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Dharmabyte: Exploring the Movement of the Mind as Wind

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 20 Aug, 2020 - 14:00

Kamalashila explores the nature of wind as energies moving around in the body as well as outside the body.

Kamalashila has spent a lot of his adult life exploring meditation - and this talk is a lovely little foray into the whole subject as a crucial aspect in life and practice, with special consideration given to reflection on the six elements.

From the talk entitled Simplicity given at Triratna (FWBO) Day, 2004.

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College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Rejoicing in Kamalashila – Satyaraja

By satyaraja on Thu, 21 May, 2020 - 15:14

Rejoicing in Kamalashila – Satyaraja

By satyaraja on Thu, 21 May, 2020 - 15:14

During the March Area College gathering for the UK, Ireland and Europe, Kamalashila attended for an evening to have a farewell following his retirement from the Preceptors’ College at the end of last year. He was able to share some of his current threads of practice and inspiration, and a number of those present rejoiced in him. Here we share two of those contributions from Sanghadevi and Satyaraja.

I first met Kamalashila in the early part of 1980 at...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Rejoicing in Kamalashila – Sanghadevi

By sanghadevi on Thu, 21 May, 2020 - 15:09

Rejoicing in Kamalashila – Sanghadevi

By sanghadevi on Thu, 21 May, 2020 - 15:09

During the March Area College gathering for the UK, Ireland and Europe, Kamalashila attended for an evening to have a farewell following his retirement from the Preceptors’ College at the end of last year. He was able to share some of his current threads of practice and inspiration, and a number of those present rejoiced in him. Here we share two of those contributions from Sanghadevi and Satyaraja.

I have been with Kamalasila in meetings of the College and originally of the College...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Total Immersion - it's not about swimming

By Munisha on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 08:21

Total Immersion - it's not about swimming

By Munisha on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 08:21

Vajrapriya reports from this summer’s 28-day Buddhafield ‘Total Immersion’ retreat 2016 which took place in England in May and June, led by him and Kamalashila.

“’A world-class event!’ declared an Order member reporting out. Looking round the cluster of comrades gathered in the home-made dome, in a slightly boggy Devon field, it was easy to underestimate the extraordinariness of this event.

‘Total immersion’ doesn’t just refer to the intensity of meditation, but also to immersion in the elements....

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Satyaraja and Kamalashila talk about meditation

By Saccanama on Wed, 16 Mar, 2016 - 13:27

In the last of our audio interviews from the March 2016 Preceptors’ College meeting, Satyaraja and Kamalashila share some reflections about their personal practice of meditation. It’s a lovely discussion between two people who are dedicated to meditation as a key way to work with the mind and discover more deeply the nature of it. We hear particularly about the devotional aspects of meditation, which is another way into the idea of insight itself. And about meditation retreats - solitary and...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Kamalashila - Metta Bhavana for Buddhist Action Month (BAM) 2015

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 12 Jun, 2015 - 17:51

Kamalashila introduces an evening on ‘The Buddha In Nature’ with a Metta Bhavana meditation (‘Cultivation of Loving Kindness’) with an emphasis on letting the breath do the work and allowing a natural feeling of goodwill to flow. 

Recorded in Portsmouth, NH, USA, as part of BAM 2015!

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

BAM Online Meditations!

By Centre Team on Mon, 8 Jun, 2015 - 16:54

BAM Online Meditations!

By Centre Team on Mon, 8 Jun, 2015 - 16:54

For the rest of this month we’ll be conducting our usual weekly online meditation on BAM’s central themes of sustainability and caring for others. And who better to get us started than Kamalashila! :)

If you don’t know our online meditation space and schedule, head on over to Online Meditators and connect with us there.

Kamalashila is one of our most experienced meditation practitioners and teachers. Author of Buddhist Meditation: Tranquillity, Imagination & Insight, we’re very fortunate to have...

Online Meditators
Online Meditators

Meditation Tuesday for Buddhist Action Month - With Kamalashila

By Candradasa on Mon, 8 Jun, 2015 - 16:33

Meditation Tuesday for Buddhist Action Month - With Kamalashila

By Candradasa on Mon, 8 Jun, 2015 - 16:33

Kamalashila is one of our most experienced meditation practitioners and teachers. Author of Buddhist Meditation: Tranquillity, Imagination & Insight, we’re very fortunate to have him join us to lead Meditation Tuesday this week! 

For the rest of this month, we’ll be exploring themes related to Buddhist Action Month (BAM!) and its central themes of sustainability and caring for others. Kamalashila will help us get started and has generously agreed to a longer session to take any...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Kamalashila's Quarterly No.3 - On Gonzo Psychogeography And New Beginnings

By Candradasa on Sat, 18 Apr, 2015 - 18:37

Another excellent conversation with Kamalashila in our occasional series from West London, where we celebrate the opening of their incredibly impressive new Buddhist Centre. But first we touch on all things liminal in our ongoing exchanges about landscape - particularly, in this case, the “gonzo psychogeography” of London and its subterranean rivers. 

We also hear about new beginnings in the shape of a Welsh contemplative community project, and Buddhafield as it re-emerges from some years...

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