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Dharmabytes: An Inclusive Love

By Zac on Mon, 13 Mar, 2023 - 06:00

Maitridevi talks about what the heart is like and the importance of it to the cultivation of an expansive all inclusive love for all beings and things. This talk is part of an intensive meditation retreat held at Taraloka in 2021 for women who have asked for ordination.

Excerpted from the talk The Heart Unbound: Metta As a Path to Insight (4 of 13) given at Taraloka Retreat Centre, 2021.


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Dharmabyte: How Does a Bodhisattva Regard Living Beings?

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 21 Jun, 2021 - 06:00

Kulaprabha recounts an episode from the Vimalakirti Nirdesa to draw out how one generates the great love in response to the suffering of beings.

This is the third of four talks exploring Vasubandhu’s Four Factors entitled Contemplating the Suffering of Beings given at Taraloka Retreat Centre, 2010.

In his treatise Generating Bodhi Resolve, Vasubandhu describes them as able to generate the resolve to cultivate and accumulate the bases for the Arising of the Bodhicitta. You...