Manchester Buddhist Centre talks https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk Talks given at the Manchester Buddhist Centre on Meditation and Buddhism Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:05:19 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Talks given over the years at the Manchester Buddhist Centre by local and visiting teachers Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Manchester Buddhist Centre info@manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk info@manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk (Manchester Buddhist Centre) Bringing Buddhist wisdom alive in the heart of Manchester Manchester Buddhist Centre talks https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/MBClogo3000.jpg https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk info@manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk TV-G Manchester, United Kingdom Donate to Manchester Buddhist Centre The Role of Communication in Sangha https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/role-communication-sangha/ Sun, 12 Nov 2017 13:20:54 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=53892 <p>A talk given by Sthirajyoti on the Sangha Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist Centre, November 2017</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/role-communication-sangha/">The Role of Communication in Sangha</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p>

A talk given by Sthirajyoti on the Sangha Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist Centre, 12th November 2017

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A talk given by Daniel Bradford on the Sangha Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist Centre, 12 November 2017

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Introducing the Sangha Jewel https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/introducing-the-sangha-jewel/ Sun, 12 Nov 2017 13:00:23 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=53876 <p>A short talk by Sanghadhara introducing the Sangha Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist Centre, November 2017</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/introducing-the-sangha-jewel/">Introducing the Sangha Jewel</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p>

A short talk by Sanghadhara introducing the Sangha Day Festival at the Manchester Buddhist Centre, 12th November 2017

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A short talk by Sanghadhara introducing the Sangha Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist Centre, November 2017 A short talk by Sanghadhara introducing the Sangha Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist Centre, November 2017 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 14:15
A Body at Peace with Itself https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-body-at-peace-with-itself/ Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:30:51 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=54089 <p>Balajit shares his journey of discovery around what the body is and what it might mean for the body to be truly, profoundly and deeply at peace with itself. October 2017</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-body-at-peace-with-itself/">A Body at Peace with Itself</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p>

This talk starts by exploring different perspectives on what is the body and how limited views can limit our practice. Balajit shares some of his own journey of discovery around what the body is and how his own perspectives have shifted, particularly during his years living at Vajraloka Retreat Centre. The second part of the talk looks at what it might mean for the body to be truly, profoundly and deeply at peace with itself.

Given on Triratna Night at Manchester Buddhist Centre, 23th October 2017

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Balajit shares his journey of discovery around what the body is and what it might mean for the body to be truly, profoundly and deeply at peace with itself. October 2017 Balajit shares his journey of discovery around what the body is and what it might mean for the body to be truly, profoundly and deeply at peace with itself. October 2017 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:05:57
The Curse of Narcissus…Getting Over Yourself! https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dr-ambedkars-vision-western-individualism-curse-narcissus-getting/ Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:30:46 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=54098 <p>Arthapriya invites Western Triratna Buddhists to rise to the challenge of Dr Ambedkar's vision by working collectively and seeing that our own well-being and freedom is interwoven with those around us. October 2017</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dr-ambedkars-vision-western-individualism-curse-narcissus-getting/">The Curse of Narcissus…Getting Over Yourself!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p>

In this talk, Arthapriya provides a warm and provocative invitation to Western Triratna Buddhists to rise to the challenge of Dr. Ambedkar’s vision by working collectively and ultimately seeing that our own well-being and freedom is interwoven with all of those around us.

Given given as part of Manchester Buddhist Centre’s Dr Ambedkar celebrations. 15th October 2017

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Arthapriya invites Western Triratna Buddhists to rise to the challenge of Dr Ambedkar's vision by working collectively and seeing that our own well-being and freedom is interwoven with those around us. October 2017 Arthapriya invites Western Triratna Buddhists to rise to the challenge of Dr Ambedkar's vision by working collectively and seeing that our own well-being and freedom is interwoven with those around us. October 2017 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:05:57
The Reluctant Bodhisattva https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-reluctant-bodhisattva/ Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:00:22 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=54072 <p>In this inspiring talk, Nagapriya outlines his experience of working with others to establish the Centro Budista de Cuernavaca in Mexico. September 2017</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-reluctant-bodhisattva/">The Reluctant Bodhisattva</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p>

In this inspiring talk, Nagapriya outlines his experience of working with others to establish the Centro Budista de Cuernavaca in Mexico.

Please note that this first 5-6 minutes of this talk are of poor quality.

Given on Triratna Night at Manchester Buddhist Centre, 25 September 2017

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In this inspiring talk, Nagapriya outlines his experience of working with others to establish the Centro Budista de Cuernavaca in Mexico. September 2017 In this inspiring talk, Nagapriya outlines his experience of working with others to establish the Centro Budista de Cuernavaca in Mexico. September 2017 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:05:57
Facing Complexity: The Radical Simplicity of Solidarity and Groundlessness https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/facing-complexity-radical-simplicity-solidarity-groundlessness/ Mon, 17 Jul 2017 20:00:35 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=51891 <p>Guhyapati, from the Ecodharma Centre, explores how the Dharma can empower social engagement, at our weekly Sangha gathering, July 2017.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/facing-complexity-radical-simplicity-solidarity-groundlessness/">Facing Complexity: The Radical Simplicity of Solidarity and Groundlessness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p>

A forty-minute talk by Guhyapati, from the Ecodharma Centre, at our weekly Sangha gathering, exploring how the Dharma can empower social engagement.

Given at Manchester Buddhist Centre’s Triratna Night, 17 July 2017.

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Guhyapati, from the Ecodharma Centre, explores how the Dharma can empower social engagement, at our weekly Sangha gathering, July 2017. Guhyapati, from the Ecodharma Centre, explores how the Dharma can empower social engagement, at our weekly Sangha gathering, July 2017. Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 42:26
Strong for the Many https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/strong-for-the-many/ Sun, 09 Jul 2017 14:00:38 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=51886 <p>In a Dharma Day talk, Sanghadhara asks how developing our practice can help us benefit all beings, July 2017.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/strong-for-the-many/">Strong for the Many</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p>

How can our practice help us become more stable for the benefit of all beings? A talk given by Sanghadhara at Manchester Buddhist Centre’s Dharma Day celebrations, 9th July 2017

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Red Shift: The Discriminating Wisdom of Amitabha https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-red-shift-the-discriminating-wisdom-of-amitabha/ Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:18:43 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=50191 <p>Maitridevi brings together poetry, science and classic Buddhist teachings to explore how the Buddhist Path can be seen as a positive force for good in the world. April 2017</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-red-shift-the-discriminating-wisdom-of-amitabha/">Red Shift: The Discriminating Wisdom of Amitabha</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p>
Maitridevi

In this talk, given on Triratna Night, Maitridevi brings together poetry, science and classic Buddhist teachings to explore how the Buddhist Path can be seen within a wider perspective as a positive force for good in the world.

Talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre on 3rd April 2017.

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Maitridevi brings together poetry, science and classic Buddhist teachings to explore how the Buddhist Path can be seen as a positive force for good in the world. April 2017 Maitridevi brings together poetry, science and classic Buddhist teachings to explore how the Buddhist Path can be seen as a positive force for good in the world. April 2017 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 47:21
Walking through the Wilderness – How to develop Faith https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/walking-through-wilderness-developing-faith/ Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:46:13 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=50127 <p>Vajratara, in a talk given at Triratna Night, guides us through an exploration of the conditions needed for faith to arise and develop. March 2017.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/walking-through-wilderness-developing-faith/">Walking through the Wilderness – How to develop Faith</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p>
Vajratara

Vajratara, in a talk given at Triratna Night, guides us through an exploration of the conditions needed for faith to arise and develop. Drawing on Padmasambhava’s teaching and her own personal experience, Vajratara provides an overview of the key aspects for cultivating and developing faith in our practice.

Talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre on 27th March 2017.

