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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Kamalashila's Quarterly No.3 - On Gonzo Psychogeography And New Beginnings

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Sat, 18 Apr, 2015 - 18:37

Another excellent conversation with Kamalashila in our occasional series from West London, where we celebrate the opening of their incredibly impressive new Buddhist Centre. But first we touch on all things liminal in our ongoing exchanges about landscape - particularly, in this case, the “gonzo psychogeography” of London and its subterranean rivers. 

We also hear about new beginnings in the shape of a Welsh contemplative community project, and Buddhafield as it re-emerges from some years...

Triratna News
Triratna News

A new future for Vajrakuta?

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 30 Aug, 2014 - 18:30

A new future for Vajrakuta?

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 30 Aug, 2014 - 18:30Once the FWBO’s main study centre, Vajrakuta is a short walk through woods and fields from Vajraloka Meditation Centre, near Corwen, North Wales (UK). It’s been a meditation and study community for the FWBO/Triratna since the 1980s, and Prakasha and Srisambhava led retreats there more recently. Now they plan to sell it and move to a cottage nearby.

Kamalashila wants to buy it for Triratna and find some men to form a monastic community. He’s looking...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

The resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15Continuing the re-release of the old FWBO Newsreels from the 1990s, here is Newsreel 4, covering news from the FWBO and TBMSG from September 1992 to February 1993. (All the Newsreels are now on YouTube.) This video (55 mins) covers:
  • Glasgow Buddhist Centre, UK: Ink Print and Design, Windhorse Publications, a new women’s community, a fire and the gift of Dhanakosa Retreat Centre
  • FWBO Valencia, Spain
  • the Guhyaloka Vihara project, Spain
  • FWBO Helsinki’s new centre, Finland
  • a girls’ hostel and school in
  • ...