Padmaloka Retreat Centre

Going For Refuge: The basis of Everything

On Sun, 19 April, 2020 - 15:53
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This talk by Padmavajra is offered especially to men who have asked for ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order. It was given in the shrine room on Monday April 13th 2020.

In this talk Padmavajra addresses how men can continue their ordination training during this time of lockdown, when it is not possible to attend retreats at Padmaloka. He draws particular attention to the Buddha’s vision of existence and his longing for escape. He also explores the existential act of Going for Refuge to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, taking each of the Refuges in turn.


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