Jun 29, 2020
In describing the qualities of patience, Sangharakshita calls on a story from the Saddharma-Pundarika (The Lotus Sutra) to illustrate the necessity of spiritual receptivity.
Jun 25, 2020
Untangling our Views
explodes and expands notions around the practice of paying
attention via awareness of the breath, using the deceptively simple
exercise of taking just five breaths through the day.
We hear how the practice relates to the theory of Buddhist meditation and are encouraged to choose and learn...
Jun 22, 2020
Sanghadevi shares a story on the development of enlightenment through tales of pilgrimage from the Avatamsaka Sutra, known as the Flower Ornament Scripture. This story illustrates the art of engagement and the art of letting go, combining activity with receptivity, which supports the arising of the unbounded energy...
Jun 18, 2020
Dhatvisvari shares her personal journey of relating to the Mandala of the Five Buddhas. We hear about the dream she had on the eve of her ordination in which she met the white Buddha in the centre of the mandala, Vairocana.
Jun 15, 2020
When the whole of oneself is present, something new comes into play - we become more than the sum of our parts. Here we have Ratnaguna describing the stages of integration and positive emotion in the Triratna system of practice.
From the talk entitled The Underlying Pattern of the Spiritual Life given at