What do you find so inspiring about Buddhist ethics? Firstly, what I love about Buddhist ethics is that it’s so practical; it’s something that you can actually do, and you can start straight away. But what I’m also drawn to is the fact that the Buddhist principles in their positive formulation (the principles of kindness, … [ Read More ]
Fundraising for Wisdom Beyond Words and the Dhammapada continues. Please help us reach our target!
We are very pleased to have raised £1,280 towards our target of £2,000 to reprint Sangharakshita’s Wisdom Beyond Words and the Dhammapada. If 12 more sponsors donate on the average that has been given so far, then we will reach our target. Please help us keep Wisdom Beyond Words and the Dhammapada in print by making … [ Read More ]
Eight Step Recovery on Tour in America
Valerie Mason-John, one of the co-authors of Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction is doing a number of launch events in America over the next few months. Here are the dates so you can add them to your diary: Wednesday 18th June, 7pm – 9pm – Eight Step Recovery book launch, San Francisco Buddhist … [ Read More ]
Buddhist Action Month – What more can we do?
This month is Buddhist Action Month (BAM), the month when we ask ourselves the question, ‘How we can act more for the benefit of the environment and the wider society?’ This year, BAM is focusing on actions around climate change. So what more can we do? Akuppa’s Saving the Earth: A Buddhist View is full … [ Read More ]
Eight Step Recovery on Tour – help us bring the book to a wider audience
Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction was received well across UK Buddhist Centres at the beginning of this year, as Paramabandhu and Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) launched the book. Clear Vision has produced this short video, which includes footage of the Manchester launch and an interview with Valerie. Valerie is keen to … [ Read More ]