Over the weekend, the College were joined by a number of retired Public Preceptors: Suvajra, Padmasuri, Sanghadevi, Saddhaloka; with Manjuvajra, Subhuti and Srimala visiting for some elements of the programme and to spend time together as ‘College Elders’.
Jnanavaca led three sessions of stimulating, interactive study on the ‘four myths of the spiritual life’. He explored this model that Subhuti conceived and introduced in a talk on an international Order convention in 2003 (and was more recently explored by Jnanavaca and Maitreyabandhu...
A good friend has just died. Death is in the air. Part Four of the Great Ocean series languishes on the bench. And so I gave myself up to play, in just a couple of hours I found the footage, laid in the music and found myself very moved. I might refine it at some point.
I came across this piece as I was scanning through some footage I’d been asked (and paid) to film in 2016 for Thomas Kaiser from Norway who was interviewing a number of people at Adhisthana. Thomas has kindly given me permission to share this gem of exposition.