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Clear Vision videos for the Urban Retreat

By Munisha on Fri, 15 Nov, 2013 - 16:58

Clear Vision videos for the Urban Retreat

By Munisha on Fri, 15 Nov, 2013 - 16:58Hi,

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.)

Make tea,...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna archive footage now available online

By lokabandhu on Sat, 12 Oct, 2013 - 06:03

Triratna archive footage now available online

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...
Adhisthana
Adhisthana

The Dedication Weekend

By Centre Team on Mon, 5 Aug, 2013 - 11:37

The Dedication Weekend

By Centre Team on Mon, 5 Aug, 2013 - 11:37A few highlights from the web coverage of our dedication weekend.
Adhisthana
Adhisthana

A Place of Practice

By Centre Team on Mon, 5 Aug, 2013 - 11:33

A Place of Practice

By Centre Team on Mon, 5 Aug, 2013 - 11:33The Clear Vision video team visited recently to report on progress. To see what they saw and meet some more of the project’s key people, watch the new 12-minute video, ‘A Place of Practice’.

A great many people have spent months working incredibly hard to restore and convert this beautiful 18th century building, its land and newer buildings for Triratna use. As you can imagine, the team there are working overtime in these last few days.

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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Short Documentary - Buddhafield Festival

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:54

Short Documentary - Buddhafield Festival

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:54A short documentary by the excellent Clear Vision team on the Buddhafield Festival 2012, held at the Blackdown Hills near Taunton, UK. A festival of music and dance, meditation and Buddhist teachings, workshops, veggie food, friendship and mud. (And sometimes sun.)

Watch Clear Vision on YouTube and Vimeo

N.B. this video contains a little nudity....
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Dancing Buddhas - The Story of the Buddhafield Festival (Video)

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:44

Dancing Buddhas - The Story of the Buddhafield Festival (Video)

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:44And here’s the original video, from Daniel Dobbie at angelfish films.

angelfish on vimeo

“Dancing Buddhas is a 30 minute film about the team of people who help to build one of the UK’s most eco-friendly and inspiring Buddhist led festivals. We go behind the scenes of this drink and drug-free festival, see the wide variety of music, dance, yoga and creative workshops on offer and we try to understand why Buddhism is...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhafield Through The Years

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:15

Buddhafield Through The Years

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 May, 2013 - 17:15This week we’re also going to be bringing you some of the sights and teachings from Buddhafield on video! The Buddhafield Festival and other events attract a lot of folk. And these days, what with mobile phones, tablets and laptops, we have quite a collective record of the events. There are many little jewels on YouTube illuminating the years. This video is one of the earliest, from 1996.

To go deeper into the Buddhafield experience,...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhafield Festival talks now on-line

By lokabandhu on Sat, 13 Aug, 2011 - 06:00

Buddhafield Festival talks now on-line

By lokabandhu on Sat, 13 Aug, 2011 - 06:00Upekshapriya writes from Triratna’s ClearVision project with some news following this year’s Buddhafield Festival . He says - “You’ll be pleased to know that all the Dharma talks given at the ‘Dharma Parlour’ are now available through ClearVision’s VideoSangha website. In fact they’ve got a special playlist - “2011 Dharma Parlour”.

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhism and the Big Questions - ongoing talk series draws crowds in Manchester

By lokabandhu on Fri, 5 Aug, 2011 - 06:00

Buddhism and the Big Questions - ongoing talk series draws crowds in Manchester

By lokabandhu on Fri, 5 Aug, 2011 - 06:00Triratna Manchester’s Buddhist Centre is currently half-way through a major series of talks entitled ‘Buddhism and the Big Questions’.

Speakers and topics have included -

Vajragupta on We Live in a Beautiful World: Buddhism and Nature

Ratnaguna on Stop buying stuff and learn how to be happy instead

Kavyasiddhi on ‘All in this together — is it time for a Buddhist economics?’

Mahashraddha on Searching for truth:...

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