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Meditation Tuesdays - Meditations from the Anuruddha Sutta

By Candradasa on Mon, 6 Jul, 2015 - 22:38

Meditation Tuesdays - Meditations from the Anuruddha Sutta

By Candradasa on Mon, 6 Jul, 2015 - 22:38

On July 7th we’ll be starting a new six week series of meditations based on the Anuruddha Sutta and the Buddha’s description of how the qualities of a Dharma farer relate to the practices they engage in - especially in meditation itself.

This Dhamma is for one who is modest, not for one who is self-aggrandizing. This Dhamma is for one who is content, not for one who is discontent. This Dhamma is for one who is reclusive, not for one

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FBA Podcast: Sutra of Golden Light

By Rijupatha on Wed, 1 Apr, 2015 - 20:34

FBA Podcast: Sutra of Golden Light

By Rijupatha on Wed, 1 Apr, 2015 - 20:34

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In this week’s FBA Podcast, Vadanya shares much to reflect on in the “Sutra of Golden Light.” This is the first of two talks given during the Men`s Event in November 2009 on the theme of the Sutra of Golden Light. Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Center, 2009....

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FBA Podcast: Adventures in the Pure Land - Happiness

By Rijupatha on Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 - 20:12

FBA Podcast: Adventures in the Pure Land - Happiness

By Rijupatha on Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 - 20:12Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

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Our FBA Podcast this week is “Adventures in the Pure Land – Happiness”. Here Ratnaguna begins a series of four special talks at Manchester Buddhist Centre on the Pure Land sutras, with an exploration on the theme of Happiness...
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Dharmabyte: Reading the Sukhavativyuha Sutra

By Rijupatha on Wed, 18 Feb, 2015 - 15:11
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Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is an excerpt from the talk “Pure and Impure Buddhalands - This Very Place, the Lotus Paradise” by Taranita. He begins the talk by “Reading the Sukhavativyuha Sutra”, a text that expounds on the grandeur and wealth of riches available in the Pure Land. Taranita addresses the practical skepticism that often...
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Five Hundred Parasols

By viriyalila on Mon, 26 Aug, 2013 - 14:38
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte we draw from Dayamala’s talk on “Building the Buddhaland”

In this segment of the talk entitled, “Five Hundred Parasols” she references the early chapters of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa as a poetic example of the relationship between individual spiritual practitioners and the greater universe of all sentient beings and the Cosmic Bodhicitta.

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