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.
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...
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
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.
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.
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...