Aug 31, 2020
Khemasuri explores the theme of Anger and Patience in Santideva's Bodhicaryavatara at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist Centre. From the talk entitled Gratitude to Everyone given April, 2008 as part of a series on Great Buddhist Texts.
Aug 27, 2020
Dhammadinna shares her thoughts on viriya/vigour as derived from Chapter 7 of the Bodhicaryavatara.
The Bodhicaryavatara is an 8th century text written by Shantideva, a Buddhist monk from the monastic 'university' at Nalanda, India, and Dhammadinna presented this material over three sessions on an Order retreat called...
Aug 24, 2020
Surata talks about the nature of Viriya, diligence to practice, to apply oneself, to engage in a steady practice, even when one doesn’t quite feel like it. Calling on Shraddha (faith) we call on diligence that does not lose heart!
Excerpted from the third in a series of four talks on the Bodhisattva ideal entitled
Aug 20, 2020
Kamalashila explores the nature of wind as energies moving around in the body as well as outside the body.
Kamalashila has spent a lot of his adult life exploring meditation - and this talk is a lovely little foray into the whole subject as a crucial aspect in life and practice, with special consideration given to...
Aug 17, 2020
Rijusiddha looks at how vision gives us the initial insight into truth, how that vision is a heart response and how that vision gives us energy, if maintained, through the ongoing work of transforming ourselves.
From the talk entitled Vision - The Mind Thinks, the Heart Sees as part of two talks on vision and...