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A Body of Practice - Satyapara

Posted by Prajnaketu on Fri, 15 Apr, 2016 - 10:56

Drawing upon the myths in the life of the Buddha Satyapara explores the role the body plays when we take up Buddhist practice. She describes the Buddha as a child under a rose apple tree being deeply in touch with his surrounding and when calling upon the earth he gains confidence in his practice and overcomes his doubts. With this stories Satyapara invites us to trust our body. Given in Cambridge in the Young Peoples Evening.

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Buddhism: Beyond the Science of Flow

Posted by Prajnaketu on Thu, 31 Mar, 2016 - 12:55

Prajnaketu leads the Ghent sangha through an experience of ‘flow’ and describes how Buddhism offers a systematic path to ever more satisfying and absorbing mental states, taking the mind beyond the limitations of contemporary psychology and articulating a response to evil in the world. Given on the 22nd of March.

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Rainer's Pilgrimage

Posted by Prajnaketu on Mon, 21 Mar, 2016 - 18:22

Rainer Pretz from Essen, Germany joins Prajnaketu to talk about his pilgrimage to the UK and visiting Bhante Sangharakshita.

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Buddhism and Grassroots Revolution (Discussion)

Posted by Prajnaketu on Mon, 21 Mar, 2016 - 11:46

Questions and answers with the Essen Young Buddhists on what’s happening in the Oxford Sangha now; simplicity vs activity; being a Buddhist in the world… and German engineering. With a German translation from Rainer Pretz.

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Buddhism and Grassroots Revolution (Talk)

Posted by Prajnaketu on Mon, 21 Mar, 2016 - 11:44

Prajnaketu talks about his experiences of starting a Sangha in Oxford and links it to the principles of generosity, kindly speech, beneficial activity and exemplification: Buddhist qualities that can literally change the world. Given at the Essen Young Buddhists Night and with a German translation by Rainer Pretz.

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Mixed Young Buddhist Community in Berlin

Posted by Prajnaketu on Sat, 19 Mar, 2016 - 21:30

Prajnaketu talks to Tobi, Inga, Hannah and Tim - members of the first mixed Triratna Buddhist community in Germany - to find out what it’s like living and practising together and how they started out.

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Buddhism and Elite Athletics

Posted by Prajnaketu on Sat, 19 Mar, 2016 - 12:03

Prajnaketu gives an informal talk on how elite athletics can be a way into understanding Buddhist training in the 21st Century. From the Young People’s Night at the Buddhistisches Tor Berlin.

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Buddhism and the Modern World

Posted by vajratara on Thu, 10 Sep, 2015 - 10:46

Great to see those of you who came to the young women’s retreat at Tiratanaloka.  I was left feeling that the future of the Order is in good hands.  Here is the talk I gave about the state of the world: refugees, Jeremy Corbyn, money, power, the environment, and what the Buddhist response is.  I think we are on the brink of something quite new, and Buddhism has an important role to play… 

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The Adamantine Bond of Brotherhood - Personal Reflections Friendship

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 - 00:00
A short talk given at the Young Mens Retreat at Padmaloka in 2014. This talk includes Jeremys personal reflections on friendship and Kalyana Mitrata.
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Going Forth - Two Talks From the Young Buddhists Day At Padmaloka

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 15 Mar, 2015 - 00:00
2 Talks given at the Young Buddhists Day on Going Forth at Padmaloka in December 2014
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