Earthkind – Buddhist Action Day

This looks both interesting and worthwhile – a non-denominational Buddhist Festival honouring the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, bringing people together and helping the Earth. Everyone can take part! BAD facebook Get Involved What … Continue Reading →

Sally Masheder and the NBO

Sally Masheder had been the secretary of the Network of Buddhist Organisations (NBO) for many years prior to her recent illness and death. (A report of her memorial celebration can … Continue Reading →

Buddhamind – Creative Mind

The recent 2009 ‘Buddha Mind – Creative Mind’ weekend event organised by the Institute of Oriental Philosophy at Taplow Court was perhaps even more enjoyable than the previous 2008 event. The weekend explored the links and relationship between … Continue Reading →

Rights and Responsibilities

The Government has initiated consultation on the subject of Rights and Responsibilities with the possibility of eventually establishing a written  bill of rights. Below is a document (in blue)  from … Continue Reading →

Good reputation

The Network of Buddhist Organisations (NBO) will hold its annual general meeting on the 2st March at the London Buddhist Centre in Bethnel Green. The focus of the day will … Continue Reading →

Do young people know how to engage with society?

Youth Citizenship Commission Consultation (YCCC) he Governance of Britain Green Paper, published in July 2007, highlighted the need for Government to engage with young people and encourage them to play … Continue Reading →

Is religion like gender, race and age? – The equalities bill

The Government is planning a unified Equalities Bill to create a single piece of legislation.  It will bring together in a coherent whole the 150 separate pieces of legislation that … Continue Reading →

How should Buddhists behave?

The Network of Buddhist Organisations (NBO), a UK based umbrella organisation, is  considering a code of conduct for its members. Current membership criteria require the acceptance of any new Buddhist organisations by … Continue Reading →

The Secular Buddha

Stephen Batchelor gave an interesting lecture on his planned book describing the ‘drama within the Dhamma’ and examining the political and social context of the Buddha’s life. This was one … Continue Reading →