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Dharma Talks Access for Retreatants

Integrated Study and Practice Program, Session 4 (ISPP4)

2014-09-28 (6 days) Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

  
2014-09-29 Refuge in the Buddha 53:10
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk examines both the classical and subtle meaning of going to the Buddha for refuge. The classical refuge in the Buddha involves refuge in the historic Buddha, while the subtle refuge occurs whenever we rest in the simple knowing of experience.
2014-09-30 Refuge in Dhamma 54:59
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk examines both the classical and subtle meaning of going to the Dhamma for refuge. The classical refuge in Dhamma involves refuge in the teachings of the Buddha as set forth in the Pāli Canon. The subtle refuge involves taking refuge in things as they really are … understanding the subtle truths underlying all experience.
2014-10-01 Refuge in Sangha 46:22
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk examines both the classical and subtle meaning of going to the Sangha for refuge. The classical refuge in Sangha involves going forth into monastic life and/or turning to elders for guidance along the way. The subtle refuge involves knowing directly the happiness that comes from keeping impeccable silā.
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