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Newsbyte: Buddhafield East Café

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 20 Aug, 2018 - 11:00

Newsbyte: Buddhafield East Café

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 20 Aug, 2018 - 11:00

It’s just gorgeous - the candlelit evenings in the rainbow tent with friends gathering, onion bhajis, chai and music”.

The Buddhafield East Café sells tea, vegan cakes and onion bhajis to raise money for Buddhist projects. The people working in the café get a ticket into the Buddhafield Festival, and they form a team-based right livelihood for a week - meditating, tuning in with each other each day and having fun together as they work. This Newsbyte...

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Buddhafield East Cafe- NewsByte

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Fri, 17 Aug, 2018 - 15:25

Buddhafield East Cafe- NewsByte

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Fri, 17 Aug, 2018 - 15:25

Buddhafield East Cafe goes from strength to strength, moving to the heart of the field at this years Buddhafield Festival. Clear Vision spends a few days with them to see how they make baking cakes into a spiritual practice.

Triratna News
Triratna News

Newsbyte: Suryavana Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 16 Jul, 2018 - 14:15

Newsbyte: Suryavana Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 16 Jul, 2018 - 14:15

Suryavana is the new retreat Centre for the Valencia Buddhist Centre.  One possible translation of Suryavana is rather apt description ‘the sun’s dwelling place’.  The Valencia Buddhist Centre bought a retreat centre of their own to cater for their gradually expanding retreat programme: increasing from three to four retreats a year to approximately twenty to twenty five retreats annually. 

This Newsbyte explores the importance of going on retreat as a means of coming in touch with yourself, the earth and nature - with...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Newsbyte: Lama's Pyjamas

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 - 11:43

Newsbyte: Lama's Pyjamas

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 - 11:43

“I had an idea of what team-based right livelihood was but, actually, working in this way has definitely exceeded all my expectations - I feel like I’m so much happier” - Abhayanandi

This Clear Vision Newsbyte takes a visit to Lama’s Pyjamas, a charity shop around the corner from the London Buddhist Centre in Bethnal Green.  In the last year approximately £61,000 was raised in dana, which went towards supporting the activities in the London Buddhist Centre.
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Community Highlights

Newsbyte: The International Council Meeting 2018

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 9 May, 2018 - 12:00

Newsbyte: The International Council Meeting 2018

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 9 May, 2018 - 12:00

In February 2018, members of the Triratna Buddhist Order from around the world gathered at Bhaja in India for the 5th Triratna International Council. What took place, in the context of an inspiring retreat, was a deeply harmonious and creative meeting of minds, bringing ideas and live issues from local situations on 5 continents and exploring them together as a united community. This short film from Clear Vision captures a sense of the spirit of the International Council...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations Under the Bodhi Tree

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 14:52

Ordinations Under the Bodhi Tree

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 14:52

On February 23rd 2018, just before the start of the International Order Convention in India two Mitras - one man and one woman - were ordained in Bodhgaya.  This Newsbyte from Clear Vision gives us a flavour of that occasion and, amidst the busyness and noise around the Mahabodhi Temple, we get a sense of following in the footsteps of the Buddha as Mokshasara and Shramanveer join the Triratna Buddhist Order.

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Ordinations under The Bodhi Tree - NewsByte

By sanghadhara on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 16:41

Ordinations under The Bodhi Tree - NewsByte

By sanghadhara on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 16:41

On Saturday 3rd of February 2018. Two ordinations took place in the Mahabodhi Temple, under the Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya, India.

Triratna News
Triratna News

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 12:14

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 12:14

The latest Newsbyte from Clear Vision follows a visit to the new Buddhist Centre in Colchester. Chair Amalaketu’s vision was “if we build it, they will come” and already there are signs of their Sangha flourishing.  Amalaketu chats to Clear Vision in November 2017 about the process and hard work involved in renovating a quite rundown premises, formerly a doctor’s surgery - including ensuring that the Centre is as environmentally sustainable as possible, with quality insulation, low energy lighting and solar panels on...

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Clear Vision Trust

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre- NewsByte

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 19 Mar, 2018 - 17:21

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre- NewsByte

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 19 Mar, 2018 - 17:21

In November 2017 Clear Vision went to visit the new Colchester Buddhist Centre to hear from the Chair, Amalaketu, about the acquiring of the building, the renovation, and how Triratna is flourishing there.

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