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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Twelve Days of FBA - Day 9

By Rijupatha on Sun, 3 Jan, 2016 - 11:00

It’s Day 9 of our 12 Days of FBA fundraiser!  We’ve been sharing some great resources from our archive over the past days, which speak to the preservation of the long history of Buddhism and of the Triratna Community. Today we’d like to turn our gaze forward into the future and highlight those places in which the intersection of Buddhist thought and Western culture - and in particular Triratna’s role in bringing the Dharma to the west - are creating new history.

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Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

with stillness, simplicity, and contentment - ?

By mokshini on Mon, 29 Jun, 2015 - 08:00

with stillness, simplicity, and contentment - ?

By mokshini on Mon, 29 Jun, 2015 - 08:00

What does it mean to live ‘a simple life’ in the 21st century?

Do we even discuss this frequently, or at all, with our Buddhist friends? As we come to the end of Buddhist Action Month, but hopefully only to the beginning of further engagement with the issues raised over the month, this might be an interesting and fruitful question to discuss. How much do we make conscious the fact that we have all grown up and been conditioned by the ethos...

Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

"The Growth Fetish": a talk by Vaddhaka

By Maitrisingha on Sat, 27 Jun, 2015 - 11:21

"The Growth Fetish": a talk by Vaddhaka

By Maitrisingha on Sat, 27 Jun, 2015 - 11:21

Vaddhaka, author of The Buddha on Wall Street and Chairman of the Tallin Centre in Estonia gives a talk entitled “The Growth Fetish”; an exploration of the effects of growth on nature and the environment.

Talk given as part of Buddhist Action Month (BAM) at Norwich Buddhist Centre on 23 June 2015 .