May 26, 2022
Sangharakshita describes the moment of the Buddha’s Enlightenment.
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May 23, 2022
The full moon in May is
celebrated as the anniversary of the Buddha's Enlightenment and his
victory over the demon Mara.
what Mara represents and how to overcome that which holds us
Excerpted from the talk entitled The Buddha's Victory given in 1987.
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May 19, 2022
Maitrisiddhi, in her usual lively, inspiring and practical way, poses the questions: How we can recognise the insidious voice of Mara, embodiment of everything that holds us back from practising the Dharma? How do we relate to inner voices which undermine our confidence and best efforts? Can we, like Lochana, touch the...
May 16, 2022
After telling the story of Mara’s assault on the Buddha, Lokeshvara looks at it from a modern perspective and with reference to the System of Meditation. Of particular interest is a section of the prevalence of depression in our society and current research which identifies the need for purpose in our lives. If we...
May 12, 2022
Viryanaga recounts the myth of the Buddha's Victory over
Mara, drawing out the experiential aspects of the Buddha's
Enlightenment. Excerpted from the talk
The Great Victory given
at a mixed
Sub35 event held at