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Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now

Find out about Sustainable Buddhist Centres and Green Building Design!

By mokshini on Mon, 12 Jun, 2017 - 15:58

Find out about Sustainable Buddhist Centres and Green Building Design!

By mokshini on Mon, 12 Jun, 2017 - 15:58

Amalaketu has been involved in sustainability for 20 years, and has worked as a low carbon engineering consultant delivering sustainable buildings. He has been instrumental in developing a scheme to help Triratna Buddhist Centres become more sustainable, through green energy, recycling and fairtrade. He is also the chair of the Colchester Buddhist Centre

One thing ‘The World Needs Now’ is to become more aware of the consequences of our actions on our planet, other people, and future generations!

Amalaketu is offering two...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Join the Triratna Sustainable Buddhist Centre scheme

By mokshini on Sat, 21 May, 2016 - 08:39

A growing number of Triratna Buddhist centres have already completed the ten-point action points entailed in joining the list of certified Sustainable Buddhist Centres: Amsterdam, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Colchester, Essen, Metta Vihara, Norwich, Sheffield, Taraloka and Tiratanaloka. 

Sadhu!

If your Buddhist Centre has not yet gone down this path, why not suggest it to your trustees/council?

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Still looking for an action to run for BAM 2016? Keep it simple and remember the teaching on the Three Actions

By mokshini on Mon, 16 May, 2016 - 08:20

Still looking for an action to run for BAM 2016? Keep it simple and remember the teaching on the Three Actions

By mokshini on Mon, 16 May, 2016 - 08:20

For BAM to be a successful event, it doesn’t have to be complicated, and in fact, let’s run the events in the spirit they are intended  - that is with kindness to ourselves as well as kindness to the planet and other beings. 

Here are some Tips for organizing a successful BAM:

Keep projects SIMPLE. 

Buddhists can be busy people – engaged Buddhists even more so so that sometimes just the thought of taking on an extra responsibility can feel a...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Bristol gears up for BAM with Sustainable Sangha Day tomorrow

By Munisha on Sat, 25 Apr, 2015 - 15:16

Bristol gears up for BAM with Sustainable Sangha Day tomorrow

By Munisha on Sat, 25 Apr, 2015 - 15:16

Sunday 26th April, Bristol Buddhist Centre 9.30am—4.30pm

A practice day for anyone familiar with Triratna practices, to introduce Triratna’s Sustainable Buddhist Centre project and as a warm-up for Buddhist Action Month in June. We’ll explore:

  • what sustainability means to us, our sangha and the world
  • our responses to phenomena such as climate change, the extinction crisis, environmental degradation, animal cruelty etc
  • how our practice brings resilience, fuelled by wisdom and compassion
  • how the sangha brings us together with similar concerns and the
  • ...