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.
Silver Sangha meets 1.30-3pm on first Thursday in the month.
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.
Short animation 3mins. When an old hermit monk has his day interrupted by an uninvited guest, he is unwillingly taken on a journey to discover the true meaning of companionship.
Krishnamurti, a well-known Indian writer and speaker, held no allegiance to any religion or philosophy. In this film he is in conversation with Dr Allan Anderson in San Diego in 1974.
‘Passing through life, progressing to old age and eventually death, it is not sufficient to just take care of the body. We need to take care of our emotions as well.’ The Dalai Lama. (Buddhist film 34 minutes)