“You don’t have to justify yourself by being useful. You yourself are the justification for your existence.” Sangharakshita, Wisdom Beyond Words
In this talk, Vajrapriya explores how this quote by Sangharakshita might affect our spiritual life and practice. Using the terms doing and being, he suggests how we can bring greater stillness into activity, and vibrant energy into calm.
“’A world-class event!’ declared an Order member reporting out. Looking round the cluster of comrades gathered in the home-made dome, in a slightly boggy Devon field, it was easy to underestimate the extraordinariness of this event.
‘Total immersion’ doesn’t just refer to the intensity of meditation, but also to immersion in the elements....