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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 3: La Música!

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 16:21

Day 3: La Música!

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 16:21Music on the International Retreat - Mexican/Brazilian style!

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Mud, sun and compassion

By Munisha on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 15:58

Mud, sun and compassion

By Munisha on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 15:58As the mud deepened, so did our investigation of the topic of compassion in action in the world, through workshops, study groups and talks. And then the sun finally arrived.

Before each day’s main talk Nandavajra’s been giving out practical notices and then there’s been a short presentation related to social action: on Saturday we heard from four women on a Karuna fundraising appeal; on Sunday Danasamudra talked about Dr Ambedkar’s Dhamma Revolution in India and the continuing oppression...
International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 2: Padmasambhava Mantra

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 15:29

Day 2: Padmasambhava Mantra

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 15:29Chanting of the Padmasambhava Mantra at night on day two of the International Retreat.

With thanks to Suvajra!

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 3: Cuckoo!

By Munisha on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 15:19
A delightful recording from the field of a cuckoo waking up the world of the International Retreat at 6:30am this Herefordshire morning…

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 3: Responses to Talk on Buddhist Economics and Capitalism

By sanghadhara on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 14:40
In conversation with Maitrisara, Visuddhimati, and Aryadhara about Vaddhaka’s talk on Buddhism and Capitalism, which received a standing ovation this morning. Available soon on Free Buddhist Audio and in this space…

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 2: Songs by the Fire

By sanghadhara on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 14:32
A report from last night’s campfire at the 2014 International Retreat. Much song and merriment!

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 3: And the Retreat Is Going Well

By sanghadhara on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 14:27
Talking with Nandavajra, one of the team and organisers of the International Retreat…

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 2: Night Shrine

By Candradasa on Sat, 24 May, 2014 - 23:12

Day 2: Night Shrine

By Candradasa on Sat, 24 May, 2014 - 23:12
We’ll round off today with some pictures of the night shrine, ablaze with candles… And we’ll have today’s talks just as soon as they appear online!

Thanks to Vidyatara, who you can also hear talking about the shrine.
International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 2: Avalokitesvara and Padmasambhava Mantras

By Dassini on Sat, 24 May, 2014 - 22:59
Two mantras from tonight’s puja around the beautiful shrine…

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 2: Puja, Mantras and Song

By Candradasa on Sat, 24 May, 2014 - 22:50

Day 2: Puja, Mantras and Song

By Candradasa on Sat, 24 May, 2014 - 22:50Some lovely scenes from the second night of the retreat after the evening ritual. 500 people raising their voices together…

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