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FBA Podcast: Commitment is Key

By Centre Team on Mon, 22 Feb, 2016 - 18:21

Part of a series from Cambridge Buddhist Centre on the Six Distinctive Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community, today’s FBA Podcast from Aryajaya is entitled “Commitment is Key”. Here she discusses Going for Refuge to the Three Jewels, a thread that runs through all Buddhist traditions but which is drawn out strongly as a central principle in the Triratna tradition.

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FBA Podcast: What is Triratna Buddhism?

By Rijupatha on Sat, 31 Oct, 2015 - 10:00

In the final installment of our long-running series on the Six Emphases of Triratna, this week’s FBA Podcast features Padmakumara in a talk entitled “What is Triratna Buddhism?”.

Padmakumara wraps it all up neatly with his own perspectives on what Triratna’s approach to Buddhist principle and practice is.

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Dharmabyte: Sangha as a Radical Alternative to Capitalism

By Rijupatha on Thu, 29 Oct, 2015 - 10:00

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte explores a topic deriving from one of the Six Emphases of Triratna in a talk entitled “Sangha as a Radical Alternative to Capitalism”, from the talk “Sangha As a Radical Alternative to Capitalism and Modern Youth Culture”.

Young Peoples facilitator Kara Moses talks about why industrialised Capitalist society presents us with particularly challenging conditions for Buddhist practise, and how the Sangha provides a radical positive alternative.

Talk given at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre on...

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FBA Podcast: Triratna Emphases – Spiritual Friendship

By Rijupatha on Sat, 24 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

In his typical engaging speaking style, Padmavajra illuminates the Triratna emphasis on spiritual friendship in this week’s FBA Podcast, with “Triratna Emphases – Spiritual Friendship”.

Wrapping up the last of the Six Emphases of Triratna that we’ve been featuring over many weeks, Padmavajra gives a through overview of the importance of companions on the Buddhist path.

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Dharmabyte: Deepening the Practice of Spiritual Community

By Rijupatha on Thu, 22 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

Viriyalila’s appreciation of and gratitude for spiritual friendship shines through in today’s FBA Dharmabyte entitled “Deepening the Practice of Spiritual Community”. From the talk “Three Perspectives on the Practice of Spiritual Friendship”, this talk continues our exploration of the last of the Six Emphases of Triratna.

Talk given at Aryaloka Buddhist Center, November 2010

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Dharmabyte: The Importance of Spiritual Friendship

By Rijupatha on Mon, 19 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

The FBA Dharmabyte podcast today introduces spiritual friendship, a particularly dominant feature of the Triratna Community, in a talk entitled “The Importance of Spiritual Friendship”. From the talk “The Six Distinctive Emphases of the FWBO”, here Sangharakshita concludes his talk on the Six Emphases with a beautiful reflection on his deep friendship with the great Tibetan Lama, Dhardo Rinpoche.

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2002.

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FBA Podcast: Triratna Emphases – The Arts

By Rijupatha on Sat, 17 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

In this week’s FBA Podcast, Dayabhadra is the distinguished speaker with “Triratna Emphases – The Arts”.

Dayabhadra gives us a comprehensive look at the importance of the arts in the spiritual life, one of the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community.

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Dharmabyte: Painting the Void

By Rijupatha on Thu, 15 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

Abhayavajra is the featured speaker in today’s FBA Dharmabyte, the subject of an interview by Maitreyabandhu in a talk entitled “Painting the Void”. He gives a lovely account of how his Buddhist practice and his creative life intersect and intermingle – giving us a window into why one of Triratna’s Six Emphases is the importance of the arts in spiritual life.

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Dharmabyte: The Spiritual Value of the Arts

By Rijupatha on Mon, 12 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte introduces one of the more unique of the Six Emphases of Triratna in a talk entitled “The Spiritual Value of the Arts”. From the talk “The Six Distinctive Emphases of the FWBO, Sangharakshita speaks about the importance that the arts have in cultivating sensitivity to beauty and inspiration in the spiritual life.

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2002.

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FBA Podcast: The History of and Value in Team-Based Right Livelihood

By Rijupatha on Sat, 10 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

In this week’s FBA Podcast, Subhuti gives a very comprehensive introduction to one of the Six Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community with “The History of and Value in Team-Based Right Livelihood”.

Subhuti gives a rousing talk on some of the history behind team-based Right Livelihood within the Triratna Buddhist Movement. He then goes on to explain why it is so important; because it represents an opportunity to live a ‘full’ Buddhist life for...

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