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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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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast No.246: Dreams and Rebirth by Sangharakshita

By Candradasa on Sun, 14 Sep, 2014 - 16:08

FBA Podcast No.246: Dreams and Rebirth by Sangharakshita

By Candradasa on Sun, 14 Sep, 2014 - 16:08Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

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This week’s FBA Podcast is a quite unusual and unexpectedly intimate talk from Sangharakshita, ‘Dreams and Rebirth’. Given at the wonderful old converted church that is now the resplendent Sheffield Buddhist Centre in the UK. Some lovely, evocative accounts from his personal dreamlife – tales of mediaeval monks! - and a significant and highly personal exploration of...
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Free Buddhist Audio

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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Free Buddhist Audio

Connect with Free Buddhist Audio in your favorite spaces!

By Rijupatha on Wed, 5 Mar, 2014 - 14:44

Connect with Free Buddhist Audio in your favorite spaces!

By Rijupatha on Wed, 5 Mar, 2014 - 14:44Free Buddhist Audio has always been dedicated to bringing the Dharma to listeners in as many places as possible. We try to go where our listeners are, and that’s why we have spaces on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, SoundCloud, here on The Buddhist Centre Online - and now on Tumblr too! Our team continues to work hard to develop a...
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Free Buddhist Audio launches new Tumblr blog

By Rijupatha on Fri, 21 Feb, 2014 - 14:46

Free Buddhist Audio launches new Tumblr blog

By Rijupatha on Fri, 21 Feb, 2014 - 14:46Free Buddhist Audio has always been dedicated to bringing the Dharma to listeners in as many places as possible. We try to go where our listeners are, and that’s why we have spaces on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, SoundCloud, here on The Buddhist Centre Online - and now on Tumblr too!

Our Tumblr space will be a resource for you to...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Into New Year With The Buddhist Centre Online

By Rijupatha on Mon, 30 Dec, 2013 - 15:15

Into New Year With The Buddhist Centre Online

By Rijupatha on Mon, 30 Dec, 2013 - 15:15

The latest issue of the Triratna Highlights newsletter, taking us into the new year, is fresh off the digital presses! If you’re signed up to receive it via email, it should be in your inbox now. If you’re not signed up, you can find the web version here, or go to ‘my profile’ (top right of any page when you are logged in), choose ‘edit’ and check the ‘Newsletter sign up’ box.

The newsletter gathers together some of the best...

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Dayanandi Reflects on "The Symbolism of Tara"

By Rijupatha on Thu, 26 Sep, 2013 - 17:09

Dayanandi Reflects on "The Symbolism of Tara"

By Rijupatha on Thu, 26 Sep, 2013 - 17:09We recently reported that an old cassette copy of Dayanandi’s talk “The Symbolism of Tara,” one of the many talks not yet digitized and online at Free Buddhist Audio, was discovered by a mitra at Dharmagiri Retreat Centre in Sweden. The audio includes a talk and a beautiful invocation given at Taraloka - important both as a historic record of Taraloka and as one of the earliest talks given by a female Order member. Realizing it was...
Triratna Anywhere
Triratna Anywhere

Tuning in to Triratna Dharma talks

By lokabandhu on Fri, 14 Jun, 2013 - 09:52

Tuning in to Triratna Dharma talks

By lokabandhu on Fri, 14 Jun, 2013 - 09:52The Triratna Buddhist Community has a fabulous on-line library of audio Dharma talks hosted at Free Buddhist Audio. They have well over 1,000 talks from Buddhist centres around the world. But if that’s a bit overwhelming (where exactly should you start?!) they also run two weekly Podcasts - FBA Talks and Dharmabytes. The first is a recommended talk chosen by the FBA team; the second,...
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Free Buddhist Audio

Interview: The Making of FBA

By Rijupatha on Fri, 29 Mar, 2013 - 21:18
In this fun and informal set of interview segments with Candradasa we get a front seat to the history and behind-the-scenes development of Free Buddhist Audio - from its origins as the Dharmachakra Tapes up to the present moment as an invaluable Dharma resource for thousands of Buddhist practitioners around the world.

As Dharmachakra and Free Buddhist Audio now move into a new era (and new projects with The Buddhist Centre Online), he also discusses how sangha, dharma practice,...
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Triratna News

Free Buddhist Audio goes German!

By lokabandhu on Wed, 24 Oct, 2012 - 06:09

Free Buddhist Audio goes German!

By lokabandhu on Wed, 24 Oct, 2012 - 06:09Viriyalila writes from New Hampshire with the latest news from Free Buddhist Audio - Triratna’s popular Dharma talks website, currently averaging 5,000 visitors a months - a figure which looks set to increase with the new German version of the site. She says - “This summer the Free Buddhist Audio team joined forces with Jnanacandra, chairwoman of Triratna’s centre in Essen, Germany, to create a fully functional, fully German version of Free Buddhist Audio.

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