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FBA Podcast: Hey You!

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 8 Aug, 2020 - 14:00

Virya is the energetic counterpart to the patience of Ksanti; it is energy in pursuit of the good. Bodhinaga  tells us how we can develop this noble vigour, which brings strength and courage like that of a virtuous knight. He guides us through counteracting the four ‘enemies of virya’ before introducing the Four Powers: ethical sources of energy to power the Dharma life.

Recorded at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, 2019.

This talk is part of...

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Dharmabyte: Insecurity and Competition

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 16 Apr, 2020 - 14:00

The wheel of life shows the six realms corresponding to six kinds of mental states that can result from our actions. How can we recognise these states in everyday life and what can we do to live with a more fully human life?

In this Dharmabyte, Satyajyoti offers this personal talk introducing the realm of the titans and her transformation of competitiveness into appreciation.

Excerpted from Three Personal Talks: Realms of the Wheel where Satyajyoti,...

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Dharmabyte: Sangha Doesn’t Happen By Chance

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 19 Mar, 2020 - 13:00

Suryamati reminds us that the spiritual life is difficult to practice on one’s own. Here we here the story of Meghiya where the Buddha advises that spiritual friendship is needed for the heart’s release.

How do we be a sangha member? How do we help others in their practice of sangha?

Here, we get an introduction to the teaching on the Samgrahavastus, the four means of unification.

From the talk entitled Building the Buddhaland given at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist Centre,...

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FBA Podcast: Tantra For the Modern World

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 7 Mar, 2020 - 14:00

Satyajyoti introduces the tantra: Buddhism to set life aflame through deep personal transformation of our direct experience. Out with abstractions and theory, it’s time to act ‘as if your turban was on fire!’ In the words of Sangharakshita, ‘making Buddhism respectable is the last thing we should do’. 

In her introductory talk, Satyajyoti outlines five key principles of Tantric Buddhism and explains the tantric equivalents of the three Buddhist refuges, the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

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The Abhayaratna Trust Local Care Network Training

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 20 Feb, 2020 - 16:19

The Abhayaratna Trust Local Care Network Training

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 20 Feb, 2020 - 16:19

The Abhayaratna Trust is embarking on a new project called the Local Care Network (LCN) project! The idea behind this is to help develop and embed a more explicit and organised culture of care and support in the Order for Order members who need it, including accessing financial assistance and other services (for more details, visit their website and watch a short video about it).

The project is a collaborative effort involving external agencies...

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FBA Podcast: The Path of Kindness

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 15 Jun, 2019 - 14:00

Part 5 in the Faces of Enlightenment Sangha night series at the Sheffield Buddhist Centre.

Bodhinaga gives a talk on the Buddha Amitabha and the Metta Bhavana loving-kindness meditation.

Recorded at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, 21/05/19

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The Beating heart - Dharmamayi

By sanghadhara on Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:21

The Beating heart - Dharmamayi

By sanghadhara on Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:21

Dharmamayi’s talk at the Triratna 50th Anniversary celebrations. Sheffield Buddhist Centre. 8 April 2017

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The Fragrance of the Perfect Life - Sanghadhara

By sanghadhara on Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:16

The Fragrance of the Perfect Life - Sanghadhara

By sanghadhara on Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:16

Saṅghadhara’s talk at the Triratna 50th Anniversary celebrations at the Sheffield Buddhist Centre. 8 April 2017

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Dharma on the doorstep - Moksatara

By sanghadhara on Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:15

Dharma on the doorstep - Moksatara

By sanghadhara on Sun, 9 Apr, 2017 - 12:15

Moksatara’s talk at the Triratna 50th Anniversary celebrations. Sheffield Buddhist Centre. 8 April 2017

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