North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Needing Nothing

By Ratnaprabha on Mon, 8 Oct, 2018 - 15:57

In the first of a series of three podcasts entitled The World is Burning, Ratnaprabha explains why craving is such a fundamental issue for Buddhists, how it relates to both desire and clinging, why it causes us problems, and how to deal with it.

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: A Conversation About Poetry

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 2 Apr, 2018 - 12:00

In this Dharmabyte podcast, “A Conversation About Poetry “, from Maitreyabandhu’s Book Launch of his two new books: The Journey and the Guide; and Yarn, a new collection of poems.

In conversation with Visuddhimati, he discusses his life, his writing, and stresses the importance of making time to do nothing. At the North London Buddhist Centre, 28th September 2015.

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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Buddha As the Symbol of Awakening

By Centre Team on Sun, 22 May, 2016 - 12:57

Happy Buddha Day 2016! 

To mark this great festival day, Padmavajra evokes the qualities of the Buddha, and explores how seeing into the marks of existence is the best way to realise who and what the Buddha really was.

Buddha Day Talk given in Birmingham, UK, 2016

(Picture by Bodhidasa in Sydney, Australia)

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Sydney Buddhist Centre
Sydney Buddhist Centre

Sydney Buddhist Centre on Soundcloud

By Bodhidasa on Tue, 9 Sep, 2014 - 00:32
You can hear the talks you missed here at our new place on Soundcloud.
Sydney Buddhist Centre
Sydney Buddhist Centre

Myself, the dragon and St George - reflections on Ordination

By Bodhidasa on Tue, 2 Sep, 2014 - 07:32
What is it like to engage with ordination? This is a personal account of one person’s experience of attending the men’s ordination retreat at Guhyaloka in 2014.

It’s an honest and revealling exploration of the inner work done drawing on the work of Joseph Campbell and the myth of St George and the Dragon.
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Five Hundred Parasols

By viriyalila on Mon, 26 Aug, 2013 - 14:38
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte we draw from Dayamala’s talk on “Building the Buddhaland”

In this segment of the talk entitled, “Five Hundred Parasols” she references the early chapters of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa as a poetic example of the relationship between individual spiritual practitioners and the greater universe of all sentient beings and the Cosmic Bodhicitta.

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Candradasa in conversation on Pagan FM

By Candradasa on Sat, 12 Jan, 2013 - 18:11
Candradasa from the Portsmouth Buddhist Center and Dharmachakra, home of thebuddhistcentre.com and Free Buddhist Audio, in conversation with Deirdre Hebert and Jasper Salach from Pagan FM radio. A wide-ranging discussion about Buddhism, old and new, and the spirit of different religious approaches to life and death. With a little sprinkle of magic every so often!

You can hear the whole show with music here.

Recorded on Portsmouth...
Cambridge Buddhist Centre
Cambridge Buddhist Centre

What do Buddhists think...? Physics

By Abhayamati on Fri, 12 Oct, 2012 - 17:22
In the second of our series of Public Talks ‘What do Buddhists think…?’, Sagaraghosa speaks on Physics and Buddhism. You can view a slideshow accompanying the talk at: https://www.dropbox.com/s/aopc84qmixt67n6/Buddhism_and_Physics.pdf
Cambridge Buddhist Centre
Cambridge Buddhist Centre

What do Buddhists think...? The Arts

By Abhayamati on Fri, 12 Oct, 2012 - 16:38
As part of our series of Public Talks ‘What do Buddhists think…?’, Vajrasadhu talks on Buddhism and The Arts.

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