Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: More Mud: Bigger, Beautiful Lotuses

On Thu, 7 May, 2020 - 14:00
Sadayasihi's picture
Sadayasihi

Here we have Parami introducing the most archetypal of all the archetypal Bodhisattvas, the 1000-armed Avalokitesvara. At his heart he holds the chintamani, the jewel of human potential. All of us have this potential within us, just as the lotuses coming up out of the mud. When you find that which fills your heart, share the love!

From the talk launching the 2015 Triratna International Urban Retreat live in Adelaide, Australia. Her theme - and the theme of the whole retreat - is Living In The Greater Mandala, and she brings this alive in the most human, poetic, and inspired of ways.

Her range is broad as she evokes the mandala itself, and the profound, playful path of the Bodhisattva. Calling forth Rumi and Hafiz, the great Buddhist Perfection of Wisdom texts, Keats, Yeats, Robert Hass, and Kenneth White, she illustrates what it looks and feels like to live dedicated to the well being of all as the most natural thing in the world.

As always with Parami, her great experience shines through in this talk - a terrific encouragement to integrate this perspective of joy into the challenge of everyday life…

***
Subscribe to our Dharmabytes podcast - bite-sized inspiration three times every week! (Apple Podcasts)

Subscribe to our Free Buddhist Audio podcast - a full Dharma talk every week! (Apple Podcasts)

Subscribe using these RSS feeds or search for Free Buddhist Audio or Dharmabytes in your favourite podcast service!

FBA on Twitter

FBA on Facebook

FBA on Soundcloud

Log in or register to take part in this conversation