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Dharmabyte: All The Things That Hold Us Back

By Zac on Thu, 12 May, 2022 - 06:00

Viryanaga recounts the myth of the Buddha’s Victory over Mara, drawing out the experiential aspects of the Buddha’s Enlightenment. Excerpted from the talk The Great Victory given at a mixed Sub35 event held at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2017.

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Dharmabyte: What Is Deeply True

By Zac on Mon, 9 May, 2022 - 06:00

When the Buddha finally sat down under the Bodhi tree and saw deeply into the nature of things, what had brought him to that point? And what happened next? Vishvapani focusses in on the Buddha’s experience after Enlightenment, bringing his nuanced, perceptive reading to the words the Buddha himself is said to have employed in order to best evoke his experiences as he struggled to give voice to them. 

Excerpted from the talk ...

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FBA Podcast: What The World Needs Now - An International Community And A Transcendental Vision

By Zac on Sat, 7 May, 2022 - 06:00

Subhuti offers a brilliantly evocative and personal call to connection, across all boundaries and conditionings. *** What the World Needs Now: Triratna’s Gift is a day celebrating our Dharma community’s contribution to the world. A vision of truth, communicated in a culture of kalyana mitrata (beautiful friendship) for the benefit of all.

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Dharmabyte: All Human Beings Are In Us

By Zac on Thu, 5 May, 2022 - 06:00

We are all human beings, all human beings are in us. Subhuti offers a brilliantly evocative and personal call to connection, across all boundaries and conditionings. In order to be deeply challenged, in order to transcend our self view, we need to go for refuge with people different from ourselves.

Excerpted from the talk What the World Needs Now: Triratna’s Gift, An International Community and A Transcendental Vision given on Triratna Day, April...

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Dharmabyte: Grace Waves Of The Buddha

By Zac on Mon, 2 May, 2022 - 06:00

Enlightened beings exemplify unconditional, unlimited love – something we as unenlightened beings can emulate and draw inspiration from to transform our relationships, self and world.

Excerpted from the talk entitled The Good Friend given by Sudrishti on Buddha Day at Sydney Buddhist Centre, 2017.

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Dharmabyte: Conducing to Cohesion

By Zac on Mon, 24 Jan, 2022 - 06:00

Vishangka explores the joys and challenges that arise in a spiritual community. Here we hear the retelling of the Culagosinga Sutta and the importance of cultivating skillfulness in actions of body, speech and mind.  

Excerpted from the talk Blending like Milk and Water: Sangha In the Buddha’s Time given at Manchester Buddhist Centre, 2019.

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FBA Dharma Story Hour Presents: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

By Zac on Wed, 29 Dec, 2021 - 18:20

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Dharmabyte: Sangha as Ideal Way of Human Relating

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 - 06:00

Padmakumara tells the story of three monks living together in harmony like milk and water.

Excerpted from the talk I Read the News Today, Oh Boy given at Birmingham Buddhist Centre, 2007.

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FBA Podcast: Not About Being Good - Beyond Guilt

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 17 Oct, 2020 - 05:10

Buddhist ethics are not about conforming to a set of conventions, not about ‘being good’ in order to gain rewards. Instead, living ethically springs from the awareness that other people are no different from yourself. You can actively develop this awareness, through cultivating love, clarity and contentment, which can ultimately help us to come into greater harmony with all that lives.

Arthapriya, a Public Preceptor who lives in Cambridge, takes a personal and Dharmic look at what...

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ICin5 No.6 - Day Four, Commonality, Conflict & The Past

By Centre Team on Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 00:21

ICin5 No.6 - Day Four, Commonality, Conflict & The Past

By Centre Team on Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 - 00:21

A packed day four at IC2020 Online! Nothing is ever black and white really, and today’s topics prove the point.  

Issues that could be contentious any time - past or future - present themselves directly. We hear from Jnanadhara and Subhadramati how that all went from the perspective of the UK & Ireland.

- Commonality, innovation and creative tension.
- Buddhist takes on conflict resolution.
- Facing the shadows of the past.

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