‘Suryaprabha’s subtle visual means of conveying his message is an important contribution to the arts in [Triratna].’
Friendship is the lifeblood of our movement and Sangharakshita’s example is its source. But there is no real record of his friendships, and as time passes chances to create it diminish. What is needed is a film about Bhante and friendship.
‘I am grateful for your very skilled, beautiful hard work. Yes, your videos are very important to me, to us all - important even in ways...
Lights in the Sky have just released a new film celebrating 50 years of the Triratna Buddhist Order, which was founded in London on the 7 April 1968. ‘The Life of the Order’ contains archive footage and interviews with Order Members and gives a rounded picture of the era out of which the Order emerged.
The film is a 45 minute compilation of the main themes of the four-part History of the FWBO series.
By Suryaprabha on Fri, 15 Nov, 2013 - 17:36TWOMINUTES of typically elemental Guhyaloka, one of two Triratna retreat centres in Spain. I was there to help with maintenance and building. I had no proper camera ): - but I had a small Canon HF10 with a mic and an iPhone 4 (:
By Suryaprabha on Wed, 13 Nov, 2013 - 09:03THISIS a version of An Opening of the Heart with English subtitles burnt in for people for whom English is not their first language or are, like me, hard of hearing.
THEDVD versions come with Hindi, Spanish, Finnish and German subtitles included.
INCIDENTALLY there are French subtitles but only for the first half. If anyone would like to complete the task I’d be very pleased indeed.
By lokabandhu on Sat, 12 Oct, 2013 - 06:03Vajragupta writes with news of a new website making available a whole series of films about Triratna’s history, saying -
“A few years back I wrote a book called The Triratna Story, chronicling the history of this particular Buddhist movement. One of the best things I did when researching that book, was re-watch some of the films made by Suryaprabha back in the 90’s, a series of films about the early days of the Movement. I’d...