Jun 28, 2018
FBA Dharmabyte, is called The
Horse and the Rider, an excerpt from the talk entitled Cutting
the Bonds by Vadanya, the introduction to a Sangha Night Series
at Sheffield Buddhist Centre. and#8216;Total
Transformation and#8211; Head, Heart and Gutsand#8217;.
Using an analogy of a rider on a horse, he
notes that we often act as if our head (the rider) is the most
important aspect of our experience and overlook our emotions and
our volition (the horse). However all aspects of our experience
need to be addressed if we want to truly transform. Vandanya
explores this theme of total transformation by looking at the
figure of Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, who embodies the
and#8216;headand#8217; aspect of Enlightenment.