Glasgow Buddhist Centre Talks

These talks have all been given at Glasgow Buddhist Centre and uploaded to the Free Buddhist Audio website.

Uploaded: 29th November 2020

Kuladharini looks at the past, present and future of Glasgow Buddhist Centre which is poised to become a homeless sangha.

Uploaded: 12th November 2020

Maitrivasini (ex Karen Mclaughlin) returns to her sangha in Glasgow after her 2020 ordination into the Triratna Buddhist order. She explores her response of gratitude to being ordained and in these particular times.

Uploaded: 11th September 2020

Rijumitra of Vajraloka Retreat Centre gives the opening talk in the GBC's Brahma Viharas season. Using the experiences of availability and resistance to explore the practices.

Uploaded: 11th September 2020

Rijumitra of Vajraloka Retreat Centre gives the opening talk in the GBC's Brahma Viharas season. Using the experiences of availability and resistance to explore the practices.

Uploaded: 10th September 2020

Dhammarati, President of Glasgow Buddhist Centre gives us more of a personal take on the paramita of Virya as part of a GBC series online.

Uploaded: 10th September 2020

Dhammarati, President of Glasgow Buddhist Centre gives us more of a personal take on the paramita of Virya as part of a GBC series online.

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

Maitreyi gave this talk, celebrating friendship in the spiritual life, as part of GBC's mitra study mornings online.

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

Viryadevi opens up the world of Peaceful Vajrapani for us. In this talk she introduces us to this figure and leads us through a short reflection focused on the qualities of Vajrapani.

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

AS part of the GBC's Virya series, Pasadini explores the Bodhicaryavatara by Shantideva. Beginning with a brief overview of the whole text, she focuses on the chapter on Virya.

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

Candrika gave this talk as part of GBC's 2020 Virya series. In it she travels from the finite sense of her own energy to the Buddha's awakened manifestation of infinite energy.

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

Parami gives her take on Virya the paramita. Exploring what it means and how we work with it, through the lens of Bhante's poem, 'the song of the windhorse'

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

Maitreyi gave this talk, celebrating friendship in the spiritual life, as part of GBC's mitra study mornings online.

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

Viryadevi opens up the world of Peaceful Vajrapani for us. In this talk she introduces us to this figure and leads us through a short reflection focused on the qualities of Vajrapani.

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

AS part of the GBC's Virya series, Pasadini explores the Bodhicaryavatara by Shantideva. Beginning with a brief overview of the whole text, she focuses on the chapter on Virya.

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

Candrika gave this talk as part of GBC's 2020 Virya series. In it she travels from the finite sense of her own energy to the Buddha's awakened manifestation of infinite energy.

Uploaded: 9th September 2020

Parami gives her take on Virya the paramita. Exploring what it means and how we work with it, through the lens of Bhante's poem, 'the song of the windhorse'

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

May 2020 Kuladharini explores her relationship with the teachings and practices of Buddhism and 12 step recovery and why she needs both spiritual practices.

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

7th March 2020 Kuladharini reflects on the life of the Triratna Buddhist Community in Glasgow over the past year, her first full year as chair of the Glasgow Buddhist Centre.

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

14th April 2020 Candrika explores how we might work with the mythic dimension in our current situation of pandemic. Talk given as part of the GBC Dharma night online series

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

7th April 2020 Viryadevi gives her second talk in her 2020 Vajrapani series. In this talk given to launch GBC’s Dharma night online, she explores the wrathful form of Vajrapani and what the protector qualities mean for us in this time of pandemic.

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

21st January 2020 1st in series of talks on theme of Vajrapani being given in Glasgow Buddhist Centre by Viryadevi during 2020. In this she explores who is Vajrapani and where did he come from?

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

18th May 2019 Parami gave this talk exploring the Buddha jewel in Scotland as part of her welcome home to Glasgow during the GBC Buddha day celebrations.

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

May 2020 Kuladharini explores her relationship with the teachings and practices of Buddhism and 12 step recovery and why she needs both spiritual practices.

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

7th March 2020 Kuladharini reflects on the life of the Triratna Buddhist Community in Glasgow over the past year, her first full year as chair of the Glasgow Buddhist Centre.

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

14th April 2020 Candrika explores how we might work with the mythic dimension in our current situation of pandemic. Talk given as part of the GBC Dharma night online series

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

7th April 2020 Viryadevi gives her second talk in her 2020 Vajrapani series. In this talk given to launch GBC’s Dharma night online, she explores the wrathful form of Vajrapani and what the protector qualities mean for us in this time of pandemic.

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

21st January 2020 1st in series of talks on theme of Vajrapani being given in Glasgow Buddhist Centre by Viryadevi during 2020. In this she explores who is Vajrapani and where did he come from?

Uploaded: 21st July 2020

18th May 2019 Parami gave this talk exploring the Buddha jewel in Scotland as part of her welcome home to Glasgow during the GBC Buddha day celebrations.

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

13th March Dassini looks at Vajrapani and “the irrepressible energy in pursuit of the good and the liberation from dukkha for all beings whatsoever," he represents.

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

12th March 2020 Saddhanandi looks into Virya and what it is. “ Spiritual life is not just about vision, it's about applying yourself to a path of transformative action”.