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Dharmabyte: Jagdish Kashyap

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 4 Jul, 2019 - 14:00

In today’s FBA Dharmabyte we meet Jagdish Kashyap, Sangharakshita’s first teacher, the Theravadin scholar/monk with whom he lived and studied Pali, logic and Buddhist philosophy at Benares. After higher ordination, on the advice of Jagdish Kashyap, Sangaharakshita moved to the Himalayan border town of Kalimpong, to work for the good of Buddhism.

Excerpted from the talk entitled Jagdish Kashyap by Vadanya at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist Centre (15th...

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Community Highlights

'The Bodhisattvas are also necessary' - a new piece of writing by Sangharakshita

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 - 11:49

'The Bodhisattvas are also necessary' - a new piece of writing by Sangharakshita

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 - 11:49

Written in early 2018, in this piece Sangharakshita commences with a story told to him by one of his teachers, and from there he goes on to reflect on the significance of Bodhisattvas in his life and that of all Buddhists.

This piece is open to all and can be read on Sangharakshita’s website: ‘The Bodhisattva’s are also necessary’ along with other articles also written by him, including a recent one about Green...

Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media

The Himalayas, 1950s - links to Triratna tradition

By Suryaprabha on Thu, 31 Oct, 2013 - 17:28

The Himalayas, 1950s - links to Triratna tradition

By Suryaprabha on Thu, 31 Oct, 2013 - 17:28BACKGROUND is a 42 minute film I made with Ratnaketu in the style of a pilgrimage to the hermitages and monasteries of Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Sikkim assoiated with Urgyen Sangharakshita, the TBC’s founder, and his principal teachers, Tibetan, Indian and Chinese. A beautiful Himalayan peak, Khangchendzonga, overlooked a resurgence of Buddhism, rather ironically first in the ‘West’ and then the ‘East’.
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