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Dharmabyte: The Buddha and Reality

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 12 Jun, 2018 - 14:54

This FBA Dharmabyte is entitled ‘The Buddha and Reality’ from the talk ‘The Buddha, God, and Reality’ by Sangharakshita.

Having considered Buddhism (in ‘The Buddha - Man or Superman’ and ‘Evolution: Lower and Higher’) in terms of process in time, and the Buddha himself as a historical figure, Sangharakshita now uses stories and quotations from the scriptures to show that the Buddha and reality are ultimately outside time. Talk given in 1966.

This talk is...

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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Spiritual Death and Radical Transformation

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 - 11:27

In this rousing talk Maitreyabandhu goes into where Buddhism begins: with ourselves as we are and with the awake Buddha. But we don’t really know either ourselves or the Buddha. He emphasises that we don’t know because we so easily assume we know, or fix or lessen the goal. So what do we do? There are three approaches we need to balance and four things we have to do, to close the gap between the awake Buddha and us who...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Bringing Tara into Being

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 12:11

Prepare to be inspired by this FBA Dharmabyte by Tejasvini called ‘Bringing Tara Into Being’. From the talk entitled ‘Green Tara’ from the Cambridge Buddhist Centre Sangha Night series on the imagination, exploring different Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. 

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

A Symposium of Three Talks on the Buddha, Sangharakshita and Triratna

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 16:01

A second series of three great short talks from the women’s wing of the 2018 Order Convention in Bodhgaya, India. This time we hear from inspiring dharmacharinis hailing from the Spanish-speaking world, from North America and from Germany. 

Recorded in February 2018, Bodhgaya. 

See all posts from the 2018 Convention

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Buddhist Centre Features

Reverencing the Buddha At the Place of His Enlightenment by Purna

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 7 Feb, 2018 - 07:36

As his contribution to evoking the “lion’s roar” of the Buddha, Purna talks about myth and the importance of reverence in any spiritual life, regardless of temperament. We are given a faith-centered tour of the seven traditional spots around the Bodhi tree marking different aspects of the Buddha’s Enlightenment experience. And Purna enjoins us to “release faith” by following in the Buddha’s footsteps and dropping our rigid self view…

Recorded at Bodhgaya, India, 2018.

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Sheffield Pilgrims - The Buddhist Centre Podcast

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 4 Feb, 2018 - 03:07

Kicking off our podcast coverage of three weeks of Triratna events in India we meet a lovely group of pilgrims from Sheffield, England as they come to the end of a journey around the places traditionally associated with the life of the Buddha. 

Thanks to Mokshatara, Isabelle, Aryadasa and Martin for sharing their inspiration, impressions and delight with us!

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‘The return of the Bodhisattva’ - Prajnaketu

Posted by sanghadhara to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Thu, 31 Aug, 2017 - 10:29

‘The return of the Bodhisattva’ - Prajnaketu

Posted by sanghadhara to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Thu, 31 Aug, 2017 - 10:29

The first of a fantastic series of three talks given at the Triratna International Gathering at Adhisthana, 25 August 2017

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

NNBY National Convention

Posted by JoCross80 to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 15 Aug, 2017 - 16:58

NNBY National Convention

Posted by JoCross80 to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 15 Aug, 2017 - 16:58

Hi All,


I am fundraising for the NNBY (NATIONAL NETWORK OF BUDDHIST YOUTH) for their 11th National Convention.
(A note from Uttam: This year 2017, NNBY is celebrating its 11th National Convention first time in Siyana, Uttar Pradesh, since its first convention which was held on 25th Dec 2007. In this 11th National Convention, we are expecting about 500 of NNBY youths and leaders from different parts of India. So, to make...

Chester
Chester

Weekly meetings Wednesday 6.30-8.30

Posted by prashrabdhi to Chester on Wed, 24 May, 2017 - 13:08

Weekly meetings Wednesday 6.30-8.30

Posted by prashrabdhi to Chester on Wed, 24 May, 2017 - 13:08

We are continuing to hold our weekly meetings at the Chester Quaker Meeting House.  The evenings include some discussion, meditation with tea and a chat.  Everyone is welcome.  We’re very friendly so feel free to drop in.

www.triratna-at-chester.org

triratna.chester [at] gmail.com...

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Imagine! Notes from Sangha Night Series

Posted by jvalamalini to Bristol Buddhist Centre on Sun, 19 Feb, 2017 - 18:51

Satyalila’s notes from a series of talks on imagination, January 2017

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