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Fear & Fearlessness - October Podcasts

By viriyalila on Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 02:10

Fear & Fearlessness - October Podcasts

By viriyalila on Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 02:10With the coming of autumn in the northern hemisphere, we thought we’d explore the theme of fear, and fearlessness as we begin the month of October. Subscribe to both our free podcasts! Every Saturday we release a full length talk in our FBA Podcast and then twice weekly we offer a little nugget of Dharma in our Dharmabytes. Our team loves putting these podcasts together for our community - info [at] freebuddhistaudio.com...
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Cutting the Rope: FBA Dharmabyte

By viriyalila on Tue, 15 Oct, 2013 - 21:26
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Cutting the Rope,” is an excerpt from the talk “Touching the Void” by Jnanavaca. Here he talks about the analogy of ‘cutting the rope’ and taking responsibility. In the full talk Jnanavaca relates events in Joe Simpson’s popular mountaineering book ‘Touching the Void’ to aspects of Buddhist practice. Look out for some wonderful quotes – from T.E. Lawrence to Einstein. Inspiring stuff all round…

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2004...
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Why Are We So Afraid?

By viriyalila on Fri, 11 Oct, 2013 - 01:13
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Why Are We So Afraid?,” is an excerpt from the talk “Dying to Live” by Vidyamala. Here she talks about being present with fear in the face of impermanence.

In the full talk, Vidyamala gives a strong account of working with suffering and sorrow in life, and of transforming experience into one characterized by contentment and a sense of meaning. From her own practice of living with chronic pain comes a...
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Tasting Fear

By viriyalila on Mon, 30 Sep, 2013 - 13:23
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Tasting Fear,” by Kulaprabha is an an excerpt from the talk “Spiritual Death, Fear and Fearlessness.” Spiritual Death is about death of our fixed, bounded self, the self that is made up of bundled habits and preferences and views – especially views about existence and non-existence. So don’t be surprised if, when contemplating the impermanence and unreliability of that small self, you taste fear. It’s natural enough in the circumstances. After all,...

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