Individuality: Self-Contained and Boundless (Online Order/Mitra event from Adhisthana) Led by Ratnaguna and Saddhanandi 17-21 February
Am I an individual, or just part of the group?
This is a question we need to keep trying to penetrate more deeply whether we are a Mitra or an Order member. It is a question that is central to the development of a saṅgha, a spiritual community, no individuals, no saṅgha. Any consideration of what the saṅgha is must therefore include as full an understanding as...
In the Dhaniya Sutta, the questions arise: ‘how do we move in this world with a freedom to be creative?’ and ‘how often do we follow the addictive tendency?’ Saddhanandi looks at vertical and horizontal nourishment as she explores these questions.
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Our third talk this year is recommended by Kusaladevi who joined the Dharmachakra team this past year to help with social media and has been a delight to work with!
She has selected a talk by her preceptor, Saddhanandi, Chair at Adhisthana and a much-loved speaker. ‘On Laziness’ was given as part of the Glasgow Buddhist Centre’s Rainy Season Retreat in March 2020.
Thousands of people around the world rely on FBA for their connection to the Dharma online. Our service is always...
Viriya expresses itself in action, with attentiveness, care and enthusiasm. Saddhanandi shares from her personal training and experience as an artist to elucidate the meaning of Virya, drawing out the aspect of training the mind to develop positive mental states.
What can Buddhism offer the world today? What does it mean to live a Buddhist life? Gather with young people from around the world for four intergenerational conversations and a chance to meet others aged 30 and under through discussion groups.
However you have used the resources this week, we really hope that Training your Mind and having a sense of community online have benefited your Dharma practice at this time. Let us know here how you have found the week, we’d love to hear from you.
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Saddhanandi is the Chair of Adhisthana and a preceptor. She was for many years the Chair of Taraloka retreat centre. She was a close friend of Bhante Sangharakshita and is noted for her warmth, friendliness and skills as a Dharma teacher. Here she shares her thoughts on the Buddha Shakyamuni.