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Vajratara, in a talk given at Triratna Night, guides us through an exploration of the conditions needed for faith to arise and develop. March 2017. Vajratara, in a talk given at Triratna Night, guides us through an exploration of the conditions needed for faith to arise and develop. March 2017. Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 47:23
Triratna Sangha in India https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/triratna-in-india-2/ Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:33:04 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=48567 <p>Tarahridaya provides a personal take on the transformative nature of the work of the Dharma and Triratna Buddhist Order in India. September 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/triratna-in-india-2/">Triratna Sangha in India</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Tarahridaya provides a personal take on the transformative nature of the work of the Dharma and Triratna Buddhist Order in India. September 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Triratna in India https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/triratna-in-india/ Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:24:34 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=48560 <p>Chandrabodhi gives a personal recollection of the growth and development of the Triratna Buddhist Order in India. September 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/triratna-in-india/">Triratna in India</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Chandrabodhi gives a personal recollection of the growth and development of the Triratna Buddhist Order in India. September 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean An Introduction to Dr Ambedkar and the India Dhamma Trust https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dr-ambedkar-india-dharma-trust/ Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:13:59 +0000 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=48444 <p>Carunalaka introduces the India Dhamma Trust. September 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dr-ambedkar-india-dharma-trust/">An Introduction to Dr Ambedkar and the India Dhamma Trust</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Carunalaka introduces the India Dhamma Trust. September 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Buddhafield: Lifestyle as Practice https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhafield-lifestyle-as-practice/ Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:45:25 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=48069 <p>Satyadaya explores team based working and living in the context of Buddhafield. January 2017</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhafield-lifestyle-as-practice/">Buddhafield: Lifestyle as Practice</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Satyadaya explores team based working and living in the context of Buddhafield. January 2017 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean On Death and Bubbles https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/on-death-and-bubbles/ Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:00:54 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=44860 <p>Sanghadhara reflects on death and how to engage with a sense of beauty. September 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/on-death-and-bubbles/">On Death and Bubbles</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Sanghadhara reflects on death and how to engage with a sense of beauty. September 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Self Metta: An Exploration https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/self-metta-exploration/ Mon, 05 Sep 2016 19:00:27 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=44830 <p>Satyajyoti looks at how metta, or kindness, towards yourself is the cornerstone of contentment. 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August 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/taking-new-name-new-life/">Taking a New Name into a New Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Inspired by the Sangha-building of Hatthaka, Sanghadhara explores what it means to get a new name and how it expresses his aspiration. August 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Origins of our System of Practice https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/origins-of-our-system-of-practice/ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:00:01 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=44142 <p>Mahabodhi explores the early history of Buddhism, and suggests that the origins of the Triratna system of practice lie there. 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July 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Path to Buddhist Engagement https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/path-buddhist-engagement/ Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:00:26 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=43623 <p>In Buddhist Action Month, Parami explores the tension between inner and outer engagement, June 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/path-buddhist-engagement/">The Path to Buddhist Engagement</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> In Buddhist Action Month, Parami explores the tension between inner and outer engagement, June 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Introducing Vajrapani https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/introducing-vajrapani/ Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:00:21 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=43426 <p>Sthirajyoti gently unleashes the powerful archetypal figure of Vajrapani. 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May 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-buried-life/">The Buried Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Arthavadin challenges us in discussing self, other and the Third Order of Consciousness. May 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean From Pinball Machine to River https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/from-pinball-machine-to-river/ Sat, 21 May 2016 11:00:10 +0000 http://manchesterbc.web1.triratna.co/?p=42666 <p>Vidyamala speaks on transformation at Manchester Buddhist Centre's Sangha Retreat at Adhisthana, May 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/from-pinball-machine-to-river/">From Pinball Machine to River</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vidyamala speaks on transformation at Manchester Buddhist Centre's Sangha Retreat at Adhisthana, May 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Sona speaks on Abundance https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/abundance/ Fri, 20 May 2016 11:00:55 +0000 http://manchesterbc.web1.triratna.co/?p=42663 <p>Sona on Manchester Buddhist Centre's Sangha Retreat at Adhisthana, May 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/abundance/">Sona speaks on Abundance</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Sona on Manchester Buddhist Centre's Sangha Retreat at Adhisthana, May 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Power Mode and Love Mode in the Spiritual Life https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/power-mode-love-mode-spiritual-life/ Mon, 14 Mar 2016 20:00:51 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=40620 <p>Exploring some of the challenges of taking up the Dharma life. March 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/power-mode-love-mode-spiritual-life/">Power Mode and Love Mode in the Spiritual Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Exploring some of the challenges of taking up the Dharma life. March 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 50:14 From Karma Niyama to Dharma Niyama https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/karma-niyama-dharma-niyama/ Sun, 13 Mar 2016 15:16:35 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=40617 <p>Ratnaguna talks to men in training for Ordination, March 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/karma-niyama-dharma-niyama/">From Karma Niyama to Dharma Niyama</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna talks to men in training for Ordination, March 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Buddhism, Feminism and Self-transcendence https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-feminism-self-transcendence/ Sat, 12 Mar 2016 20:14:29 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=40614 <p>Dharmakarunya explores to what extent feminism can be consistent with the Dharma, March 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-feminism-self-transcendence/">Buddhism, Feminism and Self-transcendence</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dharmakarunya explores to what extent feminism can be consistent with the Dharma, March 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Sanghakaya and the Heart’s Release https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sanghakaya-and-the-hearts-release/ Fri, 11 Mar 2016 16:18:45 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=40337 <p>Maitreyi talks about the Sangha Jewel and its place in the Dharma life, December 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sanghakaya-and-the-hearts-release/">Sanghakaya and the Heart’s Release</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Maitreyi talks about the Sangha Jewel and its place in the Dharma life, December 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Silabodhi: Changing my Life https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/silabodhi-changing-my-life/ Mon, 07 Mar 2016 20:11:31 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=40612 <p>Silabodhi speaks of his ordination in the Triratna Buddhist Order, March 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/silabodhi-changing-my-life/">Silabodhi: Changing my Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Silabodhi speaks of his ordination in the Triratna Buddhist Order, March 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 25:27 The Dharma as Context for Living and Dying https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-dharma-as-context-for-living-and-dying/ Mon, 29 Feb 2016 20:08:05 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=40610 <p>Mahasraddha explores death and living more fully. February 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-dharma-as-context-for-living-and-dying/">The Dharma as Context for Living and Dying</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mahasraddha explores death and living more fully. February 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 54:00 Loneliness, Friendship and Spiritual Community https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/loneliness-friendship-and-spiritual-community/ Mon, 15 Feb 2016 20:03:55 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=40608 <p>Arthapriya, the Centre's president urges us to reach out. February 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/loneliness-friendship-and-spiritual-community/">Loneliness, Friendship and Spiritual Community</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Arthapriya, the Centre's president urges us to reach out. February 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean What happens when we die (and teddy bears) https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/what-happens-when-we-die/ Sun, 14 Feb 2016 09:57:32 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=40606 <p>Karunavajra describes being diagnosed with cancer and the opportunities it gave him to practise. February 2016</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/what-happens-when-we-die/">What happens when we die (and teddy bears)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Karunavajra describes being diagnosed with cancer and the opportunities it gave him to practise. February 2016 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Entering the Forest https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/entering-the-forest/ Sun, 13 Dec 2015 11:32:57 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=38675 <p>Arthavadin explores renunciation as a state of mind and not just a physical act. December 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/entering-the-forest/">Entering the Forest</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Arthavadin explores renunciation as a state of mind and not just a physical act. December 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Metta and the Bodhisattva Ideal https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/metta-and-the-bodhisattva-ideal/ Sun, 13 Dec 2015 11:29:44 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=38672 <p>In this twenty minute talk, Dayanandi focuses on kindness. November 2015 </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/metta-and-the-bodhisattva-ideal/">Metta and the Bodhisattva Ideal</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> In this twenty minute talk, Dayanandi focuses on kindness. November 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Awakening in the Sangha https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/awakening-in-the-sangha/ Sun, 13 Dec 2015 11:27:48 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=38669 <p>A short talk given by Arthaketu introducing Sangha Day. November 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/awakening-in-the-sangha/">Awakening in the Sangha</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A short talk given by Arthaketu introducing Sangha Day. November 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Greater Mandala https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-greater-mandala/ Sun, 13 Dec 2015 11:23:17 +0000 http://mbc.ajwebwork.com/?p=38665 <p>Mahabodhi talks about uselessness and aesthetic appreciation. November 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-greater-mandala/">The Greater Mandala</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mahabodhi talks about uselessness and aesthetic appreciation. November 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Singhashri: Farewell to Manchester https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/farewell-to-manchester/ Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:00:42 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=37694 <p>Singhashri says goodbye, as she leaves Manchester, and raises one or two interesting questions. October 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/farewell-to-manchester/">Singhashri: Farewell to Manchester</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Singhashri says goodbye, as she leaves Manchester, and raises one or two interesting questions. October 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Seven Moods of the Puja https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-seven-moods-of-the-puja/ Mon, 28 Sep 2015 19:00:40 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=37367 <p>Garavachitta explores the Sev­en­fold Puja as a devotional journey. September 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-seven-moods-of-the-puja/">The Seven Moods of the Puja</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Garavachitta explores the Sev­en­fold Puja as a devotional journey. September 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Appreciating Manchester Buddhist Centre https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/appreciating-manchester-buddhist-centre/ Mon, 21 Sep 2015 19:00:33 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=37171 <p>Dharmottara remembers with appreciation the people and projects she's been involved with. September 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/appreciating-manchester-buddhist-centre/">Appreciating Manchester Buddhist Centre</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dharmottara remembers with appreciation the people and projects she's been involved with. September 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Great Turning: Talk 2 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-great-turning-talk-2/ Sun, 24 May 2015 15:36:00 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=36514 <p>Continuing the theme of 'turning towards', Sona explores how we can do this collectively, as a Sangha. May 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-great-turning-talk-2/">The Great Turning: Talk 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Continuing the theme of 'turning towards', Sona explores how we can do this collectively, as a Sangha. May 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 46:16 The Great Turning: Talk 1 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-great-turning-talk-1/ Sat, 23 May 2015 15:39:58 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=36507 <p>Saddhanandi discusses the power of turning towards our experience as individuals. May 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-great-turning-talk-1/">The Great Turning: Talk 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Saddhanandi discusses the power of turning towards our experience as individuals. May 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 39:59 Transforming Mara https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vajratara-transforming-mara/ Mon, 18 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=36173 <p>Vajratara talks about dead dogs, showers of money and shapeshifting in early Buddhist stories. May 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vajratara-transforming-mara/">Transforming Mara</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vajratara talks about dead dogs, showers of money and shapeshifting in early Buddhist stories. May 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Buddhism, Capitalism and the Gift Relationship https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vaddhaka-buddhism-capitalism-and-the-gift-relationship/ Mon, 11 May 2015 19:00:02 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=36179 <p>Vaddhaka on how Buddhists can play a role in building an alternative economic world to capitalism. May 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vaddhaka-buddhism-capitalism-and-the-gift-relationship/">Buddhism, Capitalism and the Gift Relationship</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vaddhaka on how Buddhists can play a role in building an alternative economic world to capitalism. May 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Self Compassion as Liberation https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dharmakarunya-self-compassion-as-liberation/ Mon, 04 May 2015 19:00:40 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35894 <p>Dharmakarunya asks how we can express compassion to others if we are not compassionate to ourselves. May 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dharmakarunya-self-compassion-as-liberation/">Self Compassion as Liberation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dharmakarunya asks how we can express compassion to others if we are not compassionate to ourselves. May 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Faith and Doubt https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/faith-and-doubt/ Mon, 04 May 