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Audio from the International Retreat 2012

From Imagine the Buddha on Mon, 9 Jul, 2012 - 17:05
Here all the main audio recordings we made on the International Retreat in May, now with added Soundcloud goodness!

You can also hear delightful little audio snippets from the retreat over on audioboo, and subscribe to our ongoing podcast there featuring little bits of life from around the Triratna Buddhist Community.
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Karaniya Metta Sutta chant in Pali (end of Triratna International Retreat 2012)

The evening after the retreat ended, just the team left on site gathered for a quiet evening of meditation and chanting: a quietly perfect way to round off the International Retreat – some exquisite chanting of the sublime Karaniya Metta Sutta, which outlines the basis of the Buddhist practice of ‘friendship of the lovely’, ‘friendship of the beautiful’.
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Last night by the fire...

From Imagine the Buddha on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 12:42
Me and friends by the fire for the last time…
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Heart Sutra in Flemish & Mexican Spanish...

From Imagine the Buddha on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:36
Our apologies for not knowing how to say this accurately in Flemish and Mexican Spanish!

A quiet recording of two more renderings of the Heart Sutra from the retreat today…
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Storytelling Bits...

From Imagine the Buddha on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:31

From the storytelling performance, with Lokabandhu and his gang, channeling Angulimala

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Next to the fire, yet again

From Imagine the Buddha on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:27
Me and Jnanarakshita as the fire gets going for the evening…
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Before Supper

From Imagine the Buddha on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:25
Here I am with Matthew Widdowson, in the sunshine of the final full day…
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Just before the Puja...

From Imagine the Buddha on Sun, 3 Jun, 2012 - 21:58
Recordings live from tonight’s puja courtesy of Ivan!

No.1. A lovely wee record of the almost Elvish chanting that greeted people arriving at the shrine just now…

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Le Sutra du Coeur (The Heart Sutra in French)

From Imagine the Buddha on Sat, 2 Jun, 2012 - 22:27
Voici un enregistrement du Sutra du Coeur d’aujourd hui…

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Here’s the Heart Sutra in French from a ritual today…

It’s great to hear Dharma in languages other than your own. Something very interesting about trying to catch the sense of something usually familiar…

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Before the workshops...

From Imagine the Buddha on Sat, 2 Jun, 2012 - 22:16
Me with Kara and Judith before Sona’s workshop saying hello to the world!
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