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FBA Podcast: Faith - the Key to the Mystery of Life

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 14:13

This FBA Podcast is a talk by Saccanama called Faith: the Key to the Mystery of Life.

Saccanama speaks with passion, clarity and intelligence, weaving ideas with personal examples in this high quality talk.

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Dharmabyte: Changing Faith

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 - 17:36

In this FBA Dharmabyte entitled ‘Changing Faith’, Sangharakshita discusses how Faith (shraddha) arises in dependence on unsatisfactoriness (dukkha). From the talk The Dynamics of Being given in 1966 as part of the series Introducing Buddhism.

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Dharmabyte: Faith

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 - 17:34

In this FBA Dharmabyte entitled ‘Faith’, Subhadramati explores what Buddhism means by faith, pointing us to what exactly we need to have faith in if we are to deepen into life. From the talk of the same name, Faith, given on the Urban Retreat 2016.

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Dharmabyte: Confidence

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 - 17:32

This FBA Dharmabyte is entitled ‘Confidence’. Confidence in the three jewels is incredibly important for our spiritual lives. Excerpted from the talk of the same title, Confidence, which includes a led meditation.

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Reverencing the Buddha At the Place of His Enlightenment by Purna

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 7 Feb, 2018 - 07:36

As his contribution to evoking the “lion’s roar” of the Buddha, Purna talks about myth and the importance of reverence in any spiritual life, regardless of temperament. We are given a faith-centered tour of the seven traditional spots around the Bodhi tree marking different aspects of the Buddha’s Enlightenment experience. And Purna enjoins us to “release faith” by following in the Buddha’s footsteps and dropping our rigid self view…

Recorded at Bodhgaya, India, 2018.

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Advice to the 100 Fortunate Women - Parami

Posted by akasajoti to Buddhist Centre Features on Sat, 9 Dec, 2017 - 10:57

Advice to the 100 Fortunate Women - Parami

Posted by akasajoti to Buddhist Centre Features on Sat, 9 Dec, 2017 - 10:57

The closing talk from the women’s area order weekend at Adhisthana in December 2017. The weekend was on the theme of Padmasambhava and the Arising of Faith.

Parami riffs off of the Advice from the Lotus Born given to Yeshe Tsogyal on the conditions for the arising of faith. She talks of a vision she had of Padmasambhava at Dhanakhosa earlier in the year, and her reflections since on the relevance of Padmasambhava to her personally, to the Order, and to the...

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Great Faith, Great Wisdom - Complete Retreat Recordings By Ratnaguna

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 22 Sep, 2017 - 15:05

On this retreat, recorded during the recent Rainy Season Retreat at Bristol Buddhist Centre in the UK, Ratnaguna guides us on a journey into Amitābha’s Pure Land, Sukhāvati – a mythical realm where the ground is golden, trees are made of jewels, heavenly musical instruments play ravishing music, and magical birds sing the Dharma. It is a vast ‘illumined image’ – a symbol of the beauty and joy of the spiritual life. The three Pure Land sutras invite...

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