2015 13:53:51 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35769 <p>Mokshajyoti explores the theme of doubt and the role it can play in the Dharma life. May 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/faith-and-doubt/">Faith and Doubt</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mokshajyoti explores the theme of doubt and the role it can play in the Dharma life. May 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 52:36 Change your Mind to Change the World https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vidyamala-change-your-mind-to-change-the-world/ Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:00:04 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=36177 <p>Vidyamala on socially engaged Buddhism, helping bring about global transformation, starting with our own minds! April 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vidyamala-change-your-mind-to-change-the-world/">Change your Mind to Change the World</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vidyamala on socially engaged Buddhism, helping bring about global transformation, starting with our own minds! April 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Compassion: Self and Other https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/compassion-self-and-other/ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:00:14 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35589 <p>Taravandana asks how can we bring more compassion into this world of suffering. March 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/compassion-self-and-other/">Compassion: Self and Other</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Taravandana asks how can we bring more compassion into this world of suffering. March 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Living what we love — a Response to the Four Sights https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/living-what-we-love-a-response-to-the-four-sights/ Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:00:49 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35657 <p>Amitasuri explores what can happen when faced with well-being, illness, age­ing and death. March 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/living-what-we-love-a-response-to-the-four-sights/">Living what we love — a Response to the Four Sights</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Amitasuri explores what can happen when faced with well-being, illness, age­ing and death. March 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean A Message to my Selves https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-message-to-my-selves/ Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35393 <p>Maniraja explores how Yogachara Buddhism speaks of a consciousness of four selves called manas. March 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-message-to-my-selves/">A Message to my Selves</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Maniraja explores how Yogachara Buddhism speaks of a consciousness of four selves called manas. March 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Dhyanas: the Path of Skilfulness https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/mahabodhi-the-dhyanas-the-path-to-skilfulness/ Mon, 09 Mar 2015 20:00:57 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35368 <p>Mahabodhi on how the Dhyanas are a path to skilful action of body, speech and mind. March 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/mahabodhi-the-dhyanas-the-path-to-skilfulness/">The Dhyanas: the Path of Skilfulness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mahabodhi on how the Dhyanas are a path to skilful action of body, speech and mind. March 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Reflections on the Four Gifts and the Six Emphases of Triratna https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/reflections-on-the-four-gifts-and-the-six-emphases-of-triratna/ Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:08:54 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35652 <p>Parami explores some of the core features of the Triratna approach to Buddhism. March 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/reflections-on-the-four-gifts-and-the-six-emphases-of-triratna/">Reflections on the Four Gifts and the Six Emphases of Triratna</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Parami explores some of the core features of the Triratna approach to Buddhism. March 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Adventures in the Pure Land – Trust https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/adventures-in-the-pure-land-trust/ Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:00:52 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35152 <p>The fourth in our series on the Sukhavati or Pure Land Sutras with Ratnaguna. February 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/adventures-in-the-pure-land-trust/">Adventures in the Pure Land – Trust</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The fourth in our series on the Sukhavati or Pure Land Sutras with Ratnaguna. February 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 44:47 Adventures in the Pure Land – Naturalness https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/adventures-in-the-pure-land-naturalness/ Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:00:23 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35096 <p>Ratnaguna asks what the myth of Sukhavati actually means, and proposes an answer. February 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/adventures-in-the-pure-land-naturalness/">Adventures in the Pure Land – Naturalness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna asks what the myth of Sukhavati actually means, and proposes an answer. February 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Adventures in the Pure Land – Beauty https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/adventures-in-the-pure-land-beauty/ Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:00:29 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35039 <p>Ratnaguna looks at beauty in the Pure Land Sutras. February 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/adventures-in-the-pure-land-beauty/">Adventures in the Pure Land – Beauty</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna looks at beauty in the Pure Land Sutras. February 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 49:44 Adventures in the Pure Land – Happiness https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/adventures-in-the-pure-land-happiness/ Mon, 02 Feb 2015 20:00:33 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=34914 <p>First in a four week series on the Sukhavati Sutras with Ratnaguna. This week he looks at Happiness. February 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/adventures-in-the-pure-land-happiness/">Adventures in the Pure Land – Happiness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> First in a four week series on the Sukhavati Sutras with Ratnaguna. This week he looks at Happiness. February 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Death is Certain, Life is King https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/death-is-certain-life-is-king/ Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:49:10 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=35061 <p>Chandana gives a personal talk about death and loss at Manchester Buddhist Centre's Parinirvana Day festival, February 2015.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/death-is-certain-life-is-king/">Death is Certain, Life is King</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Chandana gives a personal talk about death and loss at Manchester Buddhist Centre's Parinirvana Day festival, February 2015. Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 34:20 Risking it All – Sangha as Practice https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/risking-it-all-sangha-as-practice/ Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:23:28 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=34898 <p>Arthapriya begins by explaining his role of president. He then encourages us to go beyond ourselves - potentially way beyond ourselves. January 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/risking-it-all-sangha-as-practice/">Risking it All – Sangha as Practice</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Arthapriya begins by explaining his role of president. He then encourages us to go beyond ourselves - potentially way beyond ourselves. January 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Dance of the Dakini: How is the Dharma Transmitted? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-dance-of-the-dakini/ Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:50:51 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=34677 <p>Garavachitta explores making ourselves more receptive to those aspects of the Buddha's teaching that go beyond concepts. January 2015</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-dance-of-the-dakini/">The Dance of the Dakini: How is the Dharma Transmitted?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Garavachitta explores making ourselves more receptive to those aspects of the Buddha's teaching that go beyond concepts. January 2015 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 51:29 The Radical Edge: Buddhism and Consumerism https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-radical-edge/ Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:38:49 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=34673 <p>Arthavadin asks, as Buddhism becomes more popular in the West, is it in danger of being co-opted by consumerism? January 2015.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-radical-edge/">The Radical Edge: Buddhism and Consumerism</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Arthavadin asks, as Buddhism becomes more popular in the West, is it in danger of being co-opted by consumerism? January 2015. Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 47:07 Radical Embrace: Week Five https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-five/ Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:35:48 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=34490 <p>Singhashri discusses how we can liberate our mind from unhelpful habits and attachments through mindfulness. December 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-five/">Radical Embrace: Week Five</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Singhashri discusses how we can liberate our mind from unhelpful habits and attachments through mindfulness. December 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 14:25 Radical Embrace: Week Four https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-four/ Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:57:34 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=34485 <p>Singhashri explores the mind and the extraordinary potential of self-awareness. November 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-four/">Radical Embrace: Week Four</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Singhashri explores the mind and the extraordinary potential of self-awareness. November 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:38:29 Radical Embrace: Week Three https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-4/ Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:28:08 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=33677 <p>Singhashri continues her exploration, looking at Feeling and the Dhyana factors that bring pleasure and absorption in our meditation. November 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-4/">Radical Embrace: Week Three</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Singhashri continues her exploration, looking at Feeling and the Dhyana factors that bring pleasure and absorption in our meditation. November 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:29:44 Radical Embrace: Week Two https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-two/ Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:40:04 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=33453 <p>Singhashri introduces Insight Dialogue - a way of communicating the freshness and immediacy of direct experience. November 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-two/">Radical Embrace: Week Two</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Singhashri introduces Insight Dialogue - a way of communicating the freshness and immediacy of direct experience. November 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:16:42 Radical Embrace: Week One https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-one/ Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:33:49 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=33451 <p>Singhashri introduces the Radical Embrace - the possibility of opening to the full range of our experience with clarity and insight. October 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-embrace-week-one/">Radical Embrace: Week One</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Singhashri introduces the Radical Embrace - the possibility of opening to the full range of our experience with clarity and insight. October 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:45:19 Arts, Imagination and the Pure Lands https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/arts-imagination-and-the-pure-lands/ Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16:56:13 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=33711 <p>Ratnaguna explores some texts that describe the Buddhist path in imaginative rather than conceptual terms. November 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/arts-imagination-and-the-pure-lands/">Arts, Imagination and the Pure Lands</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna explores some texts that describe the Buddhist path in imaginative rather than conceptual terms. November 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:07:37 Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk Five https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-five/ Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:20:07 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=32403 <p>Vidyamala talks about her practice of the Dharma. Talk given to women in training for ordination. August 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-five/">Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk Five</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vidyamala talks about her practice of the Dharma. Talk given to women in training for ordination. August 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 13:52 Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk Four https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-four/ Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:17:47 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=32401 <p>Sumnadipa talks about her practice of the Dharma. Talk given to women in training for ordination, August 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-four/">Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk Four</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Sumnadipa talks about her practice of the Dharma. Talk given to women in training for ordination, August 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 13:42 Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk Three https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-three/ Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:13:39 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=32399 <p>Di Kaylor, later ordained as Sarasuvanna, talks about her practice of the Dharma. August 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-three/">Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk Three</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Di Kaylor, later ordained as Sarasuvanna, talks about her practice of the Dharma. August 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 11:08 Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk Two https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-two/ Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:09:36 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=32397 <p>Dayanandi talks about her practice of the Dharma to women in training for ordination, August 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-two/">Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk Two</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayanandi talks about her practice of the Dharma to women in training for ordination, August 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 12:19 Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk One https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-one/ Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:57:27 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=32395 <p>Claire Morris talks about her practice of the Dharma at a day for women in training for ordination. August 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/going-for-refuge-to-the-dharma-jewel-talk-one/">Going for Refuge to the Dharma Jewel: Talk One</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Claire Morris talks about her practice of the Dharma at a day for women in training for ordination. August 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 12:47 Sangha as Pure Land https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangha-retreat-2014-talk-3-sangha-as-pure-land/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:21:02 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=32261 <p>Ratnaguna asks how the spirit of the Pure Land can come about in the midst of the Sangha. June 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangha-retreat-2014-talk-3-sangha-as-pure-land/">Sangha as Pure Land</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna asks how the spirit of the Pure Land can come about in the midst of the Sangha. June 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 52:34 Imagining Amitabha https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangha-retreat-2014-talk-2-imagining-amitabha/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:15:14 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=32259 <p>Vidyamala talks about her relationship with the archetypal Buddha Amitabha - the Buddha of Love, at our 2014 Sangha Retreat</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangha-retreat-2014-talk-2-imagining-amitabha/">Imagining Amitabha</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vidyamala talks about her relationship with the archetypal Buddha Amitabha - the Buddha of Love, at our 2014 Sangha Retreat Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 48:13 The Pure Lands https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangha-retreat-2014-talk-1-the-pure-lands/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:10:39 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=32256 <p>Ratnaguna brings the Pure Lands to life. July 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangha-retreat-2014-talk-1-the-pure-lands/">The Pure Lands</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna brings the Pure Lands to life. July 