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New Publication: The Teaching of Akṣayamati

17 Sep 2020

For a period of about a thousand years after the beginning of the common era, The Teaching of Akṣayamati had a significant influence on Buddhist thought. The eighty so-called “imperishabilities” (akṣaya) described in the sūtra—qualities to be possessed by the bodhisatvas—were considered to contain the whole way of religious development of the Mahāyāna.
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Newsletter 38 | Aug 2020

17 Aug 2020

In this issue, we share a tribute to our dear colleague Dr. Steven Goodman, we talk to composer Harry Einhorn about Buddhism and creative culture, and are in conversation with Deborah Dorjee on the suffering of change in today’s world.
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A Tribute to Steven Goodman, 1945 – 2020

17 Aug 2020

All of us at 84000 were very sad to learn that our dear friend and colleague Steven Goodman, one of the founding members of 84000’s Working Committee, died in the afternoon of Monday, 3 August, at the age of 75.
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The Suffering of Change in Today’s World

17 Aug 2020

Last month, Deborah Dorjee—an instructor at Siddhartha’s Intent—kindly hosted a session during our twenty-four hour virtual sūtra recitation. In these uncertain times, we decided to sit down and talk with her more about the potential for Buddhism to help build mental and emotional resilience.
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Cultural Translation: Setting the Sūtras to Music

17 Aug 2020

In June, 84000 reached out to US-born,Taiwan-transplant Harry Einhorn for an original musical composition to accompany our recently published text, “The Dedication: Fulfilling All Aspirations.” Here, we sit down with Harry to talk about Buddhism and creative culture.
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