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La Moderation - Podcast 4 en francais

Podcast 4, 12 avril 2020 traduction : Annette Tamuly Jung

Dans la vie spirituelle, ou, pourrait-on dire, dans la manière de vivre la philosophie, on est invité à réfléchir sur soi-même. « Connais-toi, toi-même» est le fondement de la tradition philos

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L’anniversaire de Bouddha

Podcast 3, 8 avril 2020 traduction Annette Tamuly Jung

Aujourd’hui, 8 avril, dans la tradition japonaise – c’est-à-dire le Zen, la Terre Pure etc – c’est l’anniversaire de Bouddha. L’anniversaire de Bouddha le  8 avril, est le Festival des fleurs. Me

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Mentor (Podcast 78 in Italian)

Podcast 78: 8 settembre 2020: Mentore; tradotto da Angela Romani

Nel buddismo abbiamo il concetto del kalayana mitra. Mitra significa un amico, kalayana mitra é un amico abile/esperto. Qualcuno che ti aiuta a camminare nel sentiero del Dharma, ad app

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Trikaya Contemplation (Italiano)

Podcast 69: 21 agosto 2020: Trikaya Contemplation: tradotto da Angela Romani

Nel Buddismo Mahayana abbiamo il principio della Trikaya natura del Buddha.

Tri-Kaya significa letteralmente tre corpi o, possiamo dire, tre manifestazione del Buddha.

Vorre

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PODCASTS IN JULY 2020

This is a list of the 5 minute podcasts sent out in July 

All podcasts are by Dharmavidya David Brazier. They are about 5 minutes long and deal with Buddhist topics from a Pureland perspective, often in relation to current affairs.

44: 2nd July:Ekaga

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PODCASTS IN JUNE 2020

This is a list of the 5 minute podcasts sent out in June 

All podcasts are by Dharmavidya David Brazier. They are about 5 minutes long and deal with Buddhist topics from a Pureland perspective, often in relation to current affairs.

29: 2nd June: Resp

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PODCASTS IN MAY 2020

This is a list of the 5 minute podcasts sent out in May 

All podcasts are by Dharmavidya David Brazier. They are about 5 minutes long and deal with Buddhist topics from a Pureland perspective, often in relation to current affairs.

13: 1st May: Meet i

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PODCASTS IN APRIL 2020

This is a list of the 5 minute podcasts sent out in April.  

All podcasts are by Dharmavidya David Brazier. They are about 5 minutes long and deal with Buddhist topics from a Pureland perspective, often in relation to current affairs.

01: 4th April:

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OLD GRANITE

Flowers under foot,
clouds in the sky.
Here, in between,
I savour solitude.
They are busy with their business,
while I am merely watching,
listening, with nothing to wait for.

There is a weighty stillness
inside of me
as of a hunk of old granite
in the

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WHAT IS ESSENTIAL?

This is a transcript of the podcast of 23rd April 2020 with Italian translation below

We are all living under lockdown and sharing stories about what it’s like.  I’m here in France where the lockdown is pretty strict. 

When it was first announced we 

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HIMALAYA GLEAMING

The Himalaya gleaming
can be seen from Katmandu
the smog has cleared away -
it’s gone,
the dust, the grime, the humans too,
it’s all gone quiet on the street
the dogs are asleep in the sun
that shines in the clear air above
now the cars and planes have gone.

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EIGHTFOLD PATH IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC

1. Right view: This too shall pass.  

2. Right thought: Compassion for those who suffer.  Gratitude for simple things.

3. Right speech: Don’t spread alarm.  Stay calm. Keep in touch with friends and loved ones by wifi.

4. Right action: Do good for o

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FRAGRANCE OF DHARMA FAITH

There is a verse called Koge in Japanese that is used regularly in Jodo Shu services.

A loose translation goes as follows:

FRAGRANCE GATHA
My body the pure censer
my heart afire with Dharma
to Buddhas of the three times
throughout the ten directions
m

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ON BEING BUSY

Amida is always busy

Always be busy with Amida.

Make all business Amida Nembutsu

Be busy with the thought of Amida

Be courageously busy supported by Amida Light

Be busy supporting Amida

Be busy praying for the Pure Land of Amida

Grateful

Don’t be la

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