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Free Buddhist Audio This week’s FBA Podcast is the third talk in the LBC Buddhophany series by Subhuti titled:“Meeting the Buddha In Reality”. Subhuti concludes with a rousing call to take the Buddha’s invitation to meet him in reality. To do this we need to engage with the Buddha on the level of history and myth.

Direct download: podcast187.mp3
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Free Buddhist Audio This week’s FBA Podcast, comes from Vidyamala, speaking at Manchester Buddhist Center in 2012.

Entitled “Awareness is Revolutionary”, she encourages us to change our minds to change the world, speaking about the life-changing power of awareness.

Direct download: podcast185.mp3
Category:FBA Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Free Buddhist Audio This week’s FBA Podcast, comes from Lokabandhu at Buddhafield’s Green Earth Awakening event in May of 2013.

Entitled “A Buddhist Approach to Changing the World”, Lokabandhu explores how Buddhists might take on the heroic task of affecting the world for the better. After reviewing the Buddhist concept of conditionality, he draws on examples such as Dr. Ambedkar and Triratna’s paradigm of the ‘New Society’ to illustrate how lasting social and personal change might successfully be brought about.

Direct download: podcast184.mp3
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Free Buddhist Audio This week’s FBA Podcast, by Padmavajra, was given during the 2013 Young men’s retreat at Padmaloka.

Entitled “The Way of the Dharma Warrior”, Padmavajra describes the qualities of the Dharma Warrior and how Dharma Warriors are fighting in the great battle between the spiritual community and the group – fighting for the liberation of the truly human individual against the forces of mediocrity and uniformity – the battle with Mara who embodies those forces. Padmavajra concludes with David Jones’ magnificent evocation of a warrior in his poem ‘The Hunt’.

Direct download: podcast183.mp3
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Free Buddhist Audio This week’s FBA Podcast, by Vajratara, is a tour-de-force of a talk entitled “Young People, the Bodhisattva Ideal, and Padmasambhava”.

Vajratara weaves together her first contact with meditation and the Dharma (being forced to go by her best-friend’s Mum!), early explorations with drugs, her love of teaching, how to build a spiritual community, Padmasambhava, and the Bodhisattva Ideal.

Direct download: podcast182.mp3
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