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FBA Podcast: Faith, Insight and Transcending the Self

Sat, 18 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

Saccanama offers this thought-provoking talk exploring insight into anatta. What happens when one loses control and renounces the self? 

Recorded at the Swedish Summer Retreat at Dharmagiri Retreat Centre, July 2019.

This talk is part of the series ‘To Place the Heart Upon’ - Exploring Faith in Buddhism.

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Dharmabyte: Remembering to Remember

Thu, 16 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

Amaragita offers three principles for considering the possibilities of deepening into the Dharma in any situation, and they are are worth remembering - or as she says, remembering to remember! Great, gently radical words that are bold enough to imagine and even assume the possibility of a more compassionate future for all beings.

From the talk entitled The Possibility of Practice given as part of the 2015 Mothers Retreat at Taraloka Retreat...

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Dharmabyte: Pursuing Purity

Mon, 13 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

Working in the world is a game, and like any game, we need to know the rules in order to play it.

In this talk, Arthavadin presents his personal experience of working in the world, from a Buddhist perspective, using a series of clear models and vivid images.

From the talk entitled Getting Real given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, Men’s Event, January 2012.

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FBA Podcast: Working With Adversity

Sat, 11 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

When things go wrong in our life we can see them as an obstacle to an ideal spiritual life feel we should be leading. But there’s another way of looking at difficulties, and instead of trying to get rid of difficulties, we could be welcoming them as opportunities. 

Vajratara  draws on the Tibetan Mind Training tradition, as well as the Pali Suttas to examine how we can make adversity our teacher and the ground in which wisdom...

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Dharmabyte: It's Not Fair!

Thu, 9 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

Life’s unfair, what can we do about it? We can practice the Dharma and follow the Buddha’s teachings. Kalyanaprabha’s sober yet uplifting talk encourages us to do just that.

Excerpted from the talk entitled What to do in an Unfair World given at Birmingham Buddhist Centre, 2013.

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Dharmabyte: Ill-Fitting Wheel

Mon, 6 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

Saddhanandi reads the episode of the Buddha working out whether or not he will teach the Dharma. From the talk entitled Dukkha and the Unbiased given as a series of talks and led meditations from a retreat at Adhisthana on Dukkha and the Unbiased.

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FBA Podcast: Why Do I Suffer?

Sat, 4 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

A series of personal exchanges with Subhuti about the central issues of life.  Subhuti is among the most prominent and experienced of Western Buddhists. He has spent the past forty-odd years practising the Buddha’s teachings and travelling the world helping make it possible for others to do the same. 

Hosted by Subhadramati during his Presidential visit to the London Buddhist Centre, which he was instrumental in founding in 1978.

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Dharmabyte: We Are All Dreaming

Mon, 30 Dec, 2019 - 14:00

Jnanavaca offers a far-reaching and uncompromising vision of human fellowship based on transcendental ideals: Sangha. With reference to terrorism, romance, consumerism and Star Wars….

This FBA Dharmabyte is from the talk called What The World Knows Now, part of the series Where do we go from here? given at the London Buddhist Centre Winter Retreat, 2016.

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FBA Podcast: The Wisdom in the Parable of The Burning House

Sat, 28 Dec, 2019 - 14:00

Jnanavaca  explores the myths and parables of the glorious White Lotus Sutra. This week he unpacks the wisdom of the parable of the Burning House. Includes some questions from the audience.

Dharma Night at the London Buddhist Centre, April 6th 2015.

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