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FBA Podcast: A Shambala Warrior In Hell and Other Ordinary Places

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 10 Aug, 2019 - 14:00

Here we have Akuppa exploring how someone practising the Dharma might respond if they found themselves in ‘Hell and Other Ordinary Places’ - including prison and public buses! One of a series of talks on the theme of ‘A Force for Good in the World’, given in the Dharma Parlour at the 2010 Buddhafield Festival in Somerset, UK.

There are also very worth sharing: Shambala Warrior verses written by Akuppa, 2005.

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The Dharma Parlour at Buddhafield
Dharma Parlour

Buddhafield Festival video talk: 10 Ways to Misunderstand Buddhism. No. 6

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Nov, 2013 - 09:20

Buddhafield Festival video talk: 10 Ways to Misunderstand Buddhism. No. 6

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Nov, 2013 - 09:20The latest in our occasional series of video talks from the 2013 Buddhafield Festival features an engaging talk by Lokabandhu with the curious title ‘10 Ways to Misunderstand Buddhism, No. 6: “It’s all about Detachment”’. What the first five ways (or the last four) might be have not yet been revealed, but no.6 makes the serious point that Buddhism is NOT about detachment from the world; rather, that it should be a path of spiritual training preparing the student...
Buddhafield
Buddhafield

Buddhafield Festival 2013 Dharma talks and videos now online

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Nov, 2013 - 20:29

Buddhafield Festival 2013 Dharma talks and videos now online

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Nov, 2013 - 20:29Here’s some all the videos from the 2013 Buddhafield Festival’s Dharma Parlour: a rich and multi-facetted feast of Dharma exploring the overall Festival theme of ‘Fire in the Heart’. You’ll find more details on the Dharma Parlour group elsewhere on this site; please ‘+Follow’ it for regular updates.

Advayasiddhi: A workshop-style Introduction to Buddhism.

Dhivan: The Buddha Broke my Heart… The Buddha taught love as freedom of heart. But what if we...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhafield releases 2013 Dharma Parlour Festival videos

By lokabandhu on Mon, 21 Oct, 2013 - 16:03
This year’s Buddhafield Festival was, once again, Triratna’s largest and most popular event of the year. It was their 18th successive Festival and all the more special as next year, for the first time ever, they will be taking a break from the festival. Their 2014 programme is currently being developed but will include a full programme of retreats and a return of the popular ‘Green Earth Awakening’ event held for the first time this year.

Meanwhile we’re...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Maitrisara On The Buddhafield Dharma Parlour

By Candradasa on Tue, 9 Jul, 2013 - 15:11
A fun conversation with Maitrisara, program organizer for the much-loved Dharma Parlour space at the annual Buddhafield Festival, which is in some ways most expressive of the heart of the Buddhafield community itself.

At the Dharma Parlour you can hear talks and take part in (at least 37!) dedicated Dharma workshops aimed at blending the ancient wisdom of the Buddha with peculiarly modern, environmental concerns about how we live. As well as debates, and introductions...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Akasati: Heart and Soul - the Power of Ritual

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:44

Akasati: Heart and Soul - the Power of Ritual

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:44Does ritual have a place in 21st Century Buddhism? Akasati explores tradition and innovation in Buddhist ritual and looks into the area of creating our own rituals.

Given at Buddhafield Festival 2012 in the Dharma Parlour

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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Srivati: Open Heart, Open Hand

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:32

Srivati: Open Heart, Open Hand

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:32“What does it mean to be generous? Is there enough of everything to go around? Why should we share anyway? Maybe the golden Buddha Ratnasambhava has the answers…”

A talk given at Buddhafield 2011 in the Dharma Parlour.

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Community Highlights

Buddhafield eBooks - Dhiramati: Myth, Poetry and the Goddess

Buddhafield eBooks - Dhiramati: Myth, Poetry and the Goddess

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 16:35An appropriately mythic start to affairs and to this series of Buddhafield eBooks beautifully produced by the textually heroic Lokabandhu…

Dhiramati delving into our deep pagan roots…

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