Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: In Harmony with Friends and Brethren (Companions)

By Zac on Sat, 26 Nov, 2022 - 06:00

What does it mean to be part of a Sangha? What does true harmony mean alongside the inevitability of conflict? Srivati addresses these questions with help from the monks at Kosambi, the six memorable qualities of a Bikkhu, and the seven knowledges of the stream entrant.

This talk is from the Dharmachakra Archives, given in 2002.

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Triratna Highlights
Triratna News

A Fundraiser for Vancouver Buddhist Centre

By Centre Team on Fri, 25 Nov, 2022 - 14:22

A Fundraiser for Vancouver Buddhist Centre

By Centre Team on Fri, 25 Nov, 2022 - 14:22

Vancouver Buddhist Centre has been dependent on the generosity of its pledgers for many years. Sadly, it was financially impossible to keep the doors open during the pandemic. Placing all their belongings in storage and letting go of the physical centre. Losing many of their pledgers, as well as, income from classes and retreats in the process.

“For my oh-so 6th decade birthday, I want to raise $1000 for every year I have completed on this planet. This amount will

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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Relying on the Dharma as Embodied

By Zac on Fri, 25 Nov, 2022 - 06:00

Being a disciple doesn’t require an emotional allegiance, but a spiritual one. Dhammadinna speaks about Sangharakshita as a spiritual friend while exploring the topic of discipleship in the Triratna Buddhist Order. We don’t go for Refuge to Bhante, we Go for Refuge to the Buddha, Dharma and Aryasangha. 

Excerpted from talk entitled Discipleship given at the Triratna Buddhist Order Women’s UK and Ireland Area Order Weekend at Adhisthana, 2014.

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West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

Early Buddhism Study Group (Online) - WLBC - Sunday 27 November 4-5.30pm 

By Ratnadeva on Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 - 10:26

Early Buddhism Study Group (Online) - WLBC - Sunday 27 November 4-5.30pm 

By Ratnadeva on Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 - 10:26

The Buddha lived all of two and a half thousand years ago. However, the writings of the Pali Canon offer us a window onto his words and his personality. Join us for study of these earliest Buddhist scriptures, exploring what message they might have for us in these unprecedented and uncertain times. We will start each session with a brief period of Pali chanting and meditation before we read and reflect on a sutta. Join us for an exploration of...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New podcast episode and winter sale

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 23 Nov, 2022 - 11:00

New podcast episode and winter sale

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 23 Nov, 2022 - 11:00

In this blog post we’re pleased to announce our latest podcast episode and our Winter Sale, in which we’re offering 40% off selected books for three days only.

New podcast episode with Satyadasa

In our latest podcast episode, Dhammamegha talks with Satyadasa about his wonderful memoir The Sound of One Hand, which is a tender account of one person’s ‘Dharma life’. What does it look like to live a contemporary Buddhist life, with a strong response to the Buddha’s teachings, as well as ambition,...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Intro to the Wisdom Chapter of the Bodhicaryavatar

By Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 23 Nov, 2022 - 00:00
Parami offers a clear, insightful and practical guide to the classically challenging chapter 9, the wisdom chapter, of the Bodhicaryavatara. She places the chapter in context of the bodhisattva path and illuminates this part of the text for those who have been struggling with it. And of course she does all this with warmth and humour.
FutureDharma
FutureDharma

The death of Triratna’s Anathapindika: Lalitavyuha

By AnnaFutureDharma on Tue, 22 Nov, 2022 - 15:36

The death of Triratna’s Anathapindika: Lalitavyuha

By AnnaFutureDharma on Tue, 22 Nov, 2022 - 15:36

Dharmachari Lalitavyuha

Born 3rd July 1947
Ordained 8th June 1990
Died 16th November 2022

Some personal reflections from Amalavajra, FutureDharma’s Fundraising Director, and Vajratara, India Dhamma Trust’s Chair

Amalavajra writes:

‘Last week I was with Lalitavyuha at the Royal Sussex Hospital in Brighton, UK, as the combination of pneumonia and Covid stole his last breaths. It was a privilege to sit amongst his loved ones and chanting his yidam Green Tara’s mantra. This donor had become a good friend.

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Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Going for Refugee Team Retreat

By Saddhammapradip on Tue, 22 Nov, 2022 - 15:20

Going for Refugee Team Retreat

By Saddhammapradip on Tue, 22 Nov, 2022 - 15:20

In month of sep we had Going for RefugeeTeam retreat cum meeting.