What was Bhante’s vision of “A New Society”? Sangharakshita describes the events of his life that led him to found the Western Buddhist Order, and explains how an individual can join it. He then discusses its relation to the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (now known as Triratna) and introduces the idea of the nucleus of a new society. 1’ 14”
We asked Kamalashila to give a talk for Buddhist Action Month 2015. He responded with this beautifully focussed look at our whole relationship to nature and the elements: how the artificiality in our lives can get in the way of seeing what things are actually like - and what we might do about that in practice!
Kamalashila uses these reflections as a way into evoking a more natural, deeply encouraging perspective, one that allows us to open up to the reality the...
Tara And The Tears of Avalokitesvara
A Buddhist response to the challenges of the 21 st Century and the Environmental crisis. This talk was given on the Area Order Weekend at Taraloka, May 2015, by Sahajatara.