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    Mindfulness - A tool more precious than jewels
    July 12, 2017
    This podcast includes an except from a teaching given by The Buddha on training oneself in mindfulness and also a talk given by a Burmese Buddhist Monk on Samatha and Vipassana meditation. (Length: 22m.10s) (Level: Intermediate)
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    The Development of Loving Kindness (Metta)
    August 10, 2017
    Excellent Meditation instruction by Buddhist Monk Venerable Mahinda for the development of Loving Kindness (Metta). (Length: 15m.40s) (Level: Beginner/Intermediate)
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    Guided Mindfulness of Breathing Meditation
    August 27, 2017
    Guided Mindfulness of Breathing Meditation given by the late Sri Lankan Buddhist Monk Bhante Kassapa (Length: 15m.10s) (Level: Beginner/Intermediate)
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    The Questions of King Milinda, Part 1
    September 12, 2017
    This recording discusses the famous conversation held in India in ancient times between the Greek King Milinda and the Buddhist Monk Nagasena in which the monk answers a series of difficult questions put to him by the King about Buddhist Teachings (Length: 30m.37s) (Level: Beginner/Intermediate)
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    The Main Buddhist Traditions
    October 4, 2017
    This podcast provides a brief overview of the main Buddhist traditions - Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana. (Length: 24m.29s) (Level: Intermediate)
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    A Dhamma talk by Buddhist Monk Venerable Dr. Walpola Piyananda Maha Thero
    November 20, 2017
    A Dhamma talk given by eminent Buddhist Monk Venerable Dr. Walpola Piyananda Maha Thero at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia on the 24th of October 2017 (Length: 54m.34s) (Level: Intermediate)
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    Wise Attention Dhamma Talk by Venerable Vijitha Wansa
    November 5, 2018
    A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia by Sri Lankan Monk Venerable Vijitha Wansa during a meditation course on the topic of Wise Attention (yoniso manasikara) (Intermediate Level)
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    Appropriate Attention Dhamma Talk by Ajahn Pasanno
    November 5, 2018
    A Dhamma talk by Ajahn Pasanno played at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia for a meditation course on the topic of Wise Attention (yoniso manasikara) (Intermediate Level)
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    Dhamma Talk by the Most Venerable Vimilaramsi Mahathero
    November 6, 2018
    A Dhamma talk by the Most Venerable Vimalaramsi Mahathera, given at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia (27 September 2018), on the topic of the correct approach to breathing meditation. A Buddhist Monk for over 30 years, Venerable Vimilaramsi conducts frequent meditation retreats offering an approach to Buddhist meditation based on the words of the Buddha. (Suitable for all levels)
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    Loving Kindness Meditation Course - Part 1
    March 20, 2019
    This is the first of 5 podcasts which provide the full instructions and associated readings for a Loving Kindness Meditation Retreat conducted at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia in December 2018. These meditation instructions use Loving Kindness as the principle object for developing mindfulness, extinguishing craving, and for the arising of wisdom.
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    Loving Kindness Meditation Course – Part 2
    April 8, 2019
    This is the second of 5 podcasts which provide the full instructions and associated readings for a Loving Kindness Meditation Retreat conducted at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia in December 2018. These meditation instructions use Loving Kindness as the principle object for developing mindfulness, extinguishing craving, and for the arising of wisdom.
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    Loving Kindness Meditation Course – Part 3
    April 8, 2019
    This is the third of 5 podcasts which provide the full instructions and associated readings for a Loving Kindness Meditation Retreat conducted at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia in December 2018. These meditation instructions use Loving Kindness as the principle object for developing mindfulness, extinguishing craving, and for the arising of wisdom.
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    Loving Kindness Meditation Course – Part 4
    April 25, 2019
    This is the fourth of 5 podcasts which provide the full instructions and associated readings for a Loving Kindness Meditation Retreat conducted at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia in December 2018. These meditation instructions use Loving Kindness as the principle object for developing mindfulness, extinguishing craving, and for the arising of wisdom.
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    Loving Kindness Meditation Course – Part 5
    April 25, 2019
    This is the fifth and last of 5 podcasts which provide the full instructions and associated readings for a Loving Kindness Meditation Retreat conducted at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia in December 2018. These meditation instructions use Loving Kindness as the principle object for developing mindfulness, extinguishing craving, and for the arising of wisdom.
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    What Mantra Are You Running On?
    June 1, 2019
    This podcast Dhamma Teaching gives information about Buddhist mantras and the appropriate use of them for Buddhist practice.
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    Why Buddhism? - Part 1
    June 1, 2019
    This podcast is the first part of a Dhamma Talk by renowned Buddhist Monk The Late Chief Venerable Dr. K Sri Dhammananda Nayake Maha Thero.
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    Why Buddhism? - Part 2
    June 1, 2019
    This podcast is the second and final part of a Dhamma Talk by renowned Buddhist Monk The Late Chief Venerable Dr. K Sri Dhammananda Nayake Maha Thero.
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    Bringing Wisdom To Life - Part 1
    July 4, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover the Foreword, Acknowledgement, Introduction and Chapter 1 "The Happiness You Are Looking For" of the book titled "Bringing Wisdom to Life" authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length: 28 mins - Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom To Life - Part 2
    July 4, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 2 "Happiness Map" of the book titled "Bringing Wisdom to Life" authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length: 19:53 mins - Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom To Life - Part 3
    July 4, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 3 "Generosity" of the book titled "Bringing Wisdom to Life" authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length: 23:32 mins - Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom To