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FBA Podcast: Dwelling In the Presence of the Buddha

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 28 Nov, 2020 - 06:00

Subhuti considers the significance of Sangha day falling on the cusp of winter, and the importance of the seasons in human life. He recalls the genesis of Sangha day from the time of the Buddha, and considers it’s relevance for us here in the 21st century.

Ultimately Subhuti focus on the Sangha jewels itself; its vital importance for the individual practitioner and as a real sign of hope for this world.

Talk given for the Sangha Day Celebration at ...

London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Sangharakshita: A life of friendship

By Dayanatha on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 12:22

Sangharakshita: A life of friendship

By Dayanatha on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 12:22

At the London Buddhist Centre and in the Triratna Buddhist Community as a whole we place great emphasis on the value of friendship. In fact, it’s the glue that holds together everything that we do.

Join this evening’s celebration of friendship with one’s teacher. On this rare occasion we’ll be meeting some of the close friends of Bhante Sangharakshita to hear about their friendship with him and how this formed the basis of the culture that we can join today. With...

Triratna InHouse Publications
Triratna InHouse Publications

30% off many InHouse publications

By lokabandhu on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 08:47

30% off many InHouse publications

By lokabandhu on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 08:47

Many of Triratna InHouse’s best sellers are printed by Lulu - and for THREE DAYS ONLY (until midnight EST on 30/11 to be exact) they are offering a most delightful 30% off all titles!  Just quote code BFCM30 at the checkout…

Included are the four volumes of the Dharma Training Course for Mitras, all 17 volumes of Sangharakshita’s lectures and seminars, the Puja Readings book, Buddhist Ceremonies in Many LanguagesCrap, I’ve got Cancer (Suvarnaprabha’s moving - and very funny - reflections...

Birmingham Buddhist Centre
Birmingham Buddhist Centre

The Fetter of Doubt and Indecision

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 00:00
Sangha night talk exploring decision making, fear and clairty in relation to the Fetter of Doubt and Indecision. This talk was part of a four talk series on The Taste of Freedom.
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: What's Actually Going On

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 26 Nov, 2020 - 06:00

Jayaratna shares his story of about a recent journey to track down his difficulties with the Sevenfold Puja, and what he learned about himself in the process.

From the talk entitled Facing the Sevenfold Puja given at the Shrewsbury Sangha, 2018.

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Birmingham Buddhist Centre
Birmingham Buddhist Centre

The Rite of Destruction

By Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 25 Nov, 2020 - 00:00
Sangha night talk, evoking the different ways in which the phoenix can rise from the ashes through the Rite of Destruction. This talk was part of a five talk series on the Tantric Rites.
Birmingham Buddhist Centre
Birmingham Buddhist Centre

The Rite of Pacification

By Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 25 Nov, 2020 - 00:00
Sangha night talk exploring the relational aspcet of the Rite of Pacification. This talk was part of a five talk series on the Tantric Rites.