The Three Temptations of Māra
A Rohatsu Week Talk
The three temptations take place as the ascetic Gautama sits under the Bodhi Tree in his final attempt to see into the nature of reality and become free from suffering. Not to be confused with the notion of the 'devil', Māra is a deity from the Hindu pantheon who plays a dual role as tempter and tester for...
Podcast: Section from the Diamond Sutra
The 32 Marks of Buddha
The 32 mark were used as living symbols of Buddha and aligned to the creation of the 'practice body' of adherents to deliver beings out of delusion. The power of the Buddha made manifest through teachings, meditation, words and ritual practices.
Zen Bites #1: Who am I?
From the archive
Zen Bites' is the first in a series of podcasts featuring CBT & Mindfulness Psychotherapist Jamie Shavdia and Martin Goodson co-founder of the website The Zen Gateway. In Zen Bites #1 (entitled Who am I?) discussion ranges from the nature of consciousness to the realisation of mortality, compassion...
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