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Dharmabytes Podcast #382 - 'Padmasambhava at Work' by Parami

By Candradasa on Tue, 16 Sep, 2014 - 20:21
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Find magic and ritual in today’s FBA Dharmabyte, ‘Padmasambhava at Work’. Parami shares what it’s like ordaining someone – a channel to the transcendental. She talks about her personal link with Sangharakshita and the birth story of Padmasambhava and his taking Buddhism to Tibet – the marriage of cognition, feeling and emotion. From the talk ‘Energy At Its Most Abundant’ by...
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Vajrapani: The Dharma Protector

By viriyalila on Sat, 21 Dec, 2013 - 15:43

Vajrapani: The Dharma Protector

By viriyalila on Sat, 21 Dec, 2013 - 15:43In this week’s FBA Podcast “Vajrapani: The Dharma Protector,” Vadanya introduces us to this Bodhisattva of Energy given as part of a series of talks on Stories and Symbols at Sheffield Buddhist Centre on 3rd July 2007.
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The Diamond Sutra as Zen Master

By viriyalila on Fri, 20 Dec, 2013 - 15:05
Continuing with our Bodhisattva theme, our next FBA Dharmabyte this week is called “The Diamond Sutra as Zen Master.” Listen to Abhaya in an an intriguing discussion of the sutra as Vajrapani and as a zen master. From the talk “The Diamond Sutra” where Abhaya leads us on the crazy paving path through the profoundly paradoxical – a text guaranteed to turn your world upside-down. Some very funny parts to this talk – and some...
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Vajrapani: The Power Aspect

By viriyalila on Wed, 18 Dec, 2013 - 17:14
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte Vajrapani: The Power Aspect is an excerpt from “The Bodhisattva Hierarchy” by Sangharakshita. After a full explanation of the importance of being receptive to those more developed than ourselves, we are introduced to the ten stages (bhumis) of the Bodhisattva path and to the four principal types of Bodhisattva who embody this path. Here we meet: Vajrapani.
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Dakinis: Forces To Be Integrated

By viriyalila on Mon, 28 Oct, 2013 - 13:27
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Dakinis: Forces To Be Integrated,” is an excerpt from the previously unreleased talk from 1979 entitled simply “Padmasambhava” by Sangharakshita. In this short excerpt of the full talk, rather famously, given off-the-cuff at the London Buddhist Centre, Sangharakshita gives us a lively description of the dakini as a force to be integrated.

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