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Dharmabyte: The Story of Little Ugly

On Mon, 6 July, 2015 - 11:00
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Rijupatha

Best-known stories brought together humour and lightness in Buddhist scriptures. Our FBA Dharmabyte today is called “The Story of Little Ugly” from the talk, “Encounters with Enlightenment”, by Saddhaloka, the author of a book of re-tellings of stories from the Pali Canon, the oldest collection of texts about the life and teachings of the Buddha. Here Saddhaloka talks about the tradition of storytelling in Buddhism, and recounts some of his own favourites. His obvious love of the tales comes shining through – sit back and enjoy…

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2001

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