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Meeting the Needs of the World - A Summary (Con algunas partes en español)

By Candradasa on Thu, 4 Aug, 2016 - 23:43

Day 2 of the 2016 Triratna International Council - a strong one, looking at the deep challenges for contemporary Buddhists who want to meet the needs of a suffering world head on.

Karmavajra from India, Parami from Scotland, and Viriyakirti from Mexico join Dassini and Candradasa to recap an absorbing, stimulating day. Climate change, diversity and racial bias, the Dharma as an effective antidote to suffering in India, and Buddhist recovery are amongst the topics of the day....

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Meeting The Needs Of The World

By Candradasa on Wed, 3 Aug, 2016 - 23:39

Meeting The Needs Of The World

By Candradasa on Wed, 3 Aug, 2016 - 23:39

A strong set of short talks as befits the title to start us off on day two of the 2016 Triratna International Council. 

Parami introduces Akuppa challenging us to examine our responses to the possible realities of climate change; Viveka, asking us with great feeling to be curious about the possibilities for diversity amid the realities of deep-seated conditioning around racial bias; and Yashosagar inviting us to embrace the Buddha’s vision of the Dhamma as an adequate response to...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Vidyamala: On Building Bridges To Buddhism In The World

By mokshini on Tue, 21 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

Vidyamala: On Building Bridges To Buddhism In The World

By mokshini on Tue, 21 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…

Vidyamala is the inspirational founder of the Breathworks movement, introducing deep mindfulness practice for those suffering from chronic pain and stress. Here she explores how innovative approaches can revitalise the Dharma as traditional Buddhism finds its place in a world that desperately needs its message of wisdom and compassion.

More at thebuddhistcentre.com/bam - get involved!

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Karunagita - Lightening the Load

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 27 Sep, 2015 - 00:39

Karunagita - Lightening the Load

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 27 Sep, 2015 - 00:39

A great talk from Karunagita, author of A Path For Parents, with some key practical insights for anyone trying to figure out how to go deeper with their practice while raising children. We get a moving evocation of parenting as a distinct context for working with our conditioning, our views, and for learning to break our habits in order to cultivate ever deeper levels of awareness and love. 

And as you might expect, all the earned wisdom of this talk...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Ksitigarbha’s Jewel

By Rijupatha on Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 - 11:00

Our FBA Dharmabyte today is from Vajratara entitled: “Ksitigarbha’s Jewel.” If you really want to have everything, the teaching of Ksitigarbha is not to just give you what you want, but rather to help you change your mind. That state of mind is the bodhicitta, the heart-mind of enlightenment. From the talk, “Ksitigarbha” given by Vajratara at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist Centre (2nd May 2006), as part of a series on the Refuge...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Radically Renouncing Blame

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 14:55
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Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is titled: Radically Renouncing Blame, an excerpt from the full talk by the same name. As part of our Saturday Sangha mornings, Vijayasri presented an inspiring talk which looks at the Radical aspects of practice which form the Croydon Buddhist Centre’s new vision...
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FBA Podcast: The Diamond Throne

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 14:47

FBA Podcast: The Diamond Throne

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Does Buddhism have anything to say about the recent attacks in Paris? What about liberal democracy; does Buddhism agree? Our FBA Podcast this week, “The Diamond Throne” explores these very questions. With characteristic intelligence and sensitivity, Chairman of the Centre Jnanavaca launches 2015 by exploring such issues via the vision of the Vajrasana – the diamond throne...

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