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FBA Podcast: Akshobya

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 13 Mar, 2021 - 06:00

Settle back and touch base with this very enjoyable and, at times, inspiring talk by Saddharaja on the great blue Buddha of the eastern quarter of the mandala - the Unshakeable One, the Imperturbable Akshobya. This is particularly good because it departs from standard fare on the figure. We get a great reading from Wordsworth, a stimulating discussion of ethics and their relationship to issues of doubt and self-confidence, as well as a meeting with a woolly...

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FBA Podcast: Compassion In a Chaotic and Dangerous World

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 26 Sep, 2020 - 14:00

Saddharaja explores self-sacrifice as a component of the Bodhisattva Ideal  introduces Chapter 18 The Chapter on the Tigress. He goes on to explore compassion and altruism, and how we can develop these by letting go of attachment and hatred, and thereby gaining true freedom.

The third of four talks given during the Open Retreat at Padmaloka Retreat Centre in October 2019.

This talk is part of the series The Sutra of Golden Light.

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FBA Podcast: Holding Ourselves Up to the Golden Light

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 15 Feb, 2020 - 14:00

Here Saddharaja describes the rainy season in India and its role in the origin of confession practice in Buddhism. He goes on to describe the different kinds of confession practice, their benefits and how they totally differ from confession in other religions. 

He also introduces the The Sutra of Golden Light’s nexus, Chapter 3, The Chapter on Confession with its great import and beauty.

The second of four talks given during the...

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Windhorse Evolution

Buddhist Right Livelihood: An Opportunity For Spiritual Practice At Work

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 4 Sep, 2012 - 11:40
This booklet is written by Dharmachari Saddharaja, who has worked at Windhorse:evolution for 22 years. It’s an overview of Right Livelihood, looking at:

What is Right Livelihood?
A brief history of Right Livelihood practice at Windhorse:Evolution
Dharma Practices at Work
Non-Dharmic Practices at Work

“Surely we are very near to heaven, if not to nirvana, if we enjoy our work, and if our work is our life!” - Sangharakshita