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Dharmabyte: Four-Fold Right Effort

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 4 Feb, 2019 - 14:00

Our Dharmbyte today FBA Dharmabyte is from Bhante Sangharakshita called Four-Fold Perfect Effort. Discussing the evolution of consciousness, this lecture explains that at the stage of reflexive consciousness, deliberate effort is required for any further progress. Right Effort is fourfold: preventing and eradicating the unskilful, and cultivating and maintaining the skilful.

From the talk, The Conscious Evolution of Man: Right Effort, given in 1968 as part of the series ...

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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The Conscious Evolution of Man - Right Effort

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 2 Feb, 2019 - 14:00

This week’s FBA Podcast by Sangharakshita a is entitled The Conscious Evolution of Man: Right Effort. Discussing the evolution of consciousness, this lecture explains that at the stage of reflexive consciousness, deliberate effort is required for any further progress. Right Effort is fourfold: preventing and eradicating the unskilful, and cultivating and maintaining the skilful.

Talk given in 1968 as part of the series The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path.

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Dharmabyte: The Bodhisattva Spirit

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 12:37

In this FBA Dharmabyte Sangharakshita illustrates the cosmic grandeur of The Bodhisattva Spirit. This is from the talk entitled ‘The Cosmic Significance of the Bodhisattva Ideal’ from The Higher Evolution series given in 1969.

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#farewellwindhorse: Saying Goodbye, Live from Cambridge

By Candradasa on Thu, 16 Apr, 2015 - 23:08

#farewellwindhorse: Saying Goodbye, Live from Cambridge

By Candradasa on Thu, 16 Apr, 2015 - 23:08

On Saturday April 18th between 2-6pm UK / 9am-1pm EST we’ll be live streaming from the final gathering and celebration of Windhorse:Evolution in Cambridge, UK.

150 people who’ve worked there over the years will come together to say goodbye - join us via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr. Share your own pictures and good wishes, and watch the live video feed on the day courtesy...

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Community Highlights

Windhorse Evolution Closes - A Final Ritual (Extended Highlights)

By Candradasa on Sat, 4 Apr, 2015 - 20:58

Windhorse Evolution Closes - A Final Ritual (Extended Highlights)

By Candradasa on Sat, 4 Apr, 2015 - 20:58

After 35 years of trading as Buddhist Right Livelihood business in the UK, Windhorse:Evolution closed its doors. They did so in an exemplary way - with no debts, helping their Fair Trade suppliers to make a difficult transition, and taking very good care of all their employees. 

Here are extended highlights from the workers’ final ritual in Cambridge, UK, on March 26th 2015. 

Footage and photography by Ivan Villamar Trujillo as part of The Buddhist Centre Online’s...

Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

A Final Goodbye

By Aryajaya on Fri, 3 Apr, 2015 - 21:15

A Final Goodbye

By Aryajaya on Fri, 3 Apr, 2015 - 21:15

So the time has come to say a final goodbye with our last ever post. The majority of our stores are now closed with only West London and our Brighton Clearance Store left until Saturday 4th April.

We are pleased that our aim to close the business down in an ethical way over the last few months has been working really well. A big thank you to all of our loyal customers over the last 30 years,...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Windhorse:Evolution's Final Ritual - Live On The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 - 23:31

Windhorse:Evolution's Final Ritual - Live On The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 - 23:31

On Thursday March 25th - the internet gods permitting - we’ll be streaming live coverage of parts of the final ritual at Windhorse:Evolution. You can follow along on Instagram as well as on Twitter, Tumblr and...

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Community Highlights

Live Coverage of Windhorse:Evolution's Final Ritual

By Centre Team on Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 - 23:18

Live Coverage of Windhorse:Evolution's Final Ritual

By Centre Team on Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 - 23:18

On Thursday March 25th, with our friend Ivan’s help - and the internet gods permitting - we’ll be streaming live coverage of parts of the final ritual at Windhorse:Evolution. You can follow along on Instagram as well as on Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook

Coverage starts at 9am UK / 5am EST ...

Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

How We Work

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 31 Oct, 2014 - 12:30

How We Work

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 31 Oct, 2014 - 12:30The 100 Days of Ethical Giving Campaign helps to support Evolution - an ethical business based within the Triratna Sangha - as it faces difficult trading conditions on the High Street.

Throughout the campaign we want to share information about our ethical trading criteria and our products but, being a Buddhist business, our ethical values go deeper than our trading relationships. After all, many businesses say they are ethical and have all the accreditations to...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Take One Simple Thing

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 11:29

Take One Simple Thing

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 11:29As part of our 100 Days of Ethical giving Campaign, we are also looking at the environmental impact of what we buy.

Just looking at one of our products shows you how you can make a difference once you start considering its’ journey. A simple, £18 recycled glass vase has a whole environmental story to tell!

Just choosing recycled glass over newly made glass means that;

- You are supporting constant recycling. Glass can be recycled over...

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