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Vajratara on Ethics (Sila Paramita)

By Candradasa on Sat, 4 May, 2024 - 16:46

Vajratara on Ethics (Sila Paramita)

By Candradasa on Sat, 4 May, 2024 - 16:46

Vajratara is one of our youngest Public Preceptors, and has lived and worked at Tiratanaloka, the ordination training retreat centre in the UK, for over a decade. She also has a strong connection with our Indian Sangha, as chair of the India Dhamma Trust, a charity which works with FutureDharma Fund to support the ordination team in India. She is our second speaker, on the theme of Sila Paramita.

“But we mustn’t forget that...

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FBA Podcast: Kshanti Paramita

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 15 Aug, 2020 - 14:00

Using verses from both the Dhammapada and the Bodhicaryavatara, Vairocana  maps out the Buddhist practice of patience, from restraint to positive emotion.

This is the fourth talk in a series on the Six Paramitas at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre in the summer of 2012.

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Dharmabyte: Hear the Call to Give

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 23 Jul, 2018 - 11:47

In this Dharmabyte podcast, ‘Hear the Call to Give’, Vidyamala reminds us of the Buddha’s words that at the very least we can give. Our Bodhisattva journey, giving is the first paramita, the first training, because it is the complete opposite of grasping. Anyone can have a moment of open-handedness!

Excerpt from the talk ‘From Pinball Machine to River’, a talk given on the Manchester Buddhist Centre Sangha Retreat at Adhisthana on 21 May 2016.

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FBA Podcast: The Bodhisattva’s Practice – Six Perfections

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 14:16

In this FBA Podcast, The Bodhisattva’s Practice - Six Perfections, Ratnaghosha, just back from four weeks of solitary retreat, explores the Six Perfections and how we practice them.

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