May 28th, 2012
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Tension Between Self and Other,” by Kavyasiddhi is from the accessible talk, “Learning the Metta Bhavana” given on a retreat open to people of all levels of meditation experience. Here she shares a personal account working with the tension arising between focusing on one’s self and focusing on the needs of others.
May 26th, 2012
This week’s FBA Podcast is one of our Dharma Tape Detectives findings from the FBA Archives. “In Harmony with Friends and Brethren” by Srivati. What does it mean to be part of a Sangha? What does true harmony mean alongside the inevitability of conflict? Srivati addresses these questions with help from the monks at Kosambi, the six memorable qualities of a Bikkhu, and the seven knowledges of the stream entrant.
May 24th, 2012
Beautifully read by Sangharakshita, these readings are taken from the oldest scriptural texts and evoke the real spirit of early Buddhism – the struggles, the joys and the triumphs of ordinary people who followed the path to Truth.
The “Readings from the Pali Canon” was recorded in 2000 to mark the Digital Legacy project to begin transferring Dharmachakra’s archive to digital format!