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 48:46 Buddharaksita on Compassion https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddharaksita-on-compassion/ Tue, 27 May 2014 16:27:55 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=31587 <p>Buddharaksita talks about the importance and profundity of perhaps the most characteristic Buddhist virtue - compassion. May 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddharaksita-on-compassion/">Buddharaksita on Compassion</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Buddharaksita talks about the importance and profundity of perhaps the most characteristic Buddhist virtue - compassion. May 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 36:32 Bhante – Friendship, Sangha and Bodhicitta https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bhante-friendship-sangha-and-bodhicitta/ Sat, 22 Feb 2014 14:00:02 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30699 <p>A talk by Parami, a senior Order member with a close connection to Sangharakshita. February 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bhante-friendship-sangha-and-bodhicitta/">Bhante – Friendship, Sangha and Bodhicitta</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk by Parami, a senior Order member with a close connection to Sangharakshita. February 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean On the Road with Bhante in India https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/on-the-road-with-bhante-in-india/ Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:00:23 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30692 <p>Nagabodhi evokes 1982 when he accompanied Sangharakshita on his speaking tour of India. February 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/on-the-road-with-bhante-in-india/">On the Road with Bhante in India</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Nagabodhi evokes 1982 when he accompanied Sangharakshita on his speaking tour of India. February 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Bhante’s Elucidation of the Dharma https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bhantes-elucidation-of-the-dharma/ Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:00:39 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30696 <p>Ratnaguna introduces short talks by himself and three Mitras: Simon Bradley, Gill Aitken (now Satyamuni) and Richard Millington. February 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bhantes-elucidation-of-the-dharma/">Bhante’s Elucidation of the Dharma</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna introduces short talks by himself and three Mitras: Simon Bradley, Gill Aitken (now Satyamuni) and Richard Millington. February 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Bhante – Poetry, Myth and Imagination https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bhante-poetry-myth-and-imagination/ Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:00:47 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30444 <p>Dhammadinna speaks about Sangharakshita and his emphasis on imagination as a key to the spiritual life. February 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bhante-poetry-myth-and-imagination/">Bhante – Poetry, Myth and Imagination</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dhammadinna speaks about Sangharakshita and his emphasis on imagination as a key to the spiritual life. February 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Five Dimensions of Spiritual Life https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-dimensions-of-spiritual-life/ Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:52:58 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30930 <p>Kamalashila, one of Triratna's most experienced meditation teachers, talks us through the five dimensions of spiritual life. February 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-dimensions-of-spiritual-life/">The Five Dimensions of Spiritual Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Kamalashila, one of Triratna's most experienced meditation teachers, talks us through the five dimensions of spiritual life. February 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Simple Gifts https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/simple-gifts/ Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30411 <p>Vidyadevi reflects on her friendship with Sangharakshita. February 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/simple-gifts/">Simple Gifts</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vidyadevi reflects on her friendship with Sangharakshita. February 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Who is Sangharakshita? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/who-is-sangharakshita/ Sun, 16 Feb 2014 13:00:11 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30394 <p>Arthapriya speaks about Sangharakshita, founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community. February 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/who-is-sangharakshita/">Who is Sangharakshita?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Arthapriya speaks about Sangharakshita, founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community. February 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Loss, Grief, Spiritual Death and Spiritual Rebirth https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/loss-grief-spiritual-death-and-spiritual-rebirth/ Sat, 15 Feb 2014 21:00:17 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30392 <p>Chandana speaks on Parinirvana Day, when we commemorate the Buddha's death. February 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/loss-grief-spiritual-death-and-spiritual-rebirth/">Loss, Grief, Spiritual Death and Spiritual Rebirth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Chandana speaks on Parinirvana Day, when we commemorate the Buddha's death. February 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Amitasuri on Parinirvana Day https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/amitasuri-parinirvana-day/ Sun, 02 Feb 2014 06:00:56 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30538 <p>Amitasuri talks with the BBC's Mike Shaft about Parinirvana Day, when Buddhists commemorate the Buddha's final passing. February 2014.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/amitasuri-parinirvana-day/">Amitasuri on Parinirvana Day</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Amitasuri talks with the BBC's Mike Shaft about Parinirvana Day, when Buddhists commemorate the Buddha's final passing. February 2014. Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 13:37 Arthavadin introduces Arthapriya as President https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/arthavadin-introduces-arthapriya-as-president/ Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:00:43 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=30415 <p>The inauguration of Arthapriya as our President. January 2014</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/arthavadin-introduces-arthapriya-as-president/">Arthavadin introduces Arthapriya as President</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The inauguration of Arthapriya as our President. January 2014 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean What are the Secrets of Sangha? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/what-are-the-secrets-of-sangha/ Wed, 20 Nov 2013 09:06:09 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=28594 <p>Arthavadin encourages us to reflect on how well we are deepening our practice of Sangha. November 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/what-are-the-secrets-of-sangha/">What are the Secrets of Sangha?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Arthavadin encourages us to reflect on how well we are deepening our practice of Sangha. November 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean Pramodana on Hearing the Dharma https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/pramodana-on-hearing-the-dharma/ Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:39:04 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=27524 <p>Pramodana talks about what it means to hear the Dharma, illustrating his points with examples from the Buddha's life. July 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/pramodana-on-hearing-the-dharma/">Pramodana on Hearing the Dharma</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Pramodana talks about what it means to hear the Dharma, illustrating his points with examples from the Buddha's life. July 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 45:18 The Life of the Buddha https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddha-day-three-talks/ Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:43:57 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25954 <p>Prasadu speaks on Buddha Day about the Buddha's life. May 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddha-day-three-talks/">The Life of the Buddha</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Prasadu speaks on Buddha Day about the Buddha's life. May 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 20:02 Finding our Personal Myth https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/finding-our-personal-myth/ Tue, 14 May 2013 13:09:11 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25705 <p>Vajrasakhi talks to women in training for ordination about a more mythic dimension. May 2013.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/finding-our-personal-myth/">Finding our Personal Myth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vajrasakhi talks to women in training for ordination about a more mythic dimension. May 2013. Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 42:51 Cultivating the Bodhicitta https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/cultivating-the-bodhicitta/ Sun, 28 Apr 2013 14:00:57 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25667 <p>Dayanandi leads a meditation to cultivate Bodhicitta - the aspiration to enlightenment for the sake of all beings. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/cultivating-the-bodhicitta/">Cultivating the Bodhicitta</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayanandi leads a meditation to cultivate Bodhicitta - the aspiration to enlightenment for the sake of all beings. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 38:48 Bodhicitta in our Lives and Practice https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bodhicitta-in-our-lives-and-practice/ Sun, 28 Apr 2013 11:00:04 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25673 <p> Dayanandi and Sona talk about Opening to the Suprapersonal Force of the Bodhicitta. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bodhicitta-in-our-lives-and-practice/">Bodhicitta in our Lives and Practice</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayanandi and Sona talk about Opening to the Suprapersonal Force of the Bodhicitta. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 45:06 Rejoicings and Gratitude to those who have gone before https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/rejoicings-gratitude-those-have-gone-before/ Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:00:05 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25671 <p>A talk given by Sona on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat at Manchester Buddhist Centre, April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/rejoicings-gratitude-those-have-gone-before/">Rejoicings and Gratitude to those who have gone before</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Sona on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat at Manchester Buddhist Centre, April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:00:46 The Spiritual Significance of Confession https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-spiritual-significance-of-confession/ Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:00:42 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25666 <p>Dayamala explores confession and its role in the spiritual life. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-spiritual-significance-of-confession/">The Spiritual Significance of Confession</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayamala explores confession and its role in the spiritual life. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 44:20 Integrating the Dharma into Daily Life 3 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/integrating-dharma-daily-life-3/ Fri, 26 Apr 2013 20:00:11 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25649 <p>A talk given by Sona on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/integrating-dharma-daily-life-3/">Integrating the Dharma into Daily Life 3</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Sona on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 19:13 Integrating the Dharma into Daily Life 2 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/integrating-dharma-daily-life-2/ Fri, 26 Apr 2013 19:30:32 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25647 <p>A talk given by Suryaka on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat at Manchester Buddhist Centre, April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/integrating-dharma-daily-life-2/">Integrating the Dharma into Daily Life 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Suryaka on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat at Manchester Buddhist Centre, April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 15:36 Integrating the Dharma into Daily Life 1 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/integrating-dharma-daily-life-1/ Fri, 26 Apr 2013 19:00:10 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25645 <p>A talk given by Prasadu on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat at Manchester Buddhist Centre, April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/integrating-dharma-daily-life-1/">Integrating the Dharma into Daily Life 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Prasadu on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat at Manchester Buddhist Centre, April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 19:02 A Conversation on Arthacarya https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-conversation-on-arthacarya/ Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:00:51 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25643 <p>Dialogue between Ratnaguna and Prasadu on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat at Manchester Buddhist Centre, April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-conversation-on-arthacarya/">A Conversation on Arthacarya</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dialogue between Ratnaguna and Prasadu on the Rainy Season Urban Retreat at Manchester Buddhist Centre, April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 32:27 Loving and Liberating Speech https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/loving-and-liberating-speech/ Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:55:50 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25664 <p>Mahasraddha and Singhashri discuss the second of the four Sangrahavastus - loving or liberating speech. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/loving-and-liberating-speech/">Loving and Liberating Speech</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mahasraddha and Singhashri discuss the second of the four Sangrahavastus - loving or liberating speech. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 25:41 Rainy Season Retreat 2013: Generosity https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/rainy-season-retreat-2013-generosity/ Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:32:44 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25629 <p>Dayamala introduces generosity, the first of the Sangrahavastus, or means of unification of the sangha. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/rainy-season-retreat-2013-generosity/">Rainy Season Retreat 2013: Generosity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayamala introduces generosity, the first of the Sangrahavastus, or means of unification of the sangha. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 20:15 Love, Compassion, Joy, Equanimity – the Sublime Abodes https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/love-compassion-joy-equanimity-the-sublime-abodes/ Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:36:31 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25621 <p>Taravandana talks on love in the spiritual life which is followed by led meditations. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/love-compassion-joy-equanimity-the-sublime-abodes/">Love, Compassion, Joy, Equanimity – the Sublime Abodes</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Taravandana talks on love in the spiritual life which is followed by led meditations. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 43:20 Introducing the Sangrahavastus https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/introducing-the-sangrahavastus/ Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:34:58 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25663 <p>Dayanandi introduces the four Sagrahavastus, or means of unification of the sangha. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/introducing-the-sangrahavastus/">Introducing the Sangrahavastus</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayanandi introduces the four Sagrahavastus, or means of unification of the sangha. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 42:01 The Great Love – The Essential Quality of the Bodhisattva https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-great-love-the-essential-quality-of-the-bodhisattva/ Sat, 20 Apr 2013 16:00:04 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25614 <p>Maitreyabandhu visits from London to give this talk for the Rainy Season Urban Retreat. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-great-love-the-essential-quality-of-the-bodhisattva/">The Great Love – The Essential Quality of the Bodhisattva</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Maitreyabandhu visits from London to give this talk for the Rainy Season Urban Retreat. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 49:41 Bringing the Ideal into the Real https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bringing-the-ideal-into-the-real/ Sat, 20 Apr 2013 13:00:35 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25612 <p>Ratnaguna's keynote talk introduces the Rainy Season Urban Retreat. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/bringing-the-ideal-into-the-real/">Bringing the Ideal into the Real</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna's keynote talk introduces the Rainy Season Urban Retreat. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 50:01 Introducing the 2013 Rainy Season Urban Retreat https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/introducing-the-2013-rainy-season-urban-retreat/ Sat, 20 Apr 2013 11:00:11 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25610 <p>Dayanandi introduces the Rainy Season Urban Retreat. