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Dharmabyte: Defining Imagination

By Rijupatha on Thu, 27 Mar, 2014 - 15:25
For our FBA Dharmabyte today we chose an excerpt titled “Defining Imagination” by Subhuti from “Rambles Around the Imagination 1 – Defining Imagination”. Following on from a recent set of conversations with Sangharakshita, Subhuti gives the first in a series of Rambles on the important subject of Imagination. What is imagination and why is it important not just in our spiritual lives but in terms of what it means to...
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Dharmabyte: Illumined Imagination

By Rijupatha on Wed, 26 Mar, 2014 - 12:38
In our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Illumined Imagination,” Maitreyabandhu shares anecdotes from his experience to draw out spiritual principles coming through ordinary experience. The full talk is about Avalokitesvara and was given on the LBC’s Winter Retreat at Sibford, Oxfordshire in December 2010.

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FBA podcast: Make it So - Imagining the Buddha

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 20:27

FBA podcast: Make it So - Imagining the Buddha

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 20:27In our FBA Podcast this week, “Make It So – Imagining The Buddha,” Suriyavamsa looks at the role of imagination in the way we shape our everyday world and how we can use this to bring the Buddha to life in our spiritual practice.

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The Divine Eye as Vertical Imagination

By viriyalila on Tue, 7 Jan, 2014 - 17:34
In the Pali scriptures, do we have a word for ‘imagination?” In Monday’s FBA Dharmabyte, Sangharakshita offers his thoughts in “The Divine Eye as Vertical Imagination.” Vertical imagination is a creative force, enabling us to rise above ourselves. Quoting William Blake seeing the host of heavenly spirits in the sun, we are called to evoke the power of our imaginative faculty. This is an excerpt from the book launch of Living Ethically, available at ...
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Vajra Bell - Winter 2013

Vajra Bell - Winter 2013

By Rijupatha on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 19:15In this issue:

* Embracing Myth & Imagination: A recovering Catholic learns to trust intuition, imagination, and Buddhas in all colors
* Aryaloka Council December meeting and Year in Review
* Sangha updates from Aryaloka, Nagaloka, Portsmouth, and Vancouver
* Movie Review: Children of the Pyre
* Buddhism and the Environmental Movement: How two efforts - inner and outer - to benefit all beings could benefit each other
* Three perspectives on the first Pan-American Womens’ GFR...
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Vajra Bell - Winter 2013

Vajra Bell - Winter 2013

By Rijupatha on Mon, 31 Dec, 2012 - 15:10In this issue:

* Embracing Myth & Imagination: A recovering Catholic learns to trust intuition, imagination, and Buddhas in all colors

* Aryaloka Council December meeting and Year in Review

* Sangha updates from Aryaloka, Nagaloka, Portsmouth, and Vancouver

* Movie Review: Children of the Pyre

* Buddhism and the Environmental Movement: How two efforts - inner and outer - to benefit all beings could benefit each other

* Three perspectives on the first...
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Aspects of Imagination - Talk and Q&A

By bodhinaga on Sat, 20 Oct, 2012 - 09:16

Aspects of Imagination - Talk and Q&A

By bodhinaga on Sat, 20 Oct, 2012 - 09:16Maitreyabandhu visited us from London to share his reflections on aspects of the imagination, followed by questions and answers. 9.10.2012
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Seeking The Buddha In History by Vishvapani

Seeking The Buddha In History by Vishvapani

By Candradasa on Sat, 2 Jun, 2012 - 16:18In this talk given to the Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention, 2011, Vishvapani explores and re-imagines the life and teachings of the Buddha as they have come to us through stories about him and the ancient texts that enshrine his teaching.

If you think you know the Buddha, think again!
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat

Re-imagining the Buddha by Subhuti (with Sangharakshita)

By Candradasa on Sat, 2 Jun, 2012 - 14:38
Here’s the original pdf version of the paper by Subhuti following his conversations with Sangharakshita.
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