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FBA Podcast: Shraddha

By Centre Team on Sat, 26 Aug, 2023 - 11:00

Kamalashila describes the types of Shraddha (confidence, faith or esteem), and their place in Buddhist practice. Talk for Sangha Night at the West London Buddhist Centre, 2016.

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Dharmabytes: Noticing How We Are

By Centre Team on Mon, 7 Aug, 2023 - 11:00

Karunagita discusses confidence and faith  in our Dharma  practice. Excerpted from the talk entitled Confidence given at  North London Buddhist Centre, 2015.

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FBA Podcast: From Suffering to Shraddha

By Centre Team on Sat, 5 Aug, 2023 - 11:00

Vidyapala draws on various Pali suttas, and the Buddha’s own life, to suggest ways we might move from suffering to faith in this talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre, 2023.

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Dharmabytes: Something Beyond Us

By Centre Team on Thu, 3 Aug, 2023 - 11:00

Shraddha or ‘confidence-faith’ as an indispensable basis for the cultivation of Wisdom. In this talk Satyajyoti explores the teachings of the Buddhist teacher Shinran, who developed a tradition of complete and true entrusting to this dimension, sometimes referred to as ‘other power’.

Excerpted from the talk entitled True Entrusting and the Wisdom of Shinran given at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, 2023.

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Dharmabytes: This Human Situation

By Zac on Thu, 19 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Samantabhadri explores what it was like to meet the Buddha, the fully Enlightened human being. She then discusses ‘garava’ as devotion for the whole richness of our Dharma Lives, including positive emotions for all beings.

From the talk entitled Turning Towards the Buddha: The True Nature of Devotion given on the Women’s Area Order Weekend held at Taraloka Retreat Centre, 2022.

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Dharmabyte: An Overwhelming Torrent

By Zac on Mon, 21 Mar, 2022 - 06:00

Padmasambhava is a potent symbol of transformation. Maitreyi shows us how to evoke the help, energy and vision we need to change our lives.

From the talk Heart Advice From the Lotus-Born: ‘Never Be Apart From the Causes For Faith to Arise’ given at London Buddhist Centre, 2019.

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Longing for the Dharma: The Power of Dharma Chanda

By SophieAnn on Sun, 31 Jan, 2021 - 09:48

Longing for the Dharma: The Power of Dharma Chanda

By SophieAnn on Sun, 31 Jan, 2021 - 09:48


All you need is faith!


Follow the YouTube link for a short talk by Maitrisiddhi, given to Order Members during Summer 2020, during which she shares her renowned passion for the Dharma.


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online for ‘True Entrusting: Shinran, the Buddha and Bhante’ in February, an online retreat suitable for GFR mitras and OMs.


For more information, or to book a limited space, please visit: https://taraloka.org.uk/retreats/online-true-entrusting-shinran-the-budd…

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Dharmabyte: There’s A Lot of Potential Within Us

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 24 Dec, 2020 - 06:00

Kamalashila takes us into the world of the Abhidharma to investigate how positive mind states emerge. He describes the types of Shraddha (confidence, faith or esteem), and their place in Buddhist practice.

Excerpted from the talk entitled Shraddha given for Sangha Night at the West London Buddhist Centre, 2016.

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Dharmabyte: Don't Wait Another Second to Practice

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 24 Aug, 2020 - 14:00

Surata talks about the nature of Viriya, diligence to practice, to apply oneself, to engage in a steady practice, even when one doesn’t quite feel like it. Calling on Shraddha (faith) we call on diligence that does not lose heart!

Excerpted from the third in a series of four talks on the Bodhisattva ideal entitled Plunging Into The Positive - Kshanti and Virya, given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, March 2011, for men training to join...

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Dharmabyte: Faith as Metta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 19 Nov, 2018 - 13:00

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, is called Faith as Metta by Saddhaloka from the talk entitled Amitabha. This is the fourth talk in a six-part series on the figures on the Wheel of Life. Saddhaloka introduces us to Amitabha, the red Buddha of the West who represents and inspires the highest love of all. Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, winter retreat, 1997

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