In this humorous and informative talk, Red Pine takes us on a journey from the time before China began, through the ages, and the development of Taoism and Buddhism.
Silver Sangha meets 1.30-3pm on first Thursday in the month.
Consciousness is Immeasurable: Ajahn Sumedho, as always, goes directly to the central point of the Buddha’s teaching.
‘Escape Hatch from Samsara‘, covers a wide range of topics from the depth of awareness in everyday life to the reality of consciousness and the unborn.
HH the Dalai Lama talks about memory and remembering past lives. In particular, however, he focuses on the happiness that is to do with the mind.
One way of dividing up the conditioned realm is into five aggregates (khandhas)
People who have a religion which provides for after-death welfare, such as in Tibetan Buddhism, are less troubled. But those without such beliefs, can trust to nature’s spiritual intentions for them, as they, like plants, struggle instinctively and unerringly towards the light… Long Read
A look at how Buddhism is practised in Sri Lanka and India. Ronald Eyre meets [the late] Venerable Ananda Maitreya a Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka.
Chinese and Korean bronzes that tell a story of religious art in Asia from the 4th to the 10th century AD.
Ajahn Sumedho giving a talk on The Four Noble Truths. (40-minute film)
We received a warm welcome from the many Tibetans we met — a life-changing experience for me, a homecoming — the landscape, buildings and the people merging, and overnight stays with Tibetan families wherever possible.