A British charity seeks to preserve Tibetan Buddhism and culture with over 30 years of film
Mireia Pretus Labayen
Mireia Pretus studied at the Ramón Llull University in Barcelona, obtaining a degree in journalism. Later she did a course at the Escola Superior d´Imatge i Disseny (IDEP) School Superior d´Imatge i Disseny (IDEP) about film production and screenplay. In 2001, her interest in Buddhism began and since then she has studied and practiced with various Buddhist teachers, especially in the Tibetan tradition. During these years she has worked intensely as a translator, especially doing simultaneous translation from English to Spanish for several Buddhist teachers, and she has collaborated with Fundación Casa Tibet in Barcelona, the University of Mysticism of Avila, The Contemplative Consciousness Network and The Meridian Trust Foundation. She has been a member of the team of the Coordinadora Catalana de Entidades Budistas (CCEB). She currently works at the British NGO The Friendly Hand coordinating educational and health projects in the UK, Spain, India, Peru, and Sri Lanka.