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The Twelve Days of FBA – 2020 Style!

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 26 Dec, 2020 - 02:35

The Twelve Days of FBA – 2020 Style!

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 26 Dec, 2020 - 02:35

Warmest greetings and well wishes to you and your friends and family this festive season, from all of us at Free Buddhist Audio!

To rejoice in the turning of the year we are delighted to bring you our annual Twelve Days of FBA celebration! From December 26 - January 6, join us every day on InstagramFacebook and Twitter to hear some of the most inspiring Dharma talks around, recommended by our team and supporters around the world. Or click + follow above. Take part every day...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

The Inexhaustible Lamp: Support Free Buddhist Audio in 2019!

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 27 Dec, 2018 - 18:43

The Inexhaustible Lamp: Support Free Buddhist Audio in 2019!

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 27 Dec, 2018 - 18:43

“Sisters, there is a door of the Dharma called ‘The Inexhaustible Lamp.’ Practise it! What is it? Sisters, a single lamp may light hundreds of thousands of lamps without itself being diminished.“ 
(From the Vimalakirti Nirdesa)

2018 has been a momentous year for the Triratna Buddhist Community – incorporating the celebration of 50 years of the Order itself (listen to inspiring interviews from our ongoing 50 Years, 50 Voices project); and taking in, of course, the death of our founder, Urgyen Sangharakshita.

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #8 Wisdom Beyond Words

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 - 15:30

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #8 Wisdom Beyond Words

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 - 15:30

“The culmination of wisdom is freedom from all views. You have nothing to say. When all the answers are in your being, you have no need to keep them in your head.” - Sangharakshita (Seminar on The Door of Liberation)

The goal of Buddhism is the attainment of Enlightenment - but what is Enlightenment? One way of describing it is seeing the true nature of reality and living in accordance with that vision. An Enlightened being is free...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of The Buddhist Centre Online: #1 New Online Spaces and Physical Places

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 - 17:56

5 Years of The Buddhist Centre Online: #1 New Online Spaces and Physical Places

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 - 17:56

“Civic spaces are an extension of the community. When they work well, they serve as a stage for our public lives. If they function in their true civic role, they can be the settings where celebrations are held, where exchanges both social and economic take place, where friends run into each other, and where cultures mix.” [1]

Since The Buddhist Centre officially launched 5 years ago many web spaces have sprung into being which allow greater community building across Triratna as...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Austria calling Triratna!

By Munisha on Fri, 13 Jan, 2017 - 15:49

Austria calling Triratna!

By Munisha on Fri, 13 Jan, 2017 - 15:49

Triratna is now so large, it can be hard to remember that there are still many countries without any Triratna activities at all, even in Europe. In Vienna last September I got together with Thomas and Carina Rotter, Austrian Buddhists longing for someone to start Triratna activities there.

Triratna may well be one of the Buddhist movements making greatest use of online communications and, as you’ll see, they’ve certainly made determined use of it!

Thomas writes: “I found Triratna at...

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...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Wednesday On-Line Study - The Six Emphases of Triratna - Week 2

By Khemavassika on Tue, 29 Sep, 2015 - 15:30

Wednesday On-Line Study - The Six Emphases of Triratna - Week 2

By Khemavassika on Tue, 29 Sep, 2015 - 15:30

This special two-month online study is being led by Khemavassika, exploring the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community, as described by its founder Sangharakshita.  The Six Emphases detail central principles of the Triratna Community, marking what connects us and also what makes us different from other Buddhist traditions. 

For those participating, the next study session will be held this Wednesday, September 30th at 3:00 ET / 8:00 UK. (This week will repeat last week’s session because, due to techical difficulties, no one...

Online Meditators
Online Meditators

Wednesday Online Study: The Six Emphases of Triratna

By Rijupatha on Tue, 15 Sep, 2015 - 15:00

Wednesday Online Study: The Six Emphases of Triratna

By Rijupatha on Tue, 15 Sep, 2015 - 15:00

This special two-month online study, led by Khemavassika, will explore the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community, as described by its founder Sangharakshita.  The Six Emphases detail central principles of the Triratna Community, marking what connects us and also what makes us different from other Buddhist traditions. A superb study for anyone who would like to better understand our tradition.

Registration is required and space is limited to eight participants.
Study sessions begin this Wednesday, September 16th
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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Free Buddhist Audio Needs Your Support!

By Rijupatha on Wed, 17 Dec, 2014 - 13:02

Free Buddhist Audio Needs Your Support!

By Rijupatha on Wed, 17 Dec, 2014 - 13:02

a gift of the dharma is the greatest of all gifts…

As a member of the worldwide Free Buddhist Audio Community you already know how important it is to have access to quality Buddhist teachings for study, meditation, exploration and inspiration.

If you stream audio talks for enjoyment, download our weekly podcasts, follow along with the study course for mitras, or prepare for classes by searching our archives, Free Buddhist Audio is likely...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Free Buddhist Audio Celebrates Podcasting Milestones

By Rijupatha on Thu, 13 Nov, 2014 - 17:43

Free Buddhist Audio Celebrates Podcasting Milestones

By Rijupatha on Thu, 13 Nov, 2014 - 17:43This coming week at Free Buddhist Audio is very unique and important for us. On Saturday we’ll be publishing our 250th FBA Podcast, and then on the following Monday we hit the 400th podcast mark for FBA Dharmabytes!

To make the week even more special, our theme for this week and next is a celebration of the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Community, Sangharakshita, without...

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