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Dharmabyte: The Nature of Other

By Rijupatha on Thu, 10 Apr, 2014 - 15:57
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte titled “The Nature of Other” is an excerpt from the aptly named talk, “Awareness is Revolutionary“, by Vajratara. Given on a Young Womens’ Weekend retreat this talk explores Sangharakshita’s aphorism ‘Awareness is Revolutionary’. Exploring the revolution that greater awareness can bring to our lives:greater freedom, perspective and choice!

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Dharmabyte: Turning Towards Experience

By Rijupatha on Fri, 4 Apr, 2014 - 16:33
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte we continue podcasting from the Tonglen Retreat with this excerpt from Day 3: “Turning Towards Experience”. Here Saddhanandi talks about turning towards whatever is unsatisfactory in our experience and holding that in the wider framework of spacious awareness. Excerpted from the full talk entitled “Self Tonglen”.

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Dharmabyte: Introduction to Tonglen Retreat

By Rijupatha on Wed, 2 Apr, 2014 - 21:26
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte “Introduction to Tonglen Retreat” Saddhanandi beautifully and skilfully presents her vision for the Tonglen retreat held in March 2014 at Taraloka. We’ve been posting all week from this Triratna Order Retreat and are pleased to share this ‘offering to the world’.

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Dharmabyte: Defining Imagination

By Rijupatha on Thu, 27 Mar, 2014 - 15:25
For our FBA Dharmabyte today we chose an excerpt titled “Defining Imagination” by Subhuti from “Rambles Around the Imagination 1 – Defining Imagination”. Following on from a recent set of conversations with Sangharakshita, Subhuti gives the first in a series of Rambles on the important subject of Imagination. What is imagination and why is it important not just in our spiritual lives but in terms of what it means to...
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Dharmabytes: The Heart Sutra – Sunyata

By Rijupatha on Tue, 18 Mar, 2014 - 23:25
Our FBA Dharmabyte today is a short talk by Taranita entitled: “The Heart Sutra – Sunyata.” Sunyata is central to the Heart Sutra, and here Taranita discusses this subtle Buddhist teaching – often translated as Emptiness or Voidness. In doing so, amongst other things, he compares Christian transubstantiation with Buddhist insubstantiality.

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Dharmabyte - Living by Cause and Effect

By Rijupatha on Thu, 13 Mar, 2014 - 12:38
Our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Living by Cause and Effect” is an excerpt from the series “Tangling Eyebrows with Zen Masters”. Padmavajra here is looking at the nature of impermanence and how all living beings are without a fixed and permanent nature. From the talk “Entering Through Your Practice”.

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Dharmabyte - Engaged Ethics

By Rijupatha on Tue, 11 Mar, 2014 - 20:07
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Engaged Ethics,” Parami gives us a perspective on the nature of Mahayana ethics – marked by compassion and wisdom and maximizing connectedness. The energizing effect of engaged ethics is a tool for living life fully for the benefit of others. From the talk “The Awakening Heart”.

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Dharmabyte - Pointing to Something Real

By Rijupatha on Thu, 6 Mar, 2014 - 17:31
Our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Pointing to something Real,” is the beginning of the audio talk “Launch of the LBC Year of Dharmic Receptivity” by Jnanavaca. In true form, Jnanavaca delivers.

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Dharmabyte - Ritual, Metaphor and Poetry

By Rijupatha on Mon, 3 Mar, 2014 - 14:50
Our FBA Dharmabyte today - “Ritual, Metaphor and Poetry” - is a beautiful excerpt on communication as exchange of energy and experience. Happy is the mind that is steeped in totality, Dhammadassin reveals the ritual in the world through poetry and metaphor. The full talk Standing on Emptiness: View, Meditation, and Action was given at the Western Buddhist Order Women’s National Order weekend, August 2004.

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Dharmabyte - The Buddhist View on Rebirth

By Rijupatha on Thu, 27 Feb, 2014 - 17:28
Vessantara is back from his three year long retreat and has many insights to share. Our FBA Dharmabyte today is a preview for next Saturday’s full-length FBA Podcast. In “The Buddhist View on Rebirth” Vessantara dives deep as he describes how awareness continues to arise after death – there is continued experience but no ‘I’ to have that experience. The full talk Karma, Rebirth and the Deep Boundless Dharma was...

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