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Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

BAM! Events at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Satyapurna on Wed, 15 May, 2019 - 12:16

BAM! Events at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Satyapurna on Wed, 15 May, 2019 - 12:16

This June is Buddhist Action Month and the theme for 2019 is “Climate Action – Personal Action”. The NLBC we be taking part and we are inviting you to take your dharma and meditation practice off the cushion into action! 

Some of the activities during BAM! are:
Make a pledge on our Tree of Intentions
Donations for a local charity
...

Triratna Women
Triratna Women

Introduction to Triratna Women

By Dharmaprabha on Thu, 7 Mar, 2019 - 12:30

Danasamudra and Dharmaprabha introduce the Triratna Women’s project at the
North London Buddhist Centre, Women’s class in 2017.

North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Events commemorating Sangharakshita at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Satyapurna on Fri, 2 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

Events commemorating Sangharakshita at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Satyapurna on Fri, 2 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

Sitting with recollection of Sangharakshita.
North London Buddhist Centre small shrine room is a dedicated space, 11 AM-6:30 PM Monday to Friday until 9 November.

Anyone is welcome to come and sit quietly in the room, or write in the book of memories and appreciation. Do bring flowers and donations in his memory if you wish. Donations will go to our ongoing purchase of his complete writings, and the Centre’s continuation of his work in introducing...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ratnaprabha Becomes Chair of the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 12:14

Ratnaprabha Becomes Chair of the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 12:14

Sunday the 16th September at the North London Buddhist Centre was multifaceted:
* Celebrating Padmasambhava Day,
* Holding four Mitra ceremonies (Afra, Charlie, Laura and Remi),
* Rejoicing in the outgoing chair, Visuddhimati,
* And inaugurating Ratnaprabha as the new chair.

Look out for the ceremonial Vajra (a brass thunderbolt symbolising transformation).

Ratnaprabha will kick off with a series of public lectures on Saturday mornings at 11:30, inspired by the Buddha’s teaching to the Fire Worshippers, “The World is...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Opportunity at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 11:40

Opportunity at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 11:40

The North London Buddhist Centre is looking for a new member to join an established and effective team running their beautiful, well-located and flourishing Centre.

You will be involved in a range of responsibilities such as fundraising, reception and cleaning duties as well as helping with administration and event preparation and possibly bookkeeping.  

The role is for 4 days a week (28 hours) and initially limited for 6 months.

We are looking for people committed to their practice within Triratna. Joining the Centre team provides the...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Looking back on Buddhist Action Month 2017

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 4 Jul, 2017 - 13:20

Looking back on Buddhist Action Month 2017

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 4 Jul, 2017 - 13:20

This June saw another successful Buddhist Action Month (BAM) unfold. We take a look at what it was all about and how the Triratna Buddhist Community around the world took part.

So what is BAM?

Mokshini writes

“At the heart of Triratna is the Bodhisattva Ideal – the aspiration and heartfelt wish to benefit others and the commitment to act in ways that help all beings to thrive. Buddhist Action Month is an opportunity to reach out and engage with friends or local communities in ways that...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

NLBC Buddhist Action Day

By Lottie on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 14:35

NLBC Buddhist Action Day

By Lottie on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 14:35

On Saturday we had our Buddhist Action Day at the North London Buddhist Centre. 

We had a full program including meditation, vegan lunch, guerrilla gardening, a short film from Joanna Macy and a ritual to end. Our day started off busy as we had combined our meditation with our Saturday morning meditation class. Santva led us in a double sit where we did the mindfulness of breathing and the metta...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Buddhist Action Day at North London.

By Lottie on Thu, 15 Jun, 2017 - 10:44

Buddhist Action Day at North London.

By Lottie on Thu, 15 Jun, 2017 - 10:44

On Saturday 24th June we’ll be having a whole day of Buddhist Action! With meditation, guerrilla gardening, a vegan lunch and more. 

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

BAM at NLBC has begun!

By Lottie on Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 - 12:49

BAM at NLBC has begun!

By Lottie on Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 - 12:49

We kicked off Buddhist Action Month at the North London Buddhist centre with our opening ceremony last week. The Sangha signed up their pledges and committed to making a difference this June. People signed up to give blood, reduce plastics, go vegan, detox from social media and many more. 

Tara has been moving around the centre, joining in all Shrine Room activities before returning to our reception...

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