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Dharmabytes: Plant Symbolism in Buddhism

By Centre Team on Mon, 5 Jun, 2023 - 11:00

Continuing the series on the White Lotus Sutra, Jayaka gives a talk on the Parable of the Rain Cloud. The parable evokes the qualities of the dharma through the imagery of a mighty rain cloud, falling on all equally. Excerpted from the talk The Parable of The Rain Cloud given at London Buddhist Centre, 2019.


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Responding to the Burning World

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 - 13:19

In July 2019 Satyalila gave a series of three talks in Bristol - ‘Responding to the Burning World’. Each talk takes a classic Buddhist parable or sutta as its starting point - the Burning House, the Raincloud and the Two Arrows and explores how these Dharma teachings can help us to develop the resilience to respond creatively to the world as we find it today. 

Weaving poetry with classic Dharma teachings, each talk concludes with a brief exploration of six...

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Viriyakirti - La Lluvia del Dharma (Revisada)

By Candradasa on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:28

Introducing the theme of kalyana mitrata - the Buddhist idea of beautiful friendship as a full spiritual path - Viriyakirti, the newest and youngest Order member in Latin America, revisits Urgyen Sangharakshita’s celebrated talk The Rain of the Dharma as a basis for looking at what makes friendship a practice in itself…

Una charla en Español y en Inglés.

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