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FBA Podcast: An Ordinary Person's Guide to Becoming a Bodhisattva

By Zac on Sat, 31 Dec, 2022 - 06:00

Advayasiddhi explores two chapters from Santideva’s passionate and challenging text: The Bodhicaryavatara. Chapter 4 focuses on Vigilance Regarding the Awakening Mind, while Chapter 5 explores The Guarding of Awareness.

This talk was recorded at Taraloka Retreat Centre, 2022.

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West London Buddhist Centre
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Polishing your Inner Jewel - An Online Course on the Six Perfections

By Ratnadeva on Tue, 16 Aug, 2022 - 06:46

Polishing your Inner Jewel - An Online Course on the Six Perfections

By Ratnadeva on Tue, 16 Aug, 2022 - 06:46

There are so many ways we can grow and change. Uncovering and polishing the six qualities of generosity, ethics, patience, energy, meditation and wisdom that we all have in us (a little or a lot) is one way of transforming. Whether we are just dusting them off or discovering them anew, investigating these ‘perfections’ will offer us more self-awareness, confidence and hints of freedom for our journey of life.

Through discussion, meditation, exploration and reflection, Bodhilila and Maitripushpa invite you to join...

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Dharmabyte: Dana as Practice

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 18 Jul, 2019 - 14:00

Our FBA Dharmabyte today is called Dana as Practice. Here Samachitta puts the practice of generosity under the microscope in this engaging talk on the first paramita.

When we perform an act of generosity, what exactly is happening? How does it relate to the development of Wisdom? Is there such a thing as purely mental generosity and how effective is it?

This talk explains the ‘why’, ‘what’ and how’ of Dana-Paramita.

From the talk Dana - the Emotional Life of...

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FBA Podcast: Training in the Six Paramitas: Shila - The Essence of Ethics

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 21 Apr, 2018 - 15:04

This FBA Podcast is called ‘Training in the Six Paramitas: Shila - The Essence of Ethics’ by Padmavajra.

This is the fifth talk in a six-part series by Padmavajra exploring the Perfection of Wisdom and specifically the practice of the Six Perfections. The usual order of the practices is reversed, so here we turn to the key issue of “Ethics”.

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2004 as part of the series ...