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Dharmabyte: Generosity Leads to Happiness

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 20 May, 2019 - 14:00

Our FBA Dharmabyte today is called Generosity Leads to Happiness by Vijayasri.

This is another talk in our exploration of The Journey and The Guide. Vijayasri considers how having generosity at the centre of a mandala, based on the positive precepts, can help us to develop positive emotion.

This talk, Generosity As A Foundation Of Positive Emotion, was given at Croydon Buddhist Centre in February 2016 as part of the regular Saturday Morning Sangha Class.

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Western Buddhist Review
Western Buddhist Review

Precision Dharma

By dhivan thomas jones on Sun, 19 May, 2019 - 12:22

Precision Dharma

By dhivan thomas jones on Sun, 19 May, 2019 - 12:22

Vajratara reviews a first-class new book on early Buddhist doctrine:

Early Buddhist Teachings

by Y. Karunadasa

Boston: Wisdom Publications 2018, 240pp, hb £22.50, pb £11, ebook

review by Vajratara

In a book market saturated with books about Buddhism, one may not immediately choose a book about early Buddhist teachings written by a Pali and Buddhist studies Scholar. However, though Early Buddhist Teachings goes over some of the same ground as other books about basic Buddhism, it offers a fresh and comprehensive overview that leaves us with a deeper understanding. Professor Karunadasa explains...

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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The Five Aspects of Dharma Life - Integration

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 18 May, 2019 - 14:00

Delve into the fundamental principles behind Integration in Triratna’s System of Practice with this week’s FBA Podcast entitled The Five Aspects of Dharma Life - Integration by Subhuti. With integration we begin by taking fully responsibility for our karmic agency.

This is the third talk in a series of eight from the System of Practice retreat at Padmaloka for men who have asked for Ordination.

Subhuti invites his hearers to find new and...

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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Supporting Brilliance

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 16 May, 2019 - 14:00

Our FBA Dharmabyte today is called Supporting Brilliance by Singhamati.

A heartfelt talk about Integration as a path to wholeness. Looking at the what, how and why of this crucial aspect of the spiritual life. From the talk Integration: a Path to Wholeness.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordination at Dharmadhara, USA

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 16 May, 2019 - 08:57

Ordination at Dharmadhara, USA

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 16 May, 2019 - 08:57

We are happy to announce the public ordination of ex-Dan Roberts from the Seattle Sangha at the Dharmadhara Retreat Center on 15th May, 2019.

Dan becomes Karunashanti.  His new name means “He whose peace is through or from compassion.”

Shantinayaka was Private Preceptor and Viradhamma was Public Preceptor.

Sadhu, sadhu, sadhu!

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Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

Radiate Love

By Akashamitra on Wed, 15 May, 2019 - 16:30

Radiate Love

By Akashamitra on Wed, 15 May, 2019 - 16:30

It’s Akashamitra here from Karuna. I’m a programme manager, and as such work very closely with some of the projects Karuna funds. I’ve been working with ITBCI school for the last 4 years, regularly visiting them in Kalimpong, and supporting the school with their work.  As many of you will know, Bhante’s main teacher Dhardo Rinpoche founded the school in 1954 to support some of the poorest children in India, many of whom had recently come over the border...

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