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Welcome to discusspeace.org, the BPF.Tampabay Journal. Please write an original article relevant to our work for peace and socially engaged Buddhism. Follow us on twitter at BPF_Tampabay.

Join our meetup.com/buddhist group to sign up for the upcoming Change Your Mind Day, held twice a year.

Visit the BPF Virtual Chapter on Ning -- http://bpfvirtualchapter.ning.com/ Here you can discuss things with people all over.

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Local Event Calendar by iPolity: http://ipolity.com/events/calendar.php

Interesting Article by Bob Herbert of NY Times: Obscenity of War

News and more videos on the situation in Iran:  Iran Election    http://tehranbureau.com/

YouTube Video

YouTube Video

Joan Baez singing in English and Farsi We Shall Overcome!

Follow BPF_Tampabay on twitter: http://twitter.com/BPF_TampaBay   

The BPF of Tampa Bay will sponsor some classes for the Community Education Project: http://communityedproject.org. 

We will also soon offer classes on the Four Noble Truths and Teachings of Buddhism and invite Dharma teachers to give their various perspectives.

Recently Added: Buddhism in a Bottle

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Thanks to everyone who participated in Change your mind day 2009. We will post photos shortly. If you have any photos or video clips yo want to share, please email them and I will upload them. Thanks....tom lacey (organizer)Pictures from CYMD 2009: 

Now peace activists can express their views directly to a sympathetic presidency at http://whitehouse.gov

Please Join the BPF Virtual Chapter:  http://bpfvirtualchapter.ning.com/  

(Join twitter and follow us -- we will follow you.)

New (!) BPF Tampabay Blog [by Tom Lacey, field organizer] http://bpftb.blogspot.com/

Other nice sites:

Prison Dharma Network  http://prisondharmanetwork.ning.com/

Progressive Radio


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