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Buddhafield Launch Green Earth Awakening - This Weekend!

By lokabandhu on Wed, 22 May, 2013 - 19:03
Today on Buddhafield Week we want to start focussing on the community and the land. Coming up over the next few days we have a new interview with Kamalashila as President, and we’re hoping to have some interviews and reports from the field too. But as you’ll hear the mobile coverage there is very poor indeed, so some of that might not come in till next week. In which case, it may well turn into a Buddhafield Two...
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Akasati: Heart and Soul - the Power of Ritual

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:44

Akasati: Heart and Soul - the Power of Ritual

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:44Does ritual have a place in 21st Century Buddhism? Akasati explores tradition and innovation in Buddhist ritual and looks into the area of creating our own rituals.

Given at Buddhafield Festival 2012 in the Dharma Parlour

You can listen to and download this talk here

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Srivati: Open Heart, Open Hand

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:32

Srivati: Open Heart, Open Hand

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:32“What does it mean to be generous? Is there enough of everything to go around? Why should we share anyway? Maybe the golden Buddha Ratnasambhava has the answers…”

A talk given at Buddhafield 2011 in the Dharma Parlour.

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Buddhafield eBooks - Dhiramati: Myth, Poetry and the Goddess

Buddhafield eBooks - Dhiramati: Myth, Poetry and the Goddess

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 16:35An appropriately mythic start to affairs and to this series of Buddhafield eBooks beautifully produced by the textually heroic Lokabandhu…

Dhiramati delving into our deep pagan roots…

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Buddhafield Teaching

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 16:26

Buddhafield Teaching

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 16:26Buddhafield may be almost synonymous with the general joie de vivre of the main main summer Festival itself, but that doesn’t take away from the depth of the project as a distinctive contribution in its own right to contemporary reconceptions of the Buddha’s own way of living and teaching 2,500 years ago. As Kamalashila mentions in his essay introducing the history and spiritual basis of Buddhafield: “The Buddha’s simple outdoor life inspires this.”

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Buddhafield Gallery No. 1

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 20:29

Buddhafield Gallery No. 1

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 20:29
If you haven’t been to the Buddhafield Festival it’s hard to describe the sheer range of happenings and activities that go on at any one time, and indeed all day and into the night. It’s a heady mix of the divine and the earthy, the deeply mindful and the exuberantly ecstatic, the serene and the raucously energetic...
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Short Documentary - Buddhafield Festival

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:54

Short Documentary - Buddhafield Festival

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:54A short documentary by the excellent Clear Vision team on the Buddhafield Festival 2012, held at the Blackdown Hills near Taunton, UK. A festival of music and dance, meditation and Buddhist teachings, workshops, veggie food, friendship and mud. (And sometimes sun.)

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N.B. this video contains a little nudity.
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Dancing Buddhas - The Story of the Buddhafield Festival (Video)

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:44

Dancing Buddhas - The Story of the Buddhafield Festival (Video)

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:44And here’s the original video, from Daniel Dobbie at angelfish films.

angelfish on vimeo

“Dancing Buddhas is a 30 minute film about the team of people who help to build one of the UK’s most eco-friendly and inspiring Buddhist led festivals. We go behind the scenes of this drink and drug-free festival, see the wide variety of music, dance, yoga and creative workshops on offer and we try to understand why Buddhism is...

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