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The Myth of the Path: Our Focus for 2019

By shraddhavani on Thu, 3 Jan, 2019 - 20:34

The Myth of the Path: Our Focus for 2019

By shraddhavani on Thu, 3 Jan, 2019 - 20:34

Join us this year at PBC as we explore The Myth of the Path

In Buddhism generally, the goal of the path the Buddha unfolded is understood as Enlightenment, Awakening, Nirvana. That high ideal can be deeply inspiring to hear about, and it can seem a bit far off, or even too abstract for us to have a meaningful relationship with it. Sometimes it is the path itself that we connect with in a heartfelt way, as we have the opportunity to walk...

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FBA Podcast: Spiritual Death and Radical Transformation

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 - 11:27

In this rousing talk Maitreyabandhu goes into where Buddhism begins: with ourselves as we are and with the awake Buddha. But we don’t really know either ourselves or the Buddha. He emphasises that we don’t know because we so easily assume we know, or fix or lessen the goal. So what do we do? There are three approaches we need to balance and four things we have to do, to close the gap between the awake Buddha and us who...

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Dharmabyte: A Rung in the Ladder

By Rijupatha on Thu, 23 Apr, 2015 - 19:54

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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte“A Rung in the Ladder,” Satyalila shares quite personally about her writing as spiritual practice. From the talk, “Daring to Look In the Mirror” given on the 2014 at the European Women’s Convention held at Adhisthana, the theme of the convention was “The Bodhisattva’s Reply: Triratna Paths to Insight.”...