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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Deepening Our Connection with the World

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Aug, 2019 - 14:00

Bhadra explores how we might revision the Triratna mandala of practice to strengthen our sense of interconnectedness with the world.

From the talk Revisioning Our Relation to the World: Two Icebergs and the Mandala of Practice given at Bristol Buddhist Centre as part of BAM – Buddhist Action Month - 2018

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Dharmabyte: Indra's Net and Social Action

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 5 Aug, 2019 - 14:00

The development of the individual is fundamental in transforming the world but at the same time it is important to recognize that external conditions can help or hinder us in our development. Vimalavajri talks of her personal involvement in the spheres of politics, feminism and Buddhism. 

Using Indra’s net as a classic Buddhist image of interconnectedness, the talk explores what the dharma might have to say about social or political action, and asks what helps when we feel overwhelmed or...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Only Connect

By jvalamalini on Sun, 9 Jul, 2017 - 22:59

One of our talks for BAM in Bristol. From communist to Buddhist…. Vimalavajri talks of her personal involvement in the spheres of politics, feminism and Buddhism.  Using Indra’s net as a classic Buddhist image of interconnectedness, the talk explores what the dharma might have to say about social or political action, and asks what helps when we feel overwhelmed or stuck in ill-will.  If we really see Indra’s net, we will connect more deeply with life at all levels and...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Vegan Cookery Demonstration in Dublin

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 - 10:09

Vegan Cookery Demonstration in Dublin

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 - 10:09

Report by Clodagh Gray about the vegan cookery demonstration that happened in the women’s residential community in Dublin as part of Buddhist Action Month:-

Following on from last week’s screening of Cowspiracy and building on the link between sustainability and adopting a more vegan friendly lifestyle, our very own resident chef (although he is too humble to accept this!) Pat Timlin led a vegan cooking demonstration in the Women’s Buddhist Community as part of BAM on Sunday the 21st of June.

Over 21 people –...

Dhanakosa Buddhist Retreat Centre
Dhanakosa Buddhist Retreat Centre

This Being, That Becomes

By yashobodhi on Sat, 5 Apr, 2014 - 10:32

This Being, That Becomes

By yashobodhi on Sat, 5 Apr, 2014 - 10:32*Updated* Click here for the archive of posts from this retreat, which has now ended.

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Yesterday evening a study retreat started here at Dhanakosa based on Dhivan’s book This Being That Becomes.

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The team members are Dhivan, Nayaka and myself. Khemaka is organising and there are 14 retreatants. It’s a perfectly sized group...
Vegan Buddhists and Friends
Vegan Buddhists and Friends

World Vegan Day & Month

By jane.easton@blu... on Sat, 3 Nov, 2012 - 12:47

World Vegan Day & Month

By jane.easton@blu... on Sat, 3 Nov, 2012 - 12:47The Kind Diet: Celebrate with World Vegan Day and World Vegan Month

What?
A celebration of vegan ethics and food.

Why might this be relevant for Buddhists?
http://vimeo.com/thevegansociety/making-history - this inspirational short video explains why… but also,

· Veganism is kind to animals, the environment, human health and the world’s poor.
· This annual event enables people to dip their toes into the waters of veganism in a safe, non-judgmental and...