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The Just Sitting Practice - An Introduction 

The 'Just Sitting' practice has been part of the FWBO's system of meditation since the very …

Subhuti 2009
01. The Just Sitting Practice - An Introduction (40:14)
 
Just Sitting In the System of Meditation 

In January 2010 Subhuti led an order retreat, at Bor Dharan, on the theme of the System of Meditation. Here he talks about …

Subhuti 2010
01. Just Sitting In the System of Meditation (40:07)
 
Just Sitting As Part of the System of Meditation 

Just sitting is an integral part of the System of Meditation as taught by Sangharakshita. In this short …

Subhuti 2010
01. Just Sitting As Part of the System of Meditation (33:01)
 
Short Introduction to Just Sitting Practice 

Subhuti gives a short introduction to the Just Sitting practice and its place in the system of meditati

Subhuti 2011
01. Short Introduction to Just Sitting Practice (16:50)
 
The Just Sitting Practice 

In this series of talks, Satyaraja introduces us to the Just Sitting practice. The talks were given during …

Satyaraja 2021
01. Just Sitting - Talk One (21:07)
02. Just Sitting - Talk Two (11:30)
03. Just Sitting - Talk Three (06:53)
04. Just Sitting - Talk Four (04:42)
05. Just Sitting - Talk Five (04:29)
06. Just Sitting - Talk Six (03:01)
 
Spiritual Receptivity and Just Sitting 

A talk given by Vessantara on the Triratna Buddhist Order European Order Gathering at Wymondham College August 25 2012

Vessantara 2012
01. Spiritual Receptivity and Just Sitting (56:10)
 
The Mandala of the Five Buddhas - Talk 11 - Sitting At the Centre of the Mandala 

Eleventh and last talk of Padmaloka's 2012 Winter Retreat. Once again at the Centre of the Mandala, Vairocana, how do …

Vessantara 2013
01. The Mandala of the Five Buddhas - Talk 11 - Sitting At the Centre of the Mandala (1:05:23)
 
Sitting with the Buddha: Encountering Spiritual Death and Rebirth 

Mahasraddha leads a visualisation meditation on the Buddha in relation to Spriritual Death and Rebirth, for Manchester Buddhist …

Mahasraddha 2020
01. Sitting with the Buddha: Encountering Spiritual Death and Rebirth (26:36)
 
Sitting In Relation – Guided Meditation 

Introducing and leading through the foundation to Shin practice: ourselves, finite and conditioned beings, just as we are, …

Maitrisiddhi 2021
01. Sitting in relation – guided meditation (38:16)
 
Sitting In Relation: Mantra and Visualisation - Guided Meditation 

Introducing then leading a practice. The yidam as the esoteric Dharma refuge. Bringing our own relative helplessness into …

Maitrisiddhi 2021
01. Sitting in relation: mantra and visualisation - guided meditation (47:07)
 
Spiritual Faculty of Sama Samadhi 

Vajradevi explores two very different approaches to samadhi - the more familiar ‘one-pointed’ samadhi and the …

Vajradevi 2019
02. Thoughts on Just Sitting (02:14)
 
Confidence 

Karunagita discusses confidence in our practice and leads a just sitting meditation. Sangha night, 12th …

Karunagita 2015
02. Guided Just Sitting Meditation (05:20)
 
Positive Emotion Day 5 Session 1 

A series of talks, guided meditation sessions, and rituals from The Mandala of Spiritual Practice: Positive Emotion retreat. …

Vessantara 2015
 
Spiritual Receptivity Retreat With Vessantara (Adhisthana 2017) - Day 1 

01 Beginning with a 20 minute sit connecting with the mandala of protection, followed an introduction to Spiritual Receptivity. 02 …

Vessantara 2017
 
Rambles Around Reality 2010 - The Five Niyamas 2 

In his second ramble Subhuti takes the 5 niyamas and shows how the System of Meditation relates to the basic shape of reality.

