The one who abides in love, and puts their faith in the teaching of the Buddha, will win through to the state of calm and blissful release.
The first presentation on the Blazing in the Fires of Sunyata retreat, held at Adhisthana in 2017, on the theme of Metta and Bodhicitta.
Saccanama evokes Metta through a variety of canonical and poetic sources, referring to the seminars which Bhante led on the Karaniya Metta Sutta, edited in Living with Kindness, as well as various suttas...
By Maitrisingha on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 11:16The third in a series of short Dharma talks by Vajraguptā. In this video she talks about the importance of self-mettā, before going in to exploring all 5 stages of the mettā bhavana meditation.
By vajratara on Thu, 13 Feb, 2014 - 21:33Following the 2013 Urban Retreat theme, the young people’s retreat in November at Adhistana (aka ‘The Big One’) explored the theme of metta: blazing like the sun. This was Vajratara’s talk on that weekend.
By lokabandhu on Mon, 9 Dec, 2013 - 11:01The latest video talk from the 2013 Buddhafield Festival features Kulamitra and a talk with the paradoxical title ‘Warm our Hearts - Let the Rain Come In!’. Exploring loving-kindness, he emphasises that developing it takes sustained effort at frequent intervals - but this, paradoxically, means spontaneously opening to everything around us as we discover and expand our capacity to love.
The talk was given in the Festival’s Dharma Parlour area on July 18 2013, as...
The Clear Vision team was commissioned by Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly to make a series of five short videos for the online Urban Retreat about Triratna people and projects expressing metta in daily life.
These five videos, released one a day this week, are now viewable as a 38-minute compilation.
Camerawork mainly by Upekshapriya and Graham Dellow; most of the editing by Graham. (Wobbly iPhone camerawork by Munisha and a kind Russian volunteer.)
By vajragupta on Fri, 15 Nov, 2013 - 10:42Clear Vision have produced this 38 minute film – a compilation of all the five short films that we’ve been showing over the week edited into one video… If you want to download it easily (for example, for showing at a Centre or group) then you can do that here.