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Dharmabyte: What Happens When We Stop and Listen?

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 - 14:54

This FBA Dharmabyte is entitled ‘What happens when we stop and listen?’ from the talk ‘The Sound of Reality’ by Padmavajra.

This richly rewarding talk explores the place and function of sound in Buddhist practice and history, as well as within Padmavajra’s own spiritual life.

A wide-ranging cultural journey is made from John Coltrane to Sufi Qawwali, from mantra to Zen poetry, taking in Andre Gide, Renaissance Neoplatonism and the ancient Pali Verses en route. Not to...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhafield Festival 2013 - Soundscape!

By Candradasa on Tue, 24 Sep, 2013 - 19:18
*updated* The talks from the Dharma Parlour are now online!

An amazing soundscape that manages to capture much of the spirit and music of summer’s Buddhafield Festival, in all its myriad glory. Alice Armstrong produced this podcast tableau especially for the Buddhafield team and introduces us to characters from around the festival site, evoking the landscape and the spirit of the community beautifully. Hundreds of voices ring clearly out of their own inspiration and it’s...