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Vegan Buddhists and Friends
Vegan Buddhists and Friends

Scenes From Veganuary!

By Charlotte Lawes on Fri, 13 Jan, 2017 - 22:16

Scenes From Veganuary!

By Charlotte Lawes on Fri, 13 Jan, 2017 - 22:16

Charlotte Lawes from our team was at a vegan festival in London last weekend. Look at all this delicious food!

Check out Veganuary - a great initiative to go vegan in January with lots of helpful recipes and tips. 

Vegan Buddhists and Friends
Vegan Buddhists and Friends

Christmas recipes and food ideas

By jane.easton@blu... on Tue, 15 Dec, 2015 - 12:24

Christmas recipes and food ideas

By jane.easton@blu... on Tue, 15 Dec, 2015 - 12:24

Whether you’re eating with fellow vegans/veggies or sharing the holiday with meat eaters, why not offer some lovely, kind and inclusive food that everyone can eat? I cook vegan every year for ‘mixed’ friends and family, all of whom love the all vegan dinner, desserts and everything! 

http://www.viva.org.uk/christmas 

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Vegan Life on the Vegan Buddhists Space

By Rijupatha on Mon, 24 Mar, 2014 - 13:18

Vegan Life on the Vegan Buddhists Space

By Rijupatha on Mon, 24 Mar, 2014 - 13:18We’ve had some rich discussions and informative postings on the Vegan Buddhists space on The Buddhist Centre Online this month! If you’re vegan, or vegan-curious, there’s lots of great material here to peruse. And you can +follow the Vegan Buddhists space to learn more as new updates arrive.

Early in the month there was a great back-and-forth chat between community members about cruelty-free eggs and ethics, followed by another...
Vegan Buddhists and Friends
Vegan Buddhists and Friends

The Mini Vegan Guidebook

The Mini Vegan Guidebook

By Candradasa on Sun, 23 Mar, 2014 - 19:24A cute little intro to veganism from Meghan Thome
Vegan Buddhists and Friends
Vegan Buddhists and Friends

Inside the Milk Machine

By Candradasa on Tue, 18 Mar, 2014 - 13:10

Inside the Milk Machine

By Candradasa on Tue, 18 Mar, 2014 - 13:10A great, in-depth article on Modern Farmer about the milk industry today…

Read the whole article

“At one time, milk was one of the more natural processes in farming. 
A bull would impregnate a cow — an actual bull, before the age of artificial insemination . She was pregnant for 
nine months and then a baby cow 
was born.

Afterwards, from the calf’s birth to up to three months after it was weaned, the farmer would...
Vegan Buddhists and Friends
Vegan Buddhists and Friends

Cruelty-Free Eggs

By Candradasa on Sat, 15 Mar, 2014 - 16:11

Cruelty-Free Eggs

By Candradasa on Sat, 15 Mar, 2014 - 16:11Hi everyone, I was wondering what people think about the concept (or indeed the experience!) of cruelty-free eggs? I’ve been meaning to ask for ages! We started looking into it (we = my wife & I) when one of our friends started keeping chickens. Now we know three folk who, as far as we can tell, keep chickens as pets and look after them very well:

By “very well” I mean: in expansive settings (way beyond commercial “free...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

By Rijupatha on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 19:17In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:

• What Does “Engaged Buddhism” Mean to You?
• Sangha updates from the U.S. and Canada
• Meditation Marathon fundraising event kicks off in June
• Upcoming retreats at Aryaloka
• Reflections on Nonviolent Communication
• Men’s Retreat Planned
• “Being Prepared for Teaching” by Narottama
• Starting Out as a Vegetarian
• Arts events & sangha poetry
• Movie Review: “The U.S. vs. John Lennon
• Going...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Jewel in the Cabbage by Vimalabandhu - Free eBook!

The Jewel in the Cabbage by Vimalabandhu - Free eBook!

By Candradasa on Wed, 3 Apr, 2013 - 21:17Here’s a new version of the much-loved book ‘The Jewel in the Cabbage’ by Vimalabandhu, long-time Buddhist chef. Sub-titled “Cooking with Metaphors”, it’s a meditation on vegan cooking both delightful and profound. And Vimalabandhu is generously making it available for free as an eBook!

All proceeds from sales of the paperback edition will help resource the new ‘Triratna Vegans’ project. Click here to get it for only £3.99! ($6).
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Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

By Rijupatha on Sat, 30 Mar, 2013 - 00:42In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:

• What Does “Engaged Buddhism” Mean to You?
• Sangha updates from the U.S. and Canada
• Meditation Marathon fundraising event kicks off in June
• Upcoming retreats at Aryaloka
• Reflections on Nonviolent Communication
• Men’s Retreat Planned
• “Being Prepared for Teaching” by Narottama
• Starting Out as a Vegetarian
• Arts events & sangha poetry
• Movie Review: “The U.S. vs. John Lennon
• Going...
Vegan Buddhists and Friends
Vegan Buddhists and Friends

Sangharakshita on becoming a vegan (video edition!)

By Candradasa on Thu, 23 Aug, 2012 - 21:46

Sangharakshita on becoming a vegan (video edition!)

By Candradasa on Thu, 23 Aug, 2012 - 21:46Urgyen Sangharakshita on why he has become a vegan and the unusual path that took him to his decision…

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