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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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Dharmabytes: Everyone Needs the Dharma - Milarepa's Song

By Rijupatha on Mon, 2 Jun, 2014 - 14:48
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Everyone Needs the Dharma”, is a lovely reading of one of Milarepa’s Songs by Sangharakshita. Talk given in 1979.

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Interview With Dhardo Tulku Rimpoche

By Candradasa on Fri, 21 Feb, 2014 - 21:12
An interview with Dhardo Tulku Rimpoche, the recognized Tibetan tulku and spiritual successor to Dhardo Rimpoche, one of Sangharakshita’s (founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order) main teachers.

This was the first visit by Dhardo Tulku to the West, and also his first ever formal interview, which took place in 2013 at Aryaloka Buddhist Retreat Center in New Hampshire, USA. We talked about his relationship to his predecessor, to his status...