Western Buddhist Review
Western Buddhist Review

Valuable New Perspectives on Mindfulness

By Dhivan Thomas Jones on Tue, 3 Jun, 2014 - 12:15

Valuable New Perspectives on Mindfulness

By Dhivan Thomas Jones on Tue, 3 Jun, 2014 - 12:15Here is a very thorough and appreciative review of Anālayo’s fine new book concerning mindfulness in early Buddhist teachings.

Anālayo, Perspectives on Satipaṭṭhāna
Windhorse Publications, Cambridge, 2013, 319pp., £15.99pb, also in ebook format

Review by Dh Ālokadhāra

It is now just over ten years since Windhorse published Anālayo’s book Satipaṭṭhāna: the direct path to realization, described at the time by Christopher Titmus as ‘an indispensable guide… surely destined to become the classic commentary on the...
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FBA podcast: Metta Blazing Like the Sun

By Rijupatha on Mon, 14 Apr, 2014 - 15:13

FBA podcast: Metta Blazing Like the Sun

By Rijupatha on Mon, 14 Apr, 2014 - 15:13Our FBA Podcast this week, “Metta Blazing Like the Sun,” is Vajratara’s talk from the young people’s retreat at Adhisthana – ‘the big one’. Starting with a world on fire, Vajratara strips down what metta actually means in our experience: an awareness that discerns what is positive and stops it slipping from our minds. This is the seed of liberation, the cry of sunyata ‘unconditioned and unconfined’. Metta as a special quality of awareness radiating...
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Dharmabyte: Blending Reason and Reverence

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 20:20
Our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Blending Reason and Reverence” is an excerpt from “The Diamond Sutra – Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 1” by Padmavajra. Blending the intellectual and the devotional, here Padmavajra describes the setting of the sutra exploring simplicity and awareness.

This is an excerpt from the first in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on ‘The Diamond Sutra’. We...
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Dharmabyte - Pointing to Something Real

By Rijupatha on Thu, 6 Mar, 2014 - 17:31
Our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Pointing to something Real,” is the beginning of the audio talk “Launch of the LBC Year of Dharmic Receptivity” by Jnanavaca. In true form, Jnanavaca delivers.

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