Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Resources for Religion Without God, Week 4, Magic for the Modern World

On Mon, 12 November, 2012 - 14:06
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Candradasa
And here are the resources for the talk on Magic, concluding our series:

Mucalinda Sutta
Thanissaro Bhikkhu’s translation
John D. Ireland’s translation

Audio
Padmavajra’s ‘Alchemy of Love’ series (Mahayana section of talk)
Sangharakshita on magic rites in India and their evolution as Tantric rites - ‘The Symbolism of Colours and Mantric Sound’ (Vajrayana section of the talk)

Reading
Pico della Mirandola on ‘Natural Magic’ - ‘Oration On the Dignity of Man’
Edgar Wind - ‘Pagan Mysteries in the Renaissance’

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