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Refuge - A Film From 1972

By Candradasa on Thu, 22 Jun, 2017 - 18:15

Refuge - A Film From 1972

By Candradasa on Thu, 22 Jun, 2017 - 18:15

Something for anyone who enjoyed ‘Gyproc and Flares - Sukhavati in the 1970s’

“Refuge” is a film made by Victress Hitchcock and Steven Burckhardt. Locations in and around London: Keffolds, Pundarika, Aryatara.

Here’s what Kamalashila said about the film back in 2013:

“This is how it was - and in many ways, is still. 1972, the year I discovered Triratna. Beautifully made with fascinating clips of such luminaries as Subhuti, Dhammadinna, Graham Sowter, Nagabodhi, Vajradaka and...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Suvajra's Seasonal - No 1, Summer (Part 2)

By Candradasa on Tue, 11 Nov, 2014 - 16:50
A new set of Buddhist Voices from The Buddhist Centre Online 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.

Listen to part 1

In part 2 of this conversation taking as its starting point Suvajra’s first encounters with Buddhism in the summer of...
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...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Retreat at Keffolds, 1972

By Candradasa on Fri, 12 Jul, 2013 - 19:28

Retreat at Keffolds, 1972

By Candradasa on Fri, 12 Jul, 2013 - 19:28Going around over on Facebook is this great video from the early ’70s featuring many of the early pioneers of the Triratna Buddhist Community. The film was made by Steven Burckhardt and Victress Hitchcock.

Here’s what Kamalashila, Buddhafield’s President, had to say about it:

“This is how it was - and in many ways, is still. 1972, the year I discovered Triratna. Beautifully made with fascinating clips of such luminaries as Subhuti, Dhammadinna, Graham...