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Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Dakini as Shapeshifter and Protector

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 27 Feb, 2020 - 14:00

Karunasara takes us into the timeless world of the Dakini Vajrayogini, with an explanation of the symbolic meanings found in Tantric imagery and visualization of her, as well as an overview of her spiritual qualities.

From the talk The Symbolic Meaning of Vajrayogini given at Aryaloka Buddhist Center, 2010.

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Dublin Buddhist Centre
Dublin Buddhist Centre

Talk by Vessantara: Padmasambhava Practice – a Personal Unfolding

By Vajrashura on Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 - 19:33

In this wonderful personal talk about Padmasambhava, Vessantara talks about his connection with the strange figure of Padmasambhava.

On the way, he gives an insight into what it’s like to relate to these Buddha and Bodhisattva figures deeply, and how we can do this.

And he explores the effects doing this can have on our mind, our heart and our Dharma lives.

Talk given in the Dublin Buddhist Centre on Tuesday 25th April 2017.

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Guided Buddhanusmrti at Bodhgaya with Purna

By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 16:23

On the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order Convention at the traditional seat of the Buddha’s Enlightenment, Dharmachari Purna leads the assembled men’s wing of the Order in a traditional practice of recollecting the Buddha, with a special emphasis of his presence under the Bodhi tree itself.

Recorded in February 2018, Bodhgaya, India.

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Manjughosa Stuti Sadhana Retreat - The Talks By Subhuti

By Centre Team on Fri, 22 Sep, 2017 - 15:17

An outstanding series of talks by Subhuti on the theme of Sadhana during the Manjughosa Stuti Sadhana retreat at Adhisthana in 2017.

Over the course of six talks he articulates the stages we traverse in the practice of sadhana, which correspond to the stages of the system of practice - Reverence, Solidarity, Wise Attention, The Illumined Image, Dwelling in Reality and Dedication.

Listen to more talks by Subhuti

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Suvajra's Seasonal - No 2, Autumn: Facing Gods And Demons

By Candradasa on Wed, 31 Dec, 2014 - 21:42
In his (slightly belated!) autumn seasonal, we hear from Suvajra about his new, unexpected circumstances, caring for his teacher Urgyen Sangharakshita. It’s an intimate and touching picture of their friendship, and moves naturally into an extended reflection on Suvajra’s devotional practice of Chöd - “cutting” - meditation. Chöd is a ritualised practice from the Tantric tradition involving the whole body and mind. Its aim is to see deeply into the nature of self and of consciousness itself, and we get...
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat

Re-imagining the Buddha by Subhuti (with Sangharakshita)

By Candradasa on Sat, 2 Jun, 2012 - 14:38
Here’s the original pdf version of the paper by Subhuti following his conversations with Sangharakshita.
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