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Shouting Out Beauty - Listening to the Wisdom of Nature

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 6 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
A personal and exploratory talk by Lokabandhu, looking at how immersion in nature and the natural world has nourished his Dharma practice through the years. Including many quotations from the 'Zenrin'. Given as part of a series in the 2009 Buddhafield Festival's Dharma Parlour, where the theme was 'Truth and Beauty: Skilful Living in a Changing World'. NOTE: part of the talk suffers from poor sound quality
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Following the Muse - Transforming Views

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 6 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
In a personal and reflective talk Akasati weaves together her interests in Poetry, Shamanism and Buddhadharma, all part of the rich tapestry of her life and practice in the Buddhafield Sangha. There's also an introduction by Kamalashila. Given as part of a series in the 2009 Buddhafield Festival's Dharma Parlour, where the theme was 'Truth and Beauty: Skilful Living in a Changing World'.
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In the Maw of the Beast - the Ethics of Eating

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 6 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
Ratnaprabha's talk is a fascinating enquiry into the ethics of eating - a challenging and complex subject, one of great importance to us (and all other beings!) but with no easy answers. Given as part of a series in the 2009 Buddhafield Festival's Dharma Parlour, where the theme was 'Truth and Beauty: Skilful Living in a Changing World'.
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Coming Home to the Beauty In Oneself

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 3 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
Nagabodhi's debut talk at the Buddhafield Festival is - in his own words - a defence of the idea of beauty in Buddhism and Buddhist practice. Given as part of a series at the 2009 Buddhhafield Festival where the theme was 'Truth and Beauty: skilful living in a changing world'.
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Buddhism, Social Engagement, and Non-Violent Direct Action

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 2 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
An anecdotal and personal exploration of how Non-Violent Direct Action might be used as part of a Buddhist's practice of Social Engagement, introducing among other things the notions of Plunges and Advances as opposed to Retreats! One of a series of talks on the theme of 'A Force for Good in the World', given in the Dharma Parlour at the 2010 Buddhafield Festival in Somerset, UK
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The Power of Empathy

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 2 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
In this excellent talk, Vajrasara explores metta (loving kindness), the subtle art of listening, and Kuan Yin, the mysterious white lady of Compassion.

One of a series of talks on the theme of 'A Force for Good in the World', given in the Dharma Parlour at the 2010 Buddhafield Festival in Somerset, UK
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The Poet's Way

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 2 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
The Poet's Way, by Manjusvara from 'Wolf at the Door', is an evocative description of how words, used with care, can illuminate the spiritual path. One of a series of talks on the theme of 'A Force for Good in the World', given in the Dharma Parlour at the 2010 Buddhafield Festival in Somerset, UK
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Change Is Overdue

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 2 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
One of a series of talks on the theme of 'A Force for Good in the World', given in the Dharma Parlour at the 2010 Buddhafield Festival in Somerset, UK. Maitrisara lives in Oxford, UK, where she's active in a wide range of community projects - as well as Triratna's EcoDharma centre in the Pyrenees.
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Tuning In to the Buddhafield

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 2 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
One of a series of talks on the theme of 'A Force for Good in the World', given in the Dharma Parlour at the 2010 Buddhafield Festival in Somerset, UK
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Dharma 2.0 - the Community Web Revolution

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 2 Sep, 2010 - 00:00
This is Candradasa's debut talk at Buddhafield - and one where he passionately expounds his vision behind Free Buddhist Audio and thebuddhistcentre.com - the possibility of a Dharma Community Web Revolution.

One of a series of talks on the theme of 'A Force for Good in the World', given in the Dharma Parlour at the 2010 Buddhafield Festival in Somerset, UK
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