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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas - How Caste Oppresses Women

By Dayamudra on Sun, 30 Nov, 2014 - 14:56

#EthicalChristmas - How Caste Oppresses Women

By Dayamudra on Sun, 30 Nov, 2014 - 14:56“I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.” - Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

Dalit girls and women, those from the lower caste communities, traditionally called “untouchable”, are the most vulnerable of all people in India. These are our students, fellow teachers and our friends at Jai Bhim International, inspired by the social activist and Chief Architect of the Indian constitution, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar. Females in this...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas - What Is Jai Bhim?

By Dayamudra on Fri, 28 Nov, 2014 - 16:32

#EthicalChristmas - What Is Jai Bhim?

By Dayamudra on Fri, 28 Nov, 2014 - 16:32Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar might be the most famous Indian you’ve never heard of. Yet if you go into any village, any town, any city, anywhere in India, you will see statues, paintings, and shrines devoted to him. Did you know that there are more statues in his image than of anyone else in the country? You will hear people every day, if you listen carefully, greeting one another with “Jai Bhim”. “Long live Dr. Ambedkar and his comitment...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas: Jai Bhim International - Give Them Shelter!

By Centre Team on Wed, 26 Nov, 2014 - 19:46

#EthicalChristmas: Jai Bhim International - Give Them Shelter!

By Centre Team on Wed, 26 Nov, 2014 - 19:46We’re delighted to welcome as partners in our #ethicalchristmas campaign the wonderful team at Jai Bhim International.

Although they won’t sell you something for Christmas, they’ll certainly do something amazing with your money when you give someone you love the gift of supporting Jai Bhim’s inspiring new Give Them Shelter appeal to build a dormitory for girl students in India.

Support Give Them Shelter


Jai Bhim International is a...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Top Gifts for £10 or under at Evolution - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 25 Nov, 2014 - 14:51

Top Gifts for £10 or under at Evolution - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 25 Nov, 2014 - 14:51
Christmas is drawing ever closer and regardless of how we spend the season, we may have gifts to buy. The simple act of giving can be an antidote to the excess of Christmas and by buying from Evolution you can give three times and more – through the gift you give the projects we support and the ethical work practices we uphold.
 
This week we’ve put together five top gifts that come in at £10 or under:...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas: Priyananda On The People Behind Windhorse Books

By Centre Team on Sun, 23 Nov, 2014 - 15:31

#EthicalChristmas: Priyananda On The People Behind Windhorse Books

By Centre Team on Sun, 23 Nov, 2014 - 15:31Windhorse Publications originated as the main publisher of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Order. Do you still publish books by Sangharakshita or is your focus now on publishing books by other authors?

We do still publish books by Sangharakshita, but because he is in his old age now, he is writing far less. The most recent of his books that we have put out are previously unpublished material from his early life, ...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas: The Ethics Of Publishing In A Digital Age

By Centre Team on Sat, 22 Nov, 2014 - 13:44

#EthicalChristmas: The Ethics Of Publishing In A Digital Age

By Centre Team on Sat, 22 Nov, 2014 - 13:44The publishing industry is in the process of going through a huge, seismic change. Whereas ten years ago we were buying all of our books from our local bookshop, today we’re more likely to purchase them online, in eBook as well as print format. Publishers are having to adapt to these changing conditions in order to survive. In addition, some companies are adopting dubious methods to make up for decreased profit margins – the recent tax avoidance schemes of certain...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

30% Off Selected Ranges Instore & Online at Evolution #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 21:11

30% Off Selected Ranges Instore & Online at Evolution #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 21:11
Grab 30% OFF selected ranges now. Great savings for Christmas Gifts now between £2.50 and £8.00. Click here to see the ranges on the Evolution Website....
Triratna News
Triratna News

Windhorse Publications: the changing world of Buddhist books

By Munisha on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 13:50

Windhorse Publications: the changing world of Buddhist books

By Munisha on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 13:50In the approach to a certain December festival The Buddhist Centre Online’s Ethical Christmas campaign highlights ways to make generosity even more ethical than usual.

How about buying Buddhist books (online or at your local Triratna centre) from Triratna’s book publishers in Cambridge, UK, Windhorse Publications? As a small Buddhist charitable company they’re distinctive.

Publishing Assistant Hannah writes: “Like other Triratna enterprises, we’re a ‘Team-Based Right Livelihood’; a business guided by Buddhist ethics...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

#EthicalChristmas: Dharma Book Bestsellers!

#EthicalChristmas: Dharma Book Bestsellers!

By Centre Team on Thu, 20 Nov, 2014 - 18:05Our #ethicalchristmas partner Windhorse Publications have some amazing deals to help make ethical buying an affordable gift option this year!

On some of their bestellers the Standard Membership (completely free!) makes things even cheaper than Amazon! You can also get 40-70% off all these titles:

Buddha Mind, Hello at Last, Meaning in Life, A Path for Parents,Saving the Earth, Meditating, ...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Awesome Christmas Gifts for £5 and under from Evolution - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 19 Nov, 2014 - 15:27

Awesome Christmas Gifts for £5 and under from Evolution - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 19 Nov, 2014 - 15:27On a budget this Christmas or just lots of small gifts to buy for your beloved friends and family, here’s a great hand picked selection of #EthicalChristmas Gifts that cost £5 and under from Evolution:

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Soup Cup & Spoon - £5 - Choose from 4 Great Colours

Cauldron Oil Burner - £5 - Don’t forget we do...

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