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ASPECTS OF THE BODHISATTVA IDEAL

aspectsASPECTS OF THE BODHISATTVA IDEAL
The Original Lecture Series

By Urgyen Sangharakshita
Read by Urgyen Sangharakshita
9 hours 58 minutes
 

Sangharakshita teaching during his early years in India

The Bodhisattva – one who is becoming awake or enlightened – is one of the great inspiring figures in Buddhism. The title can refer to a mythical being with qualities to which we aspire, such as Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisattva of Compassion; or an ordinary person on the quest for Enlightenment for the benefit of all living beings. It is a profound ideal for life. In this important lecture series, Urgyen Sangharakshita, one of the most important leading Western Buddhist teachers, sets out the path of the aspiring Bodhisattva living in the 21st century. Continue Reading →

WHAT IS DHARMA?

What is the DharmaWhat is the Dharma

By Sangharakshita
Read by Jinananda
11 hours 30 minutes
 

Jinananda200Urgyen Sangharakshita

To walk in the footsteps of the Buddha we need a clear and thorough guide to the essential principles of Buddhism. Whether we have just begun our journey or are a practitioner with more experience, What is the Dharma? is an indispensable exploration of the Buddha’s teachings as found in the main Buddhist traditions. Continue Reading →