Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: Adventures In the Pure Land – Beauty

Mon, 23 Mar, 2015 - 22:39

FBA Podcast: Adventures In the Pure Land – Beauty

Mon, 23 Mar, 2015 - 22:39

Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

The Pure Land Sutras are described as practices, not texts to be read and understood, but rather engaged with as if a piece of music, inviting us to awaken our imagination. Ratnaguna gives us a in depth look at the beauty in the Sukhavati Sutras in this week’s FBA Podcast“Adventures In the Pure Land – Beauty.” This is the 2nd...

Log in or register to respond
Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: The Buddha, The Bodhicitta and Bhante

Sat, 14 Mar, 2015 - 10:00

FBA Podcast: The Buddha, The Bodhicitta and Bhante

Sat, 14 Mar, 2015 - 10:00Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

This week’s FBA Podcast is a gem from Vajratara entitled: “The Buddha, The Bodhicitta and Bhante.” Vajratara introduces the Bodhicitta in an easily accessible format: what, why and how. She starts with the symbolism of the Buddha’s own Bodhisattva vow at the time of Dipankara, the previous Buddha. She also draws out Sangharakshita s unique understanding of...
Log in or register to respond
Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: The Diamond Throne

Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 14:47

FBA Podcast: The Diamond Throne

Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 14:47Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

Does Buddhism have anything to say about the recent attacks in Paris? What about liberal democracy; does Buddhism agree? Our FBA Podcast this week, “The Diamond Throne” explores these very questions. With characteristic intelligence and sensitivity, Chairman of the Centre Jnanavaca launches 2015 by exploring such issues via the vision of the Vajrasana – the diamond throne...
Log in or register to respond
Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: Building the Buddhaland

Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 - 17:00

FBA Podcast: Building the Buddhaland

Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 - 17:00Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

Our FBA Podcast this week is entitled “Building the Buddhaland”. Here Dayamala discusses the various aspects of the Buddhaland and how we, as Buddhist practitioners, can hope to take part in the building of it...
Log in or register to respond
Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: Adventures in the Pure Land - Happiness

Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 - 20:12

FBA Podcast: Adventures in the Pure Land - Happiness

Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 - 20:12Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

Our FBA Podcast this week is “Adventures in the Pure Land – Happiness”. Here Ratnaguna begins a series of four special talks at Manchester Buddhist Centre on the Pure Land sutras, with an exploration on the theme of Happiness...
Log in or register to respond
Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: Death and the Self, and the Buddha’s Unanswered Questions

Wed, 18 Feb, 2015 - 15:00

FBA Podcast: Death and the Self, and the Buddha’s Unanswered Questions

Wed, 18 Feb, 2015 - 15:00Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

Our FBA Podcast this week is entitled “Death and the Self, and the Buddha’s Unanswered Questions”. Here Vaddhaka delves into the Buddha’s unanswered questions; questions that Vacchagotta, Malunkyaputta and others asked him. Among them: ‘What happens to a Buddha after death?’ And what happens at our own death; what did the Buddha really say; and why did...
Log in or register to respond
Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: Bodhicitta and Spiritual Death

Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 20:45

FBA Podcast: Bodhicitta and Spiritual Death

Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 20:45Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

Our FBA Podcast this week is entitled “Bodhicitta and Spiritual Death” by Vijayamala, a talk given as part of the Understanding, Exploring and Realising Spiritual Death retreat, led by Kamalashila and Vijayamala, at Adhisthana Dec 2014...
Log in or register to respond
Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: The Mystery of Exchanging Self and Other

Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 18:14

FBA Podcast: The Mystery of Exchanging Self and Other

Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 18:14Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

Our FBA Podcast this week is entitled “The Mystery of Exchanging Self and Other”. This is the fifth in a series of six talks given by Padmavajra, based on verses from Shantideva’s ‘Guide to The Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’, otherwise known as ‘The Bodhicaryavatara’.

Talks given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, on the Winter Retreat,...
Log in or register to respond
Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: Awareness Is Revolutionary

Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 - 03:19

FBA Podcast: Awareness Is Revolutionary

Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 - 03:19Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

This week’s FBA Podcast, “Awareness Is Revolutionary”, by Sona, takes a sharp look at Buddhism and secular mindfulness. Calling on his many years experience working with Breathworks, Sona explores how we use the Buddha’s teaching and mindfulness to alleviate pain and suffering...
Log in or register to respond
Rijupatha's picture
Rijupatha

FBA Podcast: Understanding Money, Understanding Ourselves

Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 - 02:10

FBA Podcast: Understanding Money, Understanding Ourselves

Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 - 02:10Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

Support FBA today!

In this wide-ranging FBA Podcast entitled “Understanding Money, Understanding Ourselves”, Siddhisambhava encourages us to talk about money more and suggests reasons why we often find that so hard to do. She outlines the Buddha’s approach to money and encourages us become clearer and more confident in it...
Log in or register to respond