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FBA Podcast: Letting Go

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 6 Nov, 2021 - 05:00

Karunagita introduces four types of letting go - of the weight of past harmful actions, holding our conditioning lightly, of expectations and of physical holding in the body - in this talk at Dhanakosa for the 2017 New Year women mitra retreat. The retreat theme was Padmasambhava’s advice to Queen Ngang Chung.

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Dharmabyte: Faith in the Path of Liberation

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 28 Dec, 2020 - 06:00

Padmasambhava is a potent symbol of transformation. Here, as part of a Padmasambhava Day Festival, Maitreyi shows us how evoke the help, energy and vision we need to change our lives.

From the talk entitled Heart Advice From the Lotus-Born: ‘Never Be Apart From the Causes For Faith to Arise’, given at the London Buddhist Centre, 2016.

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Dharmabyte: Meeting The Lotus Born

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 5 Nov, 2020 - 06:00

Silence all around the lake, the light of the sky reflecting on it’s surface, blushing in the colors of sunset. Dusk, twilight, a time of transformation, a time of meditation.

Here, Dayanandi evokes the birth of Padmasambhava, the Lotus Born, who is a historical and mythological figure who established Buddhism in Tibet in the eighth century.

Excerpted from the talk entitled Meeting Padmasambhava in the Cave of the Heart given during the Padmasambhava Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist...

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Dharmabyte: Hidden Spiritual Treasures

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 2 Nov, 2020 - 06:01

Vidyasakhi introduces Padmasambhava and Yeshe Tsogyal, his consort and disciple attributed with recording the story of the Great Guru’s establishing Buddhism in Tibet. Offering her perspective as a literary critic, Vidyasakhi speaks from her heart about the mythical and historical dimensions of this significant bit of Buddhist history.

Excerpted from the key note talk entitled Padmasambhava and the Naga King given on the Padmasambhava Festival Day, Cambridge Buddhist Centre, 2018.

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FBA Podcast: Heart Advice From the Lotus-Born

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 31 Oct, 2020 - 05:00

Padmasambhava is a potent symbol of transformation. Maitreyi shows us how evoke the help, energy and vision we need to change our lives.

Talk given part of the London Buddhist Centre’s Padmasambhava Day Festival, 2019.

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Dharmabyte: Principle of radical transformation

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 - 05:00

Previously unreleased and, rather famously, given off-the-cuff at the London Buddhist Centre, Sangharakshita gives an enjoyable and stirring evocation of the great Tantric Guru of Tibet.

From the talk entitled Padmasambhava Talk given in 1979.

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Dharmabyte: The Three Robes of Padmasambhava

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 26 Oct, 2020 - 05:09

Subhadramati, with characteristic inspiration, shares a memory of Sangharakshita’s last public appearance before his death, and unfolds the significance this image for us as his disciples. She brings this into relationship with our practice of ethics, articulated through the three robes of Padmasambhava.

From the talk The Archetypal Guru and the Ten Precepts given in the context of the 2020 retreat for women private preceptors at Adhisthana, 2020.

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FBA Podcast: How Padmasambhava is Relevant to Us

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 24 Oct, 2020 - 06:00

After exploring the historical and mythical aspects of Padmasambhava, Prakasha offers insights into how the Tantric Guru of Tibet, Padmasambhava, is relevant to us, here, today, now.

This is the third in a series of talks give on Padmasambhava Day, 2019, for the Shrewsbury Triratna Buddhist Group.

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Dharmabyte: The Essence of Padmasambhava

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 19 Oct, 2020 - 07:00

Prasannavira offers insight into the the essence of Padmasambhava – purity, love, skillful means. With a fearless embracing of experience, taking whatever appears as the Path, facing of inconvenience both personal and external deeper truths, we become the change we’d like to see in the world.

From the talk entitled Who Is Padmasambhava? Given for Padmasambhava Day at Cambridge Buddhist Centre, 2017.

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Dharmabyte: In the Company of Padmasambhava

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 15 Oct, 2020 - 05:10

According to Tibetan tradition, in the bardo, an ‘intermediate state’ in the endless round of birth and death, we are free for an instant from that round. The Tibetan book of the Dead (Bardo Thodol) describes six of these opportunities for escape from reactivity. Here Sangharakshita explores our resistance to facing death and the impact of the esoteric teachings of Padmasambhava.

From the talk Psycho-Spiritual Symbolism in the Tibetan Book of the Dead. part of the series ...

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