In the Footsteps of the Buddha at Rivendell (The Dharma Toolkit, Episode 38)

Episode 413,   Mar 24, 2021, 11:22 PM

Two amazing artists walk us through the forest of their imagination to offer a Home Retreat experience like no other. Come and join us online!

Live from Forest House near Rivendell Retreat Centre in the UK - we're not sure a podcast setting gets any more mythic than that!

Our friends Mandarava and Nagasiddhi are running an online Home Retreat for us - with amazing puppets, original artwork for the event, and an abundance of magic images illustrating tales from the life of the Buddha. And you are invited!

Register for a space on 'In the Footsteps of the Buddha'

Meditation, storytelling, ritual, sharing collective spaces that can hold joy and difficulty - this will be an immersive, interactive space online like no other; a retreat to help keep you inspired at home that you can dip into or dive deep within, whatever your circumstances allow.

You can hear just from how these two working artists talk about the  enchantment involved in gathering everyday materials to create objects replete with beauty and meaning that their approach to practice can help, especially through grief and life's sorrows.

Join us and come dwell in a forest of imagination with the richly resonant, living images from the Buddha's story. Sit beneath the oldest trees in good company, feeling how close that story is to our own, and how much hope it contains for us all.

Show Notes
Watch the Brave Little Parrot: A Puppet Show by Mandarava

Nagasiddhi's Artwork

An Evil Cradling by Brian Keenan

The art of Robert Rauschenberg

The myth of The Descent of Inanna


The Wombles

Mister Benn

The Clangers


Check out our Dharma Toolkit space for details of all we have on offer to help you make it through the pandemic and stay inspired.

Come meditate with us six days a week!


Theme music by Ackport! Used with kind permission.

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