist Response to Environmental Crisis

By Rijupatha on Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 - 16:14This week’s FBA Podcast comes to us from Amalaketu entitled “A Hopeful Buddhist Response to Environmental Crisis”. How, as Buddhists, can we respond appropriately to the current environmental crisis. Talk given on Sangha Night at Norwich Buddhist Centre on 1st July 2014.

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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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