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Dublin Buddhist Centre
Dublin Buddhist Centre

A New Life In An Ancient Tradition

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 16 Oct, 2018 - 12:50

Subhadramati is the president of the Dublin Buddhist Centre and also a Public Preceptor, one of the few men and women who make the final decision on who joins the Triratna Buddhist Order.

She has recently returned from leading a three month ordination course in Spain, during which she ordained nine women as their Public Preceptor.

In this interview with Jnanadhara, she reflects on the significance of ordination in the Buddhist tradition, her own experience of...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Saddhanandi on Responsibility Q&A

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 15:19

Saddhanandi on Responsibility Q&A

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 15:19

In this Q&A session with the young facilitators, Saddhanandi explores with great depth and humour the topic of responsibility - How do we learn from mistakes? How do we measure success? When do we act as individuals and when as group members? How does spiritual growth manifest in action? And so many more pithy teachings!

Filmed at the March 2018 Young Facilitators weekend at Adhisthana - thanks to Sanghadhara for posting this!...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Saddhanandi interviewed by Kusaladevi

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 15:16

Saddhanandi interviewed by Kusaladevi

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 15:16

‘Responsibility is the ability to respond’

Saddhanandi evokes the spirit of Dharmic responsibility in this wonderfully personal interview with Kusaladevi.

Filmed at the March 2018 Young Facilitators weekend at Adhisthana - thanks to Sanghadhara for posting this!

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Cutting the Rope: FBA Dharmabyte

By viriyalila on Tue, 15 Oct, 2013 - 21:26
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Cutting the Rope,” is an excerpt from the talk “Touching the Void” by Jnanavaca. Here he talks about the analogy of ‘cutting the rope’ and taking responsibility. In the full talk Jnanavaca relates events in Joe Simpson’s popular mountaineering book ‘Touching the Void’ to aspects of Buddhist practice. Look out for some wonderful quotes – from T.E. Lawrence to Einstein. Inspiring stuff all round…

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2004...