Zac's picture
Zac

FBA Podcast: Conflict and Crisis

From Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 8 Jan, 2022 - 06:00

Suryagupta explores crisis and conflict in the life of the Buddha and what we can learn when responding to conflict in our own lives.

Talk given at the London Buddhist Centre, 2017.

***


Subscribe to our Free Buddhist Audio podcast: On Apple Podcasts  |  On Google Podcasts  |  On Spotify
A full, curated, quality Dharma talk, every week.

Subscribe to our Dharmabytes podcast: On Apple Podcasts  |  On Google Podcasts  |  ...

Zac's picture
Zac

FBA Dharma Story Hour Presents: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

From Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 29 Dec, 2021 - 18:20

Happy 15th Birthday to Free Buddhist Audio! 🎂🎈🥳 🎁

Thank you for all your amazing support over the years. We really couldn’t have done it without you!

Free Buddhist Audio wouldn’t be here without the regular support of individuals like you.

***

Your generosity and love for Free Buddhist Audio:

Free Buddhist Audio's picture
Free Buddhist Audio

Free Buddhist Audio: Highlights from 2021

From Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 7 Jan, 2022 - 06:00

Free Buddhist Audio: Highlights from 2021

From Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 7 Jan, 2022 - 06:00

In 2021 Free Buddhist Audio turned 15! Since December 2006 we have been making recordings of high quality, full-length Dharma talks freely available, so that all may access the Dharma.

But of course, Free Buddhist wouldn’t be here without the regular support of individuals like you.

Give a birthday gift to Free Buddhist Audio!

On Free Buddhist Audio not only will you find the entirety of Sangharakshita’s recorded body of teachings, but also the best of...

Candradasa's picture
Candradasa

Contributing Content, Social Media & Promotions Editor (with light admin)

From Jobs, Volunteering & Communities on Wed, 22 Dec, 2021 - 00:07

Contributing Content, Social Media & Promotions Editor (with light admin)

From Jobs, Volunteering & Communities on Wed, 22 Dec, 2021 - 00:07

Are you a passionate Dharma practitioner who’s also into Instagram, TikTok, or Twitter? Good! We are too. We believe the Buddha goes where the people are, and the people are on their phones.

Dharmachakra—publisher of Free Buddhist Audio, The Dharma Toolkit and The Buddhist Centre Online—is looking for a magic, dynamic being to come and help us take our social game to the next level without compromising our values or our deep Right Livelihood roots. We know social platforms want to make...

Maitreyabandhu's picture
Maitreyabandhu

The Age of Reunion: Charles Eisenstein in Conversation with Maitreyabandhu

Sat, 11 Dec, 2021 - 20:40

The Age of Reunion: Charles Eisenstein in Conversation with Maitreyabandhu

Sat, 11 Dec, 2021 - 20:40

This clip is from an interview with Charles Eisenstein recorded on March 31st of this year. It is taken from the beginning of the interview, where Charles and Maitreyabandhu reflect upon the relevance of current events, such as the pandemic, on the transition from the ago of separation into the age of reunion.

This interview was a part of an event earlier this year run by the London Buddhist Centre.

Watch the full conversation

***

Charlies Eisenstein is an important speaker and...

lotusbuddhafield's picture
lotusbuddhafield

At Home with the Elements Online Event 2022

From Buddhafield on Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 - 16:34

At Home with the Elements Online Event 2022

From Buddhafield on Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 - 16:34

13th - 27th February, 2022

Our sense of identity is deeply rooted in the real nature of things. This is the fullness of contentment.
-
Subhuti, Mind in Harmony

What is the antidote to deep feelings of separation? Of despair and loneliness? Without being able to control everything, how can we hope to gain any sense of security?
 
Connecting with deep identity means realising that we are nature, that we contain the six elements within us at the same time...

Sadayasihi's picture
Sadayasihi

Dharmabyte: Building Spiritual Power Together

From Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 29 Nov, 2021 - 06:00

Viveka concludes this Anapanasati Sutta: Instructions for Awakening retreat with a final exploration of the wisdom tetrad, focusing on the experience of relinquishment and offers suggestions on bearing with confoundment through imagination and inquiry. 

Excerpted from the talk Where Is Self Arising Now? given at Adhisthana, May 2019.

***

Subscribe to our Dharmabytes podcast:  On Apple Podcasts | On Spotify | On Google Podcasts

Bite-sized inspiration three times every week.

...

The Abhayaratna Trust's picture
The Abhayaratna...

Meditation and Trauma - An Interview with Vajradevi

From Abhayaratna Trust on Thu, 2 Dec, 2021 - 11:52

Meditation and Trauma - An Interview with Vajradevi

From Abhayaratna Trust on Thu, 2 Dec, 2021 - 11:52

In this interview, Jinavamsa asks Vajradevi if trauma surfaces, could that be the result of long term practice or is it something we are doing, or not doing in our approach? And could meditation teachers benefit from some training to recognise when people they teach are coming up against trauma and acute anxiety?

Watch video interview here

You can also catch up with the rest of our mental wellbeing and the Order series here

akasajoti's picture
akasajoti

The Central Buddhist Act: Catch-Up

From College of Public Preceptors on Wed, 17 Nov, 2021 - 19:18

The Central Buddhist Act: Catch-Up

From College of Public Preceptors on Wed, 17 Nov, 2021 - 19:18

During the annual international meeting of the College of Public Preceptors in November 2021, we invited all Order Members and those training for Ordination into our Order to join us for an online event exploring the significance of ordination within the Triratna Buddhist Order.

Hosted by Vajrajyoti, from New Zealand, and Maitreyabandhu from the UK, the event included three short talks from Padmavajra, Vajratara and Ratnavyuha, on the central Buddhist act of Going for Refuge, and we also heard three inspiring...

Maitreyabandhu's picture
Maitreyabandhu

PoetryEast with Ange Mlinko

From London Buddhist Centre on Tue, 9 Nov, 2021 - 12:05

PoetryEast with Ange Mlinko

From London Buddhist Centre on Tue, 9 Nov, 2021 - 12:05

Saturday 13th November

11.00 US PST  |  13.00 Mexico  |  14.00 US EST  |  19.00 UK & Ireland  |  20.00 Europe CET  |  06.00 Australia EDT (14th November) |  08.00 New Zealand DT (14th November)

I’m very excited to be hosting American poet and critic, Ange Mlinko, at PoetryEast. Her poems are gorgeously made, they often rhyme, they are witty, poignant, elusive and at times difficult. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship...