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Dharmabyte: Cultivating A Mind of Faith

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 28 Nov, 2019 - 14:00

Suryagupta shares the story of Shantideva, the monk who gave us the exposition of the Bodhicaryavatara, The Way of the Bodhisattva. Born of his direct experience this text is the basis of our Sevenfold Puja where we ritually evoke the many qualities of the Enlightened mind.

From the talk entitled Rejoicing in Merits given at London Buddhist Centre (2019) during a six-week drop-in seminar exploring the Sevenfold Puja and the Heart Sutra.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Cardiff Buddhist Centre's First Bed and Breakfast Retreat

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 5 Nov, 2019 - 17:43

Cardiff Buddhist Centre's First Bed and Breakfast Retreat

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 5 Nov, 2019 - 17:43

The Cardiff Buddhist Centre have just hosted their first Bed and Breakfast retreat on the theme of the Bodhisattva training. A Bed and Breakfast retreat is where one sangha invites people from other Triratna sanghas to come and stay with members of their sangha - who provide them with bed and breakfast - so they can join them on retreat. 

Kamalagita, the Chair of the Cardiff Buddhist Centre writes: “We promised guests a ‘Warm, Welsh Welcome’ (Croeso, Cynnes Cymraeg) and they came from...

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Dharmabyte: A Single Slash of Anger

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 17 Oct, 2019 - 14:00

Hatred or ill-will arises when something gets in the way of something we desire. From a mild irritation at being inconvenienced, to violent anger, competitiveness, jealousy, all are forms of ill-will.

Khemasuri explores the theme of anger in Santideva’s Bodhicaryavatara at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist Centre. Excerpted from the talk entitled Gratitude to Everyone given on 15th April 2008. Part of a series on Great Buddhist Texts.

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The Endlessly Fascinating Cry: Saddhanandi Interviews Sangharakshita

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 25 Apr, 2018 - 20:06

The Endlessly Fascinating Cry: Saddhanandi Interviews Sangharakshita

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 25 Apr, 2018 - 20:06

On the 7th April 2018 - exactly fifty years after the first public ordinations into the Triratna Buddhist Order - Saddhanandi interviews Sangharakshita, the founder of the Order and movement.  The interview took place during a seminar on the Bodhicaryavatara held in Adhisthana.   To mark the 50th anniversary of the Order, Saddhanandi and Manjuvajra re-visited the ‘Endlessly Fascinating Cry’ which was one of the first seminars that Sangharakshita led in 1973.

The interview covers a wide range...

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FBA Podcast: Working with Energy In the Bodhicaryavatara

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 10 Mar, 2018 - 12:36

In this FBA Podcast, ‘Working with Energy In the Bodhicaryavatara’, Suryamati explores the theme of Virya (energy) in Shantideva’s Bodhicaryavatara. Talk given at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist Centre on 29th April 2008. Part of a series on Great Buddhist Texts.

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Sangharakshita's Seminars For The Digital Age - Cultivating the Heart of Patience

By Candradasa on Mon, 1 Aug, 2016 - 12:11

*Updated* Now available for free (and DRM-free) for iPhone, iPad, ePub and Kindle! Download below, or from the included links to Apple and Amazon stores.

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For over 40 years, we have been producing transcriptions of full-length Dharma seminars by Urgyen Sangharakshita, founder of the Triratna Buddhist Community. This previously unpublished week-long seminar on a key section of Shantideva’s classic text, ‘The Bodhicaryavatara’, is a radical digital re-imagining of what a...

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Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

A Workshop On Patience

By Candradasa on Tue, 24 Mar, 2015 - 15:35

A Workshop On Patience

By Candradasa on Tue, 24 Mar, 2015 - 15:35

Come and join me at Aryaloka this Saturday, 9am-1pm, to explore Shantideva’s famous work, the Bodhicaryavatara - and specifically the chapter on patience (kshanti)… We’ll be using our voices as well as our minds to try and bring to life these wonderful, subtle verses that carry much for any contemporary Dharma farer to dwell upon…

Patient endurance is the best way to make things good… (The Buddha, ‘Dhammapada’)

A chance to cultivate the heart of patience this weekend!

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Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Ancient Wisdom Series - The Bodhicaryavatara: Cultivating the Heart of Patience

By Candradasa on Tue, 24 Mar, 2015 - 15:30

Come and join us this Saturday, 9am-1pm, to explore Shantideva’s famous work, the Bodhicaryavatara - and specifically the chapter on patience (kshanti)… We’ll be using our voices as well as our minds to try and bring to life these wonderful, subtle verses that carry much for any contemporary Dharma farer to dwell upon…

Patient endurance is the best way to make things good…

The Buddha, ‘Dhammapada’

Come and cultivate the heart of patience this weekend!...

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FBA Podcast: From the Bodhicaryavatara

By Rijupatha on Mon, 3 Nov, 2014 - 16:11

FBA Podcast: From the Bodhicaryavatara

By Rijupatha on Mon, 3 Nov, 2014 - 16:11Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

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Vajratara brings us this week’s FBA Podcast entitled: “From the Bodhicaryavatara.” The Mahayana emphasizes the great goal of the spiritual life – the immeasurable energy, wisdom and compassion. This is what life is about, this is what the path of the spiritual practitioner is all about. Vajratara explores Santideva’s Bodhicaryavatara at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist Centre on...