May 2nd, 2013
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, ““Appreciating Silence,” is a little gem of an excerpt from the talk: “No Dependence on Words and Letters” by Sangharakshita, 1965. One of our earliest recordings in the FBA archive!
“Some things we know from experience, some things we apprehend only at second-hand. In confusing these two, we miss the essence of Zen.”
April 29th, 2013
Into the Diamond Sutra we go – Subhuti’s arrival and questioning dialogue with the Buddha. Much food for thought to be had here as the Diamond begins to cut under the skin of things…
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte: “Gratitude and Receptivity” from the talk “The Diamond Sutra: Taking Mind to it’s Limits – 2″ from the fascinating and comprehensive series on “The Diamond Sutra” by Padmavajra.
Talks given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2004
April 25th, 2013
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte ““Becoming More Natural,” Kamalashila encourages us to approach meditation as a kind of prayer that exposes artificiality through awareness of experience as it brings to into being greater authenticity and truth.
Excerpted from the well-loved talk “Simplicity” by Kamalashila, 2004.
April 22nd, 2013
From the talk “The Way of Non-Duality” given in 1979 as part of the series “The Inconceivable Emancipation – Themes from the Vimalakirti Nirdesha.”