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The Three Protectors: Avalokitesvara

Mon, 12 Apr, 2021 - 00:00
The first in a series of talks by Parami looking at the Three Protectors. In this talk she looks at Avalokitesvara, the embodiment of Great Compassion. How can the figure and symbolism of Avalokitesvara help us, especially in difficult times? The talk was given online in 2020 at Manchester Buddhist Centre’s Sangha evening.
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The Three Protectors: Vajrapani

Mon, 12 Apr, 2021 - 00:00
The third in a series of talks by Parami looking at the Three Protectors. In this talk she looks at Vajrapani, the deep-blue embodiment of Energy. How can the figure and symbolism of Vajrapani help us, especially in difficult times? The talk was given online in 2020 at Manchester Buddhist Centre’s Sangha evening.
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The Three Protectors: Manjusri

Wed, 17 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
The second in a series of talks by Parami looking at the Three Protectors. In this talk she looks at Manjusri, the sword bearing embodiment of Wisdom. How can the figure and symbolism of Manjusri help us, especially in difficult times? Talk given in 2020 at Manchester Buddhist Centre's Sangha evening.
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Spiritual Death

Sun, 10 May, 2020 - 00:00
In a talk given as part of Manchester Buddhist Centre's Urban Retreat, February 2020, Mahasraddha looks at Spiritual Death, and in particular our receptivity to impermanence and insubstantiality.
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Spiritual Death

Sun, 10 May, 2020 - 00:00
In a talk given as part of Manchester Buddhist Centre's Urban Retreat, February 2020, Mahasraddha looks at Spiritual Death, and in particular our receptivity to impermanence and insubstantiality.
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Green Tara, my Friend

Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 - 00:00
Taravandana reflects on the possibilities of developing a friendship with an archetypal Bodhisattva figure, like Green Tara. Talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre at a day for women training for ordination in December 2019.
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What is the Point of Sangha?

Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 - 00:00
Silabodhi shares some personal reflections on the importance of Sangha and selflessness in spiritual life. Talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre at the Sangha Day Festival, November 2019.
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Green Tara, my Friend

Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 - 00:00
Taravandana reflects on the possibilities of developing a friendship with an archetypal Bodhisattva figure, like Green Tara. Talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre at a day for women training for ordination in December 2019.
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Free Buddhist Audio

What is the Point of Sangha?

Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 - 00:00
Silabodhi shares some personal reflections on the importance of Sangha and selflessness in spiritual life. Talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre at the Sangha Day Festival, November 2019.
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The Ideal Society and the Ideal Individual

Wed, 29 Apr, 2020 - 00:00
Siladevi reflects on an aspect of Buddhism that is often played down, but is nonetheless an organic part of Buddhism-that of working together with others to effect change in the world. Talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre during a day in commemoration of the death of Sangharakshita, 30 October 2019.