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A taste of "Starriness": live Triratna folk music in London

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 16 Apr, 2015 - 10:59

A taste of "Starriness": live Triratna folk music in London

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 16 Apr, 2015 - 10:59

British Triratna folk musicians Joe Richardson and Sumana have two gigs in London, on 25th and 26th April, thanks to Triratna News!

Joe writes: “We have arranged two gigs in London to perform our song versions of Sangharakshita’s poetry following on from the considerable interest in my ”The Starriness of Things” collection on Soundcloud featured at Christmas on Triratna News.

The dates are

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Triratna News

Midwinter music: The Starriness of Things

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 25 Dec, 2014 - 00:24

Midwinter music: The Starriness of Things

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 25 Dec, 2014 - 00:24In this festive season, whatever you are celebrating (or not), let’s hear from Triratna musicians in the northern hemisphere making “a joyful noise unto the Lord”. (Not that Lord.)
Listen to all the music mentioned below.

Joe Richardson is a mitra living in the Scottish Borders. His resonant voice is already known to some of us in his version of the Karaniya Metta Sutta; now he’s set 10 of Sangharakshita’s poems to music and he’d love to...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

All three International Retreat talks on video now

Posted by Munisha to Buddhist Action Month 2014 on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:57

All three International Retreat talks on video now

Posted by Munisha to Buddhist Action Month 2014 on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:57Thanks to Clear Vision, the videos of the three main talks from the recent International Retreat 2014 are now available to view on VideoSangha.net, all addressing the topic of practical response to suffering in the world.

Watch them here.


Triratna News
Triratna News

The videos of the three main talks from International Retreat 2014

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:43

The videos of the three main talks from International Retreat 2014

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:43All three main talks from the Triratna International Retreat 2014 are now available to view on VideoSangha.net, thanks to the Clear Vision team’s hard work.

The retreat theme being “The Bodhisattva’s Reply”, the talks are all about our practical responses to suffering in the world. Thoroughly recommended, and especially if you are interested in Triratna’s participation in the UK’s pan-Buddhist Buddhist Action Month, which begins tomorrow and has already spread to our sanghas in Sweden and...
International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

All three main talks on video now

Posted by Munisha to International Retreat 2014 on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:32

All three main talks on video now

Posted by Munisha to International Retreat 2014 on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:32All three main talks from the International Retreat are now available to view on VideoSangha.net, thanks to the Clear Vision team’s hard work.

Watch them here:
Vajragupta: “The Bodhisattva’s reply” (53 mins)
Vaddhaka: “Going beyond capitalism: a Buddhist perspective” (1 hour)
Mokshini: “Altruism, actually: Getting out and doing It” (57 mins)


VideoSangha.net is a mine of Triratna/FWBO video old and new, provided for us by Clear Vision, Triratna’s audio-visual media project....
International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Music from the clear-up team's campfire

Posted by Munisha to International Retreat 2014 on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:13

Music from the clear-up team's campfire

Posted by Munisha to International Retreat 2014 on Sat, 31 May, 2014 - 13:13For most of us the International Retreat is long over, but the doughty clear-up team have only just left, after a further week’s work dismantling the marquees, showers, toilets and kitchen.

Happily we can know something of their playtime too, with this great little recording from Suvajra. It’s Sumana’s folk setting of Sangharakshita’s poem, “Secret Wings” about our resistance to acknowleding our own spiritual potential.

Sumana main voice and banjo; guitar Joe Richardson: backing vocals Joe Hill and Shantikara...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Highlights from the International Retreat 2014

Posted by Munisha to Buddhist Action Month 2014 on Wed, 28 May, 2014 - 12:13

Highlights from the International Retreat 2014

Posted by Munisha to Buddhist Action Month 2014 on Wed, 28 May, 2014 - 12:13It’s possible (just about, in theory) that you’ve missed the coverage of the International Retreat 2014, which ended yesterday at Adhisthana, in bright sunshine and very good heart. Its title was The Bodhisattva’s Reply - to the world’s suffering. Essentially, the retreat was about Buddhist social action.

The retreat media team covered the event thoroughly in pictures, audio and video. You can:
  • catch all the highlights of this great event here, including audio of all main talks.
  • scan back through
  • ...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Highlights from the International Retreat 2014

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 28 May, 2014 - 11:58

Highlights from the International Retreat 2014

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 28 May, 2014 - 11:58The International Retreat ended yesterday at Adhisthana, in bright sunshine and very good heart.

The retreat media team covered the event thoroughly in pictures, audio and video. You can:
Videos of all main talks will be available shortly, Herefordshire broadband being far too rural to allow uploading till the Clear Vision team get back to Manchester!

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

A personal view of the International Retreat

Posted by Munisha to International Retreat 2014 on Wed, 28 May, 2014 - 11:39

A personal view of the International Retreat

Posted by Munisha to International Retreat 2014 on Wed, 28 May, 2014 - 11:39Mariana Hermoso is a young film-maker from Mexico City. She’s also one of the eight women taking part in the Young Women’s Dharma Life Course at Adhisthana and doing a huge amount of work on the International Retreat. She offers her impressions of last weekend.

After a week of hard organisational work led by the Buddhafield and Adhisthana teams, the fourth Triratna International Retreat took place at Adhisthana.

Between 6 and 6:30 in the morning, the...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

End of the 2014 Triratna International Retreat - Some Highlights

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Tue, 27 May, 2014 - 20:13

End of the 2014 Triratna International Retreat - Some Highlights

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Tue, 27 May, 2014 - 20:13Well, that was a full old 5 days! The International Retreat is now at an end - and we were there in spirit through the rain, mud and eventual glorious sunshine, sampling the evident joy of the event and the delighful experience of sangha that is apparent in all the (many!) photographs we were able to feature.

Our great thanks to Dassini, Ivan, Munisha, Singhamanas, Suvajra, Suvannamani, Vajrashura, Vidyatara, and to anyone else who contributed...

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