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'Just Then Or Not At All'

By Singhamanas on Fri, 13 Jan, 2017 - 11:29

'Just Then Or Not At All'

By Singhamanas on Fri, 13 Jan, 2017 - 11:29

Fifty years ago this April, Sangharakshita founded a new Buddhist movement that was to change the lives of thousands of people. What fostered such unlikely success? Singhamanas on a unique point in history

We already know the story of the Swinging Sixties: LSD, the CND, Beats, Beatles and baby-boomers. Maybe we’re even familiar with the story of Sangharakshita, the founder of the community that the London Buddhist Centre is a part of: the young British signalman going AWOL after...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Suvajra's Seasonal - No 1, Summer (Part 1)

By Candradasa on Thu, 30 Oct, 2014 - 16:39
A new set of Buddhist Voices gets started with the first in a regular series featuring Suvajra, one of the most experienced members of the Triratna Buddhist Order, as we trace his life and practice taking each of the four seasons as our starting point.

We begin by touching on Suvajra’s current life at Adhisthana Retreat Centre in the UK, caring for his teacher Urgyen Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order and...
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media

History of the FWBO - Part One

By Suryaprabha on Wed, 13 Nov, 2013 - 09:03

History of the FWBO - Part One

By Suryaprabha on Wed, 13 Nov, 2013 - 09:03THIS IS a version of An Opening of the Heart with English subtitles burnt in for people for whom English is not their first language or are, like me, hard of hearing.

THE DVD versions come with Hindi, Spanish, Finnish and German subtitles included.

INCIDENTALLY there are French subtitles but only for the first half. If anyone would like to complete the task I’d be very pleased indeed...