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Life Moments with Venerable Bhikkhuni Dhammananda

March 5th, 2019|

An interview with Ven. Dhammananda about her early upbringing in a traditional Thai Buddhist family and how eventually she had had ‘enough’ of the mundane life and decided to go forth and in the process [...]

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Adyashanti Being Alone

February 16th, 2019|

Adyashanti’s nondual teachings have been compared to those of the early Zen masters and Advaita Vedanta sages. […]

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Reviving the Way of the Buddha

February 10th, 2019|

Dhammananda Bhikkhuni is a Thai Buddhist nun or bhikkhuni who received full ordination in Sri Lanka making her the first Thai woman to receive full ordination as a Theravada nun in the Dharmaguptaka ordination lineage. [...]

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Dhammananda Bhikkhuni-TedX

January 16th, 2019|

Unofficial video from the Shambles CAM of Dhammananda Bhikkhuni talking at TedX on 22 May 2011 […]

A Different Voice – Ayya Dhammananda

January 16th, 2019|

A Dhamma Talk by Dhammananda Bhikkhuni the topic “A Different Voice: Buddhism from a woman’s perspective” recorded live on Friday, Dec 12 at 7.30 pm. […]

Everywoman – Buddhist Nun and Hijab Fashion

January 16th, 2019|

Dhammananda Bhikkhuni’s battle to be accepted as a Thai Buddhist monk. And Amani Zain meets the young british women who want to be fashionable … and modest. […]

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Showing Up – Arjuna Ardagh

December 11th, 2018|

by Arjuna Ardagh: We just completed a one-week Radical Brilliance Laboratory near Freiburg in Germany… […]

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What Is The Universal Mind?

September 21st, 2018|

by Bill Scheffel: I once heard Tsoknyi Rinpoche comment that terms for the unconditional – such as “Buddha nature” or “unborn awareness”… […]

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Old Age Is Not Guaranteed

August 7th, 2018|

Zen training talks a lot about death. But one practitioner found that it doesn’t necessarily prepare you to face your own. […]

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The Path Towards Nirvana

June 16th, 2018|

by Kedar Nath: The path towards nirvana is an arduous path which starts with cessation  and ends with cessation… […]

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The Life Of Gautama Buddha

June 14th, 2018|

by Kedar Nath: Buddha taught the message of mercy and non-violence towards all living beings… […]

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Why Buddhists Have More Fun – Robert Thurman

May 1st, 2018|

Can your life be guided by fun, joy, and happiness even in these troubling times? Buddhist scholar and philosopher Robert Thurman says, with Buddhism, it can… […]