Glasgow Buddhist Centre Talks

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

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”.

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

11th March 2020 Pasadini leads us in reflections on the 4 right efforts in the context of Virya. “ Buddhism is for people who are prepared to make an effort.”

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

10th March 2020 Saddhanandi explores laziness, what it looks like in the context of Buddhist practice. “ Every opportunity is an opportunity to lie down, spiritually speaking”

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

8th March 2020 Saddhanandi returns to Glasgow to lead the community in a week of study and practice on the theme of Virya. “If you do not keep your Guru’s teaching in your heart, will you not become your own deceiver” Tibetan Book of the Dead.

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

Hilary Barclay, Christine Cather and Karen McLaughlin, three women embarking on this years’ ordination retreat reflect on the advice to the 3 fortunate women and their own developing going for refuge.

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

Saddhanandhi returns to Glasgow to lead the community in a week of study and practice on the theme of Virya. “If you do not keep your Guru’s teaching in your heart, will you not become your own deceiver” Tibetan Book of the Dead.

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”.

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

11th March 2020 Pasadini leads us in reflections on the 4 right efforts in the context of Virya. “ Buddhism is for people who are prepared to make an effort.”

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

10th March 2020 Saddhanandi explores laziness, what it looks like in the context of Buddhist practice. “ Every opportunity is an opportunity to lie down, spiritually speaking”

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

8th March 2020 Saddhanandi returns to Glasgow to lead the community in a week of study and practice on the theme of Virya. “If you do not keep your Guru’s teaching in your heart, will you not become your own deceiver” Tibetan Book of the Dead.

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

Hilary Barclay, Christine Cather and Karen McLaughlin, three women embarking on this years’ ordination retreat reflect on the advice to the 3 fortunate women and their own developing going for refuge.

Uploaded: 20th July 2020

Saddhanandhi returns to Glasgow to lead the community in a week of study and practice on the theme of Virya. “If you do not keep your Guru’s teaching in your heart, will you not become your own deceiver” Tibetan Book of the Dead.

Uploaded: 2nd August 2018

Akasaruci gives a personal talk about her experiences of being on the 2018 Akashavana ordination retreat, on which she was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order. This talk was given at her welcome back during Dharma Day on Sunday 29th July 2018 at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre.

Uploaded: 2nd August 2018

Akasaruci gives a personal talk about her experiences of being on the 2018 Akashavana ordination retreat, on which she was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order. This talk was given at her welcome back during Dharma Day on Sunday 29th July 2018 at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre.

Uploaded: 19th July 2018

"Tread softly because you tread on my dreams." In this talk, given at the 50th anniversary celebrations at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre in April 2018, Viryadevi gives her take on what is asked of us when we commit to creating a buddhaland - a collective spiritual life together. Drawing on...

Uploaded: 19th July 2018

"Tread softly because you tread on my dreams." In this talk, given at the 50th anniversary celebrations at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre in April 2018, Viryadevi gives her take on what is asked of us when we commit to creating a buddhaland - a collective spiritual life together. Drawing on...

Uploaded: 20th April 2018

Abhayavaca talks about forgiveness drawing from the Dhammapada and other episodes in the Pali Canon as well as events in the modern day.

Uploaded: 20th April 2018

Abhayavaca talks about forgiveness drawing from the Dhammapada and other episodes in the Pali Canon as well as events in the modern day.

Uploaded: 19th April 2018

In this talk Dassini looks at the individual nature of practising ethics, the need for metta in response to guilt, how to make a confession effective, and the Four Powers of Confession.

Uploaded: 19th April 2018

In this talk Dassini looks at the individual nature of practising ethics, the need for metta in response to guilt, how to make a confession effective, and the Four Powers of Confession.

Uploaded: 18th April 2018

In this personal talk Pasadini shares some of her early expectations of the spiritual life, and the need to reconcile the messiness of our lives, while drawing inspiration from the Bodhisattva warrior.

Uploaded: 18th April 2018

In this personal talk Pasadini shares some of her early expectations of the spiritual life, and the need to reconcile the messiness of our lives, while drawing inspiration from the Bodhisattva warrior.

Uploaded: 17th April 2018

Smritiratna interviews Pam about her journey into right livelihood and her work in the field of climate change. Pam is a mitra living in Paisley, originally from Detroit, Michigan. We hear about the elements of Pam's childhood, and her earlier working life that brought her to the field of...

Uploaded: 17th April 2018

Smritiratna interviews Pam about her journey into right livelihood and her work in the field of climate change. Pam is a mitra living in Paisley, originally from Detroit, Michigan. We hear about the elements of Pam's childhood, and her earlier working life that brought her to the field of...

Uploaded: 16th April 2018

Smritiratna looks at Buddhist ethics and the ten precepts, and how our actions have consequences on a global scale because of issues related to climate change and ethical consumption. How do we look at these issues and remain open and courageous, training in the manner of a bodhisattva?

Uploaded: 16th April 2018

Smritiratna looks at Buddhist ethics and the ten precepts, and how our actions have consequences on a global scale because of issues related to climate change and ethical consumption. How do we look at these issues and remain open and courageous, training in the manner of a bodhisattva?

Uploaded: 15th April 2018

The first talk of the Glasgow Buddhist Centre's Rainy Season Retreat 2018 - 21st Century Ethics: Bodhisattvas in Training. Smritiratna talks about the origin of Rains Retreats, the heart of Buddhist Ethics and the particular ethical problems facing us today in the 21st century. He also asks,...

Uploaded: 15th April 2018

The first talk of the Glasgow Buddhist Centre's Rainy Season Retreat 2018 - 21st Century Ethics: Bodhisattvas in Training. Smritiratna talks about the origin of Rains Retreats, the heart of Buddhist Ethics and the particular ethical problems facing us today in the 21st century. He also asks,...