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Jan 31, 2022

How can we be more present? Kiranada shares her reflections on forgiveness - for herself, for others - on losing things that were taken, not given.

A reading from her book A Year of Silence: Solitary Retreat in New Zealand Wilderness, from the talk entitled A Year of Silence (with Q & A) recorded at the Portsmouth...

Jan 27, 2022

Our friendships with one another rely on apologies and forgiveness. In a talk describing the characteristics of the True Individual, a teaching from Sangharakshita, Subhadramati describes how the act of apology and forgiveness have the capacity to completely transform a friendship. 

From the talk entitled The True...

Jan 24, 2022

Vishangka explores the joys and challenges that arise in a spiritual community. Here we hear the retelling of the Culagosinga Sutta and the importance of cultivating skillfulness in actions of body, speech and mind.  

Excerpted from the talk Blending like Milk and Water: Sangha In the Buddha's Time given at...

Jan 20, 2022

Ratnaguna describes a level of happiness marked by stillness and calm that arises when we practice meditation. This stillness allows us to confront ourselves fully, leading to an experience of coming home to oneself. 

From the talk Stop Buying Stuff and Learn How to be Happy Instead given at Manchester Buddhist Centre,...

Jan 17, 2022

Sanghadhara shares reflections on death and awareness of the present moment. How consciously are we living our life? 

From the talk entitled Happy Dying, Happy Living given at the Dharma Parlour at Buddhafield Festival, 2018, on the theme of 'The Dance of Life and Death'.


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