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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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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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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Dharmabyte: Experiencing Suffering

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 14:19
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Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is titled: Experiencing Suffering. Stay in the gap with our difficult emotions to be with one’s suffering – this is the place of the spiritual warrior. From the talk “The Defects and Dangers of Samsara”, by Maitreyi, the final talk in a five-part series from Tiratanaloka’s retreat on the ‘Four Mind...
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Dharmabyte: The Story of Self

By Rijupatha on Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 - 10:50
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Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is titled “The Story of Self”. From the talk “Suffering and Joy – Compost For Love” by Dayajoti, given during the setup for Buddhafield Festival 2013 (theme ‘Fire in the Heart’) on the Four Brahma Viharas. Includes a reading of the Mallikaa Sutta.
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Dharmabyte: The Finite Nature of Life

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 21:15
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Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “The Finite Nature of Life” is from Paramananda. Beginning the talk with a poem, he explores the importance of coming into relation with suffering, especially regarding our own and others’ death. If we do not take on the finite nature of our lives, we cannot practise effectively.
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Dharmabyte: One Big Mistake

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 20:32
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte,“One Big Mistake”, Padmakumara gives us much to consider in the areas of existential suffering, incompleteness, and the wrong view that external things can be relied on for happiness. From the talk “I Read the News Today, Oh Boy” – A talk on real practice in the sometimes painfully real world…

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