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Dharmabyte: Speaking About the Goal

By Rijupatha on Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 - 16:02
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte we hear from Ratnaghosha from the Men’s Combined Convention in “Speaking About the Goal.” Words and descriptions cannot fully encapsulate transcendental experience. Inspired by verses from Milarepa’s final exhortation from “The Shepherd’s Search for Mind”, which provides a complete path, effortlessly combining devotion and meditation:

Without arrival, he reaches the place of...
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Dharmabyte: Hearing the Cuckoo’s Cry

By Rijupatha on Mon, 13 Oct, 2014 - 18:49
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte we hear from Maitreyabandhu, from the Men’s Combined Convention, in his talk “Hearing the Cuckoo’s Cry.” Reading haiku, Maitreyabandhu brings us to reflect on our shared understanding of the goal of insight and enlightenment.

This is an excerpt from the second talk given on the European Triratna Men’s Convention at Adhisthana on...
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Dharmabyte: Acting in Accordance with our Values

By Rijupatha on Thu, 9 Oct, 2014 - 14:58
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Subhadramati shares her insights on ethics in today’s FBA Dharmabyte: “Acting in Accordance with our Values,” an excerpt from a the talk “Ethics As a Path to Insight.” Practicing ethics leads to greater happiness, springs out of our empathy for others, and eventually becomes free of any notion of self and other. Given on August 30 2014...
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Dharmabyte: Six Guides to Insight and a Touch of Magic

By Rijupatha on Thu, 2 Oct, 2014 - 16:20
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Danapriya brings us our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Six Guides to Insight and a Touch of Magic.” The fourth and last (short) talk in a panel called “Spreading the Dharma as a Path to Insight”, given at the European Combined Order Convention held at Wymondham College on 23 August 2014.

The theme of the convention was “The...
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Dharmabyte: The Nature of Other

By Rijupatha on Thu, 10 Apr, 2014 - 15:57
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte titled “The Nature of Other” is an excerpt from the aptly named talk, “Awareness is Revolutionary“, by Vajratara. Given on a Young Womens’ Weekend retreat this talk explores Sangharakshita’s aphorism ‘Awareness is Revolutionary’. Exploring the revolution that greater awareness can bring to our lives:greater freedom, perspective and choice!

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Just Sitting with Vessantara

By Candradasa on Sat, 28 Jul, 2012 - 10:05
This is one of those essential listening things. Vessantara on day 3 of the European Chairs’ Assembly helping us explore the rich area of spiritual receptivity and its place in the Triratna system of practice. Much of the day was spent practicing and talking about ‘Just Sitting’. Tune in to hear what we did and see how you might ask the questions about your own experience that can lead to the arising of Insight into the nature of...

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