Some of the team at the Urgyen Sangharakshita Trust join us for a deep dive into the art of digital storytelling and biographical work online, as we hear about the ongoing creative challenges involved in helping a spiritual community hold the legacy of their teacher across generations.
Sangharakshita was a brilliant, complex, sometimes provocative and controversial figure. He was also a friend, a thinker, a writer, and a hundred other things besides. Prajnaketu and Suryanaga discuss with us the making...
We’re several weeks into lockdown and, as we continue to explore the experience of global intentional community, today’s star is the Internet itself.
Our guests discuss the new online contexts for Buddhist practice, evoking the uses of imagination within transitional, liminal spaces. We riff on new emergent forms of practice and modes of engagement that are bringing our community to life in unexpected ways.
We also look at how surprisingly well the early promise of the...
“Media used to be one way. Everyone else in the world just had to listen. Now the internet is allowing what used to be a monologue to become a dialogue. I think that’s healthy”. - Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
“I have one major problem with the internet: it’s full of liars” - John Lydon.
As long as the world wide web has been in mainstream use, debates about the pros and cons of “The Internet” have bubbled - sometimes raged - away. On the one...
A quick visit to Wales in the UK to check in with Will & Graham of Metta Engine, a new web development Right Livelihood business in Newport. An inspiring interview from right at the start of an exciting new Triratna venture…!
By Centre Team on Fri, 25 May, 2012 - 17:00We’re a Drupal 7 platform and we’ll be developing within that context for at least another 18 months. If you see anything you like and might help with on this shopping list of ideas - or have any ideas of your own - let us know! We’ll start private Groups for each area of work as and when that seems helpful to those wanting to focus on them.
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