The Triratna Dharma Training Course for Mitras
Sravaniya, Boston, USA
When I was living far from a sangha, FBA talks were like a good Dharma friend. Free Buddhist Audio needs our contributions regularly (however small) so that it can continue its indispensable work.
At FBA, sangha members can listen to Sangharakshita, hear him say things in his own voice, talk about the Dharma in his own way. And through that people here build up their own relationship with him.
Mary, FBA Team
I love it when a deeply moving excerpt from a Dharma talk is randomly followed on my MP3 player by a piece of music, and then more Dharma comes randomly through. That pretty much rocks my world.
Jinamitra, Welwyn, UK
These recordings have been a key part of my life, especially as I don't live near a Buddhist Centre. With its excellent organisation and fast delivery, FBA is a unique resource. A pleasure to donate.
Buddhasiha, Ipswich, UK
Hearing the Dharma, rather than reading the Dharma, very much inspires me. If I feel things are flagging, a talk from Free Buddhist Audio can lift me - it can get my sense of inspiration and sraddha really moving!
Padmatara, San Francisco, USA
Being in San Francisco, I value the easy access to talks from so many different people in the Triratna Buddhist Order - not just the famous ones! It makes me feel connected. A bit like Pirate Radio!
Viveka, San Francisco, USA
In a famous Sutra, the walls and doors of the enlightened Vimalakirti's house disappear to accommodate hundreds of thousands of beings accompanying Manjusri on a visit. FBA has that kind of magic.
Nagabodhi, London, UK
FBA's work means, among other things, that we are much less likely to turn into a galaxy of disconnected centres, and more able to evolve and develop as a unified and harmonious Dharma community.
Triratna dharma training course for mitras
Newly updated version now online for Spring 2011! Sign up for email notifications below and we'll let you know when we change things and introduce new features.
Welcome to the Dharma Training Course designed primarily for Mitras ('friends') involved with the Triratna Buddhist community.
The course aims to give people in the Triratna community a thorough grounding in Dharma study and practice. It also makes an excellent general course for anyone interested in putting Buddhist teaching into practice in their life. Download the official Guide or listen to the launch talk and other special course resources now!
The foundation year is available with a full reference section for further context and engagement. We'll add further reference sections for other years in 2011. In the meantime, there are complete reference links for all modules within the pdf files themselves.
We've formatted these pdf files to print out for use in a study group, and also to make them easy to read, navigate and search on-screen. There are complete reference links for each module within the files themselves. Click any file to read online, or right-click and choose 'save (or download) linked file' to download to your computer. You should be able to use the pdfs without any trouble. If you're experiencing difficulty viewing them, you may need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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