Since 1980, Itamar began to practice and study Buddhism which influenced his life and the subject of his art works 

Iti pi so bhagavā – Buddhist chant by Itamar Newman
A traditional Buddhist chant in pali – the language spoken by the Buddha and chanted every morning and evening by Buddhist monks around the world

Present Moment
This film was produced with gratitude and appreciation for Most Ven. Ajarn Tong Sirimangalo on the occassion of his visit to Israel in June 2011 to inaugurate the new Vipassana meditation center of the Newman Association in Yavne’el. For English subtitles please press the CC-button under the picture.

Establishing buddhist temple in Israel
Presentation vision of establishing a buddhist temple in Israel
Newman Vipassana meditation center – Yavniel 2015