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Dharmabyte: The Lotus of Compassion

By Rijupatha on Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 - 11:00

We’ve been moved to share an abundant handful of Sangharakshita’s poems over the next few weeks. Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is a poem entitled “The Lotus of Compassion”. Selected from “Conquering New Worlds”, read by the author and published by Windhorse Publications, Glasgow, 1986.

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Dharmabyte: The Bodhisattva’s Reply

By Rijupatha on Mon, 30 Nov, 2015 - 11:00

We’ve been moved to share an abundant handful of Sangharakshita’s poems over the next few weeks. Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is a poem entitled “The Bodhisattva’s Reply”. Selected from “Conquering New Worlds”, read by the author and published by Windhorse Publications, Glasgow, 1986.

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Vajrasattva Mantra

By Candradasa on Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 - 15:18

The 100-syllable mantra of Vajrasattva, the Buddhist bodhisattva figure associated with purification of the heart and mind as we cultivate wisdom and compassion.

Recorded at the 2015 Pan-American Triratna Buddhist Order Convention in Mexico.

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Dharmabyte: Two Great Shifts in One’s Being

By Rijupatha on Thu, 30 Oct, 2014 - 14:31
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Two Great Shifts in One’s Being,” Vajratara shares her thoughts on going forth, leaving behind ones old habits, and going for refuge towards what is real, what is possible, what is beautiful – the goal of the spiritual life. From the talk “The Bodhicaryavatara” given at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist...
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Dharmabyte: The Bodhisattva and Evolution

By Rijupatha on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 00:58
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “The Bodhisattva and Evolution,” Sangharakshita introduces the figure of the Bodhisattva, who embodies the principle of perpetual self-transcendence. This is an excerpt from the talk, “The Bodhisattva Principle”.
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Padmavajra on the 'Buddhafield' in Buddhist Mahayana Tradition

By Candradasa on Sun, 19 May, 2013 - 18:59
If you wonder why Buddhafield is called that, we thought you might like a little bit of the deep Dharma behind the name!

Here are some extracts from Padmavajra’s classic talk series from 2004 on the Diamond Sutra in which he looks at the Buddhist Mahayana tradition of the creation of Buddhafields as part of the Bodhisattva’s activity.

These are taken from talks 3 and 8. Listen to the whole series

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