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Reverencing the Buddha At the Place of His Enlightenment by Purna

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 7 Feb, 2018 - 07:36

As his contribution to evoking the “lion’s roar” of the Buddha, Purna talks about myth and the importance of reverence in any spiritual life, regardless of temperament. We are given a faith-centered tour of the seven traditional spots around the Bodhi tree marking different aspects of the Buddha’s Enlightenment experience. And Purna enjoins us to “release faith” by following in the Buddha’s footsteps and dropping our rigid self view…

Recorded at Bodhgaya, India, 2018.

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The Lion's Roar Of Doctor Ambedkar

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 19:10

A rousing, uncompromisingly radical talk from Maitriveer-Nagarjuna to start the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order Convention at Bodhgaya in India. 

Taking up the theme of the Convention, the great “Lion’s Roar” of the Buddha, Maitriveer-Nagarjuna evokes the fire that drove Doctor Bimrao Ambedkar to work tirelessly on behalf of the so-called Dalit “Untouchable” people in order to free them from the evils of the Hindu caste system. He reframes Doctor Ambedkar as a radical for the ages, of greater...

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Manjughosa Stuti Sadhana Retreat - The Talks By Subhuti

Posted by Centre Team on Fri, 22 Sep, 2017 - 15:17

An outstanding series of talks by Subhuti on the theme of Sadhana during the Manjughosa Stuti Sadhana retreat at Adhisthana in 2017.

Over the course of six talks he articulates the stages we traverse in the practice of sadhana, which correspond to the stages of the system of practice - Reverence, Solidarity, Wise Attention, The Illumined Image, Dwelling in Reality and Dedication.

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Great Faith, Great Wisdom - Complete Retreat Recordings By Ratnaguna

Posted by Centre Team on Fri, 22 Sep, 2017 - 15:05

On this retreat, recorded during the recent Rainy Season Retreat at Bristol Buddhist Centre in the UK, Ratnaguna guides us on a journey into Amitābha’s Pure Land, Sukhāvati – a mythical realm where the ground is golden, trees are made of jewels, heavenly musical instruments play ravishing music, and magical birds sing the Dharma. It is a vast ‘illumined image’ – a symbol of the beauty and joy of the spiritual life. The three Pure Land sutras invite...

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Highlights from the Women's International Order Convention

Posted by akasajoti on Sun, 28 Aug, 2016 - 12:14

Parami chats with Acharashraddha and Kavyashri about their highlights of the Women’s International Order Convention on the final full day devoted to Padmasambhava.

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Avalokitesvara and the Internationality of the Order

Posted by akasajoti on Sun, 28 Aug, 2016 - 12:05

Parami chats to Saddhajoti from Mexico and Karunadakini from San Francisco about their time in the UK, and their experience of a day devoted to Avalokitesvara on the Women’s International Convention.

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