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Day 6: A Puja To Ratnasambhava

By Centre Team on Tue, 24 Mar, 2015 - 22:46

Rounding off day 6 of Living In The Mandala we have another puja that steers to the deep when it comes to evoking the guardian Buddha of the moment, in this case Ratnasambhava - the Jewel-Born, archetypal Buddha of abundance, spiritual riches and the South… 

Complete with flute-accompanied mantra!

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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 6: Guided Meditation - Sitting In The Mandala (With Ratnasambhava Mantra)

By Centre Team on Sun, 22 Mar, 2015 - 15:31
Ratnavandana introducing Day 6 of the urban retreat on the Brahma Viharas - Living In The Mandala. Today we’re sitting with the great golden Buddha of the South, archetypal Buddha of abundance and spiritual richness. A good way to start things off…

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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 6: Upekkha & Ratnasambhava

By jvalamalini on Thu, 19 Mar, 2015 - 15:17

Day 6: Upekkha & Ratnasambhava

By jvalamalini on Thu, 19 Mar, 2015 - 15:17A cold bright day in Bristol, and a deep quiet atmosphere in the Buddhist Centre, as we move into cultivating upekkha (equanimity).

As a brahma vihara, equanimity is more than the dictionary definition of ‘calm and composed especially in adversity’. It is a composite of metta, karuna and mudita pervaded by Dharmic understanding, like metta with a wisdom eye. It sees joy and suffering, their conditionedness and the constant flux of everything.

After just sitting in the mandala,...
Stockholms buddhistcenter
Stockholms buddhistcenter

Hur många symboler ryms i en symbol?

By Viryabodhi on Mon, 3 Jun, 2013 - 11:33

Hur många symboler ryms i en symbol?

By Viryabodhi on Mon, 3 Jun, 2013 - 11:33Under en Sanghakväll för inte alltför länge sedan, 20 maj, talade tre män i sanghan om Tillflyktsträdet inom Triratna. Här finner du en länk till deras föredrag: http://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/audio/details?num=LOC1688
Tyvärr kunde man inte mata in alla tre namnen på de som gav föredragen, men de finsn i titlarna.

Lyssna och njut.

metta, Viryabodhi...
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Community Highlights

Srivati: Open Heart, Open Hand

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:32

Srivati: Open Heart, Open Hand

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:32“What does it mean to be generous? Is there enough of everything to go around? Why should we share anyway? Maybe the golden Buddha Ratnasambhava has the answers…”

A talk given at Buddhafield 2011 in the Dharma Parlour.

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The Richly Endowed Buddha of the Southern Realm

By Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 21:44
In the third in our series of talks from the 2012 Triratna International Retreat, Dhammadinna evokes Ratnasambhava, the ‘Richly Endowed Buddha of the Southern Realm’…