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Persistence and Paradox - Lokeshvara Talk

29-03-2018

Lokeshvara Explores the role of persistence in continuously trying to change self and the world, while at the same time remaining at ease with oneself and the world as it is. This paradox is vital, hard to do, intensely rewarding and possible to resolve.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 25.71MB - Duration: 28:05 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


Looking for Rapture - Lokeshvara Talk

23-03-2018

Rapture is a translation for the Pali word Piti, and it also means joy, delight and enthusiasm. I want to describe why I think it’s essential for a good life, how to go looking for it, and how to avoid both cynicism and hedonism.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 21.21MB - Duration: 23:10 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


Lying Under the Rose Apple Tree - Lokeshvara talk

16-03-2018

Lokeshvara gives the first of three talks. Here he looks at intuition and the role it plays in our lives.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 36.62MB - Duration: 40:00 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


Spiritual Friendship

08-03-2018

In this talk, Itir will explore why we need to invest in spiritual friendship and offer 10 points on how to be a better friend.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 60.25MB - Duration: 32:54 m (256 kbps 44100 Hz)


Adhisthana Diaries Part 2 : Never Tire of Samsara

08-02-2018

Itir talks about her experience at the 5 month Dharma Life Course.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 18.08MB - Duration: 39:30 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)


Giving is Enjoyable

02-02-2018

We are very pleased to welcome Danapriya to the MBC to share his reflection on the practice of Dana or generosity.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.37MB - Duration: 33:35 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)


Adhisthana Diaries Part 1: Faith Arises

26-01-2018

Itir talks about her experience at the 5 month Dharma Life Course.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 34.34MB - Duration: 25:00 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)


Inspired by the Three Jewels

29-09-2016

Hear Chris, Linda, Ainslie, and Carunetra share their personal connection with the Three Jewels.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 19.09MB - Duration: 39:45 m


Vidyatara: Reflections on the Sangha Jewel

22-09-2016

Vidyatara: Reflections on the Sangha Jewel. Viveka's talk: https://thebuddhistcentre.com/features/courageous-conversation-about-race-viveka

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 12.83MB - Duration: 26:08 m


Apada: Inspired by the Dharma

08-09-2016

Apada: Inspired by the Dharma

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 13.68MB - Duration: 28:01 m


Angela: Rejoicing in the Merits of Sangharakshita

11-08-2016

Angela: Rejoicing in the Merits of Sangharakshita

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 18.62MB - Duration: 38:17 m


Sudaya on Equanimity

28-07-2016

Sudaya on Equanimity

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 21.96MB - Duration: 30:21 m


Maitripala's Pilgrimage Stories

26-05-2016

Maitripala shares some of the insights of the Melbourne leg of her pilgrimage and the stories of the people she has met along the way. Keep up-to-date with the pilgrimage at buddhasinmypocket.com/ Talk given at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre on May 26th.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 34.86MB - Duration: 36:51 m


Harvey: Buddha Day 2016

21-05-2016

Talk by Harvey to celebrate Buddha Day, 21st May 2016.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 20.11MB - Duration: 16:57 m


Ainslie: Buddha Day 2016

21-05-2016

Talk by Ainslie to celebrate Buddha Day, 21st May 2016.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 15.54MB - Duration: 13:02 m


Mahasiddhi: Maitri, Meaning, Friendship, Chaplaincy

12-05-2016

Mahasiddhi from Birmingham – in the context of his work as a Buddhist Chaplain – explores Maitri, meaning, and relationships with the sick and dying. Talk given at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre on May 12th 2016.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 35.9MB - Duration: 30:23 m


Tejopala: What Does Climate Change Have To Do With The Dharma, Anyway?

05-05-2016

Tejopala speaks passionately on climate change and the Dharma. Talk given at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre on May 5th 2016.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 23.57MB - Duration: 24:55 m


Maitripala's Buddhas In My Pocket Pilgrimage

17-03-2016

On March 17th, Maitripala began her 14 month Dharma teaching pilgrimage around Australia. Hear her discuss what this pilgrimage will involve. Keep up-to-date with her progress at buddhasinmypocket.com/ Talk given on March 17th 2016.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 37.98MB - Duration: 19:53 m


Abhaya on Art and Beauty in the Spiritual Life

17-12-2015

On a 36°C evening, Abhaya talks of his passion for the arts and their relevance and value in Buddhist life. Talk given at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre on December 17th 2015.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 17.56MB - Duration: 36:09 m


Abhaya: The early years of the Triratna Buddhist Community and friendship with Bhante Sangharakshita

10-12-2015

Abhaya shares his experience of the early years of the Triratna Buddhist Community in the late 1960s and his friendship with its founder Bhante Sangharakshita. Talk delivered at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre on December 10th 2015.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 18.26MB - Duration: 38:51 m


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