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/introducing-the-2013-rainy-season-urban-retreat/">Introducing the 2013 Rainy Season Urban Retreat</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayanandi introduces the Rainy Season Urban Retreat. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 13:56 Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Seven https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-7/ Fri, 19 Apr 2013 16:58:07 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25702 <p>Ratnaguna and friends recite and expound upon Chapter 7. May 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-7/">Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Seven</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna and friends recite and expound upon Chapter 7. May 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:17:28 Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Six continued https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-6-continued/ Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:07:50 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25688 <p>The closing section of Chapter Six of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa, recited and discussed by Ratnaguna. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-6-continued/">Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Six continued</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The closing section of Chapter Six of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa, recited and discussed by Ratnaguna. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 53:24 Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Six https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-six/ Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:24:59 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25589 <p>Vimalakirti exposes the limitations of Sariputra's understanding in this profound discourse. April 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-six/">Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Six</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vimalakirti exposes the limitations of Sariputra's understanding in this profound discourse. April 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 57:21 Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Five https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-5/ Mon, 01 Apr 2013 10:37:38 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25552 <p>Our journey into the world of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa continues in Chapter 5, The Consolation of the Invalid. March 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-5/">Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Five</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Our journey into the world of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa continues in Chapter 5, The Consolation of the Invalid. March 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 54:37 Recitation of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa – Two Flashbacks https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/recitation-of-the-vimalakirti-nirdesa-two-flashbacks/ Wed, 06 Mar 2013 17:45:21 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25487 <p>Second part of a talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre. March 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/recitation-of-the-vimalakirti-nirdesa-two-flashbacks/">Recitation of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa – Two Flashbacks</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Second part of a talk given at Manchester Buddhist Centre. March 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 17:29 Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapters Three and Four https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-three/ Wed, 06 Mar 2013 17:42:11 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25486 <p>Ratnaguna continues his exploration of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa. March 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-three/">Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapters Three and Four</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna continues his exploration of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa. March 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 18:22 Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Two – Slideshow https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-two-slideshow/ Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:00:23 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25470 <p>Ratnaguna answers questions about the Vimalakirti Nirdesa, followed by a slideshow illustrating aspects of the text. February 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-two-slideshow/">Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Two – Slideshow</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna answers questions about the Vimalakirti Nirdesa, followed by a slideshow illustrating aspects of the text. February 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 59:26 Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Two https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-2/ Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:00:41 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25469 <p>Ratnaguna continues his exploration of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa with a recitation of Chapter 2, Inconceivable Skilful Means. February 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-2/">Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter Two</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna continues his exploration of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa with a recitation of Chapter 2, Inconceivable Skilful Means. February 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 30:18 Recitation of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter One https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/recitation-of-the-vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-one/ Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:21:54 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25429 <p>Ratnaguna leads a meditative recitation of the first section of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa. February 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/recitation-of-the-vimalakirti-nirdesa-chapter-one/">Recitation of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa, Chapter One</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna leads a meditative recitation of the first section of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa. February 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 35:28 Introducing the Vimalakirti Nirdesa https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/introducing-the-vimalakirti-nirdesa/ Mon, 18 Feb 2013 21:19:54 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25428 <p>Ratnaguna introduces the richly imaginative world of Mahayana, or 'Great Way' Buddhism, through one of its most popular texts, the Vimalakirti Nirdesa. Feb 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/introducing-the-vimalakirti-nirdesa/">Introducing the Vimalakirti Nirdesa</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna introduces the richly imaginative world of Mahayana, or 'Great Way' Buddhism, through one of its most popular texts, the Vimalakirti Nirdesa. Feb 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 44:40 The Buddha’s Parinibbana https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-buddhas-parinibbana/ Sun, 17 Feb 2013 21:00:44 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25425 <p>Weaving in personal reflections about his own near-death experience, Mahasraddha asks us to look again at our own lives. February 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-buddhas-parinibbana/">The Buddha’s Parinibbana</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Weaving in personal reflections about his own near-death experience, Mahasraddha asks us to look again at our own lives. February 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 37:38 Reflections on the Bardo Thodol https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/reflections-on-the-bardo-thodol/ Sat, 16 Feb 2013 21:16:02 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25424 <p>Arthaketu reflects on the Bardo Thodol, or Tibetan Book of the Dead, and its significance for Dharma practitioners today. February 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/reflections-on-the-bardo-thodol/">Reflections on the Bardo Thodol</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Arthaketu reflects on the Bardo Thodol, or Tibetan Book of the Dead, and its significance for Dharma practitioners today. February 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 57:06 Building the Buddhaland: Sangha as Symphony https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/building-the-buddhaland-sangha-as-symphony/ Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:42:45 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25366 <p>Dayanandi asks how we balance the individual and collective aspects of the spiritual life. January 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/building-the-buddhaland-sangha-as-symphony/">Building the Buddhaland: Sangha as Symphony</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayanandi asks how we balance the individual and collective aspects of the spiritual life. January 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 28:31 Building the Buddhaland https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/building-the-buddhaland-2/ Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:38:49 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=25365 <p>Dayamala explores how we can collectively create a Buddhaland, where everything becomes an aid in the quest for Enlightenment. January 2013</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/building-the-buddhaland-2/">Building the Buddhaland</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayamala explores how we can collectively create a Buddhaland, where everything becomes an aid in the quest for Enlightenment. January 2013 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 32:35 What’s Love got to do with it? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/whats-love-got-to-do-with-it/ Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:17:40 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=24654 <p>Carunalaka gives an engaging talk about love and interconnectedness in the spiritual life. Nov 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/whats-love-got-to-do-with-it/">What’s Love got to do with it?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Carunalaka gives an engaging talk about love and interconnectedness in the spiritual life. Nov 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 22:24 Finding the Mind https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/finding-the-mind/ Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:00:27 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=24247 <p>Ratnaprabha at the launch of his book of the same title. November 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/finding-the-mind/">Finding the Mind</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaprabha at the launch of his book of the same title. November 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 55:20 Spiritual Rebirth 3 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/spiritual-rebirth-3/ Tue, 06 Nov 2012 15:43:45 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=24650 <p>Drawing on the Pali Canon, Ratnaguna continues his exploration of the life of the historical Buddha. Nov 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/spiritual-rebirth-3/">Spiritual Rebirth 3</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Drawing on the Pali Canon, Ratnaguna continues his exploration of the life of the historical Buddha. Nov 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 52:07 Spiritual Rebirth 2 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/spiritual-rebirth-2/ Mon, 05 Nov 2012 17:11:42 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=24021 <p>Ratnaguna draws on the Pali Canon to understand who the Buddha was and what he was like. Oct 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/spiritual-rebirth-2/">Spiritual Rebirth 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna draws on the Pali Canon to understand who the Buddha was and what he was like. Oct 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 39:48 Spiritual Rebirth 1 – Getting to know the Buddha https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/spiritual-rebirth/ Mon, 05 Nov 2012 17:02:59 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=24014 <p>Ratnaguna paints a picture of the Buddha as a teacher, an exemplar and an ideal. October 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/spiritual-rebirth/">Spiritual Rebirth 1 – Getting to know the Buddha</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna paints a picture of the Buddha as a teacher, an exemplar and an ideal. October 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 50:09 Padmasambhava Day Talk https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/padmasambhava-day/ Thu, 01 Nov 2012 17:49:27 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=24031 <p>Arthaketu describes his connection with Padmasambhava, the semi-mythological great teacher of Tibet. Oct 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/padmasambhava-day/">Padmasambhava Day Talk</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Arthaketu describes his connection with Padmasambhava, the semi-mythological great teacher of Tibet. Oct 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 55:59 Awareness is Revolutionary https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/awareness-is-revolutionary/ Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:04:51 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=22550 <p>Change your mind to change the world: Vidyamala speaks about the life-changing power of awareness. July 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/awareness-is-revolutionary/">Awareness is Revolutionary</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Change your mind to change the world: Vidyamala speaks about the life-changing power of awareness. July 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 57:20 Dharma Day Talk https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dharma-day-talk/ Tue, 24 Jul 2012 12:56:10 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=22544 <p>Ratnaguna explores the meaning of Dharma - the Buddha's discovery of the truth, law, or way. June 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dharma-day-talk/">Dharma Day Talk</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna explores the meaning of Dharma - the Buddha's discovery of the truth, law, or way. June 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 27:17 Radical Change: Learning to be Free! https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-change-learning-to-be-free/ Sat, 28 Apr 2012 14:00:35 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=21255 <p>Sona shows how using mindfulness and positive emotion we can let go of the things we really don't need. April 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radical-change-learning-to-be-free/">Radical Change: Learning to be Free!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Sona shows how using mindfulness and positive emotion we can let go of the things we really don't need. April 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 49:08 A Conversation on Spiritual Death https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-conversation-on-spiritual-death/ Thu, 19 Apr 2012 19:00:11 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=21250 <p>Held by Ratnaguna and Arthaketu in April 2012 as part of the Rainy Season Retreat </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-conversation-on-spiritual-death/">A Conversation on Spiritual Death</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Held by Ratnaguna and Arthaketu in April 2012 as part of the Rainy Season Retreat Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 50:22 Sona on Spiritual Receptivity https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sona-on-spiritual-receptivity/ Wed, 18 Apr 2012 19:00:50 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=21243 <p>A talk given by Sona at Manchester Buddhist Centre, as part of the Rainy Season Retreat, April 2012 </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sona-on-spiritual-receptivity/">Sona on Spiritual Receptivity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Sona at Manchester Buddhist Centre, as part of the Rainy Season Retreat, April 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 29:39 Dayamala on Spiritual Receptivity https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dayamala-on-spiritual-receptivity/ Wed, 18 Apr 2012 18:00:17 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=21246 <p>A talk given by Dayamala at Manchester Buddhist Centre as part of the Rainy Season Retreat. April 2012 </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dayamala-on-spiritual-receptivity/">Dayamala on Spiritual Receptivity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Dayamala at Manchester Buddhist Centre as part of the Rainy Season Retreat. April 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 22:04 Four Brahma Viharas https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/four-brahma-viharas/ Tue, 10 Apr 2012 09:21:19 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/sangha/talks/four-brahma-viharas.html <p>Talks, discussion and led meditations from a 2012 course on the Four Brahma Viharas</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/four-brahma-viharas/">Four Brahma Viharas</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Talks, discussion and led meditations from a 2012 course on the Four Brahma Viharas Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 58:36 Life, Death, Mystery – A Buddhist Perspective https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/life-death-mystery-a-buddhist-perspective/ Wed, 04 Apr 2012 13:31:27 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=20829 <p>Have you ever stopped, taken stock of your life, and wondered 'what's it all about?' Sona, March 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/life-death-mystery-a-buddhist-perspective/">Life, Death, Mystery – A Buddhist Perspective</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Have you ever stopped, taken stock of your life, and wondered 'what's it all about?' Sona, March 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 48:09 Parinirvana Day – Reflections on Death https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/parinirvana-day-reflections-on-death/ Sat, 18 Feb 2012 22:00:36 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=19677 <p>Priyavadita shares some reflections on death including his experience of working as a nurse in a busy accident and emergency department. Feb 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/parinirvana-day-reflections-on-death/">Parinirvana Day – Reflections on Death</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Priyavadita shares some reflections on death including his experience of working as a nurse in a busy accident and emergency department. Feb 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:08:08 The five things everyone should reflect on often https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-things-everyone-should-reflect-on-often/ Sat, 04 Feb 2012 10:39:37 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=19225 <p>Ratnaguna gives a commentary on the Upajjhatthana Sutta. January 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-things-everyone-should-reflect-on-often/">The five things everyone should reflect on often</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna gives a commentary on the Upajjhatthana Sutta. January 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 52:10 Radio interview for ALL FM – Manchester https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radio-interview-for-all-fm-manchester/ Mon, 16 Jan 2012 14:32:53 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=18841 <p>Chandana chats about the Centre, the Buddhist path and the role of meditation in adding value to life. Jan 2012</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/radio-interview-for-all-fm-manchester/">Radio interview for ALL FM – Manchester</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Chandana chats about the Centre, the Buddhist path and the role of meditation in adding value to life. Jan 2012 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 21:36 Is Compassion the Answer to Suffering in the World? