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Karaniya Metta Sutta chant in Pali (end of Triratna International Retreat 2012)

By lokabandhu on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 21:52
The evening after the retreat ended, just the team left on site gathered for a quiet evening of meditation and chanting: a quietly perfect way to round off the International Retreat – some exquisite chanting of the sublime Karaniya Metta Sutta, which outlines the basis of the Buddhist practice of ‘friendship of the lovely’, ‘friendship of the beautiful’.
Imagining the Buddha...
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Just before the Puja...

By sanghadhara on Sun, 3 Jun, 2012 - 21:58
Recordings live from tonight’s puja courtesy of Ivan!

No.1. A lovely wee record of the almost Elvish chanting that greeted people arriving at the shrine just now…

The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat

Buddha Shakyamuni mantra chanting on the international retreat setup

By lokabandhu on Tue, 29 May, 2012 - 15:16
There’s lots of hard work to be done setting up the International Retreat - but we’re determined to make the setup itself as much of a retreat as possible… Here’s some beautiful mantra chanting from the evening Puja.