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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 1: We Are Here!

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:38

Day 1: We Are Here!

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:38
Some more beautiful portraits from Suvajra of friendly faces appearing on the International Retreat…

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 1: First Meal Impressions

By sanghadhara on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:23
Chop chop! Cooking for 500. The first meal is here!

And first impressions from German and Mexican guests…

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 1: Under Way!

By sanghadhara on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:19

Day 1: Under Way!

By sanghadhara on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:19
And we’re off… :) 

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 1: The Dining Marquee

By Vidyatara on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:14

Day 1: The Dining Marquee

By Vidyatara on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:14
Just how do you erect a dining marquee big enough for 500 hungry retreatants? Here’s how…
International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Dedicating the Ground

By Vidyatara on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:10

Dedicating the Ground

By Vidyatara on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 20:10
A momentary throwback to the other day when this lovely ritual happened out in the field…
International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 1: Closing Ritual for the Set-up Team

By Satyadarshin on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 15:34

Day 1: Closing Ritual for the Set-up Team

By Satyadarshin on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 15:34
End of setup ritual in the shrine room, collective recognition of everyone’s hard work and a chanting of the Transference of Merit and Self Surrender verses.

The set-up is over, let the retreat begin! Only 7 hours to go…
International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 1: Buddhafield Build the International Retreat

By Dassini on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 15:18
In conversation with Ratnadeva about the Buddhafield working retreat who have set up the Triratna International Retreat at Adhisthana. From a starting team of 7, a week’s work saw the set-up team grow to 60 people, living and practising together as they helped get the retreat venue ready.

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 1: Some Folk On-site Already...

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:38

Day 1: Some Folk On-site Already...

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:38
Some portraits by Suvajra from around the site as the final set-up continues, and guerilla shots as various road-trips commence to bring sangha members from all over to Adhisthana…
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Coverage of the 2014 International Retreat Has Begun!

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:34

Coverage of the 2014 International Retreat Has Begun!

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:34Over on our dedicated space for the 2014 International Retreat we’ve started seeing a flow of pictures, videos, and even an early podcast episode, from the set-up as teams from Buddhafield and Adhisthana work to get the space ready to host 400-500 retreatants travelling from far and wide.

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International Retreat 2014
International Retreat 2014

Day 1: The Set-up Continues

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:18

Day 1: The Set-up Continues

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:18
Friday morning and the teams at Adhisthana and from Buddhafield are working to get the retreat space ready 400-500 guests who are making their way to Herefordshire in the English springtime…

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