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Dharmabyte: Yogi Chen and the new Buddhists of India

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 8 Jul, 2019 - 14:00

The missing memoir years of Sangharakshita’s life story has been told by Khantipalo in his book, Noble Friendship. Khantipalo and Sangharakshita spent a year together in India receiving meditation instruction from Yogi Chen, a meditation master in the Cha’an tradition. Sangharakshita describes Yogi Chen as having an intense inner life, full of visions, psychic experiences, and a penetrating insight into the Dharma. 

From the talk, Fields of Creativity by Sangharakshita,  2011. A sparkling talk...

Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media

The Himalayas, 1950s - links to Triratna tradition

By Suryaprabha on Thu, 31 Oct, 2013 - 17:28

The Himalayas, 1950s - links to Triratna tradition

By Suryaprabha on Thu, 31 Oct, 2013 - 17:28BACKGROUND is a 42 minute film I made with Ratnaketu in the style of a pilgrimage to the hermitages and monasteries of Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Sikkim assoiated with Urgyen Sangharakshita, the TBC’s founder, and his principal teachers, Tibetan, Indian and Chinese. A beautiful Himalayan peak, Khangchendzonga, overlooked a resurgence of Buddhism, rather ironically first in the ‘West’ and then the ‘East’.
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