Tag: Bodhisattva Ideal

The Urban Retreat 2015 - November 21-28
The Urban Retreat 2015 - November 21-28

Introductory Talk: Parami - Living In The Greater Mandala

By parami on Fri, 20 Nov, 2015 - 12:15

Introductory Talk: Parami - Living In The Greater Mandala

By parami on Fri, 20 Nov, 2015 - 12:15

Parami gives the introductory talk for the 2015 Triratna International Urban Retreat live in Adelaide, Australia. Her theme - and the theme of the whole retreat - is ‘Living in the Greater Mandala’, and she brings this alive in the most human, poetic, and inspired of ways.

Her range is broad as she evokes the mandala itself, and the profound, playful path of the Bodhisattva. Calling forth Rumi and Hafiz, the great Buddhist Perfection of Wisdom texts, Keats, Yeats, Robert...

Western Buddhist Review
Western Buddhist Review

No Need for the H-word

By Dhivan Thomas Jones on Fri, 14 Mar, 2014 - 09:19

No Need for the H-word

By Dhivan Thomas Jones on Fri, 14 Mar, 2014 - 09:19Bhikkhu Bodhi et al., The Bodhisattva Ideal: Essays on the Emergence of Mahāyāna
Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, 2013, 239pp., £9.99 pback. (Available from Wisdom Books at www.wisdom-books.com).

Review by Dhivan Thomas Jones

The usual history of Buddhism in India goes that the Mahāyāna arose around the beginning of the common era as a reaction against complacency and scholasticism in the existing schools. It described itself as a ‘great vehicle’, which put forward the Bodhisattva ideal of...
Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Breaking the Bonds of Selfhood Through Serving the Dhamma (with translation in Hindi)

By Candradasa on Thu, 14 Mar, 2013 - 22:37
Ok, time to tidy up the rest of the rich Dharma material from India and the Order Convention…

To start us off, here is a strong, beautiful talk by Parami from the final day, bringing us back to the task in hand as members of an Order and as Buddhists: engaging with breaking the fetters and weakening the hold that self-clinging exerts upon our minds and our ways of seeing things.

Parami brings alive...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Today's Dharmabyte episode: "The Bodhisattva's Gifts" by Padmavajra

By Rijupatha on Thu, 9 Aug, 2012 - 18:37

Today's Dharmabyte episode: "The Bodhisattva's Gifts" by Padmavajra

By Rijupatha on Thu, 9 Aug, 2012 - 18:37Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “The Bodhisattva’s Gifts,” by Padmavjra, is from the third talk in the series: “The Diamond Sutra – Taking Mind to its Limits.” Padmavajra takes a look into the world of the Bodhisattva and the six Perfections of Wisdom, especially dana – generosity which forms an essential basis of Buddhist practice and of life.

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Sheffield Buddhist Centre
Sheffield Buddhist Centre

Padmavajra - The Bodhisattva Ideal 3rd April 2012

By bodhinaga on Fri, 11 May, 2012 - 15:26

Padmavajra - The Bodhisattva Ideal 3rd April 2012

By bodhinaga on Fri, 11 May, 2012 - 15:26Here is our President, Padmavajra, on great form speaking at Sangha Night in Sheffield about the Bodhisattva Ideal. The talk is part of the Magic Tree series, in the section exploring the Teachers of the Past.

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