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#EthicalChristmas: Metta Eggs – Collect Moments Not Things...

By libbydavy on Fri, 12 Dec, 2014 - 19:42

#EthicalChristmas: Metta Eggs – Collect Moments Not Things...

By libbydavy on Fri, 12 Dec, 2014 - 19:42Imagine being given a box of hand-crafted eggs
Filled with heartfelt messages
From people who really care about you

Christmas stirs up mixed feelings for most people. Life is busy enough without adding pressure to spend time and money we might not have, to connect with all our nearest, dearest – and perhaps those we feel we “should” be close to, even if they leave us gasping for air.

Who do we really care about and want to...
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#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - What Kind of Society Are You Creating?

By bodhipaksa on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 15:18

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - What Kind of Society Are You Creating?

By bodhipaksa on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 15:18Recently I wanted to buy some herbal tea in bulk. I did my research on Amazon, found the brand I wanted, and then promptly headed over to the manufacturer’s website to make my purchase. This cost me a little more, but I was happy to pay the extra expense. Why, you may wonder?

Whether we consider it or not, every penny we spend has some effect on the direction our society takes. We can choose to spend our money...
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#EthicalChristmas: Money, Ethics, and Dharma Practice - A New Campaign on The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 17:00

#EthicalChristmas: Money, Ethics, and Dharma Practice - A New Campaign on The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 17:00A couple of months ago I was sitting in a room at Adhisthana, listening to my friend Mokshini speak very movingly about some quite profound shifts in her own sense of Dharma practice. She talked about having newly considered in her own life the sorts of issues raised by Triratna’s participation in Buddhist Action Month every year: environmental concerns, economic questions, all manner of socially engaged topics relevant to anyone looking to explore the...