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Two Videos From Suvarnaprabha's Funeral

Posted by Dayamudra on Mon, 30 Sep, 2013 - 21:17
Two video fragments from the funeral. Raymond Carver’s ‘Late Fragment’ read by Padmatara and the final sadhus. The sound on the poem is quite hard to make out, here are the words:

Late Fragment
And did you get what
you wanted from this life, even so?
I did.
And what did you want?
To call myself beloved, to feel myself
beloved on the earth.
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Thank you for posting these. My eyes were closed during the reading of the poem that day, and seeing the reading is impactful in a completely different way. Metta.
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Suvarnaprabha Sangha Memorial Singalong

Posted by Viveka on Thu, 26 Sep, 2013 - 20:53
The SP fan club! We gathered in large numbers Wednesday night, September 25th, at the San Francisco Buddhist Center to mark Suvarnaprabha’s death and support her and those who knew her in this transition time.

At one point we watched the video of Suvarnaprabha reading poetry at the 2011 convention. Towards the end, she looks up and says, “God that went really fast, didn’t it?”

The video ends with her singing a few lines from...
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Chanting the Prajna Paramita Mantra for Suvarnaprabha

Posted by Viveka on Wed, 25 Sep, 2013 - 14:33
Thank you for your sweet thoughts.

Here is a clip of chanting from tonight - friends of Suvarnaprabha at the Buddhist center

“Gone, gone, gone beyond…”
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