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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The Monster of Impermanence

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 10 Oct, 2020 - 05:10

Subhadramati explores the nature of impermanence as part of the London Buddhist Centre’s week-long exploration of Mind Reactive / Mind Creative for the 2018 Urban Retreat.

This talk is part of the series Mind Reactive / Mind Creative.

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Dharmabyte: More Mud: Bigger, Beautiful Lotuses

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 7 May, 2020 - 14:00

Here we have Parami introducing the most archetypal of all the archetypal Bodhisattvas, the 1000-armed Avalokitesvara. At his heart he holds the chintamani, the jewel of human potential. All of us have this potential within us, just as the lotuses coming up out of the mud. When you find that which fills your heart, share the love!

From the talk launching the 2015 Triratna International Urban Retreat live in Adelaide, Australia. Her theme - and the theme of...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Deeply Deluded

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 22 Jul, 2019 - 14:00

Our FBA Dharmabyte today, Deeply Deluded, is by Mahamani from a talk entitled Mind Creates World given as part of the London Buddhist Centre’s week-long series exploring Mind Reactive / Mind Creative for the 2018 Urban Retreat.

There is a way to work with our mental states that takes us out of the reactive mode of being into progressive spiritual development. Our minds clouded by aversion, craving and delusion take us away...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Complete Recordings from the Bristol Buddhist Centre Rains Retreat 2019

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 3 May, 2019 - 10:52

The 2019 Bristol Buddhist Centre’s Rains Retreat was called “Pathways to a Beautiful Mind”. Led by Vajradevi, the retreat explored ways of cultivating a beautiful mind by using the framework of the Satipatthana Sutta as well as the five spiritual faculties.

You can now listen to the complete recordings - which include led meditations and pujas as well as Dharma talks - and take part in your very own rains season retreat at your leisure! A big...

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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: We All Want to be Happy

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 28 May, 2018 - 17:38

This Dharmabyte podcast is brought to you by Maitreyabandhu. We yearn to be happy, yet we don’t know where to find happiness. The central problem of human life - we try all sorts of things, it’s like a koan we are all born with.

From the talk The Happiness Problem by Maitreyabandhu given as part of the LBC’s Urban Retreat in June 2009.

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Dharmabyte: The Bodhisattva Vision

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 28 May, 2018 - 16:50

This Dharmabyte podcast is an excerpt from The Bodhisattva Vision.

Visuddhimati launches the Triratna Urban Retreat on the theme of the greater mandala of uselessness - a teaching Sangharakshita has given us in 1976 derived from the Ratnagunasamcayagatha Sutra of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras. 

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Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

The Urban Retreat Online - A Trial of the Social Network

By Candradasa on Sat, 21 Apr, 2012 - 19:54

I gave this talk at the European Chair’s Assembly in January 2012 about the trial we did during the Urban Retreat (October 2011) for Groups and Projects on thebuddhistcentre.com. We learned a lot and this is a report on the experience - and the potential - of a Triratna social network, with some considerations of the bigger questions about how online contexts can help foster a sense of community and support people in their personal practice.

The Urban Retreat 2011
The Urban Retreat 2011

Sailing the Worldly Winds in India

By Yashosagar on Fri, 14 Oct, 2011 - 17:39

Yashosagar - The Worldly Winds, International Urban Retreat 2011 by thebuddhistcentre

Listen on iOS or get the app. A moving talk from India by Yashosagar describing his own sources of inspiration in working with the Worldly Winds, and a glimpse at how the Dharma can really change people’s whole worlds… On Soundcloud.

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The Urban Retreat 2011
The Urban Retreat 2011

Maitridevi - Practising with the Worldly WInds

By Maitridevi on Wed, 12 Oct, 2011 - 06:00

Maitridevi - The Worldly Winds, International Urban Retreat 2011 by thebuddhistcentre

Listen on iOS or get the app. Here’s Maitridevi’s beautifully cogent look at working with the Worldly Winds, as a Soundcloud.

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