As part of the 2013 Urban Retreat we're bringing you some inspiring little films from around the world where people are taking part in the metta revolution!

This 8-minute video from Clear Vision looks at the ordination of women in India and its far-reaching effects.

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- A Dhammacharini is a female member of the Triratna Buddhist Order (using the Pali spelling used in India).
The India Dhamma Trust raises money helping Indians to train for ordination.

- Kalyana mitrata refers to spiritual friendship between Buddhists.

- Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891-1956) was independent India's first law minister. Born Untouchable, he inspired a wave of social reform and mass conversions to Buddhism which continue to this day.

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