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Join the Team at Free Buddhist Audio and The Buddhist Centre Online!

By Centre Team on Mon, 31 Dec, 2018 - 15:36

Join the Team at Free Buddhist Audio and The Buddhist Centre Online!

By Centre Team on Mon, 31 Dec, 2018 - 15:36

In 2019 Dharmachakra (the team behind The Buddhist Centre Online and Free Buddhist Audio) is expanding. Thanks to grants from FutureDharma and the European Chairs’ Assembly we are finally able to turn our attention to sustainable mobile development for all Triratna central websites and services. 

We’re looking for:

  • An experienced junior or senior front-end developer.
     
  • An experienced Android developer.
     
  • An experienced iOS developer.

If the thought of helping us spread the Dharma with work on mobile applications excites you, we’d...

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

50 Years, 50 Voices: Ananda

By Satyalila on Wed, 18 Apr, 2018 - 22:55

So my impression of Bhante was that he was a magician who had some secrets that I wanted to get…

Ananda’s Annals 
In 1968 I was a 24 year old hippy living in a Buddhist commune in Purley.  I was also a sound engineer working at the BBC.  I was ordained into the Western Buddhist Order in April 1968.

In 1978 I was an ex-hippy art student studying for a Diploma in Graphic Design at Croydon College of Art.  I also began writing...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Buddhist Centre Online, Free Buddhist Audio, Triratna Centre Sites Back Online!

By Candradasa on Thu, 26 Oct, 2017 - 13:40

The Buddhist Centre Online, Free Buddhist Audio, Triratna Centre Sites Back Online!

By Candradasa on Thu, 26 Oct, 2017 - 13:40

Dear Friends,

Thanks for your many sympathetic messages of support over a rather long and trying 5 days here at Dharmachakra after the loss of most Triratna online sites and services. We really appreciated them!

Read about what happened and how we’ll avoid it in future

After last Thursday’s usually routine disk changes went wrong at our server hosts, Fasthosts UK, the team here endured a fruitless weekend being stonewalled by them (“there was an...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Twelve Days of FBA - Day 1: Sangharakshita Speaks Online

By Rijupatha on Sat, 26 Dec, 2015 - 06:00

Twelve Days of FBA - Day 1: Sangharakshita Speaks Online

By Rijupatha on Sat, 26 Dec, 2015 - 06:00

Dharmachakra - the Triratna web team that brings you Free Buddhist Audio and The Buddhist Centre Online - would like to thank you for your support this year by offering a little look back at some Dharma highlights from 2015.

From the 26th of December to the 6th of January we’ll be bringing you Twelve Days of FBA over at our space on The Buddhist Centre Online. We’ll be posting something special each day: an inspiring talk here, a moving story or two there. As well as some...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Interview: The Making of FBA

By Rijupatha on Fri, 29 Mar, 2013 - 21:18
In this fun and informal set of interview segments with Candradasa we get a front seat to the history and behind-the-scenes development of Free Buddhist Audio - from its origins as the Dharmachakra Tapes up to the present moment as an invaluable Dharma resource for thousands of Buddhist practitioners around the world.

As Dharmachakra and Free Buddhist Audio now move into a new era (and new projects with The Buddhist Centre Online), he also discusses how sangha, dharma practice,...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

The Early Days of Dharmachakra: A Conversation with Ananda

By Candradasa on Thu, 30 Aug, 2012 - 23:25
Extracts from a delightful conversation between Viriyalila and Ananda, the founder of Dharmachakra Tapes (the old name for Free Buddhist Audio). A published poet who was ordained in the Triratna Buddhist Order (then the Western Buddhist Order) in 1968, Ananda was one of the first people to make audio recordings of Sangharakshita as early as 1966. I was interested in hearing stories about these early days of Dharmachakra and the conversation included some thoughts on the nature of communication, Ananda’s...