Subhuti 2010
 
The Four Gifts 

Set in a beautiful field in Tuttington Norfolk- sitting outside under an old tree on a sunny spring day- …

Padmavajra 2010
 
The Three Jewels of Buddhism 

An introduction to the 3 jewels, or refuges of Buddhism: the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. Vajratara gives both an introduction …

Vajratara 2010
 
Brahma Viharas and the Key Moment 

Kulaprabha has been involved co-leading retreats on the Brahma Viharas for about 15 years. This talk is distilled from from …

Kulaprabha 2005
 
Six Element Practice and the Dhatuvibhanga sutta 

The Dhatuvibhanga Sutta - the Exposition of the Elements - tells the story of a meeting between the Buddha and a young monk …

Kulaprabha 2007
 
The System of Meditation 

A beautifully clear explanation of the Triratna system of meditation, practices to foster integration, positive emotion, …

Kamalashila 2010
 
Change Your Mind - Body Awareness And Relaxation 

Paramananda 1998
 
Integration Day 5 Afternoon Session 

Recorded on the Integration retreat at Adhisthana, February 2016. From The Mandala of Spiritual Practice series of retreats …

Vessantara 2016
 
Introducing the Refuge Tree 

The start of the new series at Brixton Triratna’s Sangha night looking at the figures on the Refuge Tree. In this talk …

Suddhaka 2017
 
Milarepa-The Strange Compassionate Other 

In this talk, Padmavajra tells us about Aloka's painting of Milarepa sitting above his sun and moon …

Padmavajra 2019
 
The Way of Mindfulness Week 1 - Awareness Meditation 

To be fully present and fully heedful is the aim of the Buddhist life, but it’s not an easy thing to achieve, even …

Vidyamala 2016
 
The Way of Mindfulness Week 2 - Body Scan (Breath-Based) 

To be fully present and fully heedful is the aim of the Buddhist life, but it’s not an easy thing to achieve, even …

Vidyamala 2016
 
Introduction to the Bristol Buddhist Centre Rains Retreat 26 April 2019 

Vajradevi introduces the idea of rains retreat with some reminiscences of practising in Asia and how the idea of a ‘rains …

Vajradevi 2019
 
Mindfulness + Working with Mood + Walking Meditation 

After a recap, Vajradevi returns to the central thread of the Satipatthana, mindfulness, recalling Bhante Sangharakshita …

Vajradevi 2019
 
Introducing the Bodhicitta Practice Retreat 

Vessantara introduces the retreat, evokes Bhante and his memories of him, and leads through a grounding and just sitting

Vessantara 2020
 
Dukkha to Insight 

Drawing on her own experience, and her experience of witnessing others, Vimalachitta gives a personal talk on the latter …

Vimalacitta 2020
 
Initiation Into the Heart of the Mandala 

Visuddhimati explores how we really need to know ourselves deeply and experientially to allow us to let go into the deep …

Visuddhimati 2020
 
Saying Goodbye to the Earth: Eco-Anxiety and Our Response 

Buddhism begins with the Buddha sitting beneath a tree, touching the earth. The Buddha's vision of …

Gunopeta 2020
 
The Mindfulness of Breathing: Short Lead-through 

This is a short 20 minute lead-through of the traditional meditation known as 'The Mindfulness of Breathing'. This …

Kamalashila 1995
07. Mindfulness of Breathing (short lead-through) - bringing the practice to a close and just sitting with the experience (5:18)
 
A System of Meditation 

A survey of the progressive sequence of meditations followed in the FWBO and their place in the complete spiritual path. …

Sangharakshita 1978
10. Ordination, Bodhichitta, and ‘Just Sitting’ (9:34)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 2 

This is the second in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond …

Padmavajra 2005
11. Sitting in stillness with the paradox; the Nirvana that is not placed anywhere (7:16)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 8 

This is the eighth in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond …

Padmavajra 2005
08. Purelands in Mahayana Buddhism; the impermanence of what we care for - sitting loose; Padmaloka - the Realm of the Lotus; the Pureland wherever you are; Rumi in Bombay (6:11)
 
The Mindfulness of Breathing: Full Lead-through 

Here's a longer (40 minute) lead-through of the traditional meditation known as 'The Mindfulness of Breathing'. …

Kamalashila 1995
01. Mindfulness of Breathing (full lead-through) - sitting well and comfortably (2:23)
 
Metta Bhavana - Introduction and Basic Tools 

Here is Kamalashila's illuminating guide to working in the 'Metta Bhavana' ('Development of Loving Kindness') …

