Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Reflecting on Racism with James Baldwin

By Viveka on Sun, 7 Jun, 2020 - 15:51

Reflecting on Racism with James Baldwin

By Viveka on Sun, 7 Jun, 2020 - 15:51

Dear Sangha friends,

I wanted to offer you a podcast to listen to in these times.

Listen to the podcast on ‘Nothing Is Fixed’ by James Baldwin’

Paramananda and I met on May 25 to record a conversation for The Buddhist Centre Online. At the time George Floyd had not yet died an unjust death in an encounter with police. Another black man Ahmaud Arbery’s shooting while jogging in Georgia was in the news. Our...

North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

The ecology of the heart talk on Saturday morning

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 11:38

The ecology of the heart talk on Saturday morning

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 11:38

Saturday 4 April 11:30

Budcast talk with Singhashri on The Noble Eightfold Path, number 4, Perfect Action. 

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Most people would agree that it’s wise to take a non-violent approach to life. How can we fully live from a place deeply rooted in this core Buddhist principle? We do so by gently turning towards, listening deeply and engaging whole-heartedly with our own diverse inner landscape, including ...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years Of The Buddhist Centre Online: #3 Buddhist Voices Around The World

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 15:48

5 Years Of The Buddhist Centre Online: #3 Buddhist Voices Around The World

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 15:48

In essence, a spiritual community is a free association of individuals. You can no more have a spiritual community without individuals than you can have an omelette without eggs.

Sangharakshita, What is the Sanghapage 55.

A Sangha, or spiritual community, needs committed individuals practicing the Dharma in the context of their own particular lives in order to exist. The central myth of the Triratna Buddhist Order is the figure of the 1,000 armed Avalokiteshvara: the idea being that each...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Wednesday On-Line Study - The Six Emphases of Triratna - Week 2

By Khemavassika on Tue, 29 Sep, 2015 - 15:30

Wednesday On-Line Study - The Six Emphases of Triratna - Week 2

By Khemavassika on Tue, 29 Sep, 2015 - 15:30

This special two-month online study is being led by Khemavassika, exploring the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community, as described by its founder Sangharakshita.  The Six Emphases detail central principles of the Triratna Community, marking what connects us and also what makes us different from other Buddhist traditions. 

For those participating, the next study session will be held this Wednesday, September 30th at 3:00 ET / 8:00 UK. (This week will repeat last week’s session because, due to techical difficulties, no one...

Online Meditators
Online Meditators

Wednesday Online Study: The Six Emphases of Triratna

By Rijupatha on Tue, 15 Sep, 2015 - 15:00

Wednesday Online Study: The Six Emphases of Triratna

By Rijupatha on Tue, 15 Sep, 2015 - 15:00

This special two-month online study, led by Khemavassika, will explore the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community, as described by its founder Sangharakshita.  The Six Emphases detail central principles of the Triratna Community, marking what connects us and also what makes us different from other Buddhist traditions. A superb study for anyone who would like to better understand our tradition.

Registration is required and space is limited to eight participants.
Study sessions begin this Wednesday, September 16th
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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Free Buddhist Audio Celebrates Podcasting Milestones

By Rijupatha on Thu, 13 Nov, 2014 - 17:43

Free Buddhist Audio Celebrates Podcasting Milestones

By Rijupatha on Thu, 13 Nov, 2014 - 17:43This coming week at Free Buddhist Audio is very unique and important for us. On Saturday we’ll be publishing our 250th FBA Podcast, and then on the following Monday we hit the 400th podcast mark for FBA Dharmabytes!

To make the week even more special, our theme for this week and next is a celebration of the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Community, Sangharakshita, without...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast No.246: Dreams and Rebirth by Sangharakshita

By Candradasa on Sun, 14 Sep, 2014 - 16:08

FBA Podcast No.246: Dreams and Rebirth by Sangharakshita

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This week’s FBA Podcast is a quite unusual and unexpectedly intimate talk from Sangharakshita, ‘Dreams and Rebirth’. Given at the wonderful old converted church that is now the resplendent Sheffield Buddhist Centre in the UK. Some lovely, evocative accounts from his personal dreamlife – tales of mediaeval monks! - and a significant and highly personal exploration of...
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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA podcast: Make it So - Imagining the Buddha

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 20:27

FBA podcast: Make it So - Imagining the Buddha

By Rijupatha on Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 - 20:27In our FBA Podcast this week, “Make It So – Imagining The Buddha,” Suriyavamsa looks at the role of imagination in the way we shape our everyday world and how we can use this to bring the Buddha to life in our spiritual practice.

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FBA Podcast - Dharmic Receptivity

By Rijupatha on Sun, 9 Mar, 2014 - 15:45

FBA Podcast - Dharmic Receptivity

By Rijupatha on Sun, 9 Mar, 2014 - 15:45Our FBA Podcast this week, “Dharmic Receptivity,” is the full talk previewed on Dharmabytes last Thursday - “Pointing at Something Real.” Given by Jnanavaca, it marked the launch of the London Buddhist Center’s theme for the year. Talk given at the LBC’s Dharma Night Class, Monday January 20th 2014.

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FBA Podcast - Karma, Rebirth and the Deep Boundless Dharma

By Rijupatha on Mon, 3 Mar, 2014 - 14:18

FBA Podcast - Karma, Rebirth and the Deep Boundless Dharma

By Rijupatha on Mon, 3 Mar, 2014 - 14:18Vessantara has been on a three-year-long retreat and as he emerges he has many insights to share. Our FBA Podcast this week is filled with deep reflections marked by clarity and a brilliance we are excited to make available. From the FBA ...

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