May 28, 2015
FBA Dharmabyte today, entitled: Five
Spiritual Faculties is from 1966. Sangharakshita points out
possible potentially misleading assumptions concerning Buddhism,
and describes three principal avenues to a practical spiritual
An excerpt from the talk, The Approach to Buddhism, part of the series
May 25, 2015
Our FBA Dharmabyte today is entitled The Most Difficult Questions. Here Arthapriya explores the Buddhist understanding of what we call reality, and how it is less common sensical than we might imagine. In particular, he questions how much our and#8216;outside worldand#8217; is in fact so strongly conditioned by our state of...
May 21, 2015
Our FBA Dharmabyte today is an excerpt from Non-Self In Buddhist-Psychology by Kamalashila. The Buddha taught from his vision of interconnected conditionality which showed him that nothing is fixed or permanent. It is a radical, extraordinary vision. His way of looking at the human psyche, the mind, heart or soul,...
May 18, 2015
Our FBA Dharmabyte today is entitled Time Traveling to the Time of the Buddha. Amoghavajra takes us back 2,500 years to the Kingdom of Magadha in Northern India to the birth of a boy called Kassapa. He grows up happily and as he gets older he becomes less and less worldly. This is the beginning of the legendary tale of...
May 14, 2015
OurFBA Dharmabyte today is The Story of Angulimala by Suriyavamsa from the talk, and#8220;Like The Moon Released From A Cloud.and#8221; Suriyavamsa tells us the story of the murderer Angulimala, who has a complete change of heart after trying to catch and kill the Buddha and finding it impossible. The tale illustrates how...