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/is-compassion-the-answer-to-the-suffering-in-the-world/ Tue, 29 Nov 2011 23:05:58 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=17478 <p>How can we make a difference when there is so much suffering? Is it even worth trying? Nov 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/is-compassion-the-answer-to-the-suffering-in-the-world/">Is Compassion the Answer to Suffering in the World?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> How can we make a difference when there is so much suffering? Is it even worth trying? Nov 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 49:05 Imagination and Fantasy in the Spiritual Life https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/imagination-and-fantasy-in-the-spiritual-life/ Wed, 02 Nov 2011 08:42:52 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=16984 <p>Where does fantasy end and imagination begin? Maitreyabandhu. Oct 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/imagination-and-fantasy-in-the-spiritual-life/">Imagination and Fantasy in the Spiritual Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Where does fantasy end and imagination begin? Maitreyabandhu. Oct 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 50:29 Meeting Padmasambhava in the Cave of the Heart https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/meeting-padmasambhava-in-the-care-of-the-heart/ Fri, 07 Oct 2011 11:09:34 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=16642 <p>Dayanandi introduces Padmasambhava, a his­tor­ical and myth­o­lo­gical fig­ure who estab­lished Buddhism in Tibet. October 2011.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/meeting-padmasambhava-in-the-care-of-the-heart/">Meeting Padmasambhava in the Cave of the Heart</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayanandi introduces Padmasambhava, a his­tor­ical and myth­o­lo­gical fig­ure who estab­lished Buddhism in Tibet. October 2011. Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 26:10 Pagan Shaman Buddha: A Spiritual Path for our Time https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/pagan-shaman-buddha-a-spiritual-path-for-our-time/ Wed, 28 Sep 2011 13:21:41 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=16411 <p>Lokabandhu speaks about how to live a life worth living. Sept 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/pagan-shaman-buddha-a-spiritual-path-for-our-time/">Pagan Shaman Buddha: A Spiritual Path for our Time</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Lokabandhu speaks about how to live a life worth living. Sept 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 33:07 Buddhism, Sexuality and Identity https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-sexuality-and-identity/ Tue, 30 Aug 2011 16:19:24 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=15872 <p>From Pride to Enlightenment! How does your sexuality relate to your sense of self? Munisha, Aug 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-sexuality-and-identity/">Buddhism, Sexuality and Identity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> From Pride to Enlightenment! How does your sexuality relate to your sense of self? Munisha, Aug 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 43:46 Buddhism and Peace — Just the Absence of War? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-and-peace-just-the-absence-of-war/ Tue, 02 Aug 2011 18:53:06 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=15399 <p>What is peace? And what does peace mean for Buddhists? Parami, July 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-and-peace-just-the-absence-of-war/">Buddhism and Peace — Just the Absence of War?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> What is peace? And what does peace mean for Buddhists? Parami, July 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 56:24 We live in a Beautiful World: Buddhism and Nature https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/we-live-in-a-beautiful-world-buddhism-and-nature/ Thu, 30 Jun 2011 14:02:52 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=15065 <p>What is a Buddhist atti­tude to nature? Vajragupta, June 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/we-live-in-a-beautiful-world-buddhism-and-nature/">We live in a Beautiful World: Buddhism and Nature</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> What is a Buddhist atti­tude to nature? Vajragupta, June 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 43:00 Can Buddhism sur­vive and thrive in a consumerist, materialist world? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/can-buddhism-survive-and-thrive-in-a-consumerist-materialist-world/ Mon, 13 Jun 2011 16:00:56 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=14838 <p>Vidyamala explores two oppos­ite pos­i­tions that can be taken in response to this ques­tion. May 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/can-buddhism-survive-and-thrive-in-a-consumerist-materialist-world/">Can Buddhism sur­vive and thrive in a consumerist, materialist world?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vidyamala explores two oppos­ite pos­i­tions that can be taken in response to this ques­tion. May 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:06:36 Searching for Truth: Accel­er­at­ors, Tele­scopes and Buddhism https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/searchin-for-truth-accelerators-telescopes-and-buddhism/ Fri, 06 May 2011 11:14:54 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=14088 <p>Mahasraddha con­siders the cur­rent sci­entific views of real­ity but warns of the dangers of adapt­ing a purely sci­entific view. April 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/searchin-for-truth-accelerators-telescopes-and-buddhism/">Searching for Truth: Accel­er­at­ors, Tele­scopes and Buddhism</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mahasraddha con­siders the cur­rent sci­entific views of real­ity but warns of the dangers of adapt­ing a purely sci­entific view. April 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 55:44 How do we really learn about life? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/cur%c2%adriculums-exams-and-degrees-how-do-we-really-learn-about-life-the-buddhist-case-for-truth-and-experience/ Fri, 22 Apr 2011 14:33:58 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=13586 <p>Cur­riculums, exams and degrees – how do we really learn about life? The Buddhist case for truth and experience. Mahabodhi, March 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/cur%c2%adriculums-exams-and-degrees-how-do-we-really-learn-about-life-the-buddhist-case-for-truth-and-experience/">How do we really learn about life?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Cur­riculums, exams and degrees – how do we really learn about life? The Buddhist case for truth and experience. Mahabodhi, March 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:04:57 The Five Great Stages of Spiritual Awakening – Spon­tan­eous Compassionate Activ­ity https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-spiritual-awakening-spontaneous-compassionate-activity/ Thu, 21 Apr 2011 14:46:28 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=13874 <p>Giving ourselves to the world – Day­anandi covers the last of the five stages of the spiritual path, April 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-spiritual-awakening-spontaneous-compassionate-activity/">The Five Great Stages of Spiritual Awakening – Spon­tan­eous Compassionate Activ­ity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Giving ourselves to the world – Day­anandi covers the last of the five stages of the spiritual path, April 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 47:53 The Five Great Stages of Spiritual Awakening – Radical Transformation https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-spiritual-awakening-radical-transformation/ Thu, 21 Apr 2011 14:42:10 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=13851 <p>Transforming in the Light of our Vision - Dayanandi covers the fourth stage on the spiritual path, April 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-spiritual-awakening-radical-transformation/">The Five Great Stages of Spiritual Awakening – Radical Transformation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Transforming in the Light of our Vision Dayanandi covers the fourth stage on the spiritual path, April 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:04:00 The Five Great Stages of the Spiritual Path – The Insight of Selflessness https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-the-spiritual-path-the-insight-of-selflessness/ Mon, 18 Apr 2011 15:22:36 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=13849 <p>Approaching reality: finding gateways to the truth - a talk in a series by Dayanandi, April 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-the-spiritual-path-the-insight-of-selflessness/">The Five Great Stages of the Spiritual Path – The Insight of Selflessness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Approaching reality: finding gateways to the truth - a talk in a series by Dayanandi, April 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:25:32 The Five Great Stages of the Spiritual Path – Opening the Heart https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-the-spiritual-path-opening-the-heart/ Thu, 17 Mar 2011 16:53:56 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=13344 <p>Dayanandi discusses the importance of engaging with our emotions to learn to be more emotionally positive. March 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-the-spiritual-path-opening-the-heart/">The Five Great Stages of the Spiritual Path – Opening the Heart</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Dayanandi discusses the importance of engaging with our emotions to learn to be more emotionally positive. March 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:11:15 The Five Great Stages of the Spiritual Path – Mindfulness and the Mandala of Integration https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-the-spiritual-path-integration-and-wholeness-3/ Thu, 10 Mar 2011 15:53:27 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=13192 <p>Day­anandi covers the first of the five stages of the spiritual path in the second of a series of talks, March 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-the-spiritual-path-integration-and-wholeness-3/">The Five Great Stages of the Spiritual Path – Mindfulness and the Mandala of Integration</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Day­anandi covers the first of the five stages of the spiritual path in the second of a series of talks, March 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:05:17 The Five Great Stages of the Spiritual Path – Introduction https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-the-spiritual-path-introduction/ Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:38:50 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=13115 <p>In the first of a series of talks, Day­anandi gives an over­view of the whole spiritual path. February 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-five-great-stages-of-the-spiritual-path-introduction/">The Five Great Stages of the Spiritual Path – Introduction</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> In the first of a series of talks, Day­anandi gives an over­view of the whole spiritual path. February 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 48:30 Stop buy­ing stuff and learn how to be happy Instead https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/stop-buying-stuff-and-learn-how-to-be-happy-instead/ Mon, 28 Feb 2011 17:14:37 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=12931 <p>Ratnaguna on the ancient art of happiness. Feb 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/stop-buying-stuff-and-learn-how-to-be-happy-instead/">Stop buy­ing stuff and learn how to be happy Instead</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna on the ancient art of happiness. Feb 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:06:30 Searching for the Buddha – Launch of Gautama Buddha by Vishvapani https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/searching-for-the-buddha-launch-of-vishvapanis-book-gautama-buddha/ Fri, 18 Feb 2011 22:00:32 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=12732 <p>Vishvapani launches his book, Gautama Buddha: The Life and Teachings of the Awakened One. January 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/searching-for-the-buddha-launch-of-vishvapanis-book-gautama-buddha/">Searching for the Buddha – Launch of Gautama Buddha by Vishvapani</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vishvapani launches his book, Gautama Buddha: The Life and Teachings of the Awakened One. January 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:06:00 Can Loss give Rise to Insight? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/can-loss-give-rise-to-insight/ Mon, 14 Feb 2011 16:54:03 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=12612 <p>Chandana asks how we can see Parinirvana Day as a celebration. February 2011</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/can-loss-give-rise-to-insight/">Can Loss give Rise to Insight?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Chandana asks how we can see Parinirvana Day as a celebration. February 2011 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 24:03 A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Buddhist Scriptures: Perfection of Wisdom Sutras https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-buddhist-scriptures-perfection-of-wisdom-sutras/ Thu, 18 Nov 2010 16:49:55 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=10206 <p>Chandana talks about the Perfection of Wisdom sutras. Nov 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-buddhist-scriptures-perfection-of-wisdom-sutras/">A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Buddhist Scriptures: Perfection of Wisdom Sutras</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Chandana talks about the Perfection of Wisdom sutras. Nov 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 42:12 The Art of Reflection – Book Launch https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-art-of-reflection-book-launch-2/ Mon, 01 Nov 2010 16:01:54 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=9851 <p>Ratnaguna speaks about his new book on reflection as a spiritual practice. Oct 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-art-of-reflection-book-launch-2/">The Art of Reflection – Book Launch</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna speaks about his new book on reflection as a spiritual practice. Oct 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 59:32 Buddhism as a Force for Good in the World https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-as-a-force-for-good-in-the-world/ Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:14:56 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=9780 <p>A talk by Vajragupta on the history of the Triratna Buddhist Community. Oct 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-as-a-force-for-good-in-the-world/">Buddhism as a Force for Good in the World</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk by Vajragupta on the history of the Triratna Buddhist Community. Oct 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 43:47 My Life as a Retreatant https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/my-life-as-a-retreatant/ Mon, 27 Sep 2010 21:00:24 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=13175 <p>Barbara Matthews shares her experiences of being a retreatant. Sept 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/my-life-as-a-retreatant/">My Life as a Retreatant</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Barbara Matthews shares her experiences of being a retreatant. Sept 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 22:54 Work as Spiritual Practice: Reginald Ray’s Threefold Model https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/work-as-spiritual-practice-introducing-reginald-rays-threefold-model/ Mon, 06 Sep 2010 20:30:09 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=9009 <p>Mahabodhi introduces Reginald Ray's Threefold Model. Sept 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/work-as-spiritual-practice-introducing-reginald-rays-threefold-model/">Work as Spiritual Practice: Reginald Ray’s Threefold Model</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mahabodhi introduces Reginald Ray's Threefold Model. Sept 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 38:59 FWBO in the 1975-77 Era https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/fwbo-1975-77-era/ Thu, 08 Jul 2010 13:39:23 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=8024 <p>Ratnaguna shares his personal experience of the mid-1970s in the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, now the Triratna Buddhist Community. April 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/fwbo-1975-77-era/">FWBO in the 1975-77 Era</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna shares his personal experience of the mid-1970s in the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, now the Triratna Buddhist Community. April 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 49:06 FWBO in the 1971-74 Era https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/fwbo-1971-74-era/ Tue, 06 Jul 2010 14:47:19 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=7194 <p>Sona shares his personal experience of the early 1970s in the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, now the Triratna Buddhist Community. April 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/fwbo-1971-74-era/">FWBO in the 1971-74 Era</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Sona shares his personal experience of the early 1970s in the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, now the Triratna Buddhist Community. April 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 37:09 Parinirvana Day Talk https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/parinirvana-day/ Tue, 16 Mar 2010 21:45:30 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=5678 <p>Talk given by Dayamala on Parinirvana Day, when we commemorate the Buddha’s death. 