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The Buddha In Nature

by Kamalashila (2015)

We asked Kamalashila to give a talk for Buddhist Action Month 2015 with its themes around sustainability and caring for others. He responded with this beautifully focussed look at our whole relationship to nature and the elements: how the artificiality in our lives can get in the way of seeing what things are actually like - and what we might do about that in practice!

Kamalashila uses these reflections as a way into evoking a more natural, deeply encouraging perspective, one that allows us to open up to the reality the Buddha pointed to under the tree and let the Dharma transform us and the world we help create.

Talk given at Portsmouth Buddhist Center, New Hampshire, USA, June 2015.

Total running time: 28:25