Our next four-week introductory course will focus on meditation within a Buddhist framework. Dh. Suddhayu will teach two traditional meditations, mindfulness of breathing and cultivation of loving kindness, placing them in the context of the Buddha’s teaching. Together these practices and teachings hold the key to shifting our minds toward greater capacity to dwell in the present and a larger field of kindness towards ourselves and others.
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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.
Applying right speech is difficult in the beginning … but if you practice every time you talk to someone, the mind will learn how to be aware, to understand what it should or should not say, and to know when it is necessary to talk.
—Sayadaw U Tejaniya, “The Wise Investigator”
In a very simple sense I meditate because it helps me. Sometimes it feels mechanical but i keep going because …. coming back to the...
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
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.
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.