Clear Vision Trust

Newsreels

(1991 - 2003)

Newsreel 1

NEWSREEL 1 Released in Autumn 1991, this first edition looks back over the previous six months, which reports on: the first death anniversary of Dhardo Rimpoche, FWBO Day in Manchester, Sangharakshita in Germany, The Karuna Trust, Finland, Valencia, Windhorse Trading, India, Auckland, Wellington, Earthworks in Manchester, ordinations at Guhyaloka, Taraloka and Padmaloka and a special feature on FWBO Essen in Germany. (55 mins)

Newsreel 2

NEWSREEL 2 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from August 1991 to February 1992 with reports on: Melbourne, Sydney, the WBO convention, the launch of Facing Mount Kanchenjunga, major changes at the Croydon Buddhist Centre, an ordination at Taraloka, and a special feature on Sangharakshita's January tour of India.

(55 mins)

Newsreel 3

NEWSREEL 3 looks back on the events in FWBO/TBMSG from March to August 1992 with reports on: the 25th birthday celebrations of the FWBO, Ordinations in India and Guhyaloka, developments at Sarnath, Auckland, the Glastonbury Festival, Manchester, Taraloka, Dr. Ambedkar celebrations in London, the three peaks sponsored walk and Aryaloka in America. (55 mins)

Newsreel 4

NEWSREEL 4 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from September 1992 to February 1993with reports on: Sangharakshita at the EBU Congress in Berlin; new Buddhist centres in Valencia, Scotland, Finland and North London, the Guhyaloka Vihara project, Vajrakuta, Padmaloka, Taraloka, Ahmednagar, Pune, women's ordinations in India and the new project in Ladakh. (55 mins)

Newsreel 5

NEWSREEL 5 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from March to August 1993 with reports on: an exhibition of Buddhist art at the Manchester Ciry Art Gallery, the late Dharmachari Sanghasena, Right Livelihood in Norwich, developments in Birmingham and Auckland, ordinations in India and a special feature on Sangharakshita's tour of India. (55 mins)

Newsreel 6

NEWSREEL 6 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from September 1993 to February 1994 with reports on: Buddhist practice for families, the deaths of two Dharmacharis, the inaugural event at the London Buddhist Arts Centre, The Karuna Trust, a new direction for Taraloka, the Dalai Lama at the Mahavihar in Pune, the Hsuan Tsang retreat centre in Maharashtra and the FWBO in Finland, Estonia and Russia. (55 mins)

Newsreel 7

NEWSREEL 7 looks back on events from March to August 1994 with reports on: Windhorse Publishing and Dakini, the Preceptor's College, new centres in San Francisco and Seattle, activities in Mexico, Sangharakshita in London, ordinations in India and the inauguration of Dhardo Rimpoche's stupa at Padmaloka. (55 mins)

Newsreel 8

NEWSREEL 8 looks back on events from September 1994 to February 1995 with reports on: a new ordination retreat centre for women, international ordinations in India, Buddhism resoruces for schools, new publications, deaths in the Order, an arts and natural health centre in Brighton, artists at work in Halifax and London, the Preceptors College, Venezuala, Manchester and Maharashtra. (55 mins)

Newsreel 9

NEWSREEL 9 looks back on events from March to August 1995 with reports on: a new Buddha in Essen, women's ordinations, Triodos bank partnership, Doegah Tibetan Performing Arts, Windhorse Trading, Bahujan Hitay in India's earthquake area, Ashvagosha in India, the Golden Rainbow appeal, Hockney's Wholefoods, the WBO Conventions, Norwich Buddhist Arts festival, the new wing for Taraloka and Sangharakshita's 70th birthday celebration.

Newsreel 10

NEWSREEL 10 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from September 1995 to February 1996 with reports on; Bodywise in London, the Nagarjuna Institute, a new retreat centre in Finland, the World Wide Web, the Busshindo Karate Association in India, a lecture by Sangharakshita, Asvagosha, developments in education, Bodh Gaya and activities in South Africa. (55 mins)

Newsreel 11

NEWSREEL 11 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from March to August 1996 with reports on: the Buddhafield Festival, a seminar and convention at Taraloka, new centres in Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham and Vancouver, Sangharakshita's talk on WBO Day, Vajraloka, Windhorse Trading, Nalanda West, Dharma Life, Clear Vision Education and developments in the ordination process in India. (55 mins)

Newsreel 12

NEWSREEL 12 In addition to covering events from September 1996 to March 1997 Newsreel 12 celebrates 30 years of the FWBO/TBMSG. The items include new activities in Paris, the inauguration of Dhardo Rimpoche’s ashes at Tararu in New Zealand, Sangharakshita’s visit to New Zealand, a substantial feature on the activities around the London Buddhist Centre and the London Buddhist Arts Centre, Devamitra in Singapore, as well as greetings from Padmaloka, Taraloka, Manchester, Germany, Sweden, India, Mexico, USA, Australia and more. (55 mins)

Newsreel 13

NEWSREEL 13 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from March 1997 to September 1997 and features the 1997 Western Buddhist Order Convention. Items include the openings of Centres in Bristol, Minden and San Francisco; women’s ordinations in the UK; men’s ordinations in India and in Seattle; the first Dhammamitra Convention in India; the changes recently at the Karuna Trust; the 21st Anniversary of Padmaloka Men’s Retreat Centre; and spreading the Dharma in Scotland. (55 mins.)

