Continuing the re-release of the old FWBO Newsreels from the 1990s, here is Newsreel 4, covering news from the FWBO and TBMSG from September 1992 to February 1993. (All the Newsreels are now on YouTube.) This video (55 mins) covers:
Glasgow Buddhist Centre, UK: Ink Print and Design, Windhorse Publications, a new women’s community, a fire and the gift of Dhanakosa Retreat Centre
FWBO Valencia, Spain
the Guhyaloka Vihara project, Spain
FWBO Helsinki’s new centre, Finland
a girls’ hostel and school in Ladakh, part-funded by the Karuna Trust
plans for Vajrakuta Study Centre, UK
the first Order/Mitra convention, at Taraloka, UK
Padmaloka’s new shrine hall, UK
A new centre in Pimpri, Pune, India
Opening a TBRL bookshop in Ahmednagar, India
Ordinations of 2 women in India
A new North London Centre, UK, the Ashvagosha storytelling project and the FWBO Liaison Office
Sangharakshita at the EBU Congress in Berlin, Germany, along with Sogyal Rimpoche, Thich Nhat Hanh and Ven. Rewata Dhamma.
As ever, the commercial break is a charming highlight.