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.
By vajratara on Sun, 21 Sep, 2014 - 16:25Friday 26 - Tuesday 30 June 2015
Vaddhaka and Vajratara will be running this retreat next year at Adhisthana. It is a really good opportunity to get to grips with the teaching of Dr Ambedkar and his relevance to the modern world and why supporting the Indian Ordination process is of relevance not just to Indian Buddhism, but to world Buddhism and modern global society! The Indian Order have something unique to offer the world.
By Rijupatha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 18:47We are pleased to share the three keynote talks from last month’s International Retreat. Our second FBA Podcast in the series is “Going Beyond Capitalism – A Buddhist Perspective”. Vaddhaka inspires Triratna Buddhists to learn more about economics and challenge the Neo-liberal economists notion that individual greed will lead to everyone benefiting. He encourages us to embrace Sangharakshitas vision of a New Society as an alternative way of being for the world.
By Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 12:03
Vaddhaka inspires Triratna Buddhists to learn more about economics and challenge the Neo-liberal economists’ notion that individual greed will lead to everyone benefiting. He encourages us to embrace Sangharakshita’s vision of a New Society as an alternative way of being for the world. Hear some responses to the talk.
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…
By Dhammadassin on Sun, 11 May, 2014 - 23:51Vaddhaka is one of our keynote speakers on the 2014 Triratna International Retreat, which is on the theme of compassion and altruism in the world. He’s thought for many years about the relationship between capitalism as an economic system with both positive and negative aspects, and Buddhist practice. He’ll be looking at a vision for society founded in ethics and compassion, a vision that takes us beyond capitalism…