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Chanting The Karaniya Metta Sutta

By Centre Team on Wed, 3 Aug, 2016 - 20:21

Rounding off the opening day of the 2016 Triratna International Council, a treat from the team of members of the Order representing India. The Karaniya Metta Sutta - source of the loving kindness practice central to Triratna’s approach to Buddhism and meditation - chanted beautifully in the gathering dark at Adhisthana.

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Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Dharma Teaching - Beginners Buddhism: Approaching the Buddha, A Six-Week Course (Achala)

By Centre Team on Sun, 17 Jul, 2016 - 01:19

Here you can download notes for six talks/guided discussions introducing the Buddha, provided by Achala from Wellington, New Zealand.

  1. Approaching the Buddha: His youth; the ‘Four Sights’ and the Going Forth; Enlightenment and the Nature of the Buddha; faith in the Buddha.
     
  2. The Buddha’s Victories: Leaving the family/group; overcoming complacency and ambition; facing existential fear; being alone; Mara.
     
  3. Stories from the Buddha’s Life: The first teaching; a case of dysentery; Kisagotami; Devadatta; meeting with Bharadvaja; mediating between the Koliyans and
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Online Meditators

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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