By Christine on Mon, 2 Jun, 2014 - 13:33The Sheffield Buddhist Centre is pleased to be hosting events for BAM! 2014. Let’s join the maha-sangha in kind and honest exploration of how caring for the environment can become a clearer part of our lives as Buddhists.
Sun. June 15 (9:30-17:00) > Re-imagining the Future: day retreat based on The Work That Reconnects Wed. June 18 (19:30-21:30) > Positive & Effective Activism: Dharmic discussion on how we can take steps, big and small, that will encourage...
By Dhammadassin on Wed, 21 May, 2014 - 14:02An inspiring introduction from Mokshini to the Buddhist Action Month (BAM) initiative at the 2014 International Retreat, towards the ideal of a sustainable Triratna community worldwide.
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By Munisha on Thu, 20 Jun, 2013 - 09:07Don’t just sit there. Do something!
July is Buddhist Action Month in Britain. Centred on the festival of Dharma Day, this year’s theme is Earthkind: caring for the Environment. Across the country, Buddhists and others will be guerrilla-gardening, litter-picking, tree-planting and lots of other things.
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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”…
By Candradasa on Thu, 23 May, 2013 - 19:27Well, as expected, the internet gods were (quite properly!) no match for the secret realm where Buddhafield’s Green Earth Awakening Camp is gathering for the weekend Dharma festivities. N.B. It’s not too late to join them!
So we’ll have to wait till everyone returns to post (we hope!) some of the sights and sounds of this new event in the Triratna calendar…
In the meantime, we’ll continue to give you a little bit of...
By Munisha on Wed, 22 May, 2013 - 14:06July sees the UK’s second annual Buddhist Action Month, with the environmentalthemeEarthkind.
Earthkind is a great opportunity for Buddhists of all traditions to get together and volunteer for the good of their local communities.
Centred on the festival of Dharma Day, BAM:Earthkind promotes local actions on environmental themes: organise a talk, a neighbourhood litter-pick, a tree planting, a nature walk or whatever else you can think of!