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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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Dharmabyte: Our Reaction to Suffering

By Rijupatha on Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 - 03:34
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Our Reaction to Suffering”, Kulaprabha offers quite personal reflections on our responses to suffering. From the talk “Contemplating the Suffering of Beings” given at Taraloka...
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FBA Podcast: Awareness Is Revolutionary

By Rijupatha on Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 - 03:19

FBA Podcast: Awareness Is Revolutionary

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This week’s FBA Podcast, “Awareness Is Revolutionary”, by Sona, takes a sharp look at Buddhism and secular mindfulness. Calling on his many years experience working with Breathworks, Sona explores how we use the Buddha’s teaching and mindfulness to alleviate pain and suffering...
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Vajraguptā on dukkha (unsatisfactoriness/suffering)

By Maitrisingha on Fri, 19 Dec, 2014 - 11:35

Vajraguptā on dukkha (unsatisfactoriness/suffering)

By Maitrisingha on Fri, 19 Dec, 2014 - 11:35Here we have the fourth in a series of short videos from Vajraguptā’s hut! In this 10-minute video she talks about dukkha, or unsatisfactoriness.
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FBA Podcast: Meeting the Suffering of the World

By Rijupatha on Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 - 13:46

FBA Podcast: Meeting the Suffering of the World

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This week’s FBA Podcast entitled “Meeting the Suffering of the World”, by Maitrisara, was the last in a series of talks at Dharmapala College celebrating “40 Years of the New Society”. Here Maitrisara takes on the topic of compassion in action...
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Dharmabyte: Three Propositions

By Rijupatha on Tue, 30 Sep, 2014 - 18:31
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Our FBA Dharmabyte today is entitled: “Three Propositions.’” Candradasa presents the Buddha’s three basic propositions: the nature of reality; how we see things and suffering; and transforming yourself. From “Religion Without God, Part 1 – A Radical Community of Values” - the first talk in a four-part series looking at how you can have...
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Dharmabyte: The First Sight (Old Age)

By Rijupatha on Tue, 5 Aug, 2014 - 21:28
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is by the delightful Ratnasuri titled “The First Sight (Old Age).” When Siddhartha Gautama was a young man, it’s said that he was so struck by three particular observations that he felt he had no choice but to make a radical change in his life. These were the traditional ‘three sights’: old age, sickness and death in his fellow human beings. This is the first of those three talks, available in the series:...

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