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Tarahridaya’s work in India

Tarahridaya’s work in India

From India Dhamma Trust: "At the heart of a peaceful Dhamma Revolution" on Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 - 17:16

Dhammacharini Tarahridaya is the co-ordinator of the Women’s Ordination Process Team in India. Her work is always encouraging her to do more and more as she sees women growing, facing their difficulties and benefitting from the support of the sangha (the Triratna Buddhist community).

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Windhorse Publications Free Dharma

From Windhorse Publications on Mon, 10 Dec, 2018 - 11:52

Windhorse Publications Free Dharma

From Windhorse Publications on Mon, 10 Dec, 2018 - 11:52

Did you know we offer What is the Dharma? The Essential Teachings of the Buddha by Sangharakshita as a free eBook? Simply add it to your cart and check out. Our eBooks are compatible with popular eReaders – find out more about our formats here.

What is the Dharma?

To walk in the footsteps of the Buddha we need a clear and thorough guide to the essential principles of Buddhism. Whether we have just begun our journey or are a practitioner with...

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Transformative New Books in 2019

From Windhorse Publications on Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 - 16:18

Transformative New Books in 2019

From Windhorse Publications on Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 - 16:18

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Dharmabyte: An Encounter With Padmasambhava in Darjeeling

From Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 29 Nov, 2018 - 13:00

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is a recollection from Sangharakshita called An Encounter with Padmasambhava in Darjeeling. Padmasambhava, often known as the ‘Second Buddha’, is famous for converting the demons of Tibet. In this lecture we are given a brief biography of Padmasambhava and an outline of the progressive Nyingmapa practices attributed to him.

N.B. Poor original recording. From the talk Padmasambhava: Tantric Guru of Tibet, given in 1972.

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Tribute to Bhante

From Sangharakshita Memorial Space on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 16:26

Tribute to Bhante

From Sangharakshita Memorial Space on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 16:26

This is a four and a half video of Bhante’s images with audio extracts from interviews that my colleage Amaradaya made. 

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50 Years, 50 Voices: Vijaya

From Fifty Years, Fifty Voices on Wed, 24 Oct, 2018 - 20:21

Who I am? I am just a little part of this process which is coming from the Buddha. … Disciple of disciple of disciple… Bhante ordained Srimala, Srimala ordained me… I am ordaining other people. I am just part of that process.

Vijaya

Vijaya’s Annals

In 1968 I was born in Nagpur.

In 1978 I was ten years old and called Indu Gajbhiye. I was studying in primary school. We all were six brothers and sisters living with father and mother in a small...

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Sevenfold Puja for Bhante Sangharakshita

Sevenfold Puja for Bhante Sangharakshita

From Sangharakshita Memorial Space on Tue, 30 Oct, 2018 - 14:08

I thought I’d send you this on this so sad day. Mahamati asked me to write it for when Bhante died. I’ve sent it to Mahamati and Parami in case they want to use it on some occasion. I have re-wrtten it just now. Do use it or pass it on if you think that’s appropriate.

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Thank you Maitreyabandhu.      

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thank you so much Maitreyabhandu.

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Thank you Maitreyabandhu.

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Thank you Maitreyabandhu, we used it tonight in York and it helped to make the evening very special indeed. 

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Sangharakshita's Life and Impact

From Sangharakshita Memorial Space on Wed, 31 Oct, 2018 - 14:10

Sangharakshita's Life and Impact

From Sangharakshita Memorial Space on Wed, 31 Oct, 2018 - 14:10

A video I made yesterday. I aimed to summaries bhante’s life and his impact in 1 min. I failed, I did 2 mins, and I still failed. No time in space, no word or images can make justice to his life. Unmeasurable is the impact. I’m for ever grateful! I still cannot believe you’re gone.

To download follow this link: https://vimeo.com/298153246 

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Thank you so much Sanghadhara, beautiful. love Sanghadevi

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Beautiful. Thank you Sanghadhara. 

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Beautiful. Thank you

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Very beautiful. Thank you Sanghadhara x

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Thanks so much for making this Sanghadhara. I could have gone on watching it for much longer. Very moving.

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Weighing the Evidence

From Western Buddhist Review on Fri, 12 Oct, 2018 - 10:55

Weighing the Evidence

From Western Buddhist Review on Fri, 12 Oct, 2018 - 10:55

We present a review by Nāgapriya of Anālayo’s recent study of the Buddhist teaching of rebirth and what evidence there might be for the truth of it:

Rebirth in Early Buddhism and Current Research

by Bhikkhu Analayo

Wisdom Publications, Somerville MA, 279pp. hb. £22.50

review by Nāgapriya

Bhikkhu Anālayo has garnered a distinguished reputation as an authoritative scholar of the Pali Canon and early Buddhism. His mastery not only of Pāli sources but also of parallels in Chinese translation has enabled him to produce a growing corpus of...

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Philosopher Strikes Gold

From Western Buddhist Review on Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 - 13:19

Philosopher Strikes Gold

From Western Buddhist Review on Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 - 13:19

Another review – this time by myself (Dhīvan) on an excellent new history of Buddhist philosophy in India:

The Golden Age of Indian Buddhist Philosophy

by Jan Westerhoff

Oxford University Press, 2018, 326pp £30 hb

 review by Dhīvan

In a customary gesture in books like this one, [1] Jan Westerhoff asks in his introduction what the purpose might be in his writing another history of Buddhist philosophy, given that those already available were written by such eminent scholars. In this case, the eminent scholars are Volker Zotz (writing in...