The Artist and the Sangha
Interviews

The Artist and the Sangha

Aloka reflects on life as an artist in the Triratna Buddhist Order, creativity and individuality. Interview by Barry Copping Barry: As a Buddhist artist, you’re presumably communicating Buddhist values through your work? Aloka: I do two distinct types of work. Firstly, there are commissions for ‘Buddhist iconography’, for want of a better term. I don’t … Continue reading

A Buddhist’s Bookshelf
Interviews

A Buddhist’s Bookshelf

Maitreyabandhu shares with us his recent reading, from the novels of Penelope Fitzgerald to Sangharakshita’s seminars. Interview by Maitreyaraja Maitreyaraja: Could you start off by telling us what you’re reading at the moment? Maitreyabandhu: I’m reading a new biography of Philip Larkin called Larkin – Life and Art, and Larkin’s complete poems. I’m having a … Continue reading