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Dharmabytes from Free Buddhist Audio

Dec 30, 2019

Jnanavaca offers a far-reaching and uncompromising vision of human fellowship based on transcendental ideals: Sangha. With reference to terrorism, romance, consumerism and Star Wars....

This FBA Dharmabyte is from the talk called What The World Knows Now, part of the series Where do we go from here? given at the London...

Dec 26, 2019

This is a gem of a talk, with a wintery theme.

Parami starts by singing 'In the Bleak Midwinter' by Christina Rossetti. She then goes on to bring out the underlying meaning of some of the imagery in the poem.

The first metaphors are about bleakness, with the earth as hard as iron and water like a stone, times when we...

Dec 23, 2019

It may be Christmas Day but it is also Sangha Night and Ratnaghosha takes the opportunity to explore the Buddhist themes in 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens.

This talk, The Dharma in Dickens, was given at Cambridge Buddhist Centre, 2019.



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Dec 19, 2019

Dassini takes us into the Parable of the Burning House from the White Lotus Sutra. Through readings from the sutra and retelling of the parable the main themes of the story are brought out, and the problem at the heart of the parable is revealed, that of unawareness or heedlessness.

From the talk Housebuilder, Now You...

Dec 16, 2019

In a talk looking deeply at the many manifestations, contexts, and practices of ksanti, patience, here Satyaraja shares a story from The White Lotus Sutra about 5000 arahants walking out of the assembly as they believed they had nothing more to learn.

On the theme of spiritual receptivity, from the talk entitled