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FBA Podcast: Forgiveness and Happiness

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 14 Sep, 2019 - 14:00

Touching on the themes of righteous indignation, spiritual bypassing, empathy, non-violent communication, envy and exploring apology, confession and working with betrayal, Santavajri poses the question as to whether we can forgive ourselves and move towards unconditional love for all beings. An exploration of verses 4, 5 and 6 of the Eight Verses for Training the Mind.

Talk given at the Women’s Area Order Weekend at Adhisthana, December 2018 as of the series Women’s Area Order...

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FBA Podcast: Forgiveness and Happiness

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 8 Jun, 2019 - 14:00

Our FBA Podcast this week is entitled Forgiveness and Happiness. Santavajri explores verses 4, 5 and 6 of the Eight Verses for Training the Mind. She begins with her realisation that a motivator for her spiritual practice has been a quest for happiness.

Touching on the themes of righteous indignation, spiritual bypassing, empathy, non-violent communication, envy and exploring apology, confession and working with betrayal, Santavajri poses the question as to whether we can forgive ourselves and move towards unconditional...

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Dharmabyte: We All Want to be Happy

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 28 May, 2018 - 17:38

This Dharmabyte podcast is brought to you by Maitreyabandhu. We yearn to be happy, yet we don’t know where to find happiness. The central problem of human life - we try all sorts of things, it’s like a koan we are all born with.

From the talk The Happiness Problem by Maitreyabandhu given as part of the LBC’s Urban Retreat in June 2009.

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Dharmabyte: The Fulcrum of Vedana

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 15 May, 2018 - 12:00

This FBA Dharmabyte is from a talk by Kulaprabha called The Alchemy of Happiness, a thoughtful take on the positive emotions cultivated in the ‘Brahma Vihara’ meditations.

This excerpt, called ‘The Fulcrum of Vedana’, takes a look at the relationship between mindfulness and positive emotion. Talk given at the Western Buddhist Order convention, 2007.

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FBA Podcast: Adventures in the Pure Land - Happiness

By Rijupatha on Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 - 20:12

FBA Podcast: Adventures in the Pure Land - Happiness

By Rijupatha on Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 - 20:12Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

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Our FBA Podcast this week is “Adventures in the Pure Land – Happiness”. Here Ratnaguna begins a series of four special talks at Manchester Buddhist Centre on the Pure Land sutras, with an exploration on the theme of Happiness...
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Dharmabyte: One Big Mistake

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 20:32
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte,“One Big Mistake”, Padmakumara gives us much to consider in the areas of existential suffering, incompleteness, and the wrong view that external things can be relied on for happiness. From the talk “I Read the News Today, Oh Boy” – A talk on real practice in the sometimes painfully real world…...