Aug 29, 2019
Why did the Buddha compare the The Dharma-Vinaya having the taste of freedom with the great ocean having the taste of salt? It’s about the direct experience of the qualities of enlightenment. The Dharma-vinaya is an uninterrupted spontaneous flow of spiritual and transcendental states. That flow may crystalise into...
Aug 26, 2019
Just as the mighty ocean has but one taste, the taste of salt, even so the Dharma-vinaya (Buddhism) has but one taste, the taste of Freedom. (from 'The Udana'). This brilliant and rousing tour-de-force on transcendental freedom is one of Sangharakshita's best-loved lectures.
The Taste of Freedom lecture was given in...
Aug 22, 2019
Metta helps us to disentangle our own self
involvement to be able to see the bigger picture. We can only
really see things clearly with the eyes of Metta.
looks to the life of the Buddha
and how he responded to the suffering of the world with
This talk entitled Living with Loving Kindness was given at...
Aug 19, 2019
The word ‘metta’ is untranslatable, not just from a language perspective, but also in that it is best experienced through our own direct experience. Vidyavachin offers reflections on the Metta Sutta in this talk given at the annual sub35 men's weekend (Young Buddhists) at Padmaloka Retreat Centre in November, 2018....
Aug 15, 2019
Is there an inner attitude we can adopt that will naturally lead to the creation of Sangha? Satyadhara poses this question - and addresses it - in his talk on the second Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention. He shares his personal experience of being in a small Sangha near Frankfurt in Germany, and draws...