By yashobodhi on Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 - 21:40Here’s a wonderful new video of a tour around the furnished building, made mid Feb 2015 by the fabulous Vicki Bennett and Peter Knight and featuring Yashobodhi. This is followed by Bodhilila talking about the programming plans for our new centre.
This wonderful old photograph of W. B. Yeats made by George Berresford in 1911 introduces a new essay on Buddhism and Beauty, by Ratnagarbha, the editor of Triratna’s Buddhist arts journal, Urthona – a journey in the company of James Hillman, Sangharakshita and the poetry of W. B. Yeats:
By akasajoti on Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 - 17:29Subhuti and Padmavajra returned to Adhisthana in November, for ‘Eros and Beauty II’. Over four days of talks they explored beauty and the dharma life; covering themes such as the ecstatic nature of the aesthetic moment, and the relationship of eros and beauty with spiritual death and the bodhicitta.
The talks are available here on Free Buddhist Audio
By Windhorse Evolution on Thu, 15 Nov, 2012 - 11:35
I make photographs because my eye observes a pattern of shape, colour, light and form, an abstract arrangement, a design. I involve my calculating mind as little as possible. If I can see the world as it is, I may move beyond views of it and find its emptiness. When I am shooting I try to let go of intellectual searching and questioning, and allow the image to come to me, looking with the interest and openness...