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June book sale at Windhorse Publications

By dhammamegha on Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 - 12:59

June book sale at Windhorse Publications

By dhammamegha on Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 - 12:59

Lockdown rules are changing for some of us. So perhaps there’s not quite so much staying at home involved this month’s Stay at Home Sale. We have chosen a range of books to offer resources and inspiration in this transition time. 
 
To continue the ‘For the Earth’ theme of Buddhist Action Month, we’ve got what I think is the only one of our books to be written by a vet. Bodhipaksa’s Vegetarianism: A Buddhist View, is reduced...

Espace Sangha de Paris
Espace Sangha de Paris

Végétarisme, véganisme : deux interviews

By Ujumani on Sun, 10 Jun, 2018 - 14:17

Végétarisme, véganisme : deux interviews

By Ujumani on Sun, 10 Jun, 2018 - 14:17

Suite à la publication, il y a quelques mois, de la traduction française du livre de Bodhipaksa Le végétarisme, une vue bouddhiste, j’ai récemment été interviewé par un site consacré au livres bouddhistes : vous trouverez...

Espace Sangha de Paris
Espace Sangha de Paris

Le végétarisme - une vue bouddhiste

By Ujumani on Sun, 26 Nov, 2017 - 15:09

Le végétarisme - une vue bouddhiste

By Ujumani on Sun, 26 Nov, 2017 - 15:09

Le livre de Bodhipaksa Le végétarisme, une vue bouddhiste, vient de sortir aux Éditions Almora.

Vétérinaire de formation et bouddhiste pratiquant, membre depuis 1993 de l’Ordre bouddhiste Triratna, Bodhipaksa est...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Matthieu Ricard on vegetarianism and veganism

By Munisha on Wed, 13 May, 2015 - 12:10

Matthieu Ricard on vegetarianism and veganism

By Munisha on Wed, 13 May, 2015 - 12:10

French Buddhist monk, Matthieu Ricard, talks about vegetarianism and veganism as Buddhist practices. (He was closely associated with Sangharakshita’s teacher, the late Dilgo Khyentse Rimpoche.)

Video: 6.5 minutes

Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet

By Munisha on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 17:26

UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet

By Munisha on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 17:26Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says.



Western Buddhist Review
Western Buddhist Review

New article by Gaziano and Lewis on vegetarianism

By Dhivan Thomas Jones on Thu, 12 Dec, 2013 - 17:36

New article by Gaziano and Lewis on vegetarianism

By Dhivan Thomas Jones on Thu, 12 Dec, 2013 - 17:36I am very pleased to announce that I’ve uploaded a new article in the Western Buddhist Review. Joe Gaziano and Jacquie Lewis are Buddhists in a vipassanā tradition in the US. Their article explores the topic of Buddhism and vegetarianism in their home country, where many Buddhists appear not to translate the Buddha’s teaching on non-harming into a commitment to a vegetarian diet. I welcome their thoughtful yet principled discussion, based on their desire to inspire fellow Buddhists to...