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Pictures from the Adhisthana Dedication Weekend - Part 2

By Candradasa on Sun, 4 Aug, 2013 - 14:52

Pictures from the Adhisthana Dedication Weekend - Part 2

By Candradasa on Sun, 4 Aug, 2013 - 14:52
Some more lovely images from the first couple of days: the end of the Order dedication and the beginning of the Triratna Buddhist Community dedication. 

Thank you to Vidyamala, Advayamati, Jvalamalini, and Ivan!
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Rainy Sunday walk in Coddington

By Munisha on Sun, 4 Aug, 2013 - 12:25

Rainy Sunday walk in Coddington

By Munisha on Sun, 4 Aug, 2013 - 12:25This morning, around 11am, we saw the first arrivals at Adhisthana of about 250 Friends, mitras and Order members from all over Britain, and further afield, to add to those Order members who stayed on from yesterday. We also saw the arrival of torrential rain.

Just before the crowds arrived, I took a walk around the village, a mile (less than 2km) away. It’s a rural area and the village, with fewer than 100 residents, includes one or two...
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Saturday's dedication shrine

By Munisha on Sat, 3 Aug, 2013 - 18:59

Saturday's dedication shrine

By Munisha on Sat, 3 Aug, 2013 - 18:59Order members worldwide were invited to send very small Buddha rupas to be offered in today’s dedication ceremony. You can see them all here on the shrine designed by Vidyatara using very authentic local building materials! Bhante’s rupa is the tiny one in the large Buddha’s lap.

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Some things are worth waiting for

By Munisha on Sat, 3 Aug, 2013 - 18:43

Some things are worth waiting for

By Munisha on Sat, 3 Aug, 2013 - 18:43Here’s Saturday’s lunch queue - and there are some other things that take a long time here in beautiful rural Herefordshire, where the internet access is some of the slowest in the country…

The challenge facing your faithful reporting team - Lokabandhu, Ivan Trujillo and me - is best summed up in a message that appeared on my computer screen this morning: “Downloading 6 files. 14 hours remaining.”
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Adhisthana Boo!

By lokabandhu on Sat, 3 Aug, 2013 - 11:44
The Triratna Buddhist Order’s dedication of Adhisthana - August 3rd 2013

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