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Day 1: Dedication Offerings

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 23:16

Day 1: Dedication Offerings

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 23:16
What better way to round off the first evening of the retreat than with this gorgeous, moody Instagram shot from Ivan, one of our team on the ground covering the event. Good night, Adhisthana, we’ll see you bright and early tomorrow for the first full day…

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Day 1: Scenes From A Beautiful Torrent (People and Rain)

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 22:47

Day 1: Scenes From A Beautiful Torrent (People and Rain)

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 22:47
Everyone’s doubtless thinking of heading off to bed now but here are some great pictures that let you see the other side of what you’re missing… :)

Thanks again to Suvajra, and to Amalavajra.

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Day 1: We Are Here!

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:38

Day 1: We Are Here!

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:38
Some more beautiful portraits from Suvajra of friendly faces appearing on the International Retreat…

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Day 1: Under Way!

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:19

Day 1: Under Way!

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:19
And we’re off… :) 

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Day 1: The Dining Marquee

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:14

Day 1: The Dining Marquee

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:14
Just how do you erect a dining marquee big enough for 500 hungry retreatants? Here’s how…
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Dedicating the Ground

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:10

Dedicating the Ground

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:10
A momentary throwback to the other day when this lovely ritual happened out in the field…
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Day 1: Closing Ritual for the Set-up Team

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 15:34

Day 1: Closing Ritual for the Set-up Team

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 15:34
End of setup ritual in the shrine room, collective recognition of everyone’s hard work and a chanting of the Transference of Merit and Self Surrender verses.

The set-up is over, let the retreat begin! Only 7 hours to go…
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Day 1: Some Folk On-site Already...

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:38

Day 1: Some Folk On-site Already...

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:38
Some portraits by Suvajra from around the site as the final set-up continues, and guerilla shots as various road-trips commence to bring sangha members from all over to Adhisthana…
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Day 1: The Set-up Continues

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:18

Day 1: The Set-up Continues

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:18
Friday morning and the teams at Adhisthana and from Buddhafield are working to get the retreat space ready 400-500 guests who are making their way to Herefordshire in the English springtime…

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Of Marquees, Buddhas, Rainbows and Pujas

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 00:11

Of Marquees, Buddhas, Rainbows and Pujas

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 00:11
Some pictures from around Adhisthana as we prepare to host the International Retreat…
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