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Dharmabytes: Dharmas Are Dreamlike

Thu, 26 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Society is complicated and we have all sorts of stories about that. Satyajyoti explores how our ideas and our stories create their own realities. Whatever our views are about the world influences how we experience the world.

Excerpted from the talk Training In Wisdom, part of the series Mind Training - The Alchemy of The Emotions, given at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, 2019.

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Dharmabytes: The Arising of Bodhicitta

Mon, 23 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

The Enlightenment of the Buddha was an irreversible breakthrough into a new kind of consciousness for the world. All our practice flows from this endless stream of wisdom and compassion, flowing throughout the history of humanity. Dhammarati explores this momentous event, and its implications for us today. 

From the talk entitled The Awakening Mind given on Buddha Day Festival at the London Buddhist Centre, 2022.

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FBA Podcast: The Heart Sutra

Sat, 21 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Vajrapriya takes us into this radical and classic wisdom-text which goes to the heart of how to become free, and how to help the world become free. Enigmatic, speaking to our depths, undermining any fundamentalism or limiting views about ourselves, it asks us to dive deep into the nature of experience, looking, for ourselves, to see truly the way things are. This talk was recorded on the Four Sanghas Retreat Taraloka Retreat Centre, 2022.

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Dharmabytes: This Human Situation

Thu, 19 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Samantabhadri explores what it was like to meet the Buddha, the fully Enlightened human being. She then discusses ‘garava’ as devotion for the whole richness of our Dharma Lives, including positive emotions for all beings.

From the talk entitled Turning Towards the Buddha: The True Nature of Devotion given on the Women’s Area Order Weekend held at Taraloka Retreat Centre, 2022.

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Dharmabytes: Wisdom Comes Through Silence

Mon, 16 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

The final talk in Padmavajra’s wonderful series on the Dhammapada, the most popular of early Buddhist texts. All of the Buddha’s core teachings are here - held in heart and mind there’s more than enough in the Dhammapada to take us as far in our practice as we can imagine, and then on beyond…

From the talk Flowers - Dhammapada Verses 44 to 59, part of the series The Dhammapada - the Buddha’s...

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FBA Podcast: Wisdom

Sat, 14 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

This is the culmination of Buddhist practice – but what is it and why is it so vitally needed in our lives and in the world? Subhadramati offers perspective, depth and encouragement on the Dharma path.

This talk was given at London Buddhist Centre, 2016.

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Dharmabytes: A Doorway Between Poles of Experience

Thu, 12 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Bhadra shares how emptiness and conditionality combine to fuel bodhicitta and create the foundations of Sangha.

From the talk Absolute and Conventional Truth given at Bristol Buddhist Centre, 2016.

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Dharmabytes: Wisdom Aspect of Enlightenment

Mon, 9 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Santavajri explores the Perfection of Wisdom as a practice of uniting awareness through meditation. 

From the talk Approaches to the Perfection of Wisdom given at the London Buddhist Centre, 2011.

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FBA Podcast: A Deeper Rhythm

Sat, 7 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Vishvapani explores the dynamic vision of Urgyen Sangharakshita in setting up a new Buddhist movement in the West, and asks how we might relate to him now. Voices and stories, told and untold, come echoing through as Vishvapani makes the case that a deeper examination of Sangharakshita’s teaching and approach reveals a deeper rhythm to his life and work that is relevant to everyone practicing in Triratna today.

A talk given at Adhisthana on the men’s ...

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Dharmabytes: Coming Into Relationship

Thu, 5 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Everyone is going through life’s ups and downs. Shubha shares a personal experience of working with resistance and through sitting with it, something new and significant arising.

From the talk All-Accomplishing Wisdom given at London Buddhist Centre, 2011.

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