By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 16:23
On the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order Convention at the traditional seat of the Buddha’s Enlightenment, Dharmachari Purna leads the assembled men’s wing of the Order in a traditional practice of recollecting the Buddha, with a special emphasis of his presence under the Bodhi tree itself.
By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 16:01
A second series of three great short talks from the women’s wing of the 2018 Order Convention in Bodhgaya, India. This time we hear from inspiring dharmacharinis hailing from the Spanish-speaking world, from North America and from Germany.
We heard many great, inspiring talks, explored ideas around developing Triratna land at Bodhgaya and Sarnath, had dedicated sessions for the women’s and men’s wings of the Order, sat together under the stars and the Bodhi tree to celebrate our Order and the wide Buddhist world we are part of here…
By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 07:23
A lovely talk from Chandrashil, stalwart of the Order, at a session for the men’s wing of the Order at the 2018 Convention. Giving us all the breadth and depth of his considerable experience over decades of Dharma practice and thought.
By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 07:13
A group of three excellent short talks given by a selection of the women’s wing of the Order at the 2018 Convention in Bodhgaya, India. The first in a two-part series exploring contemporary views from within the Order of practice, gender, and our teachers, each also a celebration of the equal ordination of women as a core principle in Triratna’s foundations.
Hello friends. We hope you’re enjoying the coverage from India. Just a note to say that recordings of talks, podcasts, and other bits of the event that need editing and processing are likely to be delayed for a day or two due to ill health in the online team. We’ll restore normal service as soon as possible! Thanks for your patience.
By Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 7 Feb, 2018 - 07:36
As his contribution to evoking the “lion’s roar” of the Buddha, Purna talks about myth and the importance of reverence in any spiritual life, regardless of temperament. We are given a faith-centered tour of the seven traditional spots around the Bodhi tree marking different aspects of the Buddha’s Enlightenment experience. And Purna enjoins us to “release faith” by following in the Buddha’s footsteps and dropping our rigid self view…
Today’s podcast features a roundtable discussion with 10 Order members from Australia, exploring the future of the Triratna community down under. Successes, challenges, the concerns of young Australians, we get a rounded picture of what Buddhist Centres in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney are doing to get ready for the next 50 years…