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Love, Passion, Art and Beauty In the Spiritual Life

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 01:00
Sex, drugs, rock’n’roll, lying in the gutter looking at stars, Duende and Celestial Light, Enlightenment for the sake of all that lives. A talk given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 15 July 2017.
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Mindfulness As Sacred Simplicity

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 01:00
Mindfulness seems to be popping everywhere: in Vishvapani’s work as a mindfulness teacher, he engages with everyone from prisoners to politicians. But is ‘mindfulness' psychological or spiritual, sacred or secular, Buddhist or universal? How does reducing stress connect with the quest for meaning? A talk given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 15 July 2017.
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Untangling the Tangle

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 01:00
A talk exploring knots and unravelling given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 14 July 2017.
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What Would the Buddha Be Teaching Today?

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 01:00
It feels as if we are living in dangerous times. How might the Buddha respond? A talk given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 14 July 2017.
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Buddhism and the Path of Voluntary Simplicity

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 01:00
Drawing on his 5 years of homeless wandering, Lokabandhu argues that spiritual abundance and material simplicity go hand in hand - and that we are already surrounded by everything we need. A talk given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 13 July 2017.
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Simple Life, Spacious Heart

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 01:00
Practical ideas for everyday simplicity, that can open our hearts to a spacious life of beauty, freedom, joy and purpose. A talk given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 13 July 2017.
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Why Care?

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 01:00
Reflections on "care" as an approach to freedom and love. Being full of care reduces our separation from life and opens us to the joy and mystery of appreciation. ??A talk given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 13 July 2017.
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The Happiest Life

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 01:00
Exploring spiritual exercises and clear thinking about the best kind of life, via early Greek philosophy and Buddhism. A talk given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 16 July 2017.
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Facing Complexity: The Radical Simplicity of Solidarity and Groundlessness

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 01:00
Guhyapati, from the Ecodharma Collective, explores the courage needed to embrace the complex and irreducible nature of this world. There are no simple solutions, he argues, not even simplicity itself! A talk given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 15 July 2017.
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Embracing Complexity

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 00:00
Accepting and embracing the complexity and messiness of being alive is necessary to move to genuine simplicity and freedom. A talk given at the Buddhafield Festival 2017 on the theme of Embracing Simplicity, 14 July 2017.
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