15th February 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/parinirvana-day/">Parinirvana Day Talk</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Talk given by Dayamala on Parinirvana Day, when we commemorate the Buddha’s death. 15th February 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Sevenfold Puja: Transference of Merits and Self-Surrender https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-transference-of-merits-and-self-surrender/ Mon, 15 Mar 2010 20:30:49 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=5718 <p>Taravandana gives the ninth talk in the Sev­en­fold Puja series, on Transference of Merits and Self-Surrender. March 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-transference-of-merits-and-self-surrender/">The Sevenfold Puja: Transference of Merits and Self-Surrender</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Taravandana gives the ninth talk in the Sev­en­fold Puja series, on Transference of Merits and Self-Surrender. March 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 37:26 The Sevenfold Puja: Entreaty and Supplication https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-entreaty-and-supplication/ Mon, 01 Mar 2010 21:54:37 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=5725 <p>Ratnaguna gives the seventh talk in the Sev­en­fold Puja series, on Entreaty and Supplication. March 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-entreaty-and-supplication/">The Sevenfold Puja: Entreaty and Supplication</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna gives the seventh talk in the Sev­en­fold Puja series, on Entreaty and Supplication. March 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Sevenfold Puja: Rejoicing in Merits https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-rejoicing-in-merits/ Mon, 22 Feb 2010 21:45:42 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=5676 <p>The sixth talk in the Sev­en­fold Puja series by Buddhashanti on Rejoicing in Merits. February 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-rejoicing-in-merits/">The Sevenfold Puja: Rejoicing in Merits</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The sixth talk in the Sev­en­fold Puja series by Buddhashanti on Rejoicing in Merits. February 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Sevenfold Puja: Going for Refuge https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-going-for-refuge/ Mon, 01 Feb 2010 21:45:36 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=5674 <p>Mahasraddha gives the fourth talk in the Sev­en­fold Puja series, on Going For Refuge, the definitive Buddhist act. February 2010 </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-going-for-refuge/">The Sevenfold Puja: Going for Refuge</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mahasraddha gives the fourth talk in the Sev­en­fold Puja series, on Going For Refuge, the definitive Buddhist act. February 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 51:10 The Sevenfold Puja: Salutation https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-salutation/ Mon, 25 Jan 2010 21:45:07 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=5506 <p>Third talk in a series on the Sevenfold Puja, given by Suryaka, on the topic of Salutation, January 2010 </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-salutation/">The Sevenfold Puja: Salutation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Third talk in a series on the Sevenfold Puja, given by Suryaka, on the topic of Salutation, January 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean The Sevenfold Puja: Worship https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-worship/ Mon, 18 Jan 2010 22:00:33 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=5313 <p>Maniraja explores the first section of the Puja: Worship. January 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-sevenfold-puja-worship/">The Sevenfold Puja: Worship</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Maniraja explores the first section of the Puja: Worship. January 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 52:52 A Talk on the Bodhicaryavatara https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-talk-on-the-bodhicaryavatara/ Wed, 13 Jan 2010 17:37:44 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=5099 <p>In a rousing talk, Vadanya introduces Shantideva's Bodhicaryavatara. January 2010</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/a-talk-on-the-bodhicaryavatara/">A Talk on the Bodhicaryavatara</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> In a rousing talk, Vadanya introduces Shantideva's Bodhicaryavatara. January 2010 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 52:05 Life with Full Attention, Day-to-Day Mindfulness 2 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/life-with-full-attention-part-2/ Mon, 07 Sep 2009 21:00:10 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=3568 <p>Maitreyabandhu introduces the class to home projects on day-to-day mindfulness. September 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/life-with-full-attention-part-2/">Life with Full Attention, Day-to-Day Mindfulness 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Maitreyabandhu introduces the class to home projects on day-to-day mindfulness. September 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 38:35 Life with Full Attention, Day-to-Day Mindfulness https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/life-with-full-attention-talk-by-maitreyabandhu-with-book-launch/ Mon, 07 Sep 2009 20:00:06 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=3459 <p>Maitreyabandhu introduces the first session of an eight-week course in mindfulness, based on his book Life with Full Attention, September 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/life-with-full-attention-talk-by-maitreyabandhu-with-book-launch/">Life with Full Attention, Day-to-Day Mindfulness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Maitreyabandhu introduces the first session of an eight-week course in mindfulness, based on his book Life with Full Attention, September 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:07:57 Turning the Wheel of the Dharma https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/turning-wheel-dharma/ Tue, 14 Jul 2009 10:24:01 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=2865 <p>A talk given by Sona at Manchester Buddhist Centre on Dharma Day, July 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/turning-wheel-dharma/">Turning the Wheel of the Dharma</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Sona at Manchester Buddhist Centre on Dharma Day, July 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:21:59 Visions of Mahayana Buddhism – Talk and Book Launch https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vision-of-mahayana-buddhism-talk-by-nagapriya-and-book-launch/ Mon, 13 Jul 2009 11:30:01 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=2871 <p>The last in a series of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism including the launch of his new book by the same name. Summer 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/vision-of-mahayana-buddhism-talk-by-nagapriya-and-book-launch/">Visions of Mahayana Buddhism – Talk and Book Launch</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The last in a series of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism including the launch of his new book by the same name. Summer 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 39:31 The Philosophy of Emptiness https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-philosophy-of-emptiness/ Fri, 26 Jun 2009 10:53:32 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=2698 <p>The fourth in a series of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism. June 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-philosophy-of-emptiness/">The Philosophy of Emptiness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The fourth in a series of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism. June 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:01:42 Mahayana Buddhist Scriptures https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/mahayana-buddhist-scriptures/ Mon, 15 Jun 2009 20:02:29 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=2569 <p>Third in a series of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism. June 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/mahayana-buddhist-scriptures/">Mahayana Buddhist Scriptures</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Third in a series of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism. June 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 56:37 The Ideal of Universal Awakening https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-ideal-of-universal-awakening/ Mon, 08 Jun 2009 20:13:44 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=2506 <p>The second in a series of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism, June 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-ideal-of-universal-awakening/">The Ideal of Universal Awakening</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The second in a series of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism, June 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:07:14 What is the Mahayana? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/what-is-the-mahayana/ Mon, 01 Jun 2009 21:52:16 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=2308 <p>The first of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism, June 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/what-is-the-mahayana/">What is the Mahayana?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The first of five talks by Nagapriya on Visions of Mahayana Buddhism, June 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 48:20 The Significance of the Buddha’s Enlightenment https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-significance-of-the-buddhas-enlightenment/ Mon, 11 May 2009 16:30:15 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=1937 <p>A talk given by Sona on Buddha Day, one of the most important Buddhist Festivals, May 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-significance-of-the-buddhas-enlightenment/">The Significance of the Buddha’s Enlightenment</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Sona on Buddha Day, one of the most important Buddhist Festivals, May 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:08:25 Sanghanussati https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sanghanussati/ Mon, 20 Apr 2009 21:00:08 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=1716 <p>Ratnaguna looks at the Sangha section of the Tiratana Vandana. April 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sanghanussati/">Sanghanussati</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna looks at the Sangha section of the Tiratana Vandana. April 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 41:00 Understanding Money, Ourselves and our Practice https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/understanding-money-understanding-ourselves-and-bringing-money-into-our-practice/ Sun, 15 Feb 2009 21:00:45 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=1700 <p>Siddhisambhava explores how, as Buddhists, we practise with money. February 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/understanding-money-understanding-ourselves-and-bringing-money-into-our-practice/">Understanding Money, Ourselves and our Practice</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Siddhisambhava explores how, as Buddhists, we practise with money. February 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 53:56 Buddhanussati: The Buddha Archetype https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhanussati-the-buddha-archetype/ Mon, 09 Feb 2009 21:00:45 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=1613 <p>The practice of Buddhanussati is recollecting the Buddha by dwelling on his great qualities. Ratnaguna, February 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhanussati-the-buddha-archetype/">Buddhanussati: The Buddha Archetype</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The practice of Buddhanussati is recollecting the Buddha by dwelling on his great qualities. Ratnaguna, February 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 53:37 Buddhanussati: Imagining the Buddha with the Whole of One’s Being https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhanussati-imagining-the-buddha-with-the-whole-of-ones-being/ Mon, 19 Jan 2009 19:41:40 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=1484 <p>The third in a series of talks on the practice of Buddhanussati, given by Mahabodhi, January 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhanussati-imagining-the-buddha-with-the-whole-of-ones-being/">Buddhanussati: Imagining the Buddha with the Whole of One’s Being</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The third in a series of talks on the practice of Buddhanussati, given by Mahabodhi, January 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 41:15 Buddhanussati: What would the Buddha do now? https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhanussati-what-would-the-buddha-do-now/ Mon, 12 Jan 2009 12:00:00 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=1483 <p>The second in a series of talks on the practice of Buddhanussati, given by Parami, January 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhanussati-what-would-the-buddha-do-now/">Buddhanussati: What would the Buddha do now?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The second in a series of talks on the practice of Buddhanussati, given by Parami, January 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 57:23 Buddhanussati: Gotama’s Journey to Awakening https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhanussati-gotamas-journey-to-awakening/ Mon, 05 Jan 2009 12:00:00 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=1482 <p>The first in a series of talks on the practice of Buddhanussati, given by Vishvapani. January 2009</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhanussati-gotamas-journey-to-awakening/">Buddhanussati: Gotama’s Journey to Awakening</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> The first in a series of talks on the practice of Buddhanussati, given by Vishvapani. January 2009 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 44:44 Sangharakshita at Manchester Buddhist Centre 2008 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangharakshita-at-manchester-buddhist-centre-2008/ Tue, 22 Apr 2008 20:47:03 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=855 <p>Sangharakshita visited in April 2008 and gave a talk on the Six Emphases of the FWBO (now the Triratna Buddhist Community)</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangharakshita-at-manchester-buddhist-centre-2008/">Sangharakshita at Manchester Buddhist Centre 2008</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Sangharakshita visited in April 2008 and gave a talk on the Six Emphases of the FWBO (now the Triratna Buddhist Community) Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 43:26 Refuge Tree Series: Atisha https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/atisha/ Mon, 21 Apr 2008 20:57:07 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/?p=856 <p>A talk by Dayanandi on the primary sources of inspiration we draw upon in the Triratna Buddhist Community, April 2008 </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/atisha/">Refuge Tree Series: Atisha</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk by Dayanandi on the primary sources of inspiration we draw upon in the Triratna Buddhist Community, April 2008 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 48:42 Refuge Tree Series: Dogen Readings https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dogen-readings/ Mon, 17 Mar 2008 20:38:54 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dogen-readings.html <p>Readings accompanying a talk given by Vidyamala in March 2008</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dogen-readings/">Refuge Tree Series: Dogen Readings</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Readings accompanying a talk given by Vidyamala in March 2008 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 24:39 Refuge Tree Series: Dogen https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dogen/ Mon, 17 Mar 2008 14:42:11 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dogen.html <p>A talk given by Vidyamala at Manchester Buddhist Centre in March 2008</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dogen/">Refuge Tree Series: Dogen</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Vidyamala at Manchester Buddhist Centre in March 2008 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 52:51 Refuge Tree Series: Hakuin https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/hakuin/ Mon, 10 Mar 2008 14:43:18 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/hakuin.html <p>A talk given by Vidyamala at Manchester Buddhist Centre on 10th March 2008</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/hakuin/">Refuge Tree Series: Hakuin</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Vidyamala at Manchester Buddhist Centre on 10th March 2008 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:05:24 Refuge Tree Series: Shinran https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/shinran/ Mon, 25 Feb 2008 14:45:27 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/shinran.html <p>Ratnaguna speaks about the primary sources of inspiration we draw upon in the Triratna Buddhist Community. February 2008</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/shinran/">Refuge Tree Series: Shinran</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna speaks about the primary sources of inspiration we draw upon in the Triratna Buddhist Community. February 2008 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 54:44 Refuge Tree Series: Dhammadinna and the Arahants https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dhammadina-the-arahants/ Mon, 11 Feb 2008 14:46:55 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dhammadina-the-arahants.html <p>A talk given by Aryamati at Manchester Buddhist Centre on 11th February 2008</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/dhammadina-the-arahants/">Refuge Tree Series: Dhammadinna and the Arahants</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Aryamati at Manchester Buddhist Centre on 11th February 2008 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 42:41 Refuge Tree Series: Chetul Sanghe