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Touching the Transcendent

Thu, 14 Jul, 2022 - 00:00
Love, compassion and wisdom are sewn into the fabric of existence. When these qualities arise in our own experience, can we recognise them, trust them, and allow them to transform us? And when do we dismiss them, or cling to them unhelpfully? Talk given on the June Women’s AOWE held at Taraloka in 2022.
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Maitreya: Bodhisattva of Our Potential

Thu, 14 Jul, 2022 - 00:00
Maitreya - Buddha of the Future and bodhisattva of Metta or Maitri - embodies both our potential for Enlightenment, and our potential for love. Although central on Triratna's Tree of Refuge and Respect, Maitreya remains little-known. Here, Maitrisiddhi, whose yidam is Maitreya, explores this figure from the inside. Given on the Women's Area Order Weekend held at Taraloka in June 2022.
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Vedana From Perspective of Satipatthana and Mind Training (Compassionate Warrior Training Retreat, 6 of 18)

Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 - 00:00
This talk was recorded on the Compassionate Warrior Training online retreat at Taraloka. The retreat was for Order Members and those training for ordination. Day 3, Session 7: Vidyamala explores Vedana from the perspective of both the Sattipatthana and Mahayana Mind Training.
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Chintamani, Meditation and Mantra (Compassionate Warrior Training Retreat, 5 of 18)

Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 - 00:00
This talk was recorded on the Compassionate Warrior Training online retreat at Taraloka. The retreat was for Order Members and those training for ordination. Day 2, Session 6: Aryajaya gives a beautiful talk on the Chintamani jewel. This is followed by a short meditation and the Avalokiteshvara mantra.
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Kindly Awareness Metta Bhavana Practice (Compassionate Warrior Training Retreat, 4 of 18)

Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 - 00:00
This talk was recorded on the Compassionate Warrior Training online retreat at Taraloka. The retreat was for Order Members and those training for ordination. Day2, Session 5: Vidyamala leads a kindly awareness based metta bhavana meditation.
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Body Awareness, Satipatthana and Mind Training (Compassionate Warrior Training Retreat, 3 of 18)

Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 - 00:00
This talk was recorded on the Compassionate Warrior Training online retreat at Taraloka. The retreat was for Order Members and those training for ordination. Day2, Session 1: Vidyamala explores body awareness from perspectives of Satipatthana and Mahayana Mind Training. This session includes led meditation practice.
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Introduction to the Retreat and Breathing Workshop (Compassionate Warrior Training Retreat, 1 of 19)

Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 - 00:00
This talk was recorded on the Compassionate Warrior Training online retreat at Taraloka. The retreat was for Order Members and those training for ordination. Day1, Session 1: Vidyamala introduces the retreat and leads a Breathing Workshop.
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Introduction to Satipatthana Sutta and Lojong Mahayana Mind Training (Compassionate Warrior Training Retreat, 2 of 18)

Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 - 00:00
This talk was recorded on the Compassionate Warrior Training online retreat at Taraloka. The retreat was for Order Members and those training for ordination. Day 1, session 2: Vidyamala introduces the theme of the retreat, which draws on both Satipatthana mindfulness teachings and Lojong mind training Bodhicitta teachings, which are both timeless and meet current times. Our lives require us to call on a kind of fearless presence, strength and courage within ourselves alongside kindness, empathy and compassion towards all beings. Satipatthana and Lojong offer a magnificent toolkit to help develop these great qualities.
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Q and A Session (Compassionate Warrior Training Retreat, 18 of 18)

Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 - 00:00
This talk was recorded on the Compassionate Warrior Training online retreat at Taraloka. The retreat was for Order Members and those training for ordination. Day 7, Session 1: In this final session Vidyamala, with the rest of the team, leads a Q&A session.
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Seven-Fold Puja (Compassionate Warrior Training Retreat, 17 of 18)

Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 - 00:00
This talk was recorded on the Compassionate Warrior Training online retreat at Taraloka. The retreat was for Order Members and those training for ordination. Day 6, Session 3: Arayajaya, Dhammamegha and Vimokshini co-lead a seven fold puja on the final evening of this retreat.