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Dharmabytes: Seeing the Beauty in Each Other

By Centre Team on Thu, 30 Nov, 2023 - 11:00

Kulanandi reflects on different qualities of beauty in the spiritual life, here exploring the wisdom of seeing the beauty in each other through spiritual friendship. 

Excerpted from the talk Beauty and the Dharma Life given at the Stockholm Buddhist Centre,  2014.


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Dharmabyte: Practicing Patience

By Zac on Mon, 22 Aug, 2022 - 06:00

Trusting Love

Maitrisiddhi shows us the importance and value in holding the ideal of spiritual friendship alongside the reality of life in the Sangha. Our teacher Sangharakshita has said: “It is in friendship (maitri) that we may find the emotional equivalent of the intellectual understanding of the doctrine of ‘no self’”. The gift of these teachings can help us move beyond self-clinging into a deeper and far more mysterious connection with one another; a Greater Love.

Excerpted from the talk entitled ...