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Last chance to apply for our BAM women's Karuna appeal!

By Sanghamani on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 16:33

Last chance to apply for our BAM women's Karuna appeal!

By Sanghamani on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 16:33

Do something radical this BAM and come and join our next 6 week’s women’s Karuna appeal which begins on June 10th in London.

By becoming a Karuna fundraiser you can directly changes the lives of thousands of dalit and tribal people who face discrimination, inequality and oppression in India and Nepal.

Karuna is one of Triratna’s flagship team based right livelihoods and has been initiating social work and Dharma projects amongst some of the Worlds poorest and most disadvantaged communities since 1980. Most of £1.5...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Special actions for BAM 2017: #3 Love not Fear street meditations

By mokshini on Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 - 17:24

Maitrisiddhi from Taraloka was in touch saying:

“One thing we’ll do is for BAM this year is ‘Street meditation in Shrewsbury: ‘Love not Fear’ on 17th June 12-2 and possibly more later in the day - yet to unfold!

We’ll be meditating in public, making a visible statement about having a        different response to world events.  It’s on the day of the Shrewsbury Carnival - it’ll be a bit bonkers, but fun!  Come and be stared at!” 

It would be great to have...

London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

The Endless Knot

By Vishvapani on Thu, 12 Jan, 2017 - 10:36

The Endless Knot

By Vishvapani on Thu, 12 Jan, 2017 - 10:36

2016 was a year of political upheaval in the UK, the USA and beyond. Are things as bad as we think? Should Buddhists get tangled up in it? Vishvapani investigates

Politics matters. I inherited this belief from my father who discovered it one November evening in 1938 when he made his way home from school in Berlin and saw the synagogue at the end of his street in flames while Nazi Brownshirts cheered and firemen stood and watched....

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

People To People In India!

By Centre Team on Mon, 9 Jan, 2017 - 19:46

People To People In India!

By Centre Team on Mon, 9 Jan, 2017 - 19:46

People to People in Nagpur, India have been posting some inspiring stories about the work they do recently. Check them out! 

People to People is focused on enabling educational development by empowering women, children and youth via various provided programmes such as:

  • women’s self-help groups 
  • self reliance support (backed up with micro finance) to help set up women’s business
  • pre-schooling for the children of immigrants 
  • outdoor primary schooling for nomadic tribes’ children
  • karate skills for building confidence amongst youth in the slums
  • personality support towards self-development
  • study and training clubs
  • free four-wheeler driving classes for young people

People to People is...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

The World on Fire: Buddhism in the modern world

By Nandavajra on Wed, 27 May, 2015 - 09:35

The World on Fire: Buddhism in the modern world

By Nandavajra on Wed, 27 May, 2015 - 09:35

6pm Friday 26 June - 3pm Tuesday 30 June 2015 at Adhisthana

The Buddha said the world was “on fire” – burning with greed, hatred, and delusion. What have today’s Buddhists got to say about the state of the modern world, or about the contribution Buddhism can make to improving it? Vaddhaka (whose book on Buddhism and Capitalism - The Buddha On Wall Street - has just been published) will present and compare the ideas of some contemporary Buddhist thinkers,...

Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

World on Fire - Buddhism in the Modern World

By vajratara on Tue, 26 May, 2015 - 12:11

World on Fire - Buddhism in the Modern World

By vajratara on Tue, 26 May, 2015 - 12:11

6pm Friday 26 June - 3pm Tuesday 30 June 2015

The Buddha said the world was “on fire” – burning with greed, hatred, and delusion. What have today’s Buddhists got to say about the state of the modern world, or about the contribution Buddhism can make to improving it? Vaddhaka (whose book on Buddhism and Capitalism - The Buddha On Wall Street - has just been published) will present and compare the ideas of some contemporary Buddhist thinkers, such as...

ecodharma
ecodharma

Buddhist Reflections on Social Action

By guhyapati on Mon, 20 Oct, 2014 - 17:14
Our first podcast series is out. check it out on soundcloud,
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ecodharma
ecodharma

connect.empower.liberate series by Guhyapati

By guhyapati on Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 - 19:46
A series of three talks given by Guhyapati at Buddhafield’s Green Earth Awakening last weekend. The gathering brought 500 people together to explore the interface between contemporary Buddhism, ecology and social action. Guhyapati brings dharma perspectives to bear on how we can empower ourselves and our communities to meet the challenges of our times.
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The Bodhisattva's Reply

By Rijupatha on Sat, 5 Jul, 2014 - 18:05

FBA Podcast: The Bodhisattva's Reply

By Rijupatha on Sat, 5 Jul, 2014 - 18:05We are pleased to share the three keynote talks from last month’s International Retreat. Our first FBA Podcast in the series is “The Bodhisattvas Reply”. Inspired by a poem from Sangharakshita entitled The Bodhisattvas Reply, Vajragupta outlines ways in which Western religious groups have historically approached engagement with social issues. Vajragupta suggests three ways in which we can work together to transform ourselves and so create a better world.

Talk given at...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhist groups planning social action in UK and US

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 19:04

Buddhist groups planning social action in UK and US

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 19:04We have some wonderful news coming in from both sides of the big pond, with Buddhists in the UK and the US organizing and making plans to take part in social action in the upcoming months…

Buddhist Action Month:

In June Buddhists in the UK will begin 2014’s Buddhist Action Month (or BAM), and Triratna is taking the lead in promoting BAM across the UK’s Buddhist Sanghas. BAM has...

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