Buddhist Action Month 2020 … For The Earth

The theme for 2020 is … For The Earth

Using the theme

Put the name of your group, event or practice in front of the phrase ‘For the Earth.’ For example:

Tidying our park for the Earth

Bodhisattva practice for the Earth

Going vegan for the Earth

Spiritual Revolution for the Earth

Transforming Self for the Earth

Buddhist Action Month takes place in June and is a time for reflecting on the relationship between practice and action, for asking what our practice is for, and for taking action.

This year’s theme recognises the suffering of all living beings and of the planet. It is a response to both the ecological and climate emergencies.

What you can do right now:

Download the 2020 BAM Handbook

Sign up to the BAM newsletter

Start talking to your local centre or group about Buddhist Action Month

Connect with existing groups involved in climate action, like Extinction Rebellion (XR Buddhists on Facebook: International  – UK) or the DANCE network

Get resourced – learn more about climate breakdown and  the ecological emergency  what we can do about it.

Join the BAM Facebook group

Download our resources for BAM

Have a look at the special offer for BAM participants from Ethical Consumer magazine

Drop me a line if you want to ask any questions. Email Kaspalita Thompson at membership@nbo.org.uk

BAM was founded by the Network of Buddhist Organisations in 2012. Individuals, groups and centres take part in June each year. Initially a UK initiative, groups from across the world now take part.

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