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New resources posted...

By Candradasa on Mon, 15 Oct, 2012 - 18:48

New resources posted...

By Candradasa on Mon, 15 Oct, 2012 - 18:48Hi all, a brief note to say I’ve posted to our sangha space some new resources (on the nidanas and skandhas, the Buddha’s unanswered questions, and St. Augustine!) that should help tie up any loose ends from the first two talks in our ‘Religion Without God’ series… Remember, you’ll have to log in and + join this Group to access the extra materials from the series and contribute responses and posts of your own...
Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2012

By Rijupatha on Mon, 1 Oct, 2012 - 16:37

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2012

By Rijupatha on Mon, 1 Oct, 2012 - 16:37Our Autumn 2012 issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter is here, with a whole host of fantastic articles and resources from our North American sangha members on Dharma topics, arts, and sangha news!

To read Vajra Bell online visit: http://bit.ly/RuNaWr

In this issue:

* Reinventing the Wheel – Bodhipaksa offers an alternate reading of the 12 nidanas
* Four new Order members return from Akashavanda in Spain
* Meditation Marathon a Stunning Success
* Yoga at...
Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

The Positive Nidanas - Sources

By Candradasa on Wed, 19 Sep, 2012 - 20:59

The Positive Nidanas - Sources

By Candradasa on Wed, 19 Sep, 2012 - 20:59Tonight at the class, as part of Suddhayu’s excellent series on the Tibetan Wheel of Life, we’ll be exploring the Nidanas somewhat experientially. The ‘nidana chain’, in more established Buddhist usage, is a list of twelve identifiable elements in the grand, complex process of cause and effect that conduces to our sufferings. In that sense it’s also a dynamic model of how pratitya samutpada works in the world and in our minds (not that...