By Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 25 Nov, 2020 - 00:00
Sangha night talk exploring the spectrum of superficiality and commitment in relation to the Fetter of Attachment to Religious Observances. This talk was part of a four talk series on The Taste of Freedom.
Most of our life strategies are to avoid pain. We can ask ourselves - Do I want to be bound by suffering, or free from suffering? Aryajaya describes the movement towards the Three Jewels as a development of faith and effective Going for Refuge.
The social and political landscape is changing. Societies are, on the one hand, fragmenting whilst, on the other, unifying within a growing culture of consumerism and individualism. How can we create a community that is unified and diverse, exemplifying real values and being a force for good in the world? Suryagupta, current chair of the London Buddhist Centre, inspires us all to shine the light of the Dharma in the world.