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FBA Podcast: The Myth of the Return Journey

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 14:21

This FBA Podcast is by Sangharakshita from 1971. ‘The Myth of the Return Journey’ has a theme which resonates with many similar stories in world literature. Here its important elements are related to the personal quest for meaning. This talk is part of the series Parables, Myths and Symbols of Mahayana Buddhism in the White Lotus Sutra.

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FBA Podcast: The Bodhisattva’s Practice – Six Perfections

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 14:16

In this FBA Podcast, The Bodhisattva’s Practice - Six Perfections, Ratnaghosha, just back from four weeks of solitary retreat, explores the Six Perfections and how we practice them.

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FBA Podcast: Faith - the Key to the Mystery of Life

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 14:13

This FBA Podcast is a talk by Saccanama called Faith: the Key to the Mystery of Life.

Saccanama speaks with passion, clarity and intelligence, weaving ideas with personal examples in this high quality talk.

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FBA Podcast: Likes and Dislikes

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 14:11

This FBA Podcast is a talk by Ratnaprabha called ‘Likes and Dislikes’.

On the Wheel of Life, the whole person is symbolised by a boat with passengers, the five skandhas. Ratnaprabha focuses especially on our habit energies, and our habitual preferences. Are we ruled by our likes and dislikes? Is there a creative response? How to the five Buddhas fit in?

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Dharmabyte: Our Pure Nature

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 12:20

This FBA Dharmabyte is called ‘Our Pure Nature’ by Aryajaya. From the talk entitled ‘Vajrasattva’ who is associated with Purity and with the time of death. Aryajaya helps us to engage more deeply with the meaning and symbolism of Vajrasattva.

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Dharmabyte: Bringing Tara into Being

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 12:11

Prepare to be inspired by this FBA Dharmabyte by Tejasvini called ‘Bringing Tara Into Being’. From the talk entitled ‘Green Tara’ from the Cambridge Buddhist Centre Sangha Night series on the imagination, exploring different Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. 

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Dharmabyte: Mind States Make a Difference

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 12:04

This FBA Dharmabyte is by Sagaraghosa called ‘Mind States Make a Difference’. From the talk ‘What Do Buddhists Think - Physics’.

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Dharmabyte: Changing Faith

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 - 17:36

In this FBA Dharmabyte entitled ‘Changing Faith’, Sangharakshita discusses how Faith (shraddha) arises in dependence on unsatisfactoriness (dukkha). From the talk The Dynamics of Being given in 1966 as part of the series Introducing Buddhism.

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Dharmabyte: Faith

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 - 17:34

In this FBA Dharmabyte entitled ‘Faith’, Subhadramati explores what Buddhism means by faith, pointing us to what exactly we need to have faith in if we are to deepen into life. From the talk of the same name, Faith, given on the Urban Retreat 2016.

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Dharmabyte: Confidence

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 - 17:32

This FBA Dharmabyte is entitled ‘Confidence’. Confidence in the three jewels is incredibly important for our spiritual lives. Excerpted from the talk of the same title, Confidence, which includes a led meditation.

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