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Dharma Talk: What’s Race, Gender, Sexuality and Skin Color Got to Do with Non-Self

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 5 Mar, 2019 - 12:29

A timely and thought-provoking talk by Vimalasara around what race, gender, sexuality and skin colour have got to do with the idea and experience of non-self? Vimalasara draws inspiration from the life and example of Dr Ambedkar as she explores how to approach these issues from a Dharmic perspective.

This talk was given at a People of Colour (POC) day-long retreat at San Francisco’s East Bay Meditation Centre 2019.

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Dharmabyte: Understanding the Buddha's Teaching of Anatta

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 - 10:41

In this FBA Dharmabyte we hear more vintage Sangharakshita in Understanding Anatta (‘No Self’). Everything we know about the self is in constant change and flux. You cannot understand what is meant by anatta until you know this truth.

From the talk “Individuality, True and False” that tackles such terms as self, I, individual, and ego, reveals that each can have both a positive and a negative connotation. What is the self, and how can we cultivate...

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Dharmabyte: Understanding Anatta

By Rijupatha on Thu, 12 Mar, 2015 - 10:00
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Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is titled: Understanding Anatta. Tackling such terms as self, I, individual, and ego, reveals that each can have both a positive and a negative connotation. What is the self, and how can we cultivate true Individuality?
Talk given in 1970.

From the talk “Individuality, True and False”, by Sangharakshita, part...