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Oct 2, 2023

How do you get used to being Enlightened? What happened to the Buddha in the weeks after his breakthrough experience? Kamalashila explores these questions in two ways - using the framework of the Western Buddhist Order's system of meditation to shed light on the process that unfolded in the Bodhisattva's mind and...

Sep 28, 2023

Maitreyabandhu  moves on to the anatta reflection in the context of the myth of self-surrender. Towards Insight: Three Myths, an online retreat led by Jnanavaca and Maitreyabandhu from Adhisthana.

From the talk entitled Anatta and Self-Surrender as part of the series Towards Insight: Three Myths given at

Sep 25, 2023

Yashobodhi talks about the relationship between thinking and insight. As long as we have a brain, we will have thoughts. Some of these thoughts are helpful. Some not so much. Becoming aware of thoughts is a good start. Whatever next?

Excerpted from the talk entitled Inquisitive Mind, Thinking and Awakening given at...

Sep 21, 2023

Knowing yourself is an important step in self-development. Here, Sangharakshita describes the three psychological types enumerated in Buddhagosha’s Visuddhimagga, the Path of Purification. From the lecture entitled The Question of Psychological Types which introduces a number of Western and Eastern...

Sep 18, 2023

Ratnaprabha explains why craving is such a fundamental issue for Buddhists, how it relates to both desire and clinging, why it causes us problems, and how to deal with it.

Excerpted from the talk entitled Needing Nothing given at North London Buddhist Centre, 2018.


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