John Marder, One of the committee members of the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK produced a document on Greenspace Climate Action for Buddhist Action Month 2019. The introduction reads:
“In February this year, Buddhists from a number of different groups and traditions, gathered to discuss right actions that could be taken in response to the climate problem. Greenspace projects featured strongly amongst the ideas that were shared, prompting NBO to develop this guidance. Its intention is to provide basic...
The Development Teamare five Order members supported by Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly (ECA) to provide central services to Triratna in Europe – also enjoyed around the wider Triratna world. (Pictured, left to right: Munisha, Amalavajra, Nandavajra, Prajnaketu and Mokshini.)
We’re a warm, friendly virtual team, meeting on Skype or in person every few weeks to check in and organise our work.
Team Leader is Nandavajra, who lives in Devon, UK, and describes himself as “a grizzled but youthful Triratna veteran who...
Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement (DANCE) is a “space for connecting to explore the breadth of possible Dharma responses to climate change and related issues.”
Originating with Gaia House, in Devon, UK, a centre connected with the Insight Meditation tradition, its publicity does not yet reflect awareness of BAM (which is growing but not yet that well known). Maybe nearby Triratna sanghas would like to make contact.
By Munisha on Tue, 1 Jul, 2014 - 14:47The UK’s Network of Engaged Buddhists recently announced its decision to dissolve itself and to hand over its assets to the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK.
At a meeting at the end of May, the membership published this announcement - including the interesting observation that NEB’s closure reflects a growth rather than a decline in Socially Engaged Buddhism:
“The Network of Engaged Buddhists has today (24th May 2014) dissolved formally as an organisation...
By Munisha on Sun, 18 May, 2014 - 14:28BAM is nearly here. Manchester mitras Rebecca Frost and Claire Morris are the national co-ordinators, for the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK (NBO). They write:
If you really haven’t heard of it yet, let us explain BAM: it’s June and it’s a nationwide month of British Buddhist social action: activities to benefit others in various ways, especially environmentally.
There’s a great deal happening! What’s your sangha doing? Please rvfrost [at] hotmail.com...
By Munisha on Sun, 18 May, 2014 - 14:02Yes! BAM is June and it’s nearly here. Manchester mitras Rebecca Frost and Claire Morris are the national co-ordinators, for the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK (NBO). They write:
There’s a great deal happening but we don’t know much about it yet! Please rvfrost [at] hotmail.com (email Rebecca and Claire with )rvfrost [at] hotmail.com (your plans.)
By Munisha on Fri, 13 Sep, 2013 - 00:29Triratna Buddhists took part in the UK’s Buddhist Action Month (BAM) in July this year. Linked to the festival of Dharma Day, BAM is sponsored by the Network of Buddhist OrganisationsUK (NBO).
July 2012 saw the UK’s first Buddhist Action Day (BAD), with the environmental theme Earthkind. It was such a success, the NBO decided to make it last a whole month this year and repeat the theme...
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.
Planning an event? The organisers need to know. Please stillgame37 [at] gmail.com (email )details of your event.