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Dharmabyte: Why does the Dharma Exist?

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 27 Jul, 2018 - 12:26

This FBA Dharmabyte is another excerpt from a 1968 talk by Sangharakshita called ‘Why does the Dharma exist?’. Dharma is the experience of reality, and also the expression of that experience in the form of the Buddha’s teaching, especially the law of conditionality. It is the raft that carries you to Enlightenment, the further shore; it is whatever helps you to develop spiritually.

Excerpted from the talk entitled ‘The Meaning of the Dharma‘ given in 1968 as part...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: The Dharma Jewel

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 27 Jul, 2018 - 12:20

This FBA Dharmabyte is called ‘The Dharma Jewel’ by Sangharakshita. Dharma is the experience of reality, and also the expression of that experience in the form of the Buddha’s teaching, especially the law of conditionality. It is the raft that carries you to Enlightenment, the further shore; it is whatever helps you to develop spiritually.

This is an excerpt from the talk entitled ‘The Meaning of the Dharma‘ given in 1968 as part of the series ‘...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Confidence

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 - 17:32

This FBA Dharmabyte is entitled ‘Confidence’. Confidence in the three jewels is incredibly important for our spiritual lives. Excerpted from the talk of the same title, Confidence, which includes a led meditation.

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Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
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Everything of Worth Is Defenceless by Arthakusalin

Posted by upekshapriya to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 15:37

Arthakusalin gave a poetic and uncompromising talk on the value of the Dharma jewel on the Triratna International Gathering at Adhisthana.

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Sunday Series: The Three Jewels of Buddhism

Posted by shraddhavani to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 14:46

Sunday Series: The Three Jewels of Buddhism

Posted by shraddhavani to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 14:46

For the next four weeks, August 28-September 18, in our Sunday community gathering, we will be exploring our relationship to the Three Jewels of Buddhism.  These are the Buddha (the Awakened One), the Dharma (the teachings of the Buddha), and the Sangha (the fellowship of the Buddha’s followers).  Buddhists the world over also speak of these jewels as three “refuges” from the challenges and dissatisfactions of life as a human being. Join friendly folks from around the Seacoast as...

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Online Meditators

Meditation Tuesdays - Meditations On The Three Jewels

Posted by Candradasa to Online Meditators on Sat, 18 Apr, 2015 - 15:04

Meditation Tuesdays - Meditations On The Three Jewels

Posted by Candradasa to Online Meditators on Sat, 18 Apr, 2015 - 15:04

For the next three weeks (April 21st, 28th, May 5th) we’ll have a great new three-week series of online meditations led by Rijupatha. As ever we’ll be gathered from 2.30pm EST/7.30pm UK for around an hour including a  40-minute meditation and space for conversation after the sit.

Meditations On The Three Jewels

  • Week 1 (April 21st): A Buddhanusati (meditation on the qualities of the Buddha) for the Buddha jewel .
  • Week 2 (April 28th): A Mindfulness of Breathing with a
  • ...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2013

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2013

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Mon, 7 Oct, 2013 - 21:58In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

“What Does Going for Refuge Mean to You?” – Vajra Bell asks sangha members to discuss their relationship with the Three Jewels

“Sadhana Practice in the Triratna Order” – by Kavyadrishti

Updates from North American Triratna Buddhist Centers

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka and beyond

“The Light of the Buddha Behind Bars” – Report from the Concord Prison Sangha by...
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Free Buddhist Audio

Today's Dharmabyte podcast: "Neither God nor Man" by Sangharakshita

Posted by Rijupatha to Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 2 Aug, 2012 - 14:50

Today's Dharmabyte podcast: "Neither God nor Man" by Sangharakshita

Posted by Rijupatha to Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 2 Aug, 2012 - 14:50Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Neither God Nor Man” is brought to us by Sangharakshita, founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community. After an account of the Buddha’s life, Sangharakshita asks how, if at all, such a man can be defined or categorised. The full talk, “Who is the Buddha?” is part of the series Introducing the “Three Jewels of Buddhism” given in 1968...
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Triratna News

Talks from the Triratna Women’s Order's Convention

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Tue, 27 Sep, 2011 - 15:10

Talks from the Triratna Women’s Order's Convention

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Tue, 27 Sep, 2011 - 15:10Viriyalila writes from Free Buddhist Audio with news that the three central talks from the recent Triratna International Women’s Convention are now available on-line. She says:

“The theme for the Convention was the whole of the Tirantavandana, the Three Jewels – The Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

Launching the convention, Parami, our International Order Convener, invited us to reflect on our experience of the Sangha Vandana. She offers us an inspiring window into the practice...