1 An Opening of the Heart

      (1993)         47 mins. 


2,500 years after the Buddha founded the his Order in India, Sangharakshita, an English Buddhist monk, who had been living in India for 20 years, was invited to return home. Britain in 1964 was open to change and a new vision. The story of founding of the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order is told through personal recollections and archive footage.


‘I do believe what you are doing is vital for the evolving identity of the FWBO, as we try to understand who we are more fully. Newer people can SEE and FEEL where we have come from, in a way that words can't convey. Around the other side of the world your work IS appreciated.’


CC: English, German, Finnish and Spanish subtitles.


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