Kamalashila 1995
03. The structure of the meditation; settling down; the first stage - sitting with however you feel and directing friendliness t (2:26)
 
Our Work as Teachers and Practitioners 

A rather splendid (even controversial in places!) talk by Kamalashila on meditation and meditation teaching in the contemporary …

Kamalashila 2005
06. Seven trainings in meditation - i. the spirit of practice ii.faith, confidence iii. mindfulness, awareness iv. reflection on the Dharma v. anapanasati (mindfulness of breathing) vi. metta bhavana (development of loving kindness) vii. just sitting (5:53)
09. Just Sitting; an undervalued area of practice - an antidote to wilfulness; a link to vipassana practice (4:25)
12. A wider Buddhist mandala; Just Sitting and Pure Awareness; a retreat with Shenpen Hookham (8:30)
 
Mindfulness for Just About Everything 

This is a timely and invaluable talk from Paramabandhu. Drawing on many years of experience as a consultant psychiatrist …

Paramabandhu 2006
05. ii Sitting with your experience; Rumi's poem 'The Guest House'; the kindly aspect of awareness; body awareness and mental proliferation (5:24)
 
Tibetan Book of the Dead (Talk 2): On Hell and Hungry Ghosts 

This is the second talk in a great eight-part series by Padmavajra looking at the marvellous, terrifying, visionary world …

Padmavajra 2005
11. The red Buddha Jwalamukha; sitting with the state of craving; generosity; the arising of a better longing (3:32)
 
21-Day Meditation For Recovery - Week 2 

Week two of a 21-day course in meditation to help with recovery. This course accompanies the book 'Eight Step Recovery: …

Vimalasara and Paramabandhu 2013
03. Just sitting with gong bath (15:50)
 
Spiritual Receptivity Meditation Retreat 

Vessantara leads us on a journey to discover Spiritual Receptivity in this thoroughly engaging set of talks and led meditations. …

Vessantara 2014
04. Led Meditation - Just Sitting (27:42)
06. Led Meditation - Metta Bhavana and Just Sitting (27:42)
23. Just Sitting Like a Buddha (27:42)
 
The Buddha's Vision 

The last in a major new series of talks by Vishvapani to mark the launch of his new book: 'Gautama Buddha: The Life and …

Vishvapani 2011
06. Stumbling through the forest and discerning the path to Awakening; if you want to transform yourself you need to look into the dark places; facing fears, sitting still (3:30)
08. Sitting below the Pipal Tree (Bodhi Tree) putting it all together; a craftsman working with gold; going deeply into states of meditative consciousness, free from unskillful mental states, free from views, a kind of awareness becoming Enlightened (3:37)
 
21-Day Meditation For Recovery - Week 3 

Week three of a 21-day course in meditation to help with recovery. This course accompanies the book 'Eight Step Recovery: …

Vimalasara and Paramabandhu 2013
07. Just sitting with gong bath (15:47)
 
Introduction to the Brahma Viharas (With Guided Meditation) 

A beautiful introduction by Ratnavandana to the Brahma Viharas as an integrated set of practices flowing from metta - loving …

Ratnavandana 2015
09. Guided meditation - Just Sitting with your connection to the Brahma Viharas (06:59)
 
Meditation Workshop - Five Breaths 

As a companion to her talk, The Possibility of Practice and her guided Meditation on the Three Bodies (physical, emotional, …

Amaragita 2015
07. Five minutes of just sitting meditation (04:21)
 
Imagining the Buddha Meditation 

Short guided meditation imagining meeting the Buddha, with threefold puja, Shakyamuni mantra and transference of merits.

Jvalamalini 2016
04. Sitting with the Buddha (15:56)
 
Path As Symbol: Meditation As Personal Journey 

A series of talks and led practices exploring the system of practice in the context of meditation. These teachings were shared …

Singhashri 2017
05. Led Just Sitting Practice: Opening to the Senses (receptivity) (38:26)
10. Led Just Sitting Practice: the nature of awareness (spiritual rebirth) (21:48)
 
Working Mindfully with Craving and Aversion 

Vajradevi explores the poisons of craving and aversion which fuel emotions, quoting American teacher Steve Armstrong who …

Vajradevi 2019
04. Introduction to a Sitting Meditation Practise (00:38)
 
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