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The Battle For the Western Soul

Wed, 11 Jul, 2018 - 01:00
In this talk Dhammavijaya takes us on an exploration of three periods of cultural history, medieval, modern and post modern, looking at their defining beliefs and characteristics. He then discusses what Buddhism has to offer society now and gives us 10 points that show the relevance of Buddhism to the world we live in today. This talk was given at the Croydon Buddhist Centre in 2018 as part of our regular Saturday morning Sangha class.
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The Battle For the Western Soul

Wed, 11 Jul, 2018 - 00:00
In this talk Dhammavijaya takes us on an exploration of three periods of cultural history, medieval, modern and post modern, looking at their defining beliefs and characteristics. He then discusses what Buddhism has to offer society now and gives us 10 points that show the relevance of Buddhism to the world we live in today. This talk was given at the Croydon Buddhist Centre in 2018 as part of our regular Saturday morning Sangha class.
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Pass It On!

Sat, 26 May, 2018 - 01:00
In this talk, introduced by Vijayasri, Carol talks about her gratitude for the Dharma that she has been given over the last 11 years, and the people who have shared this with her. Carol asks us to look forward "with gratitude and for the benefit of all beings" towards how we can help share the Dharma with future generations. This talk was given as part of the Triratna Day Celebrations at Croydon Buddhist Centre in 2018.
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Life As a Wind Turbine.

Sat, 26 May, 2018 - 01:00
In this talk, introduced by Amarapuspa, Jane shares the experience of developing severe physical pain, suddenly, and how this has affected her life. Jane discusses her habitual responses to pain before meeting Buddhism and how these responses changed when she discovered Buddhism. We explore how Jane needed a complete rethink after discovering the teaching of the worldly winds, and how inspiring this process has been. This talk was given at the Croydon Buddhist Centre as part of the regular Saturday Sangha class. There are some mechanical clicks on the recording.
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Free Buddhist Audio

Life As a Wind Turbine.

Sat, 26 May, 2018 - 00:00
In this talk, introduced by Amarapuspa, Jane shares the experience of developing severe physical pain, suddenly, and how this has affected her life. Jane discusses her habitual responses to pain before meeting Buddhism and how these responses changed when she discovered Buddhism. We explore how Jane needed a complete rethink after discovering the teaching of the worldly winds, and how inspiring this process has been. This talk was given at the Croydon Buddhist Centre as part of the regular Saturday Sangha class. There are some mechanical clicks on the recording.
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Free Buddhist Audio

Pass It On!

Sat, 26 May, 2018 - 00:00
In this talk, introduced by Vijayasri, Carol talks about her gratitude for the Dharma that she has been given over the last 11 years, and the people who have shared this with her. Carol asks us to look forward "with gratitude and for the benefit of all beings" towards how we can help share the Dharma with future generations. This talk was given as part of the Triratna Day Celebrations at Croydon Buddhist Centre in 2018.
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Worldly Winds - Praise and Blame

Fri, 25 May, 2018 - 01:00
In this talk Viryanaga leads us through an exploration of praise and blame. He uses examples from the suttas, and from his own experience, to show how these worldly winds are usually related to actions. Viryanaga discusses how it is not enough simply to resist the winds, but how we need to transform them. The session ends with a led reflection. This talk was given at the Croydon Buddhist Centre as part of our regular Saturday Sangha morning.
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Free Buddhist Audio

Worldly Winds - Praise and Blame

Fri, 25 May, 2018 - 00:00
In this talk Viryanaga leads us through an exploration of praise and blame. He uses examples from the suttas, and from his own experience, to show how these worldly winds are usually related to actions. Viryanaga discusses how it is not enough simply to resist the winds, but how we need to transform them. The session ends with a led reflection. This talk was given at the Croydon Buddhist Centre as part of our regular Saturday Sangha morning.
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Introduction to the Worldly Winds

Tue, 1 May, 2018 - 01:00
In this talk Vijayasri introduces us to the Worldly Winds by mapping the four pairs of Worldly Winds onto the mandala of the five Buddhas. The map referred to in the introduction can be found on the Croydon Buddhist Centre website. We explore the mandala and Vijayasri leads us in a reflection on each of the Buddhas. The session ends by chanting the mandalas of the five Buddhas. This talk was given in 2018 as part of the regular Saturday morning sangha class.
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Free Buddhist Audio

Introduction to the Worldly Winds

Tue, 1 May, 2018 - 00:00
In this talk Vijayasri introduces us to the Worldly Winds by mapping the four pairs of Worldly Winds onto the mandala of the five Buddhas. The map referred to in the introduction can be found on the Croydon Buddhist Centre website. We explore the mandala and Vijayasri leads us in a reflection on each of the Buddhas. The session ends by chanting the mandalas of the five Buddhas. This talk was given in 2018 as part of the regular Saturday morning sangha class.