Vidyadevi and the Complete WorksOn Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 23:47
Our video today is Vidyadevi’s beautiful talk, ‘Beyond Us, Yet Ourselves’ about her work as editor of Sangharakshita’s Complete Works, given in Adhisthana’s Sangharakshita Library on the Triratna 50th anniversary weekend. (Audio below.)
Giulietta Spudich writes from Windhorse Publications to update us on the the Complete Works project.
“The project was launched successfully last October with four volumes published so far. These volumes include previously out of print material such as What is the Sangha? and never-before published material inlcuding various talks by Sangharakshita in India in the 1980s.
In addition to these important works, much effort has been made by the editorial team to trace the source of original teachings and present them as endnotes. The last volume, the Concordance, will index teachings and themes across all 27 volumes, tying them together. This will be priceless in referring to different talks and commentaries by Sangharakshita on a specific theme across his decades of teaching.
‘Beyond us, yet ourselves’ by Vidyadevi
In her talk, Vidyadevi likens Sangharakshita’s teachings to a cathedral, in an evocative metaphor that conveys the richness and depth of the wisdom and knowledge contained in them.
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