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New Translations of the Pali Canon

I thought you might like to know about recent translations into English of some of the books of the Pali Canon, by Bhikkhu Sujato. Whilst you have to buy other translations, these are available for…Continue

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Earth: To Serve and Sustain

In our final Inter Faith Week blog, looking at how different religions view the environment, Don de Silva provides a powerful perspective from the Buddhist faith:The very fact that people should live in harmony with the environment is nothing new to the Dharmic faiths — Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism — which emanate out of the profound Indian Vedanta teachings.For Buddhists, faith and sustainability are two sides of the same coin. A large portion of the 17,505 or so discourses of the…See More
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Buy and Eat Mindfully

There is panic buying throughout the world. Helen Dickinson, the chief executive of the British Retail Consortium, said at the daily Downing Street briefing that there was plenty of food in the supply chain. The issue is around people and lorries.She added there was £1bn more food in people’s houses than there was three weeks ago. “So we should make sure we eat some of it.”WRAP estimated annual food waste arisings within UK households, hospitality & foodservice, food manufacture, retail and…See More
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BUDDHISM AND THE ENVIRONMENT

As we approach the environmental crisis, unfolding around us in slow motion, how can we look to the Buddhist teachings for guidance and wisdom? What does a Buddhist approach to the current issues that face the world look like? Where is the leverage in modern society and how can we influence it? This group is for sharing information, discussing issues, and considering a non-sectarian Buddhist approach.See More
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New Translations of the Pali Canon

I thought you might like to know about recent translations into English of some of the books of the Pali Canon, by Bhikkhu Sujato. Whilst you have to buy other translations, these are available for free and can be downloaded here as pdfs: https://www.readingfaithfully.org/ebook-translations-by-bhikkhu-sujato-in-epub-kindle-pdf/Six books are available: Long Discourses: DighaMiddle Discourses:…See More
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Don de Silva is an environmentalist, writer and now a university Buddhist chaplain. He has direct experience of the way in which concern about the environment turned into a global movement. He was involved in organizing key world environmental summits. A former senior official of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), he has initiated and managed environment and advocacy projects in many parts of the world. As a chaplain, he now works to promote mental health and well-being – through meditation and mindfulness. He also works to create awareness about what Faith can offer to Ecology, Climate Change, and Sustainable Development.
How did you hear about Tariki?
From the NBO network
What is your involvement in Tariki?
Conducting a forum on Buddhism and the Environment
Are you a student or have you studied with us?
No
What can you offer?
Project development and management. Advocacy. Programs on Buddhism, Good Governance, Environment, Equity, Justice, and Empowerment.

Programs on Dhammic Diplomacy.
Are there things you would like to see Tariki doing or want to know more about?
I have only recently come into contact with The Tariki Trust, through online interaction. Whilst staying true to Tariki's Pureland tradition, there is a real need for a space for all Buddhists to come together.
When did you first hear about us?
November 13
Do you have a web site?
http://https://www.linkedin.com/in/don-de-silva-24839622/

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Earth: To Serve and Sustain

In our final Inter Faith Week blog, looking at how different religions view the environment, Don de Silva provides a powerful perspective from the Buddhist faith:

The very fact that people should live in harmony with the environment is nothing new to the Dharmic faiths — Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism — which emanate out of the profound Indian Vedanta teachings.

For Buddhists, faith and sustainability are two sides of the same coin. A large portion of the 17,505 or so…

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Posted on March 28, 2020 at 8:55

Buy and Eat Mindfully

There is panic buying throughout the world. Helen Dickinson, the chief executive of the British Retail Consortium, said at the daily Downing Street briefing that there was plenty of food in the supply chain. The issue is around people and lorries.

She added there was £1bn more food in people’s houses than there was three weeks ago. “So we should make sure we eat some of it.”…

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One-day HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGY Conference Expanding a Humanistic Vision for a 21st Century Psychogy

One-day HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGY Conference

Expanding a Humanistic Vision for a 21st Century Psychology

Saturday 7th October 2017

Resources for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA, 9am-5pm

Cost: £60 - includes lunch, refreshments and live music from

Jennifer Maidman and Annie Whitehead (ex Penguin Cafe…

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Posted by caroline brazier on August 29, 2017 at 18:30

TARIKI ECOTHERAPY UPDATE

This is a newsletter for all those who have been involved with our Ten Directions ecotherapy training, including past and current students and people who are considering joining the programme in 2017. Within Tariki we have a growing community of people who share an interest in taking therapeutic work outdoors and we want to keep you in touch with us and with one…

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Posted by caroline brazier on March 24, 2017 at 20:32

Grounded in Faith: Psychotherapy and Pureland - paper presented at European Shin Conference 2012

Grounded in Faith: Psychotherapy and Pureland

Since the time of the Buddha people have looked to Buddhism as a source of salvation from their unhappiness and confusion. In the modern age, psychotherapy has become a route which many people choose to help them face and move beyond their personal suffering. Not surprisingly many Western therapists tend to gravitate towards Buddhist ideas and, conversely, Buddhists are often interested in exploring how their faith…

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Posted by caroline brazier on September 4, 2012 at 14:35

Running Tide Article

I wrote this article for Running Tide back in January but it didnt get published and as Running Tide has only just come out, things had obviously moved on. I'm putting it up here because it seems like a pity to waste a good article - or even a mediocre one!

 

Going Back to Go Forward: The Birth of Tariki Trust

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