Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Slowing the Momentum of Delusion - talk

By BristolBC on Tue, 1 Mar, 2022 - 11:01

Slowing the Momentum of Delusion - talk

By BristolBC on Tue, 1 Mar, 2022 - 11:01

The six realms are created and perpetuated by our relation to our heart space. In this talk Bhadra describes the tendencies to push our life towards fantasies of growth to get the love we long for or to deny our experiences of unmet needs that often carry us into numbness, addiction and oblivion. He suggests the mirror of the wheel of life encourages us to look deeply into the felt experience of our hearts to find the life that wants...

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FBA Podcast: The Gap and the Buddha Mandala

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 24 Apr, 2021 - 06:00

Bhadra offers this insightful and thorough exploration of the Five Buddha Mandala through the lens of the gap between feeling and craving. Here we are able to transform the mental poisons (illustrated by the six realms) into the Wisdom of the each of the Five Buddhas.

Talk given at Bristol Buddhist Centre, 2017, the last in a series on the Wheel of Life.

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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,...

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Dharma Teaching - Beginners Buddhism: Buddhist Wisdom, A Six-Week Course On Symbolic Dharma (Vajrapriya)

By Centre Team on Sun, 17 Jul, 2016 - 11:29

Download this overview of the course

The resources include:

  • Notes for the course leader (including learning objectives, guide lines for input and exercises, background information, suggestions for home practice)
  • Exercises, and handouts
  • Overview of the course
  • An overview of the whole of life’s dynamics in symbolic form.
  • The wheel of life – knowing our realm
  • The wheel of life – karma and rebirth
  • The wheel of life – the chain of conditioning, “staying in the gap”
  • The spiral path – to Insight and beyond
  • The mandala of the five Buddhas – Akshobya and Amitabha
  • The mandala of
  • ...