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The Twelve Days of FBA (2020) - Day 5: 'Guided Mindfulness of Breathing Practice' by Kamalashila

By Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 30 Dec, 2020 - 06:00

The Twelve Days of FBA (2020) - Day 5: 'Guided Mindfulness of Breathing Practice' by Kamalashila

By Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 30 Dec, 2020 - 06:00

For the Fifth Day of our Twelve Days of FBA, Aryaketu enthuses about the impact of Free Buddhist Audio on his practice life in India. We invited him to recommend a recording that he feels has also played a significant role in the lives of many of our sangha and beyond in the birthplace of the Buddha.

Aryaketu’s offering is one of the most influential in our archive, The Mindfulness of Breathing meditation lead-through by Kamalashila based on his...

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The Twelve Days of FBA (2020) - Day 4: 'The More They Beat Us, The Louder We Sang – The Perfection of Patience' by Padmavajra

By Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 29 Dec, 2020 - 06:00

The Twelve Days of FBA (2020) - Day 4: 'The More They Beat Us, The Louder We Sang – The Perfection of Patience' by Padmavajra

By Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 29 Dec, 2020 - 06:00

And today’s talk in our Twelve Days of FBA celebration is selected by Sadhayasihi, who wears many hats in the Dharmachakra team, contributing to both Free Buddhist Audio and The Buddhist Centre Online on social media, podcasts, and our live events and Home Retreats. 

Sadayasihi was deeply inspired by a talk by Padmavajra on Ksanti – Patience, from the Bodhicaryavatara Series, entitled ‘The More They Beat Us, The Louder We Sang – The Perfection of...

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The Twelve Days of FBA (2020) - Day 3: 'On Laziness' by Saddhanandi

By Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 28 Dec, 2020 - 06:00

The Twelve Days of FBA (2020) - Day 3: 'On Laziness' by Saddhanandi

By Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 28 Dec, 2020 - 06:00

Our third talk this year is recommended by Kusaladevi who joined the Dharmachakra team this past year to help with social media and has been a delight to work with!

She has selected a talk by her preceptor, Saddhanandi, Chair at Adhisthana and a much-loved speaker. ‘On Laziness’ was given as part of the Glasgow Buddhist Centre’s Rainy Season Retreat in March 2020.

Thousands of people around the world rely on FBA for their connection to the Dharma online. Our service is always...

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The Twelve Days of FBA (2020) - Day 2: 'The Nucleus of a New Society' by Sangharakshita

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 27 Dec, 2020 - 06:30

The Twelve Days of FBA (2020) - Day 2: 'The Nucleus of a New Society' by Sangharakshita

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 27 Dec, 2020 - 06:30

Jay has been with Dharmachakra since 2018 and is part of our web development team, which helps keep Free Buddhist Audio running smoothly!

His recommended talk for this year’s Twelve Days of FBA is a classic by Sangharakshita, entitled ‘The Nucleus of a New Society’. This seminal talk was given in 1976, as part of the series ‘Buddhism for Today and Tomorrow’.

Give the greatest gift anyone can give – the gift of the Dharma – with a...

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The Twelve Days of FBA! Day 1: 'Radical Kindness in a Violent World' by Viryajyoti

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 26 Dec, 2020 - 09:00

The Twelve Days of FBA! Day 1: 'Radical Kindness in a Violent World' by Viryajyoti

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 26 Dec, 2020 - 09:00

2020 has been a year in which our practice of the Dharma has been called upon time and time again. Witnessing this, our first talk (recommended by FBA’s podcast curator, Viriyalila) is called Radical Kindness in a Violent World by Viryajyoti, given at Cambridge Buddhist Centre, UK.

This is a beautiful talk, exemplifying a spirit of engagement with life that knows how transforming the world must begin with each of us. The pandemic and its many challenges ask us to strengthen our practice of deep kindness, towards ourselves and all beings. Listen...

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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...

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Countdown to #buddhaday - 8 days to go...

By akasajoti on Fri, 1 May, 2020 - 13:50

Countdown to #buddhaday - 8 days to go...

By akasajoti on Fri, 1 May, 2020 - 13:50

Countdown to #buddhaday !⠀

We’re looking forward to sharing footage from the Clear Vision Trust archive, gathered for our Buddha Day celebrations, of Sangharakshita talking about the Buddha and his Enlightenment.⠀

thebuddhistcentre.com/buddha-day for the programme and to join in!⠀

🎧 …and from the Free Buddhist Audio archives, ‘Readings from the Pali Canon’ by Sangharakshita, with a beautiful booklet here.

📷 The Buddha’s...

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The 12 Days of FBA: 5,000 Talks and Counting!

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 27 Dec, 2019 - 16:02

The 12 Days of FBA: 5,000 Talks and Counting!

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 27 Dec, 2019 - 16:02

Our gift to you, now and all year round, is over 5,000 talks that are free to access, from an ever-widening circle of practitioners on topics ranging from mindfulness to early Buddhism to the Bodhisattva Ideal to the environment to Zen and the art of living well. You’ll find thoughtful reflections, experienced instruction around meditation and ethics, and always beautifully considered responses to what’s happening in the world around us. You’ll meet beings of many kinds, opening up their lives...

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Podcast - Working in an Online Team: A Buddhist Perspective

By Centre Team on Wed, 30 Oct, 2019 - 17:31

This podcast features the Dharmachakra team - who bring you The Buddhist Centre Online website and platform, Free Buddhist Audio, podcasts like this one, event coverage, technical support and more besides!

As part of an online practice week in August some of this team gathered to talk about the Dharma and how they practice it in the context of their lives - in particular, in a busy, online ‘team-based right livelihood’, working with other Buddhists, bringing in...

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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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