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Three short talks on the theme of spiritual friendship that flow beautifully into one another: beginning with the Buddha and Kalyana Mitrata, moving on to our horizontal friendships and our working ground for self-transcendence, through to the arising of the Bodhicitta through collective spiritual practice.
Talk given at Aryaloka Buddhist Center, November 2010
|1.||Narottama - Say not so, Ananda, say not so, spiritual friendship is the whole of the spiritual life (8:34)|
|2.||Saricitta - Peer Friendships - our working ground of ethics, awareness and metta (12:14)|
|3.||Viriyalila - The Third of Consciousness: Creating Contexts for Deepening the Practice of Spiritual Community (16:12)|
Total running time: 37:00