Tag: White Lotus Sutra

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Freed from the Burning House

By Caroline I P on Wed, 3 Jan, 2024 - 10:30

Freed from the Burning House

By Caroline I P on Wed, 3 Jan, 2024 - 10:30

It can effect your dream life, it can effect your meditation, it can effect your life. If you really enter into the imaginative, dream world of the Lotus Sutra, it starts to affect how you experience the world around you.

Ratnaghosha on the White Lotus Sutra.

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To hear, read, and recite..with a single mind

By Caroline I P on Tue, 24 Oct, 2023 - 16:09

To hear, read, and recite..with a single mind

By Caroline I P on Tue, 24 Oct, 2023 - 16:09

Greater still are the merits of those who hear, read and recite it with single mind, explain it clearly and distinctly to the people in the Great Assembly, and practise it as taught.

The White Lotus sutra

On a recent solitary retreat in a cabin in the Finnish countryside, in the midst of quiet countryside and mild autumn days, I spent a period every day for two weeks reading aloud the whole of the White Lotus Sutra.

Back in 1970 Bhante gave a series of talks...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Calling the Earth to Witness: A Buddhist Perspective on Ecology

By Centre Team on Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 14:56

Calling the Earth to Witness: A Buddhist Perspective on Ecology

By Centre Team on Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 14:56

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The first ethical precept in Buddhism outlines the central importance of non-harm in all our behaviour. Of course, in the Buddha’s day over 2,500 years ago, there was no climate emergency, or...

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Community Highlights

Lotus Sutra: The image of the Plants

By Aryanisha on Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 - 12:31

Lotus Sutra: The image of the Plants

By Aryanisha on Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 - 12:31

Ratnaprabha, from West London Buddhist Centre, UK, has abridged and adapted part of the White Lotus of the Wonderful Dharma Sutra, for reading aloud. We have re-posted the lovely resource from his blog. 

From the White Lotus of the Wonderful Dharma Sutra, Chapter 5.
Abridged and adapted by Ratnaprabha for reading aloud. 
Based on the translations by Kato et al and Reeves, sub-headings not in the original.


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The Buddha adapts the

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