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Talks by Phiroz Mehta

Explore what it means to be truly human

After hearing Phiroz Mehta speak at the Buddhist Society, the Venerable Paññāvaddho said to him, “You have an unusual gift for putting things across. You should form a group to help people understand the background to Buddhism.”

Always a man of humility, Phiroz was reluctant: “It is true that I can manage to present things, but this gives people a mistaken impression. They think I know a great deal, but in fact I do not.”

Eventually pursuaded, Phiroz began holding meetings at
his London home, Dilkusha, and had the foresight to
record his talks on tape.

In this section you can listen to them,
download them for offline listening,
and purchase them on CD.

Phiroz Mehta in the garden at Dilkusha

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Perfect Man

Each day we highlight a different talk given by Phiroz Mehta.
He gave this one on 8th July 1979 at Dilkusha, Forest Hill, London.

Featured Talks

Be Awake Now!

A short talk Phiroz Mehta gave to the Buddhist Society.

Steps on the Path

The Inner Silence

Watch rare footage of Phiroz Mehta speaking at the 1987 Buddhist Summer School.

What do we Mean by Meditation?

The preliminary stages, the importance of attentiveness,
and the healing of the mind.


The One Total Reality comes to fruition through man — there is nothing for me.

The Meaning and Purpose of Yoga

Phiroz Mehta discusses the eight aspects of Yoga.