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Author Archives: Sarah Kokai Thwaites

Buddhist Action Month – Climate Action: Personal Action

The Network of Buddhist Organisations (NBO) which StoneWater Zen is a member of, hold a Buddhist Action Month in June each year. The theme for 2019 is “Climate Action – Personal Action”. The NBO have produced a Handbook which suggests actions that Buddhists might want to consider taking, either personally or in groups, to make […]

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European Buddhist Union

The European Buddhist Union (which StoneWater Zen is a member of) has an e-newsletter. Its latest issue is now online with articles from different Buddhist sanghas across Europe on the subjects of ‘Ethics in Buddhism’ and on ‘Young Buddhists’ See the latest issue HERE

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Life is like a borrowed book, and other thoughts of a 6-year-old – Sarah Kokai Thwaites

While some sangha members have been thinking about ways to introduce children to Buddhism and to answer the very good question of why we sit on cushions doing nothing, my child conversations have been of a more internal nature. “Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)”, […]

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