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Spiritual Friendship and the Heart’s Release


Our FBA Podcast this week is by Maitreyi entitled Spiritual Friendship and the Heart's Release. Our teacher Sangharakshita has said: "It is in friendship (maitri) that we may find the emotional equivalent of the intellectual understanding of the doctri...


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Faith and Wisdom


This week's FBA Podcast by Danadasa is entitled Faith and Wisdom. In this Buddhist path of transformation, how we relate to practice has a profound effect upon that which unfolds. How do we relate to the idea of path and goal? How do we relate to effort?


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The Conscious Evolution of Man: Right Effort


This week's FBA Podcast by Sangharakshita a is entitled The Conscious Evolution of Man: Right Effort. Discussing the evolution of consciousness, this lecture explains that at the stage of reflexive consciousness,


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Quietly Revering the Unfathomable – Reflections On Guhyaloka


This week's FBA Podcast by Dayasagara is entitled Quietly Revering the Unfathomable - Reflections On Guhyaloka. In the sparkling and wonderful talk, Dayasagara evokes the magic and mystery around his ordination, his time in 'the secret valley',


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Urban Metta


In this week's FBA Podcast entitled Urban Metta Bodhilila talks about how city life offers constant opportunities for practising metta in quite challenging situations and can provide a crucible for our spiritual practice,


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A Field of Kindness


Our FBA Podcast, this week is called A Field of Kindness by Sona. A talk on kindness, the quality of caring and the Bodhisattva Ideal, given at the Stockholm Buddhist Center, on 5 September 2005.


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The Richly Endowed Buddha of the Southern Realm


Our FBA Podcast, this week is called The Richly Endowed Buddha of the Southern Realm by Dhammadinna. - Third in a series of talks given on the 2012 Triratna International Retreat. For more talks, videos, photos etc from the retreat see www.


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Self Compassion For the Sake of All Beings


Our FBA Podcast, this week is called Self Compassion For the Sake of All Beings. Munisha gave this talk in English to a Swedish audience, 5th March 2016, Dhammagiri Retreat Center, Sweden.


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The Sevenfold Puja: Worship


Our FBA Podcast this week is entitled The Sevenfold Puja: Worship by Maniraja. The Sevenfold Puja - drawn from the Bodhicaryavatara - is the main devotional ceremony of the Triratna Buddhist Community. - This talk is the second in the series on the Pu...


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Using Ritual to Cultivate Bodhicitta


Can ritual help us put the conditions in place through which bodhicitta may arise? In this week's FBA Podcast Using Ritual to Cultivate Bodhicitta Vijayasri explores our reactions to the idea of ritual and how rituals can become meaningless.


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