“If the Order is spiritually united, if it is in harmony, then a truly wonderful thing will happen. The Order then will be the locus for the manifestation of the Bodhicitta…I need hardly say how much the world needs the Dharma, needs such an Order, such a movement as ours. I have done what I can. I have started the movement. The future of the Order, of the movement is in your hands.”
By Candradasa on Wed, 10 Dec, 2014 - 16:05The groovy team at the London Buddhist Centre keep their great new Dharma content coming with this new video on meditation - a brilliant introduction to the power of conscious change in your life!
By lokabandhu on Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 - 22:55Here’s a great animated version of the first two verses of the Dhammapada, created by Stephen Heppell, a young London mitra who’s set up the animation company Moving Vision Motion Graphics. Part of their mission is to “re-imagine the Buddha for the digital age”. The text is based on the translation by Sangharakshita and you can find Stephen’s introduction to the piece on his website here. ...
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.
By Candradasa on Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 - 16:52The first of two videos today, each taking a different experimental path to exploring the life and teachings of the Buddha and why they are relevant to us today.
By lokabandhu on Fri, 6 Dec, 2013 - 16:51This is a full-length documentary looking at the Buddhafield Festival 2013 - especially focussing on the values and vision of the Festival. Many thanks to Theo Sparks who made it.
By lokabandhu on Fri, 6 Dec, 2013 - 16:46A great little promotional video for the Buddhafield Festival by Theo Sparks. He’s also made a full length documentary of the Festival which is here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=yN6gO93yZrc
The Clear Vision team was commissioned by Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly to make a series of five short videos for the online Urban Retreat about Triratna people and projects expressing metta in daily life.
These five videos, released one a day this week, are now viewable as a 38-minute compilation.
Camerawork mainly by Upekshapriya and Graham Dellow; most of the editing by Graham. (Wobbly iPhone camerawork by Munisha and a kind Russian volunteer.)