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FBA Podcast: Climate Precepts In The Burning House

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 3 Aug, 2019 - 14:00

How can Buddhists respond to the climate emergency? Vishvapani uses the Parable of the Burning House from the Lotus Sutra to suggest our responsibilities’ and finds the values we need to guide us in the Five Precepts.

Given at Cardiff Buddhist Centre on Dharma Day, July 2019.

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Dharmabyte: Bhaisajyaraja - The Healing Aspect of Buddhahood

By Rijupatha on Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 - 18:34
Our FBA Dharmabyte today, “Bhaisajyaraja: The Healing Aspect of Buddhahood,” is an excerpt from “The Archetype of the Divine Healer”, identifiable in Egyptian and Greek myths, also appears in the White Lotus Sutra as both the Medicine Buddha and the Good Physician.

Talk given in 1971 as part of the series “Parables, Myths and Symbols of Mahayana Buddhism in the White Lotus Sutra”.

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Portsmouth Buddhist Center
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Sangha Nights - November 2012

By viriyalila on Sat, 27 Oct, 2012 - 17:57

Sangha Nights - November 2012

By viriyalila on Sat, 27 Oct, 2012 - 17:57On Wednesdays we meet for Sangha Night, 7 - 9 pm, everyone is welcome. This autumn we will be immersing ourselves in The White Lotus Sutra, the Saddharma Puṇḍarīka Sūtra, one of the most popular and influential Mahāyāna sūtras.

November 7th: Illuminating the Universe: An Introduction to the White Lotus Sutra, by Suddhayu

November 14th: The Parable of the Burning House, by Suddhayu

November 21st: Gratitude Puja on Thanksgiving Eve, led by Viriyalila

November 28th: Celebrating...