Introducing the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order
A women meditates with friends in their residential community in London. An Indian Buddhist teaches meditation to hundreds of people in a crowded corridor of a Bombay slum. An artist struggles to create his latest Buddha statue, combining Greek forms with traditional ones. In a remote Spanish valley a man follows a simple life of renunciation. These are all images of people who follow the Buddha's teachings whithin the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order. The FWBO is a modern Buddhist movement that applies the universal insights of the Buddha to today's conditions.