Life of the Buddha (Part21)

Topics Include: 1) The Buddha’s actions after having attained enlightenment up to the formation of his sangha with his first 60 disciples; 2) The Buddha’s encounter with the Vedic monks at Uruvela; 3) His performance of psychic powers to the Brahmin yogis; 4) The Buddha preaches the Fire Sermon; 5) The actual sutra rendition of the Fire Sermon; 6) How we mistake pleasant feelings as the source of happiness in our lives; 7) the difference between desire as clinging and craving and desire as a positive motivation; 8) the global implications of our incessant individual pursuit of pleasure; 9) Learning how to find contentment in our lives.

18 November, 2023
38 Minutes

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