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Twelve Days of FBA - Day 7

By Rijupatha on Fri, 1 Jan, 2016 - 15:16

Happy 2016 everyone! For the 7th Day of FBA we bring you three previously unreleased talks from the Free Buddhist Audio archives!

Our main selection is a talk from Parami entitled “Heartbeat of the Bodhichitta”. Parami in her typical engaging fashion speaks here on the topic of the Bodhichitta and its place in the Triratna (previously FWBO) Community.

We also have a great talk from Taravandana called “The Thread of Our Lives” and a full ...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dayanandi Reflects on "The Symbolism of Tara"

By Rijupatha on Thu, 26 Sep, 2013 - 17:09

Dayanandi Reflects on "The Symbolism of Tara"

By Rijupatha on Thu, 26 Sep, 2013 - 17:09We recently reported that an old cassette copy of Dayanandi’s talk “The Symbolism of Tara,” one of the many talks not yet digitized and online at Free Buddhist Audio, was discovered by a mitra at Dharmagiri Retreat Centre in Sweden. The audio includes a talk and a beautiful invocation given at Taraloka - important both as a historic record of Taraloka and as one of the earliest talks given by a female Order member. Realizing it was...
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Free Buddhist Audio

The Early Days of Dharmachakra: A Conversation with Ananda

By Candradasa on Thu, 30 Aug, 2012 - 23:25
Extracts from a delightful conversation between Viriyalila and Ananda, the founder of Dharmachakra Tapes (the old name for Free Buddhist Audio). A published poet who was ordained in the Triratna Buddhist Order (then the Western Buddhist Order) in 1968, Ananda was one of the first people to make audio recordings of Sangharakshita as early as 1966. I was interested in hearing stories about these early days of Dharmachakra and the conversation included some thoughts on the nature of communication, Ananda’s...
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Free Buddhist Audio

Subject: 1630

By viriyalila on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 14:31

Subject: 1630

By viriyalila on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 14:31Subject: 1630

Useful fact of the day - there are now 1630 talks on the FBA website.

(Courtesy of Samudradaka)