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The 12 Days of FBA: 5,000 Talks and Counting!

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 27 Dec, 2019 - 16:02

The 12 Days of FBA: 5,000 Talks and Counting!

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 27 Dec, 2019 - 16:02

Our gift to you, now and all year round, is over 5,000 talks that are free to access, from an ever-widening circle of practitioners on topics ranging from mindfulness to early Buddhism to the Bodhisattva Ideal to the environment to Zen and the art of living well. You’ll find thoughtful reflections, experienced instruction around meditation and ethics, and always beautifully considered responses to what’s happening in the world around us. You’ll meet beings of many kinds, opening up their lives...

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 6: A Puja To Ratnasambhava

By Centre Team on Tue, 24 Mar, 2015 - 22:46

Rounding off day 6 of Living In The Mandala we have another puja that steers to the deep when it comes to evoking the guardian Buddha of the moment, in this case Ratnasambhava - the Jewel-Born, archetypal Buddha of abundance, spiritual riches and the South… 

Complete with flute-accompanied mantra!

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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 6: Guided Meditation - Sitting In The Mandala (With Ratnasambhava Mantra)

By Centre Team on Sun, 22 Mar, 2015 - 15:31
Ratnavandana introducing Day 6 of the urban retreat on the Brahma Viharas - Living In The Mandala. Today we’re sitting with the great golden Buddha of the South, archetypal Buddha of abundance and spiritual richness. A good way to start things off…

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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 6: Upekkha & Ratnasambhava

By jvalamalini on Thu, 19 Mar, 2015 - 15:17

Day 6: Upekkha & Ratnasambhava

By jvalamalini on Thu, 19 Mar, 2015 - 15:17A cold bright day in Bristol, and a deep quiet atmosphere in the Buddhist Centre, as we move into cultivating upekkha (equanimity).

As a brahma vihara, equanimity is more than the dictionary definition of ‘calm and composed especially in adversity’. It is a composite of metta, karuna and mudita pervaded by Dharmic understanding, like metta with a wisdom eye. It sees joy and suffering, their conditionedness and the constant flux of everything.

After just sitting in the mandala,...
Stockholms buddhistcenter
Stockholms buddhistcenter

Hur många symboler ryms i en symbol?

By Viryabodhi on Mon, 3 Jun, 2013 - 11:33

Hur många symboler ryms i en symbol?

By Viryabodhi on Mon, 3 Jun, 2013 - 11:33Under en Sanghakväll för inte alltför länge sedan, 20 maj, talade tre män i sanghan om Tillflyktsträdet inom Triratna. Här finner du en länk till deras föredrag: http://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/audio/details?num=LOC1688
Tyvärr kunde man inte mata in alla tre namnen på de som gav föredragen, men de finsn i titlarna.

Lyssna och njut.

metta, Viryabodhi...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Srivati: Open Heart, Open Hand

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:32

Srivati: Open Heart, Open Hand

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:32“What does it mean to be generous? Is there enough of everything to go around? Why should we share anyway? Maybe the golden Buddha Ratnasambhava has the answers…”

A talk given at Buddhafield 2011 in the Dharma Parlour.

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The Richly Endowed Buddha of the Southern Realm

By Free Buddhist Audio on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 21:44
In the third in our series of talks from the 2012 Triratna International Retreat, Dhammadinna evokes Ratnasambhava, the ‘Richly Endowed Buddha of the Southern Realm’…