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Can love reveal ultimate reality?

With Christopher Titmuss recorded on December 19, 2021.

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We know the cost to the reality of life through deprivation of love.

Science has eliminated love from its analysis of reality.

We cannot know ultimate reality though highlighting the mind and dismissing the heart or vice-versa.

The Buddha made frequent reference to metta with its three-fold application of deeplove, kindness or friendship.

This talk will explore the relationship of love to ultimate reality.

Listen to the audio version below, or click here to download the mp3.

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