Through Buddhist Eyes continues Sangharakshita’s five volumes of memoirs. Covering journeys across five continents and two decades, this volume is made up of nineteen travel letters and one talk. They are Sangharakshita’s heartfelt communications to the growing membership of the new Buddhist movement he founded: the Triratna Buddhist Order.
The second of Sangharakshita's memoirs which covers the period 1950-1953, beginning with Sangharakshita’s arrival in Kalimpong as a twenty-four-year-old novice monk.
A collection of letters from Sangharakshita to his friend Dinoo. Complete Works publication includes an appendix by Kalyanaprabha on his friendship with Dr Mehta, which he talks about in the letters.
The fourth of five books of Sangharakshita's memoirs, Precious Teachers covers the latter seven of Sangharakshita's fourteen years in Kalimpong.
This period includes all twelve of Sangharakshita's tantric initiations, and the remarkable Tibetan masters who gave them to him. There's also a host of other remarkable figures who come to stay at Sangharakshita's vihara, including Jivaka - the first person to undergo a medical transformation from female to male, as well as fellow English monk Khantipālo.
One could see the Urgyen House exhibition ‘Precious Teachers’ as a companion to this book.
A short collection of memoirs telling the story of how Sangharakshita came to understand the primacy of going for refuge as the "central Buddhist act".