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FBA Podcast: Buddhism and the Modern World

By Rijupatha on Sat, 14 Nov, 2015 - 11:00

This week’s FBA Podcast features Vajratara in a talk entitled “Buddhism and the Modern World”. Given on a retreat for young women training for Ordination, Vajratara describes the topical issues of the time and asks what the Buddhist response is. The refugee crisis, the rise of Jeremy Corbyn, the effects of neo liberal capitalism and environmental denigration; all point to a change in the way we see each other and the world. We...

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Dharmabyte: Sangha as a Radical Alternative to Capitalism

By Rijupatha on Thu, 29 Oct, 2015 - 10:00

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte explores a topic deriving from one of the Six Emphases of Triratna in a talk entitled “Sangha as a Radical Alternative to Capitalism”, from the talk “Sangha As a Radical Alternative to Capitalism and Modern Youth Culture”.

Young Peoples facilitator Kara Moses talks about why industrialised Capitalist society presents us with particularly challenging conditions for Buddhist practise, and how the Sangha provides a radical positive alternative.

Talk given at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre on...

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The Buddha On Wall Street - Sample Chapter: The Waste Economy

The Buddha On Wall Street - Sample Chapter: The Waste Economy

By Candradasa on Tue, 7 Apr, 2015 - 21:59

Windhorse Publications are very excited to announce the release of Vaḍḍhaka Linn’s The Buddha on Wall Street: What’s Wrong with Capitalism and What We Can Do About It.

Described by David Loy as an ‘original, insightful, and provocative evaluation of our economic situation today’, The Buddha on Wall Street suggests that there is an alternative to our current economic system which allows us to fulfil our potential as human beings whilst living in a society...

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Dharmabyte: What Money Can't Buy

By Rijupatha on Mon, 26 Jan, 2015 - 21:28
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, entitled “What Money Can’t Buy”, Vaddhaka has a close look at the nature of capitalism’s economic theory. How are we as buddhists supposed to engage with an economic system that arguably elevates egoistic craving into the position of a high virtue?
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Dharmabyte: Sangha as Alternative Culture

By Rijupatha on Wed, 3 Dec, 2014 - 20:06
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, we present an excellent talk from Young Peoples Facilitator Kara Moses entitled “Sangha as Alternative Culture”. Kara talks about why industrialised Capitalist society presents us with particularly challenging conditions for Buddhist practise, and how the Sangha provides a radical positive alternative.
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Day 3: Responses to Talk on Buddhist Economics and Capitalism

By sanghadhara on Sun, 25 May, 2014 - 14:40

In conversation with Maitrisara, Visuddhimati, and Aryadhara about Vaddhaka’s talk on Buddhism and Capitalism, which received a standing ovation this morning. Available soon on Free Buddhist Audio and in this space…

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