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Body and Soul trailer.

Fri, 5 Dec, 2014 - 16:46

Body and Soul trailer.

Fri, 5 Dec, 2014 - 16:46
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BHANTE THANGKA

Mon, 29 Sep, 2014 - 12:18

BHANTE THANGKA

Mon, 29 Sep, 2014 - 12:18
On Bhante’s birthday we had your Bhante-Thangka on our shrine and people appreciated it!
Jnanacandra, Buddhistisches Zentrum Essen
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TRIRATNA HISTORY FILMS—all in Finnish

Sun, 14 Sep, 2014 - 23:40

TRIRATNA HISTORY FILMS—all in Finnish

Sun, 14 Sep, 2014 - 23:40
Messages from Sarvamitra in Tempere…1 Friday Hello Suryaprabha, Erkki Ranta has translated the subtitles for FWBO/Triratna history films 2, 3 and 4, and we are going to watch them together this Sunday in Tampere…
2 Sunday This was most of us on Sunday, with some people coming and going during the day. Starting at 12,...
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NOT CHOOSING

Sat, 28 Jun, 2014 - 12:48

NOT CHOOSING

Sat, 28 Jun, 2014 - 12:48HAPPENSTANCE, A HOLOGRAM, ‘choosing not choosing’ conveys something of the filmmaker’s starting point for making a documentary about the Triratna Buddhist Order. Leaving aside the unenviable task of selecting those most ‘worthy’ to represent a 2000 strong body, I chose not choosing 1 name out of every 92 on the Order’s chronological register of ordinations. 11 European, 9 Indian and 1 Australasian Order members who live in 6 countries was the result. This method allows me to have...
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RUPA QAWWALI

Sun, 1 Jun, 2014 - 23:43

RUPA QAWWALI

Sun, 1 Jun, 2014 - 23:43A GROUP RITUAL has more to do with play than performance.
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QAWWALI IN DAPOLI

Thu, 29 May, 2014 - 17:25

QAWWALI IN DAPOLI

Thu, 29 May, 2014 - 17:25THE FIRST of two pieces of qawwali music I filmed in Dapoli, Konkan, India at the BH hostel in 2006. Probably in a room after puja on an all ages retreat during a traditional Indian holiday. It is just as I filmed it. It could be a Sufi-Buddhist fusion though I don’t understand the words they are singing. However, the youthful, even intoxicated male energy comes over as clearly now as that time. By the way, virtually...
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BHANTE AT ADHISTHANA, THE MOVIE

Wed, 21 May, 2014 - 14:43

BHANTE AT ADHISTHANA, THE MOVIE

Wed, 21 May, 2014 - 14:43Really recommend you see the HD version - you’ll go via Vimeo as not paying for pro version at moment
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SANGHARAKSHITA AT ADHISTHANA

Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:51

SANGHARAKSHITA AT ADHISTHANA

Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:51
HEREFORDSHIRE WEATHER for the week of Buddha Day 2014 celebrations grew more sublime each passing day of the Eros & Beauty retreat at Adhisthana. Despite his poor health Urgyen Sangharakshita managed to get out in the sun.
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Filming Assheton Gorton

Thu, 8 May, 2014 - 00:07

Filming Assheton Gorton

Thu, 8 May, 2014 - 00:07
Alexey Moskvin and I had the pleasure of filming an in-depth interview with the legendary Assheton Gorton, production designer of Antonioni’s Blow Up, Ridley Scott’s Legend and Richard Lester’s The Bed-Sitting Room.
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Portrait by Ashvajit

Wed, 7 May, 2014 - 23:52

Portrait by Ashvajit

Wed, 7 May, 2014 - 23:52