Newsreel 14

NEWSREEL 14 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from October 1997 to March 1998 and features the work of the Karuna Trust in India, ordinations in New Zealand, a day in the life of Dharmamudra, developments at Windhorse Trading, a new centre in Dublin, the launch of the Monkey King video and a women's Karuna appeal. (55 mins.)

Newsreel 15

NEWSREEL 15 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from March 1998 to September 1998 and features new centres in Cambridge, Birmingham and Berlin, Buddha Day at the London Buddhist Centre, the funeral of Subhavajri, the great gathering at Taraloka, ordinations in India, developments at Guhyaloka and Sangharakshita's tour of the north.

(60 mins)  [Note that this video contains footage of a Buddhist cremation.]

Newsreel 16

NEWSREEL 16 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from October 1998 to March 1999 and features right livelihood in Missoula, the dedication of Windhorse Publications, 25 years of Croydon Buddhist Centre, two talks by Sangharakshita in Birmingham, a Sangha play at the London Buddhist Centre, 24 hours in the life of Prasadu, new centres in Cardiff and Colchester, ordinations in Tuscany, India and America, and activities in Rome. (55 mins)

Newsreel 17

NEWSREEL 17 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from April 1999 to September 1999 and features the inauguration of Dhardo Rimpoche’s stupa at Tiratanaloka, a new centre in Brighton, activities in Belfast, the Dharma school, ordinations in India, a video project on the women’s wing, Pathways drama workshops in schools, the 1999 Order Convention and a feature on the FWBO in the Spanish speaking world. (60 mins)

Newsreel 18

NEWSREEL 18 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from October 1999 to May 2000 and features the GBU congress, Bushindo Karate, Earth Cafe, Clear Vision's latest education resource, activities in Oslo, Arthadarshan's funeral, Jampel Khalden's visit to the UK, an ordination at Buddhafield, Dhardo Rimpoche celebrations, the Digital Legacy and a new Dr Ambedkar statue at Nagaloka. (60 mins)

Newsreel 19

NEWSREEL 19 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from May 2000 to September 2000 and features Sangharakshita handing on the headship of the Order, Heartsong, Aranya, ordinations at Tiratanaloka and North India, the Sangharakshita Scholarship, a Buddha festival in Nagpur, a new centre in Aberdeen and the Voice of the Buddha. (55 mins)

Newsreel 20

NEWSREEL 20 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from October 2000 to May 2001 and features the new Vajrasana retreat centre, the Spoken Word project, Tipu's Tiger, new centres in Edinburgh and Sydney, Ordinations in India, Clear Vision and the Buddhism in Mongolia project, the Nagaloka meditation hall, the Indian Order Convention at Bordharan and Sangharakshita's translation of the Dhammapada. (55 mins)

Newsreel 21

NEWSREEL 21 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from May 2001 to September 2001 and features the international Order Convention, pain management workshops, the earthquake in Gujerat, a new German retreat centre, the 21st anniversary of the Karuna Trust, launching P.S., a day in the life of the Wild Cherry, the early stages of the Triumph of Life and a new centre in Ipswich. (50 mins)

Newsreel 22

NEWSREEL 22 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from October 2001 to March 2002 and features the Nagpur Aryaloka Institute, Ojogita’s video diary, new centres in Sheffield and Seattle, the Dalai Lama’s visit to the ITBCI, events in Johannesburg, the Triumph of Life and an interview with Sangharakshita about the deterioration of his eyesight. (57 mins)

Newsreel 23

NEWSREEL 23 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from February 2002 to September 2002 and features Dharmacharini ordinations in India, new centres in Estonia, Sheffield and Mexico, FWBO activities in Brazil, stupas for Dhardo Rinpoche at Guhyaloka and Sudarshanaloka, Windhorse Trading’s move to a new warehouse and an extended feature on Sangharakshita’s visit to Poland. (57 mins)

Newsreel 24

NEWSREEL 24 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from September 2002 to February 2003 and features Sangharakshita's latest memoirs, ritual and Right Livelihood at windhorse:evolution's new HQ Uddiyana, a pilgrimage to India with the Manchester sangha, FWBO activities in Malaysia, meditation teaching on the internet with wildmind.org, as well as Dharmacharini ordinations, a Dharma festival and a mass TBMSG retreat all in India. (60 mins)

Newsreel 25

NEWSREEL 25 looks back on events in the FWBO/TBMSG from March 2003 to September 2003 and features FWBO day in London, ordinations at the 2003 International Order Convention, Dhammaloka's visit to China, the opening of the new North London Buddhist Centre, a day in the life of Manidhamma and a remembrance of Kathleen Raine. (45 mins)

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