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FBA Podcast: Confession as a Path to Transcendental Insight

By Zac on Sat, 26 Feb, 2022 - 06:00

Sanghadevi looks at the relationship between Buddhist confession and forgiveness and the ability to see into the nature of reality.

Talk given at the Triratna [Western] Buddhist Order Women’s Convention, 1999.

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Dharmabyte: Forgiveness and Finally Letting Go

By Zac on Mon, 31 Jan, 2022 - 06:00

How can we be more present? Kiranada shares her reflections on forgiveness - for herself, for others - on losing things that were taken, not given.

A reading from her book A Year of Silence: Solitary Retreat in New Zealand Wilderness, from the talk entitled A Year of Silence (with Q & A) recorded at the Portsmouth Public Library, New Hampshire, USA, 2019.

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Dharmabyte: Apologies and Forgiveness

By Zac on Thu, 27 Jan, 2022 - 06:00

Our friendships with one another rely on apologies and forgiveness. In a talk describing the characteristics of the True Individual, a teaching from Sangharakshita, Subhadramati describes how the act of apology and forgiveness have the capacity to completely transform a friendship. 

From the talk entitled The True Individual given at Cambridge Buddhist Centre, 2017.

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FBA Podcast: Changing Power to Love

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 30 Nov, 2019 - 14:00

Drawing on Bhante’s paper on the Ten Pillars from 1984, the Dhammapada and the Mind Turning teachings, Dhammadinna talks about the paradigm shift we make in our ethical practice from power mode to love mode, and the renunciation of power and blame through which we enter into experience of forgiveness and ksanti.

This talk is part of the series The Order as Practice: Shifting Paradigms.

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FBA Podcast: Forgiveness and Happiness

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 14 Sep, 2019 - 14:00

Touching on the themes of righteous indignation, spiritual bypassing, empathy, non-violent communication, envy and exploring apology, confession and working with betrayal, Santavajri poses the question as to whether we can forgive ourselves and move towards unconditional love for all beings. An exploration of verses 4, 5 and 6 of the Eight Verses for Training the Mind.

Talk given at the Women’s Area Order Weekend at Adhisthana, December 2018 as of the series Women’s Area Order...

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FBA Podcast: Forgiveness and Happiness

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 8 Jun, 2019 - 14:00

Our FBA Podcast this week is entitled Forgiveness and Happiness. Santavajri explores verses 4, 5 and 6 of the Eight Verses for Training the Mind. She begins with her realisation that a motivator for her spiritual practice has been a quest for happiness.

Touching on the themes of righteous indignation, spiritual bypassing, empathy, non-violent communication, envy and exploring apology, confession and working with betrayal, Santavajri poses the question as to whether we can forgive ourselves and move towards unconditional...

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Triratna Highlights

Subhuti - For the Welfare of the World (Audio)

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 23:01

A great talk by Subhuti, live streamed around the world from London at the time, to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Triratna Buddhist Community. 

The fire of peace has been ignited in the world by the Buddha. It burns brightly today in the Triratna Order and movement, and inspired by Sangharakshita’s vision will burn well into the future – but how do we fan the flames so that the heat of practice transforms the world?

Chaired by Subhadramati....