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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 3: Round-Up Gallery

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 13:50

Day 3: Round-Up Gallery

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 13:50
Some more great photographs from a bumper crop on Day 3 of the retreat… And if you missed them, here are their companion galleries:

Scenes from a Summer Retreat  |  Portraits

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 4: Bell-Ringing

By Munisha on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 12:47
The very English sound of bell ringing, from Coddington parish church, close to Adhisthana…

LIsten to a morning cuckoo waking the retreat.

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Going Beyond Capitalism: A Buddhist Perspective - by Vaddhaka

By Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 12:03
Vaddhaka inspires Triratna Buddhists to learn more about economics and challenge the Neo-liberal economists’ notion that individual greed will lead to everyone benefiting. He encourages us to embrace Sangharakshita’s vision of a New Society as an alternative way of being for the world. Hear some responses to the talk.

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International Retreat, Day 3

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 02:09

International Retreat, Day 3

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 02:09Well, what a full day that was - day 3 of the retreat and finally the broadband gods allowed us to upload a talk! :) As with all the highlights below, you can + follow along with the wonderful Triratna sangha event over on its own dedicated space
International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 3: Chanting from the Dhammapada Puja

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 01:46
In the second of our puja evenings Vidyatara led a Dhammapada Puja with a two part Shakyamuni mantra and the Indian Shakyamuni mantra. Here they are, along with the shrine salutation and the Refuges and Precepts.

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

The Bodhisattva's Reply - by Vajragupta

By Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 01:25
Vajragupta’s keynote talk form the first full day of the retreat.

Inspired by Sangharakshita’s poem “The Bodhisattva’s Reply”, Vajragupta outlines ways in which Western religious groups have historically approached engaged with social issues. Vajragupta suggests three ways in which we can work together to transform ourselves and so create a better world.

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International Retreat 2014
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Notes from the workshops

By Munisha on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 22:54

Notes from the workshops

By Munisha on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 22:54There’s a choice of workshops each afternoon. Since there’s a huge range of experience among us here, they range from introductory talks on Buddhism and meditation all the way to in-depth study of teachings by Atisha.

Vajradaka is running a series of meditation workshops. Yesterday he concentrated on the need for commitment to notice and change our unhelpful habits. “Where will I be in 10 years’ time if I leave this tendency unchecked?” is a good question to ask...
International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 3: An Interview with Sally, Aged 3

By Dassini on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 17:53
Sally and her mum, Vidyasuri, talk about painting, zebras, the Buddha and other International Retreat shenanigans.

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Day 3: Portraits

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 17:47

Day 3: Portraits

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 17:47
Some more excellent portraits of retreatants from Suvajra and Munisha. 

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International Retreat 2014
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Day 3: Scenes From A Summer Retreat

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 16:58

Day 3: Scenes From A Summer Retreat

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 16:58
Some more shots from around Adhisthana as the retreat continues into its third day. With thanks to Suvajra, the LBC, and Munisha. 

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