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New Publications: The White Lotus of Compassion

21 Jul 2023

The Buddha Śākyamuni recounts one of his most significant previous lives, when he was a court priest to a king and made a detailed prayer to become a buddha, also causing the king and his princes, his own sons and disciples, and others to make their own prayers to become buddhas too. This is revealed to be not only the major event that is the origin of buddhas and bodhisattvas such as Amitābha, Akṣobhya, Avalokiteśvara, Mañjuśrī, and the thousand buddhas of our eon, but also the source and reason for Śākyamuni’s unsurpassed activity as a buddha.
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Teachings on Sūtra | Chagdud Khadro

27 Jun 2023

This coming Chökor Düchen, a day that marks the first turning of the wheel of Dharma, we invite you to join us live with Chagdud Khadro who will speak on the importance to all of us of there having been a Buddha’s teaching in this world, and on the importance of continuing to request the teachings. 
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New Publications: The Perfection of Wisdom in Twenty-Five Thousand Lines

4 Jun 2023

The Perfection of Wisdom in Twenty-Five Thousand Lines is among the most important scriptures underlying both the “vast” and the “profound” approaches to Buddhist thought and practice. Known as the “middle-length” version, being the second longest of the three long Perfection of Wisdom sūtras, it fills three volumes of the Kangyur.
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84000 In Conversation | Wisdom in Waves

1 Jun 2023

This Saga Dawa Düchen—in celebration of the Buddha’s birth, awakening, and parinirvāṇa—we are delighted to present a special event with 84000 Senior Editor John Canti. 
This Sunday, we will be publishing our translation of this auspicious text, and John will offer a few approaches to reading it in translation and navigating its vastness that may help open it up and bring it alive to anyone.
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