International Retreat 2014

Dawn Ritual to the Buddha of the East - A Flavour of the International Retreat...

On Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 14:22
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Candradasa
If you’d like a wee flavour of the magic and mystery of the event, here’s a video from the online archive of our 2012 International Retreat on the theme of ‘Imagining the Buddha’. It was made by Lokabandhu (on his ‘not-smart’ phone!) very early in the morning on the last day of the retreat:

“On the last full day we held a 24-hour cycle of ceremonies to the Buddhas of the Four Directions, starting with a Dawn Ritual to Akshobya, the Buddha of the East… 4.45am, the birds were singing, the sky was red, and 60 buddhists began their day of practice…”

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