This symbol is an archetypal representation of one of the most important Buddhist teachings, pratitya samutpada or conditioned co-production. In imagery and symbolism it can speak to us in a very direct way, more potent that words.
Men’s GFR Workshop led by Dh. Ratnashil on 15 point for preparation of Ordination. Around 40 GFR Mitra’s from various center attended it. Workshop was supported by Dh. Satyadeep and Anandabodhi. Date’s for workshop were 4th to 6th Aug 17.
We would like to make the meditations a monthly event on the last Wednesday of every month. Each month we will give updates about how things are going in Venezuela. For the next one on 30th Aug I will be in Caracas & I hope to lead a meditation directly over there too.
Tonight’s ceremony in Nottingham at the start of the meditation will be streamed live starting just before 7.30pm UK time. When the video goes live you will...
Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Wed, 16 Aug, 2017 - 15:43
Money often substitutes for other things we want. But how to tell the difference? Amalavajra, a banker-turned-Buddhist fundraiser, explores how his relationship with money has changed.
In May 1999, at the age of twenty-five, I was a bond dealer at JP Morgan, a major US investment bank just off Fleet Street. I had always wanted to be, yes, a ‘millionaire’, and was now well on the way. But why did I want that? At the time I couldn’t really have told...