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Dharmabyte: Concepts - A Map of Reality

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 - 11:00

Transcendental insight is free of intellectual thought, but it doesn’t just arise out of nowhere. Nobody can tell you the difference between theory and direct experience – you just know it. Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, from Yashobodhi, is entitled “Concepts: A Map of Reality”, an excerpt from the talk “Inquisitive Mind, Thinking and Awakening”.

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FBA Podcast: Mind Over Matter

By Rijupatha on Sat, 7 Nov, 2015 - 13:41

This week’s FBA Podcast features Jnanavaca in a talk entitled “Mind Over Matter”. Most people think of science as insisting that only dead matter really exists as a substrate of everything in the universe, and that mind is something that does not have the same reality as matter. However modern physics shows that matter itself is not made up of definite things, and that it may even be influenced by being observed by...

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Dharmabyte: Imagining a New Sort of Consciousness

By Rijupatha on Sat, 7 Nov, 2015 - 13:36

Sometimes we can’t imagine an adult consciousness. What you are doing when you sit down to meditate to foster, to reveal to yourself a greater consciousness. Sometimes children have a sense of this greater consciousness, remembering back can help us tap into our aims as meditators. Your child consciousness naturally relates to the world as if it relates to you. Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is entitled “Imagining a New Sort of Consciousness”, an excerpt...

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Buddhist Voices - Danadasa & Prasadachitta on San Francisco, Consciousness, and Friendship

By Candradasa on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 22:53

We continue to celebrate the diversity of those attending the 2015 Triratna Buddhist Order Pan-American Convention in Mexico with two close friends from San Francisco. The theme of the Convention is friendship itself as a whole path of practice, and this is a pleasing ramble with two Californians taking in topics as diverse as the tech boom in San Francisco, the nature of interpretative understanding, and how beautiful it is to sit in a garden as part of a Buddhist...