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The Voice That Says ‘Be Generous’

By viriyalila on Thu, 14 Nov, 2013 - 16:54
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is titled The Voice That Says ‘Be Generous’ by Vajratara. To have friends, we need to learn to be a friend. Friendship is an active practice, not to be left to chance. In this excerpt from the talk “How to Be a Friend” Vajratara points out the a friend reminds us of our own ethical values...
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Becoming A Mitra (ePub/PDF versions)

By Candradasa on Fri, 20 Sep, 2013 - 23:15
Here are some versions of ‘Becoming A Mitra’ for pdf and any eReader that supports ePub. We are still working on getting a version together for Kindle and will update the post when it’s ready…
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Becoming A Mitra.epub3.99 MB
Becoming A Mitra.pdf484.97 KB
Practical Buddhism: Mindfulness and Skilful Living in the Modern Era

Transcripts of Talks by Paramabandhu

By Paramabandhu on Fri, 12 Apr, 2013 - 18:30
Here are some pdf versions of my talks to download and read on whatever computer or portable device you favour!
Practical Buddhism: Mindfulness and Skilful Living in the Modern Era

15 Points For Friendship

By Paramabandhu on Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 15:31
Review by Free Buddhist Audio.

A useful look at the role friendship plays in our lives as practising Buddhists, following a classic ‘15 Points’ model… A good-humoured, honest approach to understanding what the Buddha means when he talks about spirtual friendship being the whole of the spirtual life...
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Karaniya Metta Sutta chant in Pali (end of Triratna International Retreat 2012)

By lokabandhu on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 21:52
The evening after the retreat ended, just the team left on site gathered for a quiet evening of meditation and chanting: a quietly perfect way to round off the International Retreat – some exquisite chanting of the sublime Karaniya Metta Sutta, which outlines the basis of the Buddhist practice of ‘friendship of the lovely’, ‘friendship of the beautiful’.