Report: NBO annual gathering

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 >

Interfaith Week

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 >

Awakening: Collective or Individual? 5th Nov 2022: NBO Annual Gathering and AGM

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 >

Opportunity to become a Buddhist prison chaplain

Angulimala Prison Chaplaincy, which provides the UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) with Buddhist prison chaplains, seeks to recruit new chaplains. Though some are volunteers, most UK Buddhist prison chaplains are paid by the MoJ on a part time, sessional basis. You must be practising the five precepts and willing to teach Buddhism to people from different Buddhist schools and traditions. For more …. Read More >

Is your charity covered for Safeguarding-related insurance claims?

Most Buddhist charities in the UK are insured under the Buddhist Insurance Scheme, which is underwritten by Ecclesiastical Insurance. To ensure that you would actually be covered should your charity ever have reason to make an insurance claim related to a Safeguarding matter, do look at Ecclesiastical’s expectations of charities in relation to Safeguarding standards. Please note that …. Read More >