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The Hero With A Thousand Faces: A Multimedia Event

By Candradasa on Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 - 17:05

The Hero With A Thousand Faces: A Multimedia Event

By Candradasa on Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 - 17:05The second of our experimental videos today comes from Sam Farquharson, also in the UK. He describes the day event as “Original multi-media theatre to explore the mythic in your life.” This piece written/directed by Sam, in collaboration with writers, film-makers, actors, and musicians associated with the Triratna Buddhist movement, is the creation of a modern day myth set in Bethnal Green, in which the archetypal is exposed in our everyday world.

It will take place at the...
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Urban Retreat 2012

By Viryanaga on Tue, 14 Aug, 2012 - 10:40

Urban Retreat 2012

By Viryanaga on Tue, 14 Aug, 2012 - 10:40Maitreyabandhu and Subhadramati explains what the Urban Retreat is.
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Respectable

By Viryanaga on Tue, 10 Jul, 2012 - 14:38

Respectable

By Viryanaga on Tue, 10 Jul, 2012 - 14:38One danger of any spiritual movement is to become respectable - to behave how others expect you to, to fit into the cultural norms of a particular time and place. The Buddha wasn’t respectable - he challenged the conventions of his day, and challenged people to change.
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Stick at it

By Viryanaga on Mon, 2 Jul, 2012 - 11:48

Stick at it

By Viryanaga on Mon, 2 Jul, 2012 - 11:48The most important thing about practising Buddhism is to stick at it, to keep turning up. If you do that imperfectly over the years you’re certain to make progress
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Unconventional

By Viryanaga on Wed, 27 Jun, 2012 - 16:53

Unconventional

By Viryanaga on Wed, 27 Jun, 2012 - 16:53Buddhism is not about fitting in. The Buddha didn’t fit into the society around him, and neither should we.
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Just Sitting

By Viryanaga on Fri, 15 Jun, 2012 - 16:35

Just Sitting

By Viryanaga on Fri, 15 Jun, 2012 - 16:35Kalyanavaca introduces her “Just Sitting” course starting on the 17th July 2012, 7:15pm-9:45pm running for four weeks and culminating in a day of practice on Sunday 19th August 10am-5pm, at the London Buddhist Centre. Suitable for anyone with a regular meditation practice. Book online at http://www.lbc.org.uk/coursesmeditationbuddhism.asp
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You Cannot Be Serious

By Viryanaga on Fri, 15 Jun, 2012 - 13:59

You Cannot Be Serious

By Viryanaga on Fri, 15 Jun, 2012 - 13:59If you want to be serious you can’t be serious. To be serious in the right way you can’t be serious in the wrong way. Maitreyabandhu explains why.
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Don't just do something, sit there.

By Viryanaga on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:06

Don't just do something, sit there.

By Viryanaga on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:06Maitreyabandhu talks about the value of doing nothing.
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London Buddhist Centre

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

By Viryanaga on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:04

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

By Viryanaga on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:04Maitreyabandhu talks about the Buddhist attitude to fear.
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London Buddhist Centre

Make the most of the Summer

By Viryanaga on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:03

Make the most of the Summer

By Viryanaga on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 22:03Maitreyabandhu talks about the 2012 Summer Retreat.

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