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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...

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Dharmabyte: Experience, Then Understanding

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 18 Apr, 2018 - 16:24

In this Dharmabyte podcast Ratnaghosha brings us “Experience, Then Understanding”, a short excerpt from the talk entitled The Goal, the sixth talk given on the European Triratna Men’s Convention at Adhisthana on 19 August 2014.

The Men’s Convention, the first to be held at Adhisthana, was based on Milarepa’s final exhortation from “The Shepherd’s Search for Mind”, which provides a complete path, effortlessly combining devotion and meditation.

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Dharmabyte: What is Insight?

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 2 Apr, 2018 - 11:30

In this Dharmabyte podcast, “What is Insight?” Dayajoti and Saddhanandi talk about Metta as an ungraspable co-arising, inseparable from mindfulness, which expresses itself in different ways.

What is Metta, What is Insight is the final talk in a series from a 12 day meditation retreat on metta as a path to insight from May 2015.

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Dharmabyte: What is Metta?

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 - 17:59

In this FBA Dharmabyte, “What is Metta?” Dayajoti and Saddhanandi talk about Metta as an ungraspable co-arising, inseparable from mindfulness, which expresses itself in different ways.

What is Metta, What is Insight’ is the final talk in a series from a 12 day meditation retreat on metta as a path to insight from May 2015.

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FBA Podcast: Three Ways to Insight

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 - 11:12

In this FBA Podcast, ‘Three Ways to Insight - Working with the 3 Prajnas’ Subhuti considers afresh this traditional teaching of cultivating insight through hearing, reflecting and meditating.

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Death and the only Beauty that lasts

By prasadachitta on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 15:09

Death and the only Beauty that lasts

By prasadachitta on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 15:09

An interview with Siddhisambhava during her visit to the San Francisco Buddhist Center. 

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