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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Actualizing the 1000 Armed Avalokiteshvara

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 14 Jul, 2018 - 14:54

This FBA Podcast is a talk by Mahamati entitled ‘Actualizing the 1000 Armed Avalokiteshvara’. The third of four talks given on the Padmaloka May National Order weekend, Mahamati talks on actualizing the myth of the Order- symbolised in the 1000 armed Avalokiteshvara.

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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Triratna Dharma Teaching and Training

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 - 10:27

The Sikkha Project aims to develop an integrated, progressive spiritual training in Triratna at every level of experience from newcomers to the Order, to discover and share how the different elements of our system are taught and practiced most effectively – and to create resources and training to fill any gaps.

Here are a set of conversations from a small, first gathering in 2017 of Dharma teachers in the Triratna Buddhist Community to discuss the project, looking at Dharma training throughout Triratna.

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Voices from Ireland

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 25 Jun, 2018 - 17:48

Here is a short podcast with members of the Irish Sangha discussing what has motivated them, and what continues to inspire them, to practice the Dharma. From ‘finding my friends’ and a sense of meaning to life, to building a Buddha-land and being able to practice within one’s own culture, Jnanadhara, Vajrashura, and Pavara together with Mitras Julie, Sean and Kristina share their thoughts.

Recorded in the Dublin Buddhist Centre during Triratna Day in April 2018.

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Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Sangharakshita - Celebrating 50 years of The Triratna Buddhist Order (Interview by Saddhandi)

Posted by sanghadhara to Clear Vision Trust on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 11:17

Sangharakshita - Celebrating 50 years of The Triratna Buddhist Order (Interview by Saddhandi)

Posted by sanghadhara to Clear Vision Trust on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 11:17

Saddhanandi Interviews Sangharakshita during the Celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of The Triratna Buddhist Order at Adhisthana, UK - 7 April 2018

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Lion's Roar for the Next 50 Years

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Wed, 28 Feb, 2018 - 12:13

Two talks from the final day of the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya in India.

Firstly, Ratnakumar from Orissa, India, gives a rousing call to Dhamma practice as an example we can set for the future and for those who follow in our footsteps on the path over the next 50 years.

The second talk is from Upekshanandi, originally from Poland, now living in Scotland, who explores her sense of the gifts we can leave for the practitioners of the future.

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

A Symposium of Three Talks on the Buddha, Sangharakshita and Triratna

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 16:01

A second series of three great short talks from the women’s wing of the 2018 Order Convention in Bodhgaya, India. This time we hear from inspiring dharmacharinis hailing from the Spanish-speaking world, from North America and from Germany. 

Recorded in February 2018, Bodhgaya. 

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FutureDharma
FutureDharma

"... money was a kind of placeholder for life and love ..."

Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Wed, 16 Aug, 2017 - 15:43

"... money was a kind of placeholder for life and love ..."

Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Wed, 16 Aug, 2017 - 15:43

Money often substitutes for other things we want. But how to tell the difference? Amalavajra, a banker-turned-Buddhist fundraiser, explores how his relationship with money has changed.

Listen to an interview with Amalavajra on his life as banker and buddhist

In May 1999, at the age of twenty-five, I was a bond dealer at JP Morgan, a major US investment bank just off Fleet Street. I had always wanted to be, yes, a ‘millionaire’, and was now well...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Triratna Chester BAM

Posted by prashrabdhi to Buddhist Action on Wed, 7 Jun, 2017 - 22:08

Triratna Chester BAM

Posted by prashrabdhi to Buddhist Action on Wed, 7 Jun, 2017 - 22:08

BAM!  Thanks to Dave for talking to us this evening about fracking/anti-fracking and a film called The Bentley Effect https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CLnRD3neUFo
It stimulated questions and discussion and also turned us towards questions about what we can do locally and individually - buy local, alternative sources of power, cost v ethics, on-line activism. At the end of the session Dave suggested Lend With Care.  He told us that Lendwithcare.org is a revolutionary way to help people in the developing world to...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Design Our Next Book Cover

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 16 May, 2017 - 13:47

Design Our Next Book Cover

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 16 May, 2017 - 13:47

Windhorse Publications is looking for book cover designers. In 2017 and 2018 we have a number of interesting and transformation-rich new books to publish …  and they need interesting and attractive covers. 

Are you a book cover designer, or do you have skills in design that you could turn to book covers? We at Windhorse Publications are keen to hear from you. We can send you some of the new book cover ideas, as well as our design templates. 

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Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Why Buy From Us?

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Fri, 21 Apr, 2017 - 16:28

Why Buy From Us?

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Fri, 21 Apr, 2017 - 16:28

We value your custom no matter how you buy our books. But who you buy from can wind up directing more or less money to us … which affects our ability to support new and existing books. Besides this, there are ways all our customers can get a discount … read on …

Buying from our website

Buying from our website as compared with any other website is preferable for us, as we receive 100% of...

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