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Incidents from the Pali Canon (series) 

Although delivered only to members of the Western Buddhist Order at the time, 'Incidents from the Pali

Sangharakshita 1982
 
Encounters with Enlightenment 

Saddhaloka is the author of a book of re-tellings of stories from the Pali Canon, the oldest …

Saddhaloka 2001
01. Saddhaloka's first encounters with the Buddha; Nanamoli's Life of the Buddha; Bringing the Buddha alive in stories (5:02)
02. The Pali Canon; passing down and compiling the teachings; changes to stories over time; the Dhammapada (4:47)
09. The Story of the Buddha's Sneeze (2:58)
11. Stories from the Buddha's Final Days (2:54)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 4 

This is the fourth in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond …

Padmavajra 2005
02. The possession of marks (lakshana sampad); Vedic myth - the cosmic man; the wheel-turning monarch; the Buddha's humanity (4:56)
03. The Buddha and his marks in the Pali Canon (2:44)
04. The Buddha's marks in the Mahayana; the Merit Body of the Buddha; other bodies (3:42)
05. How do we view and resonate with the ideal of Enlightenment? The person of the Buddha - personhood (3:12)
06. The effect of the Protestant Reformation on images; images of the Buddha; significant images (5:19)
08. Looking deeply into the form of the Buddha; Ruskin on Apollo; entrances to the inconceivable (4:47)
 
The Buddha and the Mahasiddhas 

Talk five of the eight-part series entitled The Crazy Wisdom of the Mahasiddhas. The Buddha was the first …

Padmavajra 2007
01. The Buddha and the Mahasiddhas (1:04:30)
 
The Buddha's Gift To The World 

The Buddha as Spiritual Friend: Enlightenment to old age. Vajratara condenses nearly 50 years of the Buddhas …

Vajratara 2010
01. The Buddha's Gift To The World (55:39)
 
The Buddha's Analysis of Social Disharmony 

On a trip to visit the Hungarian Romany community early in 2010 Subhuti encountered potentially explosive social tensions. …

Subhuti 2010
01. The Buddha's Analysis of Social Disharmony (1:05:13)
 
Why Read the Sutta Nipata? 

Why Read the Sutta Nipata?

Suriyavamsa 2010
 
The Buddha's Personality 

The third in a major new series of talks by Vishvapani to mark the launch of his new book: 'Gautama Buddha: …

Vishvapani 2011
01. Launching a book; getting ordained and meditation in that context; Going for Refuge and the Enlightened Mind; opening up to an expansive space; the blinking open of the Dharma Eye (the experience of Upali); reflections of the Buddha in archetypal forms (6:28)
02. Reflecting on the Buddha who is time-bound and distinct as individual; Wagner’s failed attempt to write an opera about the Buddha; Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba The Greek and the Buddha; Nietzsche on the Buddha; seeing the Buddha as against life itself (3:26)
03. Why the Buddha can appear an abstract figure; the 32 marks of an Enlightened being; what might a Buddha look like? The Dhatu-vibhanga Sutta and Pukkusati; hagiography; the Buddha with Ananda – subject to old age (4:30)
04. What kind of person was he? How we learn about what the Buddha was like; the Buddha’s decision to teach as a psychological process; bother and hassle; love of solitude and the welfare of beings; the Buddha and the bull elephant in the forest (6:16)
05. The Buddha as a kind man; force-field of loving kindness (metta); the Buddha’s parody of the sramana community - unwillingness to engage in debates; how the Buddha chose to teach, skilful communication based on what’s of value to people (6:40)
06. The Buddha as funny; dung beetles and monks greedy for food; a bizarre ritual for a king; a distinctive humorous voice – a whiny verse from the Dhammapada and the Buddha as an old man (3:38)
07. The Buddha as intensely creative; relative dullness of Abhidharma; similes and metaphors for the mind; the Buddha remaking contemporary ways of thinking, myth and language; Vepacitti, King of the Asuras, mind-forged manacles; intricate intelligence (4:19)
08. ‘Knowing’ the Buddha as very familiar and a close friend; the Buddha as most himself in moments of inspired utterance; the Buddha of negation; a vivid presence we cannot fully comprehend (2:34)
 
Magandiya and the Higher Hedonism 

What does the Buddha think about what we call pleasure?

Saraha 2011
 
Encountering The Buddha 

Padmavajra evokes The Buddha through two very different encounters from The Pali Canon, …

Padmavajra 2011
01. Encountering The Buddha (50:58)
 
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