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Talks given over the years at the Manchester Buddhist Centre by local and visiting teachers

Talks given over the years at the Manchester Buddhist Centre by local and visiting teachers
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Talks given over the years at the Manchester Buddhist Centre by local and visiting teachers

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English


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From Spiritual Building to Spiritual Farming

7/4/2019
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Amaradaya explores the idea of tathagatagarbha, the ever present possibility of Enlightenment, at Buddha Day Festival. May 2019. The post From Spiritual Building to Spiritual Farming appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:38:10

Humanity is Basically One

5/15/2019
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A talk by Acharashraddha on our Sangha Retreat at Adhisthana. Can we communicate and be friends with any other human being? What is spiritual friendship? April 2019 The post Humanity is Basically One appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:38:56

Religion in a Secular World

5/15/2019
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A talk by Vishangka on our Sangha Retreat at Adhisthana. Is Buddhism a religion? What is faith? What can religion offer to humanity? April 2019 The post Religion in a Secular World appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:48:18

Buddhism – A Universal Religion of Humanity

5/2/2019
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A talk by Arthavadin on our Sangha Retreat at Adhisthana. What are the existential truths the Buddha saw? What do they mean for us today? April 2019. The post Buddhism – A Universal Religion of Humanity appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:56:22

Celebrating the Experience of Women in Buddhism

4/29/2019
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Danasamudra's talk traces the development of women's involvement in Buddhism. March 2019 The post Celebrating the Experience of Women in Buddhism appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:33:10

Disciples of the Buddha

3/24/2019
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Ratnaguna tells us about the people in the Buddha’s Sangha. March 2019 The post Disciples of the Buddha appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:52:41

Getting to know Urgyen Sangharakshita through his Poetry

3/4/2019
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Following Sangharakshita's death, Ratnaguna urges us to get to know Bhante through his poetry. December 2018. The post Getting to know Urgyen Sangharakshita through his Poetry appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

The Sunflower’s Farewell

1/30/2019
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In this Sangha Day talk, Vishangka reflects on the power and beauty of Sangha. November 2018. The post The Sunflower’s Farewell appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:39:02

The Relevance and Legacy of Dr Ambedkar

1/2/2019
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Sundeep explores the life of Dr Ambedkar and his ongoing influence and significance for the Triratna Buddhist Community and the wider world. October 2018. The post The Relevance and Legacy of Dr Ambedkar appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:24:51

The Buddha beyond the Buddha

1/1/2019
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Ratnaguna explores the archetypal Buddha, freed from his historical and geographical context, as found in the Mahayana sutras. October 2018 The post The Buddha beyond the Buddha appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:34:24

The Buddha was born as we are born

1/1/2019
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Ratnaguna explores the Buddha as a human being in a particular time and context, drawing from Pali sources that help bring out his personality. October 2018 The post The Buddha was born as we are born appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:55:01

Stepping Down and Going Out

9/9/2018
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In this lively and engaging talk, Sanghaketu suggests that focusing on one side in our practice can leave us feeling out of balance. April 2018. The post Stepping Down and Going Out appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

The Greater Mandala of Uselessness

4/6/2018
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Vajrapriya explores the terms doing and being and suggests how we can bring greater stillness into activity, and vibrant energy into calm. March 2018 The post The Greater Mandala of Uselessness appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Sailing the Worldly Winds

3/20/2018
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At our International Women's Day celebrations, Taravandana explores the Buddha's teachings on the Worldly Winds and how we can navigate them as women in the 21st Century. March 2018 The post Sailing the Worldly Winds appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:44:58

Love and the Beauty of Broken Things

3/4/2018
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Maitridevi explores how things that are broken can be given a fresh perspective through their repair, and a greater beauty revealed. March 2018. The post Love and the Beauty of Broken Things appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Me and my Mate Pingya

1/22/2018
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Priyavadita explores the role that faith has played in his spiritual life. In particular, his love for "Pingya's praises of the way to the beyond", a text from the Sutta Nipata. January 2018. The post Me and my Mate Pingya appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:59:16

Insight and Perception

12/1/2017
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Mahabodhi explores the meaning of the Sanskrit term ‘samjna’, or ‘sanna’ in Pali, often translated as perception. November 2017 The post Insight and Perception appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:45:13

The Role of Communication in Sangha

11/12/2017
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A talk given by Sthirajyoti on the Sangha Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist Centre, November 2017 The post The Role of Communication in Sangha appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:19:42

Sangha and Harmony

11/12/2017
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A talk given by Daniel Bradford on the Sangha Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist Centre, November 2017 The post Sangha and Harmony appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:07:16

Introducing the Sangha Jewel

11/12/2017
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A short talk by Sanghadhara introducing the Sangha Day Festival at Manchester Buddhist Centre, November 2017 The post Introducing the Sangha Jewel appeared first on Manchester Buddhist Centre.

Duration:00:14:26