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FBA Podcast: Sangharakshita as Teacher

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 13 Jul, 2019 - 14:00

Subhuti shares his reflections on Urgyen Sangharakshita in the days following his death and funeral ceremony. He explores the double response to Sangharakshita as an effective Dharma teacher and former of Sangha alongside the various difficulties and paradoxes in his life.

The two last papers Sangharakshita wrote, completed just over two weeks before he died, examine the three main paths of Buddhism, among other things, and thereby offer three different ways of understanding his own role as...

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Who is Urgyen Sangharakshita?: Highlighted Series from Subhuti

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 14 Mar, 2019 - 12:25

In this significant series of rambles given at the London Buddhist Centre, Subhuti unpacks his 15 minute funeral oration for Sangharakshita on 10th November 2018 at Adhisthana. He demonstrates how someone can be considered a very great teacher, exemplar, and even guru, yet also be a human being with his own personality and even failings.

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Who is Urgyen Sangharakshita?: Highlighted Series from Subhuti

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 14 Mar, 2019 - 12:22

In this important series of rambles given at the London Buddhist Centre, Subhuti unpacks his 15 minute funeral oration for Sangharakshita on 10th November 2018 at Adhisthana. He demonstrates how someone can be considered a very great teacher, exemplar, and even guru, yet also be a human being with his own personality and even failings.

Listen to Subhuti’s funeral oration

Listen to other ‘Rambles’ by Subhuti

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FBA Podcast: Discipleship

By Rijupatha on Mon, 17 Aug, 2015 - 18:21

This week’s FBA Podcast is “Discipleship” by Dhammadinna. This talk was given at the Triratna Buddhist Order December 2014 Women’s UK and Ireland Area Order Weekend at Adhisthana on 6 December 2014.

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Suvajra's Seasonal - No 2, Autumn: Facing Gods And Demons

By Candradasa on Wed, 31 Dec, 2014 - 21:42
In his (slightly belated!) autumn seasonal, we hear from Suvajra about his new, unexpected circumstances, caring for his teacher Urgyen Sangharakshita. It’s an intimate and touching picture of their friendship, and moves naturally into an extended reflection on Suvajra’s devotional practice of Chöd - “cutting” - meditation. Chöd is a ritualised practice from the Tantric tradition involving the whole body and mind. Its aim is to see deeply into the nature of self and of consciousness itself, and we get...
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Dharmabyte: Lalitaratna Rejoices in Bhante

By Rijupatha on Wed, 3 Dec, 2014 - 19:41
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, we complete our series on Sangharakshita, his life and his friendships with “Lalitaratna Rejoices in Bhante”. This talk is another in a set recorded during a celebration of Sangharakshita’s birthday in 2010, featuring the lively and humorous reminiscences of Lalitaratna.
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Dharmabyte: Akasasuri Rejoices in Bhante

By Rijupatha on Mon, 24 Nov, 2014 - 20:46
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, we listen while “Akasasuri Rejoices in Bhante,” expressing her appreciation for the role that Sangharakshita has played in the spiritual life of herself and others. This talk was recorded during a celebration of Sangharakshita’s birthday in 2010.
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FBA Podcast: Who is Sangharakshita?

By Rijupatha on Mon, 10 Nov, 2014 - 15:45

FBA Podcast: Who is Sangharakshita?

By Rijupatha on Mon, 10 Nov, 2014 - 15:45Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

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Achala responds to the question, “Who is Sangharakshita?” in this week’s FBA Podcast, drawing from his own experiences and those of others. He looks at Sangharakshita’s significance as a spiritual teacher, his qualities and his life.

This talk was given at Nottingham Buddhist centre in April 2014.