By lokabandhu on Mon, 18 Nov, 2013 - 14:43Here’s the first in a series of video talks from the 2013 Buddhafield Festival - a great talk by Dhivan entitled ‘The Buddha Broke my Heart…’. He introduces it thus: “The Buddha taught love as freedom of heart. But what if we get burned in love’s fire? This is a talk on love, betrayal and broken-heartedness”.
It was given in the Festival’s Dharma Parlour area, as part of the overall theme of the Festival...
By lokabandhu on Fri, 31 May, 2013 - 10:48Great little hand-held video from the recent Buddhafield event ‘Green Earth Awakening’: the Earth Goddess Awakens - and meets the Buddha and Mara! Thanks to Sorita for the footage, Varabhadri and Lokabandhu for the acting… NB the first few minutes are available here.
By Candradasa on Thu, 23 May, 2013 - 19:38A great archival video from Clear Vision about the first ordination from the Buddhafield community into the Triratna Buddhist Order. Aditya, ordained by Urgyen Sangharakshita himself - in a bluebell wood no less…!
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.
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…”
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.)
“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...
By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:15This week we’re also going to be bringing you some of the sights and teachings from Buddhafield on video! The Buddhafield Festival and other events attract a lot of folk. And these days, what with mobile phones, tablets and laptops, we have quite a collective record of the events. There are many little jewels on YouTube illuminating the years. This video is one of the earliest, from 1996.
By lokabandhu on Mon, 22 Apr, 2013 - 14:22Great video by Daniel Dobbie of angelfishfilms telling the story of what it takes to put on the Buddhafield Festival . He says - “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...