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Animated Programme for the North London Buddhist Centre

By Ratnaprabha on Sat, 12 Oct, 2019 - 17:22

Animated Programme for the North London Buddhist Centre

By Ratnaprabha on Sat, 12 Oct, 2019 - 17:22

Have a look at this lovely animation of an Autumn Buddha by Aryajit, featuring our Autumn programme of open events. 

Padmaloka Retreat Centre
Padmaloka Retreat Centre

You Can Help To Make Padmaloka Dharma Talks Even Better

By Sanghanistha on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:57

You Can Help To Make Padmaloka Dharma Talks Even Better

By Sanghanistha on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:57

So far, 2018 has been another year of excellent Dharma talks given at here Padmaloka. Some of the highlights have included Subhuti’s talks on our Bodhisattva Ideal retreatPadmavajra’s talks on our five-day Milarepa retreat, as well as Ratnaguna’s and Sraddhapa’s talks on our open retreat. The only thing that lets these talks down is the sound quality of their recordings, which could be much much better. Candradasa has very kindly put together a proposal about how we might...

Padmaloka Retreat Centre
Padmaloka Retreat Centre

New talks this year from Padmaloka

By TomCono on Tue, 24 Jul, 2018 - 12:40

New talks this year from Padmaloka

By TomCono on Tue, 24 Jul, 2018 - 12:40

Ratnaguna, Padmavajra and Subhuti gave new series of talks in 2018

Men’s Open Retreat: “For Heroic Spirits intended”

Ratnaguna gave a series of powerful talks on this retreat in which he explored themes from the Ratnaguna Samcayagatha.

Śraddhāpa also gave a talk about translating the text from Sanskrit into English, a new translation of the text by Śraddhāpa was used on the retreat.

Find them here: https://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/series/details?ser=X138

Milarepa: Devotion, Lineage and Discipleship

In May we held our annual five day retreat, this time on the theme...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Taravandana - Bringing Out the Best in Us - Friendship in the Spiritual Life

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:16

Taravandana - Bringing Out the Best in Us - Friendship in the Spiritual Life

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:16

Taravandana gives a workshop (a talk with pauses for discusssion) for International Women’s Day 2015 at the Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Singhashri - Misogyny and the Potential of Women in Buddhism

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:13

Singhashri - Misogyny and the Potential of Women in Buddhism

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:13

Singhashri gives a talk on the potential of women in Buddhism, and how our practice can help us move from anger to clarity in response to misogyny and sexism. Talk given for International Women’s Day, Manchester Buddhist Centre, 7th March 2015.

Please watch also the introductory talk Munisha gave first in the same series of talks, What is a Woman?

Although Singhashri says that Sangharakshita has suggested that women “are less likely to develop spiritually than men”, she acknowledges that he has never said precisely...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

What is a Woman? - Munisha

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:10

What is a Woman? - Munisha

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 - 12:10

Munisha’s 28-minute talk for International Women’s Day in March 2015; the first of three public talks given at the Manchester Buddhist Centre for IWD.

The first part is an introduction to women in Buddhism today generally, and UK Buddhism. The main talk, “What is a Woman?”, begins at 8’ 39”.

Sydney Buddhist Centre
Sydney Buddhist Centre

Sydney Buddhist Centre on Soundcloud

By Bodhidasa on Tue, 9 Sep, 2014 - 00:32
You can hear the talks you missed here at our new place on Soundcloud.
The SoundCloud content at https://soundcloud.com/groups/sydney-buddhist-centre is not available, or it is set to private.
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Jnanavaca - The Myth of the Return Journey

By Singhamanas on Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 - 16:49

Jnanavaca - The Myth of the Return Journey

By Singhamanas on Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 - 16:49Epic feature length talk from Jnanavaca - chair of the LBC - with a reading of the famous myth from the White Lotus Sutra.
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Maitrisara On The Buddhafield Dharma Parlour

By Candradasa on Tue, 9 Jul, 2013 - 15:11
A fun conversation with Maitrisara, program organizer for the much-loved Dharma Parlour space at the annual Buddhafield Festival, which is in some ways most expressive of the heart of the Buddhafield community itself.

At the Dharma Parlour you can hear talks and take part in (at least 37!) dedicated Dharma workshops aimed at blending the ancient wisdom of the Buddha with peculiarly modern, environmental concerns about how we live. As well as debates, and introductions...

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