Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Fundraising for å book on sustainability and mindfulness from a buddhist perspective

By gunaketu on Wed, 4 Nov, 2020 - 12:40

Fundraising for å book on sustainability and mindfulness from a buddhist perspective

By gunaketu on Wed, 4 Nov, 2020 - 12:40

I am Gunaketu and I am inspired to do more to help build “a new society” - based on truthfulness and sustainability - so very much in demand these days!

After helping build the Manchester Buddhist Centre I started the Oslo Buddhistsenter in 2000 which is now a thriving little centre with 9 men and women preparing for ordination.

To help promote social and ecological sustainability I want to write a doctorial thesis and a book. It will combine six articles already published and compare...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Put Down the Burden

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 - 10:41

Our FBA Dharmabyte today is by Vajrapriya called Put Down the Burden. From the talk entitled Liberty Equality Fraternity from the series called The 21st Century Bodhisattva given at Shrewsbury Triratna Buddhist Group. Vajrapriya explores Dr Ambedkar’s slogan “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”, looking at topics like the New Society, and Subhuti’s exhortation to start the Dharma Revolution in the West.

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Paradigm Shift

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 18 Mar, 2019 - 13:00

In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, Paradigm Shift Parami revisits Bhante’s vision of the New Society, sharing her inspiration and love for the radical and transformative power of the Dharma.

This is the third talk entitled Revisiting the New Society in the series The Order as Practice: Shifting Paradigms.

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Dharmabyte: The New Society

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 7 Mar, 2019 - 14:00

In today’s FBA Dharmabyte Sangharakshita speaks on: The New Society.

Sangharakshita describes the events of his life that led him to found the Western Buddhist Order (now the Triratna Buddhist Order), and explains how an individual can join it. He then discusses its relation to the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (Triratna Buddhist Community) and introduces the idea of the nucleus of a new society.

Excerpted from the talk ...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhism At Work in the World

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 - 14:37

Buddhism At Work in the World

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 - 14:37

Lama’s Pyjamas are hosting a workshop on Team-Based Right Livelihood on Sunday 8th July in the London Buddhist Centre, exploring what Team-Based Right Livelihood is, why do it, and how does it work?

Watch Clear Vision Film about Lama’s Pyjamas 

Lama’s Pyjamas: More Than Just A Shop 
Catherine is one of Lama’s Pyjamas’ regular customers: she comes in most days and spends about an hour and a half in the shop, chatting to staff and buying some second...

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Norsk

A New Buddhist Centre in Oslo, Norway

By gunaketu on Wed, 17 Aug, 2016 - 11:09

A New Buddhist Centre in Oslo, Norway

By gunaketu on Wed, 17 Aug, 2016 - 11:09

We are very excited to let you know about our search for a new buddhist centre in Oslo.

We want it to express all three Cs: Centre, Community and Co-operative, as described in the video.

The order members in Oslo, Muditadevi, Sraddhapa and Gunaketu will all buy parts of the building and offer this as security against the mortgage of the remaining building which is the Oslo Buddhistsenter. Later, the Oslo Buddhistsenter will buy back these parts to make use of the whole building.

We are now...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

The Nucleus of a New Society: 1978 talk by Sangharakshita

By Munisha on Tue, 30 Jun, 2015 - 16:52

What was Bhante’s vision of “A New Society”? Sangharakshita describes the events of his life that led him to found the Western Buddhist Order, and explains how an individual can join it. He then discusses its relation to the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (now known as Triratna) and introduces the idea of the nucleus of a new society. 1’ 14”

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