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Mindfulness and Imagination

By Centre Team on Sat, 5 Aug, 2023 - 15:15

“If the doors of perception were cleansed, we would see the world as it really is – infinite.” William Blake

If you enjoy this conversation, come explore the theme online on our Home Retreat with Vishvapani and Vidyamala! Join Entering the Mandala: Mindfulness and Imagination, September 1-7

This week we’re opening portals to awareness and the wonders that can arise when we really start to pay attention to everything that’s going on in the world around us. What would it be like...

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Guarding the Gates (The Dharma Toolkit Daily, Episode 5)

By Centre Team on Fri, 27 Mar, 2020 - 01:18

The Internet doesn’t always make things better! What do you do in the face of 24 hour news media that is just not going to stop? 

Join us for a conversation about how to guard the gates of our senses when it matters in order to stay sane. Inspiring words about the practice of beauty, being rooted in the body and the senses, staying centred in a storm of input and opinion and views. And a practical pathway towards life done differently,...

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Dharmabyte: Unmindfulness Defined

By Rijupatha on Thu, 28 Aug, 2014 - 19:25
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Forgetfulness and distraction are the rule in ordinary life, but awareness and a ‘fullness of mind’ is at the heart of human growth and development. Sangharakshita gives us today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Unmindfulness Defined,” from the 1968 talk “Levels of Awareness: Right Mindfulness”. This talk is part of the series “The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path”.

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Dharmabyte: Taking Awareness Deeper

By Rijupatha on Mon, 25 Aug, 2014 - 21:15
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Taking Awareness Deeper,” Paramabandhu draws on many years of experience as a consultant psychiatrist and Dharma teacher. He invites us to consider the lessons Buddhist techniques around meditation and mindfulness training can bring to the field of mental health – especially to problems with depression and addiction. In this excerpt, he talks about taking awareness deeper to really get a sense of impermanence ‘in our bones’.

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Dharmabyte: Blending Reason and Reverence

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 20:20
Our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Blending Reason and Reverence” is an excerpt from “The Diamond Sutra – Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 1” by Padmavajra. Blending the intellectual and the devotional, here Padmavajra describes the setting of the sutra exploring simplicity and awareness.

This is an excerpt from the first in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on ‘The Diamond Sutra’. We...
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Dharmabyte - Pointing to Something Real

By Rijupatha on Thu, 6 Mar, 2014 - 17:31
Our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Pointing to something Real,” is the beginning of the audio talk “Launch of the LBC Year of Dharmic Receptivity” by Jnanavaca. In true form, Jnanavaca delivers.

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