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Dharmabyte: Bodhichitta and the Bodhisattva Vow

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 9 May, 2019 - 14:00

“May I deliver all beings from difficulties; may I eradicate all passions; may I master all dharmas; may I lead all beings to Buddhahood.” This is the Bodhisattva’s resolve upon the awakening of the Bodhi Heart.

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is called Bodhichitta and the Bodhisattva Vow by Sangharakshita. From the talk The Bodhisattva Vow given in 1969.

This talk is part of the series Aspects of the Bodhisattva Ideal.

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Dharmabyte: Put Down the Burden

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 - 10:41

Our FBA Dharmabyte today is by Vajrapriya called Put Down the Burden. From the talk entitled Liberty Equality Fraternity from the series called The 21st Century Bodhisattva given at Shrewsbury Triratna Buddhist Group. Vajrapriya explores Dr Ambedkar’s slogan “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”, looking at topics like the New Society, and Subhuti’s exhortation to start the Dharma Revolution in the West.

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Bodhisattva Ideal Mitratas

By Vajrashura on Thu, 28 Feb, 2019 - 19:29

Hi all.

A few years ago Ksantivadin and I digitalised all of Bhante’s old Mitrata booklets on The Bodhisattva Ideal lecture series.

There are eight lectures in the original series, and eight pairs of Mitratas in the series. The first of each pair contains a lightly edited version of the talk and often some seminar extracts, and then the second of each pair is just seminar extracts.

(By seminars extracts I mean extracts taken from study seminars lead by Bhante on those particular Bodhisattva Ideal lectures.)

All the...

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FBA Podcast: A Field of Kindness

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 12 Jan, 2019 - 11:00

Our FBA Podcast, this week is called A Field of Kindness by Sona.

A talk on kindness, the quality of caring and the Bodhisattva Ideal, given at the Stockholm Buddhist Center, on 5 September 2005.

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You Can Help To Make Padmaloka Dharma Talks Even Better

By Sanghanistha on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:57

You Can Help To Make Padmaloka Dharma Talks Even Better

By Sanghanistha on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:57

So far, 2018 has been another year of excellent Dharma talks given at here Padmaloka. Some of the highlights have included Subhuti’s talks on our Bodhisattva Ideal retreatPadmavajra’s talks on our five-day Milarepa retreat, as well as Ratnaguna’s and Sraddhapa’s talks on our open retreat. The only thing that lets these talks down is the sound quality of their recordings, which could be much much better. Candradasa has very kindly put together a proposal about how we might...

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New talks this year from Padmaloka

By TomCono on Tue, 24 Jul, 2018 - 12:40

New talks this year from Padmaloka

By TomCono on Tue, 24 Jul, 2018 - 12:40

Ratnaguna, Padmavajra and Subhuti gave new series of talks in 2018

Men’s Open Retreat: “For Heroic Spirits intended”

Ratnaguna gave a series of powerful talks on this retreat in which he explored themes from the Ratnaguna Samcayagatha.

Śraddhāpa also gave a talk about translating the text from Sanskrit into English, a new translation of the text by Śraddhāpa was used on the retreat.

Find them here: https://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/series/details?ser=X138

Milarepa: Devotion, Lineage and Discipleship

In May we held our annual five day retreat, this time on the theme...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

A Myth For Our Times?!

By mokshini on Tue, 8 May, 2018 - 13:30

A Myth For Our Times?!

By mokshini on Tue, 8 May, 2018 - 13:30

However innumerable beings are, I vow to deliver them;

However inexhaustible the passions are, I vow to extinguish them;

However immeasurable the teachings are, I vow to master them;

However incomparable the Buddha Truth is, I vow to attain it

Prajnaketu shares his thoughts for BAM 2018 and invites us all to discuss and explore how we can bring the myth of the Bodhisattva Ideal more into our lives in a practical way.

He writes - ”As we enter into Buddhist Action Month we consciously co-operate with the myth of the...

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Dharmabyte: Enlightenment is Possible

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 19 Apr, 2018 - 14:54

This FBA Dharmabyte is called ‘Enlightenment Is Possible’ by Saddhanandi from the talk Reflecting On the Life of the Buddha.

This is the first of four talks exploring Vasubandhu’s Four Factors. In his treatise Generating Bodhi Resolve, Vasubandhu describes them as able to generate the resolve to cultivate and accumulate the bases for the Arising of the Bodhicitta. You can find out more about them in Sangharakshita’s books The Meaning of Conversion in Buddhism...

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Dharmabyte: The Bodhisattva Spirit

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 12:37

In this FBA Dharmabyte Sangharakshita illustrates the cosmic grandeur of The Bodhisattva Spirit. This is from the talk entitled ‘The Cosmic Significance of the Bodhisattva Ideal’ from The Higher Evolution series given in 1969.

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FBA Podcast: The Evolution of the Bodhisattva Ideal

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 - 17:12

This FBA Podcast is brought to you by Vaddhaka entitled ‘The Evolution of the Bodhisattva Ideal’. In this elegant description of the evolution of the Bodhisattva Ideal Vaddhaka draws on his extensive reading and study, and picks out Jan Nattier’s writing in particular. Given at Sangha Night at Stockholms Buddhistcenter, 8 March 2010.

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