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Twenty Years In the Western Buddhist Order 

Manjusvara - poet, musician, fundraiser - died while leading at retreat at Dhanakosa in 2011. Here he is, in 2007, giving a talk marking the twentieth anniversary of his ordination. He explores the history of his engagement with the Triratna Buddhist Order (previously the Western Buddhist Centre), starting with his first encounter with the London Buddhist Centre and taking in many significant learnings along the way including the vital importance of friendship, the loneliness of not being able to talk about the most precious things in life and the beauty of the ethical precepts. By turns humorous and lyrical, Manjusvara shares his story (and the occasional poem) and thereby illuminates what it means to live a Dharmically-inspired life. This is part one of a two part series on Manjusvara. Listen to part two here - https://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/audio/details?num=LOC604

Manjusvara 2007
 
The Poet's Way 

The Poet's Way, by Manjusvara from 'Wolf at the Door', is an evocative description of how words, used with care, can illuminate the spiritual path. One of a series of talks on the theme of 'A Force for Good in the World', given in the Dharma Parlour at the 2010 Buddhafield Festival in Somerset, UK

Manjusvara 2010
 
Half My Life In Triratna 

Celebrating having spent half his life in the Triratna Buddhist Community, Manjusvara shows what a full context it has given for his life, meeting his experience of Vision, embracing his artistic life, and offering growthful challenges, the support of friendship, and the opportunity of altruistic activity.

Manjusvara 2010
 
Some Glimpses Into the Vision and (sometimes Messy) Unfolding of the Triratna Buddhist Order On It's 50th Anni 

A sneak preview of a number of 'voices' from the 50 Years, 50 Voices project, including Vessantara on Bhante in the early days, Buddhadasa on the Order & Arya Sangha, Vajratara on what she loves about the Order, Manjusvara on why the Order isn't perfect and Parami & Shraddhavajri talking about changing the world. Satyalila explores why the Order matters, how we're still in the process of co-creating a new lineage together and how we can all take part in that! See thebuddhistcentre.com/50Voices for more on this project.

Satyalila 2018
 
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