The Triratna Dharma Training Course for Mitras
Sangharakshita, Birmingham, UK
It gives me great pleasure and satisfaction to know FBA is benefiting so many people around the world. This is one of the most important developments within our new Buddhist community for many years.
Coleen, FBA Team
My experience of FBA is that without it, I wouldn't have the chance to hear others in the Triratna community teach. It would be harder to keep going without that inspiration and sense of connection.
Viriyalila, FBA Team
Supporting donations help us to keep FBA freely available to thousands of people all over the world. Giving the gift of the Dharma is the greatest gift of all. (The Dhammapada)
Viveka, San Francisco, USA
When I visit FBA, time and space dissolve, I am in the company of a vast array of Buddhists from all around the world in what Vimalakirti calls the domain of the holy eightfold path of the Buddha.
Mary, FBA Team
I've gained so much from listening to the talks on FBA that it's truly a pleasure to offer what I can in return to support the work. I can find a talk on pretty much any subject that interests me!
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.
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.
Vajratara, Sheffield, UK
FBA is a vast mine of jewels, a fantastic resource for those looking for a spiritual perspective. A source of much joy when I have a spare hour to ponder the Universe. What gem can I download today?
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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