By bodhinaga on Fri, 26 Oct, 2012 - 14:23Vadanya tells the the tale of the Lampton Worm, a folk legend from the North East of England, and explores what it teaches us about integration and owning up to our own flaws. 23rd October 2012.
By bodhinaga on Fri, 19 Oct, 2012 - 21:22Vadanya launches our new year-long theme for Sangha night “Stories, myths and symbols” with an action packed talk. Using The Lord of the Rings, Vadanya draws out examples of Integration, Positive Emotion, Spiritual Death, Spiritual Rebirth and Spiritual Receptivity. 16.10.2012
By bodhinaga on Wed, 10 Oct, 2012 - 11:23Padmavajra has been a devotee of the ‘Precious Guru’, Padmasambhava, for over 35 years and is a very inspiring practitioner and speaker. To help us celebrate Padmasambhava Day at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, Padmavajra explores Padmasambhava as ‘teacher’, and 5 different types of teacher/teaching.
By bodhinaga on Sun, 7 Oct, 2012 - 21:29Padmavajra recollects his teacher, Urgyen Sangharakshita, under the headings of ‘Creator of Environments’, ‘Translator’, ‘Spiritual Friend’, ‘Vajra Guru’ and ‘Urgyen’. Given on 3rd October 2012 at Sheffield Buddhist Centre.
By bodhinaga on Thu, 27 Sep, 2012 - 20:56As part of a mini-series, looking at the distinctive emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Order, Suryamati explains the importance of Sangha and Friendship. Talk given at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, Sangha Night, 18th September 2012.
By bodhinaga on Wed, 26 Sep, 2012 - 11:49A great opportunity to hear from Sheffield sangha members about how they practice in different situations; with Kate Arrowsmith talking about community as practice, John & Cathy Brazier speaking about family as practice, and Maitridasa talking about work as practice. The 3 talks are preceded by an introduction from Vadanya. 11th September 2012.