A two-day course for those interested in finding out more about working as a Healthcare Chaplain. Course dates: in Manchester on 7th March and 30th April, and in London on 16th May and 11th July. The training course is taught in an Inter Faith context, plus an additional day just with Buddhist applicants. Participants carry …. Read More >
“Connecting for Change” Saturday 28th October 2017 1.30pm–5.00pm SGI-UK Ikeda Peace Centre 7 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PG Can coming together be helpful to ourselves and others? Is it worth making the effort to connect? The Network of Buddhist Organisations invites you to take part in this lively event. Come and join us for discussion, …. Read More >
It’s just a few weeks until the start of Buddhist Action Month 2017: BAM! The NBO’s BAM Co-ordinator, Christine Thuring writes: “For a small UK-based project initiated in 2012 by the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK, BAM’s growth and expansion to other parts of the world has been phenomenal. We can consider it a new annual contemporary …. Read More >
You are warmly invited to the next NBO gathering: “Buddhism in action: what are we doing? Buddhists from a variety of UK traditions will meet to explore the social role of Buddhism in the UK. Why is it important for Buddhists to come together? How important is friendship? How can Buddhists act together for the …. Read More >
Now in its 5th year, Buddhist Action Month is an NBO initiative, encouraging Buddhists of all traditions to engage with beneficial activities transforming self and world, with emphasis on social change and expressing care for all. The special theme for BAM 2016 is community, in the sense of building bridges, sharing concerns and breaking down barriers, while …. Read More >
Val Stephenson is Chair of the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK. She reports: “Over the first weekend of April, I attended the European Buddhist Union’s (EBU) conference “Buddhism in Action” in Berlin. I saw many connections with our annual Buddhist Action Month (BAM) in the UK, and just how important Buddhist social action is. Here are just two responses …. Read More >
All are welcome to this conference in Berlin, 1-3 April, with a range of European Buddhist speakers, workshops and films, all in the beautiful environs of Rigpa’s Dharmamati Centre. More details.