Buddhist Climate Action – What Can I Do? We would like to invite you to apply to a day of workshops, dialogue and talks to explore Buddhist climate action on 1 February 2020 in London. The day will be an opportunity to reflect on how the rich variety of Buddhist practices can support and inform …. Read More >
A day of talks, workshops and discussions exploring what it means to be Buddhist in Britain. 21.10.2023 @ Birmingham Buddhist Vihara, 29-31 Osler Sreet, Ladywood, B16 9EU 10:00-16:00 Register here: https://bit.ly/3qvF3Dh The organisers write: “A wonderful opportunity for Buddhists from all traditions and backgrounds to meet and get to know each other and discuss how …. Read More >
The Level detox unit in Nottingham is asking for donations of Buddhist books for patients in recovery. We suggest you send introductory-level books, short scriptures such as the Dhammapada or Buddhist books particularly addressing addiction. Please send them directly to Dee Wood, Substance Misuse Support Worker The Level, Inpatient detox unit 56 Millers court, Nottingham, …. Read More >
The committee members of the Network of Buddhist Organisations support the global initiative of the Safe Space Alliance. This means that NBO events will be a safe space for the community. A safe space is a place where the LGBTQIA+ community can freely express themselves without fear. It is a space, physical or virtual, …. Read More >
Would you like to support the UK Buddhist community? The committee of the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK is looking for a new volunteer treasurer. As a small and friendly organisation we’d be delighted to have your help with this small but vital role, including processing membership payments, preparing accounts for Companies House and the Charity …. Read More >
We were deeply saddened to hear of Rev. Saido’s passing away on Friday 3rd March 2023. Rev. Saido was a member of the NBO committee for many years, and was also our treasurer for many years. He was a monk within the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives, and was Prior of Telford Buddhist Priory.He was deeply dedicated to …. Read More >
The updated NBO model policies for Safeguarding adults and children in the activities of Buddhist charities are now available on our Safeguarding page, where you’ll also find links to sources of advice and training for UK faith groups.
Around 30 people from 14 different Buddhist groups met on Saturday 5th November for the Network of Buddhist Organisations’ annual gathering, hosted by the Burmese Buddhist community at the Birmingham Buddhist Vihara in Ladywood. It was wonderful to meet in person and connect with so many people. The afternoon began with an amazing meal, which …. Read More >
The Chair of the NBO sent a message of condolence to the Royal Family on the death of Queen Elizabeth II. In response we received this card and message of thanks.
The Committe of NBO offer their full support to Inter Faith Week in promoting the importance of religious literacy. Across religious traditions we share the aspiration for us to all to become caring and compassionate human beings. We also share the importance if we are to act with compassion, of opening our hearts to …. Read More >
An invitation to join us for our annual gathering on the theme Awakening: Collective or Individual? 5th Nov at Birmingham Buddhist Vihara 1200 – 1600 With three speakers giving short input sessions and discussion in small groups and as a whole group To what extent is Buddhism a personal practice or a community led practice? …. Read More >