In the first of a series of three podcasts entitled The World is Burning, Ratnaprabha explains why craving is such a fundamental issue for Buddhists, how it relates to both desire and clinging, why it causes us problems, and how to deal with it.
Danasamudra talks about the initial motivation for getting the women's oral history project going and what we aim to do.
Dharmaprabha offers her brief reflection on why she's personally involved and wishes to contribute to the project and collaborate with Danasamudra and Suryagupta.
This is a simple meditation that starts with a lying down body scan and then moves into a seated mindfulness of breathing practice. Great for helping to ground and connect with yourself at the start or end of the day.
Karunagita invites Parami to share snapshots from her decades in Triratna, starting with ordaining seven Mexican women the week before and going back through time and locations, roles, challenges, delights and contributions, including Spain to Glasgow and London in the late 1970s.
Recorded at the NLBC monthly women’s class in May 2017.
In a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the mass conversion to Buddhism of Dr Ambedkar and thousands of his followers, Nagabodhi tells the story of Ambedkar and the role that Sangharakshita was to play in supporting the nascent Buddhist movement of ex-Untouchables.