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Gautama Buddha goes audio

By Munisha on Tue, 15 Mar, 2016 - 13:28

Gautama Buddha goes audio

By Munisha on Tue, 15 Mar, 2016 - 13:28

Several years after its publication on paper, Vishvapani’s book Gautama Buddha: the Life and Teachings of the Awakened One is now available as an audiobook.

This new audio edition is produced by Dharma Audiobooks, a new venture from Triratna’s Jinamitra, better known as Nicholas Soames, founder of Naxos Audio. 
 
Published on paper by Quercus, Gautama Buddha is distributed by Triratna publishers Windhorse Publications, who recently interviewed Vishvapani about the...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Twelve Days of FBA - Day 1: Sangharakshita Speaks Online

By Rijupatha on Sat, 26 Dec, 2015 - 06:00

Twelve Days of FBA - Day 1: Sangharakshita Speaks Online

By Rijupatha on Sat, 26 Dec, 2015 - 06:00

Dharmachakra - the Triratna web team that brings you Free Buddhist Audio and The Buddhist Centre Online - would like to thank you for your support this year by offering a little look back at some Dharma highlights from 2015.

From the 26th of December to the 6th of January we’ll be bringing you Twelve Days of FBA over at our space on The Buddhist Centre Online. We’ll be posting something special each day: an inspiring talk here, a moving story or two there. As well as some...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Buddhist Voices - Kalyanaprabha On Editing Sangharakshita

By Candradasa on Thu, 3 Sep, 2015 - 11:14

An excellent conversation with Kalyanaprabha on what it’s like to work with and edit Sangharakshita, as his latest book, ‘A Moseley Miscellany’ hits the bookshops and the project to publish his Complete Works gets underway. Words and their meanings, the transformative effect of literature in a life, writing as a gateway to spiritual insight - these are just some of the topics covered as we hear from someone whose passion for literary work is both inspiring...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Audio tracks from Brighton's Rainy Season Retreat

By Rijupatha on Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 13:43

As Brighton’s 2014 Rainy Season Retreat continues, they’re posting some great audio talks and snippets on SoundCloud. Check out the playlist below to have a listen!

You can discover more about each day of the retreat here and follow along as events transpire by clicking + Follow on Brighton Buddhist Centre’s space on The Buddhist Centre Online....

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Connect with Free Buddhist Audio in your favorite spaces!

By Rijupatha on Wed, 5 Mar, 2014 - 14:44

Connect with Free Buddhist Audio in your favorite spaces!

By Rijupatha on Wed, 5 Mar, 2014 - 14:44Free Buddhist Audio has always been dedicated to bringing the Dharma to listeners in as many places as possible. We try to go where our listeners are, and that’s why we have spaces on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, SoundCloud, here on The Buddhist Centre Online - and now on Tumblr too! Our team continues to work hard to develop a...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Free Buddhist Audio launches new Tumblr blog

By Rijupatha on Fri, 21 Feb, 2014 - 14:46

Free Buddhist Audio launches new Tumblr blog

By Rijupatha on Fri, 21 Feb, 2014 - 14:46Free Buddhist Audio has always been dedicated to bringing the Dharma to listeners in as many places as possible. We try to go where our listeners are, and that’s why we have spaces on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, SoundCloud, here on The Buddhist Centre Online - and now on Tumblr too!

Our Tumblr space will be a resource for you to...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Padmasambhava’s Teachings: Dharmabyte No. 288

By viriyalila on Mon, 21 Oct, 2013 - 15:23
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Padmasambhava’s Teachings,” is an excerpt from the talk “Padmasambhava: Tantric Guru of Tibet” by Sangharakshita given in 1972. Padmasambhava, often known as the ‘Second Buddha’, is famous for converting the demons of Tibet. In this lecture we are given a brief biography of Padmasambhava and an outline of the progressive Nyingmapa practices attributed to him...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Fear & Fearlessness - October Podcasts

By viriyalila on Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 02:10

Fear & Fearlessness - October Podcasts

By viriyalila on Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 02:10With the coming of autumn in the northern hemisphere, we thought we’d explore the theme of fear, and fearlessness as we begin the month of October. Subscribe to both our free podcasts! Every Saturday we release a full length talk in our FBA Podcast and then twice weekly we offer a little nugget of Dharma in our Dharmabytes. Our team loves putting these podcasts together for our community - info [at] freebuddhistaudio.com...
Free Buddhist Audio
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...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhafield Festival 2013 - Soundscape!

By Candradasa on Tue, 24 Sep, 2013 - 19:18
*updated* The talks from the Dharma Parlour are now online!

An amazing soundscape that manages to capture much of the spirit and music of summer’s Buddhafield Festival, in all its myriad glory. Alice Armstrong produced this podcast tableau especially for the Buddhafield team and introduces us to characters from around the festival site, evoking the landscape and the spirit of the community beautifully. Hundreds of voices ring clearly out of their own inspiration and it’s...

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