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Themes from the Dharma Life of Urgyen Sangharakshita (Triratna International Council 2019)

By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 19 Sep, 2019 - 15:07

A series of talks from the 2019 Triratna International Council, with the whole event set in the context of the Council considering deeply and studying the Dharma together. 

This year’s theme was major elements from the Dharma biography of Sangharakshita, Triratna’s founder, which are of wider relevance to anyone endeavouring to lead a Buddhist life. The four areas explored are:

1. Going Forth and Going for Refuge by Saddhaloka

2. Sangharakshita’s First Connection with His Teachers and Receiving Practices by Aryajaya

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The Lion's Roar for the Next 50 Years

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Feb, 2018 - 12:13

Two talks from the final day of the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya in India.

Firstly, Ratnakumar from Orissa, India, gives a rousing call to Dhamma practice as an example we can set for the future and for those who follow in our footsteps on the path over the next 50 years.

The second talk is from Upekshanandi, originally from Poland, now living in Scotland, who explores her sense of the gifts we can leave for the practitioners of the future.

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Upekshanandi - The Lion's Roar for the Next 50 Years

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 18 Feb, 2018 - 17:09

Our second and final talk on the last day of the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya in India. Here’s Upekshanandi, originally from Poland, now living in Scotland, with her sense of the gifts we can leave for the practitioners of the future.

Talk recorded at Bodhgaya, India, February 2018.

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International Convention 2018 - Sinhanada, The Lion’s Roar

Ratnakumar - The Lion's Roar for the Next 50 Years

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 18 Feb, 2018 - 17:02

Our first talk on the final day of the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya in India. Ratnakumar from Orissa, India, gives a rousing call to Dhamma practice as an example we can set for the future and for those who follow in our footsteps on the path over the next 50 years.

Talk recorded at Bodhgaya, India, February 2018.

See all posts from the 2018 International Order Convention...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Interviewing Lokamitra and Subhuti in India

By Candradasa on Thu, 11 Apr, 2013 - 20:24

Interviewing Lokamitra and Subhuti in India

By Candradasa on Thu, 11 Apr, 2013 - 20:24“Why do you want to interview them together?” a few people asked me in India. Something to do with wanting to hold up the best exemplars in our community. Not perfect people, not “famous” people, just Dharma farers who have given their lives to working for the benefit of others. Also, they were there! And I was there. And I might never get the chance again…

Hear the whole interview here

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