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London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Rambles Around Reality - Part 3

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to London Buddhist Centre on Sat, 18 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Reflections on the Honeyball Sutta. Talks given at the LBC in October 2017.
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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

The Fire Sermon

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Bristol Buddhist Centre on Thu, 16 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Dhivan's fourth and final talk of his series at the Bristol Buddhist Centre on Pali suttas concerns the Fire Sermon or The ?dittapariy?ya Sutta, and includes reference to T.S.Eliot's The Waste Land.
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North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Women's Oral History Project Within Triratna

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to North London Buddhist Centre on Wed, 15 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Danasamudra talks about the initial motivation for getting the women's oral history project going and what we aim to do. Dharmaprabha offers her brief reflection on why she's personally involved and wishes to contribute to the project and collaborate with Danasamudra and Suryagupta.
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Birmingham Buddhist Centre
Birmingham Buddhist Centre

10 Points For An Awakening Sangha

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Birmingham Buddhist Centre on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Sangha is not just a cosy group of people it is a context for transformation on the path to Awakening. Singhamati explores 10 points on how we can transform through the practice of sangha. Given in the context of Sangha Day at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre
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Manchester Buddhist Centre
Manchester Buddhist Centre

A Reluctant Bodhisattva

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Manchester Buddhist Centre on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
A this inspiring talk, Nagapriya outlines his experience of working with others to establish the Centro Budista de Cuernavaca in Mexico. Please note that this first 5-6 minutes of this talk are of poor quality.
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Manchester Buddhist Centre
Manchester Buddhist Centre

A Body At Peace with Itself

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Manchester Buddhist Centre on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Using a line from the Tibetan 14th-15th Century Buddhist monk, Tsongkhapa, Balajit explores the re-awakening of a connection with bodily sensations through a journey of practice, connection and inspiration.
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Manchester Buddhist Centre
Manchester Buddhist Centre

Dr Ambedkar's Vision and Western Individualism: The Western Curse of Narcissus.... Getting Over Yourself!

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Manchester Buddhist Centre on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
In this talk, given as part of Manchester Buddhist Centre's Dr Ambedkar celebrations, Arthapriya provides a warm and provocative challenge for Western Triratna Buddhists to rise to the challenge of Dr. Ambedkar's vision by working collectively and ultimately seeing that our own well-being and freedom is so interwoven with those around us.
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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

As Garlands From a Heap of Flowers

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Bristol Buddhist Centre on Mon, 13 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Vasakha was a generous laywoman disciple of the Buddha. In this story from the Pali Canon, she asks the Buddha for eight favours. The story tells us about the early sangha, about the Buddhist attitude to wealth, and about the effects of generosity on the donor. Jvalamalini shares the effects of the story on her practice, and draws out the significance for our sangha today. Talk given on Sangha day 2017. "As many garlands are made from a heap of flowers, so one who is a mortal born should perform many ethically skilful deeds" - Dhammapada
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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

The Discourse On the Not-Self Characteristic

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Bristol Buddhist Centre on Mon, 13 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Dhivan continues his talks on Pali suttas with the third in the series at the Bristol Buddhist Centre. This talk concerns the Discourse on the Not-Self Characteristic or Anattalakkhana Sutta (also known as the Discourse to the Group of Five or Pañcavaggiya Sutta), believed to be the second discourse given by the Buddha.
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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

The Discourse On the Turning of the Wheel of the Dharma

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Bristol Buddhist Centre on Mon, 13 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Dhivan's second talk of his series on Pali suttas at the Bristol Buddhist Centre concerns the Dhamma-cakka-ppavattana-sutta or the Discourse on the Turning of the Wheel of the Dharma; believed to be the first discourse given by the recently Enlightened Buddha.
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