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341: Buddha Day Offerings From The Goddess of the Spring
To mark the great festival of Buddha Day (Wesak), when we celebrate the Enlightenment and its opening up of the path that leads to the end of suffering, here's a wonderful mythologically minded conversation with Sthanashraddha, self-confessed ritualist and all-round lover of beauty and of the Dharma as an aesthetic choice in itself.
Sthanashraddha's considerable elegance of being and of mind comes through beautifully as we hear his magical tale of a dawn adventure to meet the goddess of the Malvern springs and bear back to his home some of her water to offer to the Buddha. A rich exploration with Candradasa and Ratnadeva of why such things matter - and what this area of practice can help us achieve in our own lives within our own cultures.
Recorded at Adhisthana, Herefordshire, England, May 2018.Read more »