Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Gestures of Metta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 14 Jan, 2019 - 11:00

What needs to be seen and known in our experience of suffering in order for it to lead to freedom and compassion? Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is called Gestures of Metta by Saddhanandi. This beautiful collection of thoughts on metta is the introduction to a guided meditation.

The full talk, entitled Metta and Beauty, is from a 12 day meditation retreat on Metta as a Path to Insight given at Taraloka, May 2015.

Subscribe to...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Into the Depths

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 7 Jan, 2019 - 11:00

What needs to be seen and known in our experience of suffering in order for it to lead to freedom and compassion? Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is called Into the Depths from the talk Insight Into Dukkha by Dayajoti.

Number eight in a series of talks from a 12-day Metta and Insight Retreat at Taraloka, 2015.

Subscribe to the Dharmabytes podcast

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Going Beyond Self

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 30 May, 2018 - 16:17

This Dharmabyte podcast is called ‘Going Beyond Self in Sangha’ and is an excerpt from the talk Being and Building a Sangha Heart.

In 2017 Birmingham Buddhist Centre turned their energies towards being and building a vibrant Sangha heart for their community. This short talk, given by Singhamati Chair of the Birmingham Buddhist Centre at the launch of this project, explores how the practice of Sangha is essential for insight on the journey towards Enlightenment.

...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Metta as Dependent Arising

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 28 May, 2018 - 16:56

In this Dharmabyte podcast Dayajoti speaks on Metta As Dependent Arising. From a talk of the same title, given on a Metta as a Path to Insight Retreat in 2015.

Subscribe to the Dharmabytes podcast

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Daring to Look In the Mirror

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 14 May, 2018 - 12:38

In this Dharmabyte podcast, ‘Daring to Look In the Mirror’, Satyalila offers a talk for theme of the European Women’s Convention which was “The Bodhisattva’s Reply: Triratna Paths to Insight.”

Talk given August 27th 2014, Adhisthana.

Subscribe to the Dharmabytes Podcast

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The Sangha Context of the Anapanasati Teaching

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 12 May, 2018 - 16:11

This FBA Podcast is called ‘The Sangha Context of the Anapanasati Teaching’, a talk given by Shubha at the London Buddhist Centre’s Women’s Night Class, November 21st 2013. Drawing out the full sutta where the Anapanasati teaching is given speaks to the sangha context as a condition for insight.

Subscribe to the FBA podcast

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Worldly and Unworldly Vedana

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 11 May, 2018 - 15:00

This FBA Dharmabyte is on Worldly and Unworldly Vedana from a series of talks on the Satipatthana: A Path to Insight.

This talk is clear, engaging and impassioned. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, Prasadavati’s depth of lived experience and love of satipatthana shines through. This series was given on an intensive meditation retreat at Taraloka for women who have asked...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Inquisitive Mind, Thinking and Awakening

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 5 May, 2018 - 12:29

This FBA Podcast is called ‘Inquisitive Mind, Thinking and Awakening’.

Here Yashobodhi talks about the relationship between thinking and insight. As long as we have a brain, we will have thoughts. Some of these thoughts are helpful. Some not so much. Becoming aware of thoughts is a good start. Whatever next?

Subscribe to the FBA podcast

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Metta, Contemplative Dialogue

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 1 May, 2018 - 12:14

This FBA Dharmabyte is the beginning of a heartfelt conversation between Samantabhadri and Dharmakarunya entitled ‘Metta, Contemplative Dialogue.’

The two good friends engage in a contemplative dialogue about Metta. This dialogue, spontaneous and unscripted, unfolds as a significant exploration of Metta. Metta as meditation practice, as an illumination of ordinary living and as a path to insight.

Listen to the whole conversation on Free Buddhist Audio Metta, Contemplative Dialogue.

Subscribe to the Dharmabytes podcast

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: We Are a Flow of Phenomena

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 26 Apr, 2018 - 12:24

This FBA Dharmabyte is called ‘We Are a Flow of Phenomena’ by Dassini from the talk The Therigatha and the Problem of Self.

We hear a verse about no-self from the nun Uttara. This leads on to reflections about how we subtly reinforce a sense of self through feeling embarrassed or irritable.

Subscribe to the Dharmabytes podcast

Pages