Adhisthana Retreats

Event Title: Asanga + the Ethics of a Bodhisattva

Led by Dhammarati, Parami + Saddhaloka

Asanga, together with his half-brother Vasubandhu, was the great 4th century founder of the Yogacara School. Renowned as both a meditator and abhidharmist, Asanga drew on all the existing Mahayana scriptures to compile the Bodhisattvabhumi, the Stage of The Bodhisattva, which became know as the Mahayana’s most comprehensive manual on the training and practice of a bodhisattva.

We will be looking at chapter 10, on Ethics, which goes into what it means to give and to receive a precept, purify intention, make a correction after failure and more, all very immediately and strikingly relevant to any Order member, and with perhaps special significance for those involved in ordaining others.

To augment our study of the text we will be performing the Bodhicitta practice as well as puja.

This retreat is for members of the Triratna Buddhist Order

Start Date: 12th Apr 2019
End Date: 19th Apr 2019
Deposit: £74
Price: £259 (Waged/Supported (including deposit)) / £182 (Unwaged/Unsupported (including deposit))

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