Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Padmavajra on the 'Buddhafield' in Buddhist Mahayana Tradition

By Candradasa on Sun, 19 May, 2013 - 18:59
If you wonder why Buddhafield is called that, we thought you might like a little bit of the deep Dharma behind the name!

Here are some extracts from Padmavajra’s classic talk series from 2004 on the Diamond Sutra in which he looks at the Buddhist Mahayana tradition of the creation of Buddhafields as part of the Bodhisattva’s activity.

These are taken from talks 3 and 8. Listen to the whole series

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Sheffield Buddhist Centre
Sheffield Buddhist Centre

Padmasambhava Day 2012

By bodhinaga on Wed, 10 Oct, 2012 - 11:23

Padmasambhava Day 2012

By bodhinaga on Wed, 10 Oct, 2012 - 11:23Padmavajra has been a devotee of the ‘Precious Guru’, Padmasambhava, for over 35 years and is a very inspiring practitioner and speaker. To help us celebrate Padmasambhava Day at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, Padmavajra explores Padmasambhava as ‘teacher’, and 5 different types of teacher/teaching.
Sheffield Buddhist Centre
Sheffield Buddhist Centre

Recollecting My Teacher

By bodhinaga on Sun, 7 Oct, 2012 - 21:29

Recollecting My Teacher

By bodhinaga on Sun, 7 Oct, 2012 - 21:29Padmavajra recollects his teacher, Urgyen Sangharakshita, under the headings of ‘Creator of Environments’, ‘Translator’, ‘Spiritual Friend’, ‘Vajra Guru’ and ‘Urgyen’. Given on 3rd October 2012 at Sheffield Buddhist Centre.
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Today's Dharmabyte episode: "The Bodhisattva's Gifts" by Padmavajra

By Rijupatha on Thu, 9 Aug, 2012 - 18:37

Today's Dharmabyte episode: "The Bodhisattva's Gifts" by Padmavajra

By Rijupatha on Thu, 9 Aug, 2012 - 18:37Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “The Bodhisattva’s Gifts,” by Padmavjra, is from the third talk in the series: “The Diamond Sutra – Taking Mind to its Limits.” Padmavajra takes a look into the world of the Bodhisattva and the six Perfections of Wisdom, especially dana – generosity which forms an essential basis of Buddhist practice and of life.

Subscribe to the Dharmabytes podcast stream: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dharmabytes-from-free-buddhist/id416832097
Sheffield Buddhist Centre
Sheffield Buddhist Centre

Padmavajra - The Bodhisattva Ideal 3rd April 2012

By bodhinaga on Fri, 11 May, 2012 - 15:26

Padmavajra - The Bodhisattva Ideal 3rd April 2012

By bodhinaga on Fri, 11 May, 2012 - 15:26Here is our President, Padmavajra, on great form speaking at Sangha Night in Sheffield about the Bodhisattva Ideal. The talk is part of the Magic Tree series, in the section exploring the Teachers of the Past.

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