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Aloka David Smith 1946-2015

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Aug, 2015 - 17:11

Aloka David Smith 1946-2015

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Aug, 2015 - 17:11

Sadly we report the death of Aloka David Smith from cancer in Birmingham on 31st July. He was 69. His funeral is on Thursday 13th August. (See below.)

Vessantara writes: “Aloka David Smith’s connection with Triratna began in 1997, when he wrote to Sangharakshita enclosing a manuscript he had written, an account of how his insight had unfolded during twenty years of Dharma practice. 

Sangharakshita recognised in him ‘a kindred spirit’, and felt that his account of his Dharma experiences was ‘a treasure’. Sangharakshita felt...