Dorje https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/chetul-sanghe-dorje/ Mon, 28 Jan 2008 14:49:05 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/chetul-sanghe-dorje.html <p>A talk given by Padmakara at Manchester Buddhist Centre on 28th January 2008</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/chetul-sanghe-dorje/">Refuge Tree Series: Chetul Sanghe Dorje</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Padmakara at Manchester Buddhist Centre on 28th January 2008 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 53:45 Refuge Tree Series: Sangharakshita https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangharakshita/ Mon, 21 Jan 2008 14:50:06 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangharakshita.html <p>A talk on the life of Sangharakshita, given by Sona in January 2008</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/sangharakshita/">Refuge Tree Series: Sangharakshita</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk on the life of Sangharakshita, given by Sona in January 2008 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:29:40 An Introduction to the Refuge Tree https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/an-introduction-to-the-refuge-tree/ Mon, 07 Jan 2008 14:51:23 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/an-introduction-to-the-refuge-tree.html <p>An introduction to a series of talks on the Refuge Tree by Kavyasiddhi in January 2008</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/an-introduction-to-the-refuge-tree/">An Introduction to the Refuge Tree</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> An introduction to a series of talks on the Refuge Tree by Kavyasiddhi in January 2008 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 46:27 Bhante and the Fireworks of Nietzsche https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/favourite-moments-from-sangharakshita-bhante-and-the-fireworks-of-nietzsche/ Mon, 05 Nov 2007 14:59:39 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/favourite-moments-from-sangharakshita-bhante-and-the-fireworks-of-nietzsche.html <p>Third talk in a series, Favourite Moments of Sangharakshita, given by Prabhasvara, November 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/favourite-moments-from-sangharakshita-bhante-and-the-fireworks-of-nietzsche/">Bhante and the Fireworks of Nietzsche</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Third talk in a series, Favourite Moments of Sangharakshita, given by Prabhasvara, November 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:02:01 The New Buddhist Movement in India https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/favourite-moments-from-sangharakshita-sangharakshita-dr-ambedkar-and-the-new-buddhist-movement-in-india/ Mon, 29 Oct 2007 15:01:45 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/favourite-moments-from-sangharakshita-sangharakshita-dr-ambedkar-and-the-new-buddhist-movement-in-india.html <p>Second talk in a series, Favourite Moments of Sangharakshita, given by Shakyajata in October 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/favourite-moments-from-sangharakshita-sangharakshita-dr-ambedkar-and-the-new-buddhist-movement-in-india/">The New Buddhist Movement in India</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Second talk in a series, Favourite Moments of Sangharakshita, given by Shakyajata in October 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:23:28 Evolutionary Buddhism https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/favourite-moments-of-sangharakshita-evolutionary-buddhism/ Mon, 22 Oct 2007 15:05:30 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/favourite-moments-of-sangharakshita-evolutionary-buddhism.html <p>First talk in a series, Favourite Moments of Sangharakshita, given by Padmakara in October 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/favourite-moments-of-sangharakshita-evolutionary-buddhism/">Evolutionary Buddhism</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> First talk in a series, Favourite Moments of Sangharakshita, given by Padmakara in October 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:06:43 Bahiya, the Final Frontier https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-bahiya-the-final-frontier/ Mon, 23 Jul 2007 15:20:21 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-bahiya-the-final-frontier.html <p>Talk 5 in a series Doing Nothing is Hard Work, given by Prabhasvara. July 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-bahiya-the-final-frontier/">Bahiya, the Final Frontier</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Talk 5 in a series Doing Nothing is Hard Work, given by Prabhasvara. July 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:00:40 Swamplands of the Soul https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-swamplands-of-the-soul/ Mon, 16 Jul 2007 15:24:32 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-swamplands-of-the-soul.html <p>Talk 4 in a series Doing Nothing is Hard Work, given by Prabhasvara. July 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-swamplands-of-the-soul/">Swamplands of the Soul</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Talk 4 in a series Doing Nothing is Hard Work, given by Prabhasvara. July 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:05:11 How to be Idle https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-how-to-be-idle/ Mon, 09 Jul 2007 15:26:22 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-how-to-be-idle.html <p>Third in a series Doing Nothing is Hard Work, given by Prabhasvara. July 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-how-to-be-idle/">How to be Idle</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Third in a series Doing Nothing is Hard Work, given by Prabhasvara. July 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 52:40 Just Sitting https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-talk-and-meditation-by-tejananda/ Mon, 02 Jul 2007 15:28:37 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-talk-and-meditation-by-tejananda.html <p>This talk includes meditation periods led by Tejananda. July 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-talk-and-meditation-by-tejananda/">Just Sitting</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> This talk includes meditation periods led by Tejananda. July 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:53:16 Beware Ideology https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-beware-ideology/ Mon, 25 Jun 2007 16:56:08 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-beware-ideology.html <p>Talk 1 in a series Doing Nothing is Hard Work, given by Prabhasvara. June 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-beware-ideology/">Beware Ideology</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Talk 1 in a series Doing Nothing is Hard Work, given by Prabhasvara. June 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:01:19 Doing Nothing is Hard Work: Introduction https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-introduction/ Mon, 25 Jun 2007 15:57:37 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-introduction.html <p>An introduction to a series of talks given by Prabhasvara. June 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/doing-nothing-is-hard-work-introduction/">Doing Nothing is Hard Work: Introduction</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> An introduction to a series of talks given by Prabhasvara. June 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 11:01 The Six Paramitas: Wisdom https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-wisdom/ Mon, 18 Jun 2007 15:59:40 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-wisdom.html <p>Vidyamala on the subject of Prajna or Wisdom. June 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-wisdom/">The Six Paramitas: Wisdom</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Vidyamala on the subject of Prajna or Wisdom. June 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:01:09 The Six Paramitas: Samadhi https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-samadhi/ Mon, 11 Jun 2007 16:01:03 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-samadhi.html <p>Fifth of series of talks on the Six Paramitas given by Ratnaguna on the subject of Samadhi or Meditation. June 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-samadhi/">The Six Paramitas: Samadhi</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Fifth of series of talks on the Six Paramitas given by Ratnaguna on the subject of Samadhi or Meditation. June 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 54:56 The Six Paramitas: Virya https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-virya/ Mon, 04 Jun 2007 16:02:28 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-virya.html <p>Fourth in a series of talks on the Six Paramitas given by Mahasraddha on the subject of Virya or Energy. June 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-virya/">The Six Paramitas: Virya</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Fourth in a series of talks on the Six Paramitas given by Mahasraddha on the subject of Virya or Energy. June 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 33:15 The Six Paramitas: Patience https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-patience/ Mon, 21 May 2007 16:04:09 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-patience.html <p>Third in a series of talks on the Six Paramitas given by Suryaka on the subject of Kshanti or Patience. May 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-patience/">The Six Paramitas: Patience</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Third in a series of talks on the Six Paramitas given by Suryaka on the subject of Kshanti or Patience. May 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 43:03 The Six Paramitas: Ethics https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-ethics/ Mon, 14 May 2007 20:05:27 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-ethics.html <p>Second in a series of talks on the Six Paramitas - Sila or Ethics - given by Vajramudita. May 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-ethics/">The Six Paramitas: Ethics</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Second in a series of talks on the Six Paramitas - Sila or Ethics - given by Vajramudita. May 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 49:07 The Six Paramitas: Generosity https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-generosity/ Mon, 30 Apr 2007 18:15:48 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-generosity.html <p>First in a series of talks on the Six Paramitas given by Mokshajyoti on the subject of Dana or Generosity. April 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/the-six-paramitas-generosity/">The Six Paramitas: Generosity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> First in a series of talks on the Six Paramitas given by Mokshajyoti on the subject of Dana or Generosity. April 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 38:05 Buddhism and Consciousness week 4 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-and-consciousness/ Mon, 23 Apr 2007 09:40:48 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-and-consciousness.html <p>Mahasraddha's final talk in the series, Buddhism, Science, Philosophy, and Consciousness. April 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-and-consciousness/">Buddhism and Consciousness week 4</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mahasraddha's final talk in the series, Buddhism, Science, Philosophy, and Consciousness. April 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:00:44 Buddhism and Consciousness week 3 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-and-consciousness-week-3/ Mon, 16 Apr 2007 09:45:06 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-and-consciousness-week-3.html <p>Mahasraddha's third talk in the series, Buddhism, Science, Philosophy, and Consciousness. April 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-and-consciousness-week-3/">Buddhism and Consciousness week 3</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Mahasraddha's third talk in the series, Buddhism, Science, Philosophy, and Consciousness. April 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 58:12 Buddhism, Philosophy and Consciousness week 2 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-philosophy-and-consciousness/ Mon, 02 Apr 2007 09:49:38 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-philosophy-and-consciousness.html <p>Second in a four-week series, Buddhism, Science, Philosophy, and Consciousness. April 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/buddhism-philosophy-and-consciousness/">Buddhism, Philosophy and Consciousness week 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Second in a four-week series, Buddhism, Science, Philosophy, and Consciousness. April 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:25:37 Science and Consciousness week 1 https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/science-and-consciousness-week-1/ Mon, 26 Mar 2007 10:02:55 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/science-and-consciousness-week-1.html <p>First in a 2007 series of four talks by Mahasraddha on Buddhism, science, philosophy, and consciousness. March 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/science-and-consciousness-week-1/">Science and Consciousness week 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> First in a 2007 series of four talks by Mahasraddha on Buddhism, science, philosophy, and consciousness. March 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:01:04 Parinirvana Day Talk https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/parinirvana-day-talk/ Sat, 17 Feb 2007 11:10:40 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/parinirvana-day-talk.html <p>Talk by Parami. On Parinirvana Day we commemorate the passing away of the Buddha. February 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/parinirvana-day-talk/">Parinirvana Day Talk</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Talk by Parami. On Parinirvana Day we commemorate the passing away of the Buddha. February 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 55:13 Beyond: Pingiya’s Faith https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyondpingiyas-faith/ Fri, 16 Feb 2007 10:07:34 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyondpingiyas-faith.html <p>Fourth talk in the series <em>Beyond</em>, on the last chapter of the Sutta Nipata, given by Ratnaguna. February 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyondpingiyas-faith/">Beyond: Pingiya’s Faith</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Fourth talk in the series Beyond, on the last chapter of the Sutta Nipata, given by Ratnaguna. February 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 59:50 Beyond: There is Nothing to Drop https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-there-is-nothing-to-drop/ Fri, 09 Feb 2007 10:17:04 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-there-is-nothing-to-drop.html <p>Third in a series, Beyond, on the last chapter of the Buddhist scripture the Sutta Nipata by Ratnaguna. February 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-there-is-nothing-to-drop/">Beyond: There is Nothing to Drop</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Third in a series, Beyond, on the last chapter of the Buddhist scripture the Sutta Nipata by Ratnaguna. February 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:18:23 Beyond: Drop Everything https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-drop-everything/ Fri, 26 Jan 2007 10:19:06 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-drop-everything.html <p>Second talk in a series, Beyond, on the last chapter of the Sutta Nipata, given by Ratnaguna, January 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-drop-everything/">Beyond: Drop Everything</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Second talk in a series, Beyond, on the last chapter of the Sutta Nipata, given by Ratnaguna, January 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:35:45 Beyond: The Brahmin’s Questions https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-the-brahmins-questions/ Fri, 19 Jan 2007 10:20:38 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-the-brahmins-questions.html <p>First talk in a series, Beyond, on the last chapter of the Buddhist scripture Sutta Nipata, by Ratnaguna, January 2007</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-the-brahmins-questions/">Beyond: The Brahmin’s Questions</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> First talk in a series, Beyond, on the last chapter of the Buddhist scripture Sutta Nipata, by Ratnaguna, January 2007 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:01:22 Boundless Sangha https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-boundless-sangha/ Sun, 05 Nov 2006 10:05:22 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-boundless-sangha.html <p>A talk given by Ratnaguna on Sangha Day. November 2006</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/beyond-boundless-sangha/">Boundless Sangha</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> A talk given by Ratnaguna on Sangha Day. November 2006 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 58:14 At Home Everywhere – Homelessness and Appreciation https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/at-home-everywhere-homelessness-and-appreciation/ Mon, 05 Jun 2006 10:27:36 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/at-home-everywhere-homelessness-and-appreciation.html <p>Talk given in Manchester by Lokabandhu on FWBO Day 2006</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/at-home-everywhere-homelessness-and-appreciation/">At Home Everywhere – Homelessness and Appreciation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Talk given in Manchester by Lokabandhu on FWBO Day 2006 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 47:49 One Moment at a Time – Living Mindfully https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/one-moment-at-a-time-living-mindfully/ Thu, 05 Jan 2006 10:28:45 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/one-moment-at-a-time-living-mindfully.html <p>Ratnaguna speaks about mindfulness - moment to moment awareness. April 2006</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/one-moment-at-a-time-living-mindfully/">One Moment at a Time – Living Mindfully</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Ratnaguna speaks about mindfulness - moment to moment awareness. April 2006 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 54:34 Ratnaguna on Happiness https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/happiness/ Sat, 05 Nov 2005 10:36:39 +0000 http://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/happiness.html <p>Talk given by Ratnaguna at Manchester Buddhist Centre on Sangha Day, November 2005</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk/talks/happiness/">Ratnaguna on Happiness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk">Manchester Buddhist Centre</a>.</p> Talk given by Ratnaguna at Manchester Buddhist Centre on Sangha Day, November 2005 Manchester Buddhist Centre clean 1:14:38