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Dharmabytes Podcast #381 - 'What is freedom?' by Sagaraghosa

By Candradasa on Sun, 14 Sep, 2014 - 16:22
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “What is freedom?” Sagaraghosa offers a pithy talk exploring the Buddha’s practical suggestions to find greater freedom in one’s life – genuine freedom that does not rely on external factors to give a sense of freedom.

From the talk, “The Liberated Mind,” third in a series of four talks given at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre in 2011...
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Dharmabytes Podcast - The Bardo of Dream by Sangharakshita

By Candradasa on Wed, 10 Sep, 2014 - 15:25
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According to Tibetan tradition, in the bardo, an ‘intermediate state’ in the endless round of birth and death, we are free for an instant from that round. The Tibetan book of the Dead (Bardo Thodol) describes six of these opportunities for escape from reactivity. In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “The Bardo of Dream,” Sangharakshita describes the second of the six bardos, the bardo of dreams. From the talk “Psycho-Spiritual Symbolism...
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The Early Days of Dharmachakra: A Conversation with Ananda

By Candradasa on Thu, 30 Aug, 2012 - 23:25
Extracts from a delightful conversation between Viriyalila and Ananda, the founder of Dharmachakra Tapes (the old name for Free Buddhist Audio). A published poet who was ordained in the Triratna Buddhist Order (then the Western Buddhist Order) in 1968, Ananda was one of the first people to make audio recordings of Sangharakshita as early as 1966. I was interested in hearing stories about these early days of Dharmachakra and the conversation included some thoughts on the nature of communication, Ananda’s...
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Worldly Winds snippet

By rodashruti on Mon, 11 Jun, 2012 - 01:30
This goes along with the blog post I just published. Now that I have a better sense of the interface I realize I could’ve put the blog post here. Oh, well! So the wind blows. The point of this file is to demonstrate the state of the original recording, so prepare yourself for a lot of hiss and very little voice.
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wind-snippet.mp33.43 MB
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discover the dharma a thousand times

By viriyalila on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 03:24
We created a new poster for 2012: “discover the dharma a thousand times”

Bringing together a number of images we use alongside our talks to highlight all we have to offer: dharma talks, audio-books, podcasts, study resources, online community, local projects, ethics, meditation, buddhist wisdom, the arts