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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...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhafield Festival talks and photos now online

By lokabandhu on Wed, 25 Jul, 2012 - 08:52

Buddhafield Festival talks and photos now online

By lokabandhu on Wed, 25 Jul, 2012 - 08:52A week ago saw the end of the muddiest-ever the Buddhafield Festival - but rave reviews from many of the 2,900 festival-goers. We’ve been digging out some of the best photos we’ve found, and posting onto Free Buddhist Audio a selection of the many talks given in the Dharma Parlour. There’s more to come - including the video versions - so watch this space! Some great photos of the Festival can be seen on Flickr or...
Triratna News
Triratna News

This Dharma Day let's turn the Wheel of the Dharma together!

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Jun, 2012 - 06:18

This Dharma Day let's turn the Wheel of the Dharma together!

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Jun, 2012 - 06:18Dharmachakra (‘The Wheel of the Dharma’) is the name of the charity behind Triratna’s Free Buddhist Audio service. And at the full moon in July Buddhists around the world will celebrate ‘Dharmachakra Day’, the festival day that marks Buddha’s first teaching…

So this summer, let’s all work together to turn the Wheel the Dharma!

Listen to ‘The Word of the Buddha’ to learn more about why we celebrate Dharmachakra Day. In this great talk...
Magnifying glass over Dharmachakra cassette
Dharma Tape History Detectives

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.
File NameSize
wind-snippet.mp33.43 MB
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Subject: 1630

By viriyalila on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 14:31

Subject: 1630

By viriyalila on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 14:31Subject: 1630

Useful fact of the day - there are now 1630 talks on the FBA website.

(Courtesy of Samudradaka)

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

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


The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now

Imagining the Buddha - by Ratnaguna

By lokabandhu on Thu, 24 May, 2012 - 12:55
A talk given by Ratnaguna at the LBC’s Wesak Festival day in May 2010.
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

The History of and Value in Team-Based Right Livelihood

By Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 25 Apr, 2012 - 12:05
Can’t resist posting a FreeBuddhistAudio talk on Right Livelihood; there’s lots to choose from but this is by Subhuti, a fine survey of the history of Team-Based Right Livelihood as practiced in Triratna - and the value in it.  More at http://freebuddhistaudio.com/search?q=right livelihood. 
Triratna News
Triratna News

Free Buddhist Audio’s UK Centre Tour

By lokabandhu on Fri, 23 Mar, 2012 - 17:38

Free Buddhist Audio’s UK Centre Tour

By lokabandhu on Fri, 23 Mar, 2012 - 17:38Viriyalila - usually resident in New Hampshire USA - writes from Brighton, on the other side of the pond, with news of her UK Centre (sorry, Center!) tour in aid of Triratna’s Free Buddhist Audio project. She says - “Hi to everyone in our Free Buddhist Audio community. I’m currently in the UK visiting different centres, giving presentations and leading study to promote and fundraise for Free Buddhist Audio. I’m about halfway through my trip...
Triratna News
Triratna News

The Dharma Tape History Detectives and Other News from Free Buddhist Audio

By lokabandhu on Sat, 17 Dec, 2011 - 06:37

The Dharma Tape History Detectives and Other News from Free Buddhist Audio

By lokabandhu on Sat, 17 Dec, 2011 - 06:37Today’s Triratna News post comes from the ‘Busy Bees of FBA’ - as they’re pleased to describe themselves! Free Buddhist Audio (FBA) is Triratna’s groundbreaking audio project, part of the Dharmachakra sound and text archives, hosting well over 1,000 Dharma talks and millions of words of transcriptions online, all available for free download. Viriyalila, their director of finances and fundraising writes with their news, saying:

“We’ve not been in touch for a while, as the team behind...

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