The Guardian and RIBA report on Britain's newest purpose-built Buddhist retreat centre

July saw the opening of a very ambitious redevelopment of Vajrasana, the London Buddhist Centre’s retreat centre in Suffolk. which both the The Guardian newspaper and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) considered architecturally worthy of report. Read the Guardian article. Read the RIBA report. Buddhist video project Clear Vision reports on the project and …. Read More >

June: Buddhist Action Month 2016

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 >

Buddhism in Action: a European conference

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 >