Dec 30, 2019
Jnanavaca offers a far-reaching and uncompromising vision of human fellowship based on transcendental ideals: Sangha. With reference to terrorism, romance, consumerism and Star Wars....
Dec 26, 2019
This is a gem of a talk, with a wintery theme.
Parami starts by singing 'In the Bleak Midwinter' by Christina Rossetti. She then goes on to bring out the underlying meaning of some of the imagery in the poem.
The first metaphors are about bleakness, with the earth as hard as iron and water like a stone, times when we...
Dec 23, 2019
Dec 19, 2019
Dassini takes us into the Parable of the Burning House from the White Lotus Sutra. Through readings from the sutra and retelling of the parable the main themes of the story are brought out, and the problem at the heart of the parable is revealed, that of unawareness or heedlessness.
From the talk Housebuilder, Now You...
Dec 16, 2019
In a talk looking deeply at the many manifestations, contexts, and practices of ksanti, patience, here Satyaraja shares a story from The White Lotus Sutra about 5000 arahants walking out of the assembly as they believed they had nothing more to learn.
On the theme of spiritual receptivity, from the talk entitled