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Dharmabyte: The Arising of Samadhi

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 - 06:00

There’s no true meditation without happiness. Sangharakshita describes Samadhi, often translated as ‘concentration’, as dependent upon the conditions of Sukha, that of happiness and bliss. 

From the talk The Stages of the Spiritual Path, part of the series Introducing Buddhism, 1966.***

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Dharmabyte: Shifting States of Being

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 18 Oct, 2021 - 06:00

Here we have Nagesvara discussing samadhi as collectedness, integration of our energies, wholeness, openness, rather than concentration as primary.  

From the talk entitled What Is Samadhi part of the online series Body of Bliss: Ways into Samādhi, 2021 Buddhafield.

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FBA Podcast: Self-Doubt

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 9 Oct, 2021 - 06:00

Dayajoti explores the hindrance of self-doubt, including seeing it as an expression of fundamental delusion, addressed by the clear seeing of reality. 

This talk is part of the series Body of Bliss: Ways into Samādhi, hosted online by Buddhafield, 2021.

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Dharmabyte: Moving Towards Timelessness

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 - 06:00

Jnanavaca discusses metta as the foundation of samadhi, taking us back to basics and reminding us to dwell with patience and acceptance in the body.

Excerpted from the talk entitled Metta as the Foundation of Samadhi given as part of the online retreat Towards Insight: Three Myths led by  Jnanavaca and Maitreyabandhu at Adhisthana, 2020.

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Become One Person, Become No Person

By Ratnaprabha on Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 - 09:43

Become One Person, Become No Person

By Ratnaprabha on Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 - 09:43

North London Buddhist Centre Budcast talk, 11:30, Saturday 8 August.

Nandaraja (pictured) will explain how Perfect Samadhi (meditation, or better, unification of mind) completes the Buddha’s 8-fold Path.

He writes: “Samadhi is a higher state of consciousness that is not fettered by concepts, ideas or language. All the previous seven limbs of the Eightfold Path come together, and Perfect Samadhi is both supported by and supports them, integrating them into a holistic system of interconnectedness that dissolves clinging and yields a renunciation of the...