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Dharmabyte: The Buddha Appeared at Just the Right Time

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 8 Jun, 2020 - 14:00

In this talk Shakyapada introduces the Buddha as a historical figure living in inspiring and uncertain times. He explores the culture and environment through which the Buddha travelled as he was teaching the Dharma and how his teachings were revolutionary.

From the talk Spiritual Fire In the Ganges Valley given at the Croydon Buddhist Centre in March 2018 as part of our regular Saturday morning Sangha class.

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Dharmabyte: Be More Than Your Culture

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 May, 2019 - 14:00

Our FBA Dharmabyte today is called Be More Than Your Culture by Maitreyabandhu.

How do we make the most of life? Buddhism is a non-theistic, practical path of human growth and fulfilment. This series includes highlights from the eight-week course that leads participants step by step along the Buddhist path from mindfulness and emotional strength to receptivity, spiritual death and rebirth. And, as you can see from the talks, Maitreyabandhu always comes back to the here...

Dublin Buddhist Centre
Dublin Buddhist Centre

Evolution of a Pacifist - Sean O'Casey and Buddhism

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 4 Oct, 2018 - 20:13

From the glorification of violent struggle in ‘The Shadow of a Gunman’ through the rest of his Irish trilogy, Dublin playwright Sean O’Casey demonstrated the futility of violence to achieve political aims. Eventually in ‘The Silver Tassie’, set partially in the trenches of WW1, he espoused a pacifist message of the utter futility of war.

Maitrikaya explores how O’Casey believed in the solidarity of the entire human race over narrow national interests and how, though...

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Dharmabyte: Broken Images

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 28 May, 2018 - 17:07

This Dharmabyte podcast is from Sangharakshita, entitled: Broken Images, an excerpt from the talk The Journey to Il Convento.

The journey symbolises a pilgrimage through the ruins and broken images of Christian civilisation and culture, progressing through a world of archetypal forms, and potentially taking us to the very threshold of Enlightenment.

N.B. A few words missing. Talk given in 1984. 

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