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Seven Papers By Subhuti and Sangharakshita
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A collection of seven recent papers by Sangharakshita and Subhuti. Each attempts to follow through the implications of Sangharakshita's statement that the Triratna Buddhist Order is "the... More > community of his disciples and disciples of his disciples, practising according to his 'particular presentation of the Dharma'". The papers included are - * What is the Western Buddhist Order? * Revering and Relying upon the Dharma * Re-Imagining The Buddha (and Buddhophany) * Initiation into a New Life: the Ordination Ceremony in Sangharakshita's System of Spiritual Practice * 'A Supra-Personal Force or Energy working through me': the Triratna Buddhist Community and the Stream of the Dharma * The Dharma Revolution and the New Society * A Buddhist Manifesto: the Principles of the Triratna Buddhist Community< Less
The Collected Lectures and other papers Volume II By Urgyen Sangharakshita
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Volume II of the Collected Lectures of Urgyen Sangharakshita, complete except for those which have been separately published as books by Windhorse Publications. Including other papers by... More > Sangharakshita up to and including his writings up to early 2012, plus comprehensive index.< Less
Sangharakshita: Complete Lectures and other papers Volume II TABLET EDITION By Urgyen Sangharakshita
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Volume II of the Complete Lectures of Urgyen Sangharakshita, plus other papers
Sangharakshita in Seminar: Order Conventions and Order Seminars 1974-1990 By Urgyen Sangharakshita
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Sangharakshita in Seminar: Order Conventions and Order Seminars 1974-1990
Planting a Seed By Anagarika Manjuvajra
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How do you start a Buddhist movement? Charismatic teachers gather disciples by the thousand; Asian Buddhist organizations provide for the religious needs of immigrant communities; maverick monks... More > trained in Asia set up temples of their own; eccentric Bohemians attract circles of devotees; academics 'go native' and preach what they teach. American Buddhism has become the most complex, some would say confused, form in the history of the religion. In 1980 three men from the UK went to the USA to establish a new Buddhist movement. They had neither charisma, the backing of a traditional order, financial support, or experience, but they did have enthusiasm, confidence and naivete. Planting a Seed traces the development of the Triratna Buddhist Community in the USA for the first 15 years but it is also a story of the sort of personal struggle that is involved in such a project. The book also offers a glimpse into the world of American Buddhism in the 1980s and 90s.< Less
Sangharakshita in Seminar: Texts from the Pali Canon By Urgyen Sangharakshita
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Sangharakshita in Seminar, studying texts from the Pali Canon. Contents include - Udana Seminars (1974 and 1975) The Ariyapariyesana Sutta Seminar Ti Ratana Vandana seminar The Ratana Sutta... More > Seminar Samannaphala Sutta: The Fruits of the Life of a Recluse Seminar Mahaparinibbana Suttanta Seminar Mahaparinibbana Sutta (Verses 16 and 17) Seminar Miccha Ditthis Seminar Plus full index.< Less
On the First Rung By Anagarika Buddhadasa
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Anagarika Buddhadasa, a senior member of the Triratna Buddhist Order, writes of the circumstances leading up to his ordination into what was then known as the Western Buddhist Order. He also tells of... More > his formative spiritual experiences whilst on solitary retreat in the wilds of Northern Scotland, and of his subsequent return to the South of England where he began to share responsibility for the welfare of the spiritual community of which he had become a member.< Less
South of Nirvana By Sue Randall
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After being involved in a car accident, Andy quits her job and moves to a rural retreat centre. "South of Nirvana" chronicles her day-to-day life as she encounters Buddhist teachings, wacky... More > characters, and the more difficult side of being Andy. She also discovers that there are many not-so-enlightened gurus around, while the true teachers may remain hidden in the background. Lighthearted, irreverent, serious and scholarly, this novel from Africa is an entertaining exposé of retreat-centre life. It highlights the need to balance spiritual ideals and material reality, and will appeal to readers interested in Buddhism, Eastern philosophy, the New Age, or South Africa. Sue Randall (MA research psychology) has lived at a Buddhist retreat centre for 4 years. The text was reviewed by 3 Dharma teachers from different traditions (FWBO, Mahayana, Shambala). Reviews, excerpts, other points of sale at http://shalvapub.com/authors/sue_randall/. (452 pages)< Less