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FBA Podcast: Why We Need the New Society

By Rijupatha on Wed, 3 Dec, 2014 - 19:49

FBA Podcast: Why We Need the New Society

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Grounding his talk in the Kosambiya and Anuruddha suttas in this week’s FBA Podcast entitled “Why We Need the New Society”, Vajragupta guides us through how we can create the conditions for the seeds of selflessness to grow and develop in the framework of the New Society as described by Sangharakshita: communities, centres and working together.
Aryaloka Computer Education India
Aryaloka Computer Education India

At Aryaloka the 4th batch of residential community and computer course starts recently...

By aryaketu on Sun, 9 Nov, 2014 - 16:06

At Aryaloka the 4th batch of residential community and computer course starts recently...

By aryaketu on Sun, 9 Nov, 2014 - 16:06
Recently in the month of Sept-14, there are 8 women from Chattisgarh, 1 from Bihar and 1 from Maharashtra join the fourth batch at Aryaloka Computer Education, Bhilgaon. All 10 women are staying in community. They all are meditating together in the morning at 7 am to 8 pm. They study together everyday in the evening for 2 hrs and the study lead by Dhammachari Saccadhamma. They are also learning how to live and work...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ancient Royal Orchard newly founded in east London, UK

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 - 00:18

Ancient Royal Orchard newly founded in east London, UK

By Munisha on Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 - 00:18Uddiyana was an ancient land famous for rich, fertile plains, soaring mountains and an abundance of natural environment and culture. Sounds a long way from the streets of Leytonstone, east London, UK? A long-established Triratna men’s community there has just adopted “Uddiyana” (Royal Orchard) as its new name.

As they explain, “Uddiyana was the mythical birthplace of Padmasambhava. He’s an important figure for our community, and has a central place on our shrine. Actually, though, our...
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FBA Podcast: Wow! Opening to Insight

By Rijupatha on Mon, 13 Oct, 2014 - 18:38

FBA Podcast: Wow! Opening to Insight

By Rijupatha on Mon, 13 Oct, 2014 - 18:38Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

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This week’s FBA Podcast, is another brilliant talk from the European Combined Order Convention. In “Wow! Opening to Insight,” Viveka gives us much to reflect upon in our practice in a world that needs our presence. Are we ready to awaken to all sorts of astonishing things? What do you know from direct experience? What we see...
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Dharmabyte: Six Guides to Insight and a Touch of Magic

By Rijupatha on Thu, 2 Oct, 2014 - 16:20
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Danapriya brings us our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Six Guides to Insight and a Touch of Magic.” The fourth and last (short) talk in a panel called “Spreading the Dharma as a Path to Insight”, given at the European Combined Order Convention held at Wymondham College on 23 August 2014.

The theme of the convention was “The...
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

What is a Buddhist Community?

By Singhamanas on Tue, 5 Aug, 2014 - 16:28

What is a Buddhist Community?

By Singhamanas on Tue, 5 Aug, 2014 - 16:28Catch a glimpse of life in ‘Sukhavati’, a men’s residential Buddhist community in the heart of east London that has been going for nearly 40 years.
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Dharmabyte: Solitude and Meditation

By Rijupatha on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 15:42
In our Dharmabyte today, “Solitude and Meditation” Paramananda introduces the challenges and rewards of solitude, meditation as a form of solitude, and how being alone can enhance the experience of connection.

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FBA podcast: Dhardo Rinpoche, Stupa Building and Sangha

By Rijupatha on Mon, 12 May, 2014 - 15:55

FBA podcast: Dhardo Rinpoche, Stupa Building and Sangha

By Rijupatha on Mon, 12 May, 2014 - 15:55In this week’s FBA Podcast we hear a talk given by Nagabodhi on Triratna Day 2014. Here, in “Dhardo Rinpoche, Stupa Building and Sangha” Nagabodhi recounts his favorite memories of his time with Dhardo Rinpoche in Kalimpong, expresses his feelings about the strengthening power of stupa building for centers, and ties it all together with a reminder of the central role of sangha in the Triratna Community. Talk given on Triratna Day 2014 at Aryaloka...
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Dharmabyte: Transforming the World into a Spiritual Community

By Rijupatha on Mon, 12 May, 2014 - 15:40
This FBA Dharmabyte episode is an excerpt from the strong visionary talk by Sangharakshita, A Blueprint for a New World, given in 1976. Our Dharmabyte today is titled “Transforming the World into a Spiritual Community.” Is it possible to create a society in which all social, economic, and political arrangements will support the development of true individuality? In this lecture a number of principles essential to the successful transformation of our...
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Ratnasuri Departs from Taraloka after 28 years

By saddhanandi on Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 - 14:29

Ratnasuri Departs from Taraloka after 28 years

By saddhanandi on Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 - 14:29Saddhanandi: Here I am, back at Taraloka after a two-week absence: visiting family, attending a two-day meeting on mindfulness at Adhisthana, and attending a meditation retreat at Rivendell. All these events were enjoyable and productive, but throughout I was very conscious of the fact that whilst I was away Ratnasuri was leaving Taraloka and beginning a new life in Wrexham – living alone for almost the first time in her 91 years.

Ratnasuri first moved to Taraloka in 1985...

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