Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 16 Feb, 2018 - 19:11
As part of the 2018 International Council we’re studying the mind training verses. We’ll be adding more each day (as the rural internet allows!).
First up we have Dhammarati’s excellent overview of the text, followed by Saddhaloka’s look at the first two verses. We then have Ratnadharini’s inspiring, down-to-earth consideration at verses 4-6. Parami explores the final 2 verses for us in the light of Bodhicitta practice and tonglen. And the series is rounded off by Viveka looking at the final verse as a...
Firstly, we have a rousing, uncompromisingly radical talk from Maitriveer-Nagarjuna evoking 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 and broader...
Prasadavati gives clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, her depth of lived experience and love of Satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination in 2017 in Taraloka.
2017 saw the celebrations of 50 years of the Triratna Buddhist Community and 2018 sees the 50th anniversary of the Triratna Buddhist Order. In this context in the Padmaloka Retreat Centre - which runs ordination training retreats for men - members of the Ordination Team gave talks on each of the 4 acceptance vows, recited during one’s public ordination ceremony. These vows essentialise what it means to be an order member practising within the Triratna Buddhist Order. The...
Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 01:00
Dhammamegha speaks about Sangha as Dharma practice and how spiritual community and friendship with the admirable are part of our heritage in Triratna.
A talk given on the Triratna International Gathering at Adhisthana, 27 August 2017
Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 23:01
A great talk by Subhuti, live streamed around the world from London at the time, to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Triratna Buddhist Community.
The fire of peace has been ignited in the world by the Buddha. It burns brightly today in the Triratna Order and movement, and inspired by Sangharakshita’s vision will burn well into the future – but how do we fan the flames so that the heat of practice transforms the world?