Cambridge Buddhist Centre Talks

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

Uploaded: Wednesday 20th May 2020

Part of our Sangha Night series on Compassion for a Modern World. The Buddha represents the spiritual ideal of Buddhism and through his life and teaching he exemplified a path of increasing selflessness, loving-kindness and a deep desire to help people achieve liberation. So how do we follow the...

Uploaded: Wednesday 20th May 2020

Part of our Sangha Night series on Compassion for a Modern World. The Buddha represents the spiritual ideal of Buddhism and through his life and teaching he exemplified a path of increasing selflessness, loving-kindness and a deep desire to help people achieve liberation. So how do we follow the...

Uploaded: Tuesday 17th Mar 2020

In a special virtual Sangha Night, Saddharaja continues the theme of 'the taste of freedom' exploring how freedom is won when we make the effort to untie the knots of superficiality that sap our energy, block our creativity and waste our true potential. The talk is introduced by...

Uploaded: Tuesday 17th Mar 2020

In a special virtual Sangha Night, Saddharaja continues the theme of 'the taste of freedom' exploring how freedom is won when we make the effort to untie the knots of superficiality that sap our energy, block our creativity and waste our true potential. The talk is introduced by...

Uploaded: Friday 21st Feb 2020

Three members of the Cambridge Sangha give three different perspectives on the subject of change, each from a personal point of view, to mark our Parinirvana Day festival celebrations.

Uploaded: Friday 21st Feb 2020

Three members of the Cambridge Sangha give three different perspectives on the subject of change, each from a personal point of view, to mark our Parinirvana Day festival celebrations.

Uploaded: Friday 31st Jan 2020

Buddhist ethics are not about conforming to a set of conventions, not about ‘being good’ in order to gain rewards. Instead, living ethically springs from the awareness that other people are no different from yourself. You can actively develop this awareness, through cultivating love,...

Uploaded: Friday 31st Jan 2020

Buddhist ethics are not about conforming to a set of conventions, not about ‘being good’ in order to gain rewards. Instead, living ethically springs from the awareness that other people are no different from yourself. You can actively develop this awareness, through cultivating love,...

Uploaded: Friday 24th Jan 2020

Buddhist ethics are not about conforming to a set of conventions, not about ‘being good’ in order to gain rewards. Instead, living ethically springs from the awareness that other people are no different from yourself. You can actively develop this awareness, through cultivating love,...

Uploaded: Friday 24th Jan 2020

Buddhist ethics are not about conforming to a set of conventions, not about ‘being good’ in order to gain rewards. Instead, living ethically springs from the awareness that other people are no different from yourself. You can actively develop this awareness, through cultivating love,...

Uploaded: Wednesday 18th Dec 2019

Three talks from three mitras from differing backgrounds on 'Why I am a Buddhist'.

Uploaded: Wednesday 18th Dec 2019

In one of his best known teachings, the Buddha taught that there are five precious qualities that we need to nurture in order to realise our true potential. These are the qualities of faith, wisdom, energy, concentration and mindfulness. And whilst growth can never be linear or exactly the same for...

Uploaded: Wednesday 18th Dec 2019

Three talks from three mitras from differing backgrounds on 'Why I am a Buddhist'.

Uploaded: Wednesday 18th Dec 2019

In one of his best known teachings, the Buddha taught that there are five precious qualities that we need to nurture in order to realise our true potential. These are the qualities of faith, wisdom, energy, concentration and mindfulness. And whilst growth can never be linear or exactly the same for...

Uploaded: Friday 29th Nov 2019

Our keynote talk from Sangha Day 2019. (Please note that, unfortunately, the latter part of the talk is missing from the recording).

Uploaded: Friday 29th Nov 2019

Our keynote talk from Sangha Day 2019. (Please note that, unfortunately, the latter part of the talk is missing from the recording).

Uploaded: Tuesday 19th Nov 2019

Four Order members from the Cambridge Sangha, two with many years of experience who knew Bhante personally and two more recently ordained, reflect on Bhante Sangharakshita, one year on from his death.

Uploaded: Tuesday 19th Nov 2019

Four Order members from the Cambridge Sangha, two with many years of experience who knew Bhante personally and two more recently ordained, reflect on Bhante Sangharakshita, one year on from his death.

Uploaded: Friday 18th Oct 2019

As part of our Dharma Revolution Day, marking the 3rd anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s conversion to Buddhism along with hundreds of thousands of his followers, in Nagpur, India, Sanghanath interviews Padmasuri about her experiences. As a young English-born Order member, Padmasuri went...

Uploaded: Friday 18th Oct 2019

As part of our Dharma Revolution Day, marking the 3rd anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s conversion to Buddhism along with hundreds of thousands of his followers, in Nagpur, India, Sanghanath interviews Padmasuri about her experiences. As a young English-born Order member, Padmasuri went...

Uploaded: Friday 11th Oct 2019

Kalyanashi explains how spiritual community is at the heart of everything we do in Triratna and how we can contribute to it, and go more deeply into this essential refuge.

Uploaded: Friday 11th Oct 2019

Kalyanashi explains how spiritual community is at the heart of everything we do in Triratna and how we can contribute to it, and go more deeply into this essential refuge.

Uploaded: Monday 7th Oct 2019

What is the Blue Jewel of Buddhism? How can it manifest and thrive within our lives in the 21 st Century, high-tech world with all it’s demands?

Uploaded: Monday 7th Oct 2019

What is the Blue Jewel of Buddhism? How can it manifest and thrive within our lives in the 21 st Century, high-tech world with all it’s demands?

Uploaded: Tuesday 1st Oct 2019

Amarachandra introduces us to the Yellow Jewel – the Buddha Refuge, with her characteristic knowledge and enthusiasm, and experience of Dharma practice in several countries of the world.

Uploaded: Tuesday 1st Oct 2019

Amarachandra introduces us to the Yellow Jewel – the Buddha Refuge, with her characteristic knowledge and enthusiasm, and experience of Dharma practice in several countries of the world.

Uploaded: Monday 30th Sep 2019

When the Buddha gained enlightenment 2,500 years ago he discovered and entered into a new way of being. In this second night of our series we hear from Sanghajata, an experienced Order member, exploring the theme of 'Happiness comes from within'.

Uploaded: Monday 30th Sep 2019

As part of Padmasambhava Day 2019, our speakers explore spiritual practice in different spheres of work, transforming obstacles into opportunities

Uploaded: Monday 30th Sep 2019

Three active mitras from the CBC give us the inside story on their experience of practising the Dharma, and particularly within the light of this crucial theme.

Uploaded: Monday 30th Sep 2019

When the Buddha gained enlightenment 2,500 years ago he discovered and entered into a new way of being. In this second night of our series we hear from Sanghajata, an experienced Order member, exploring the theme of 'Happiness comes from within'.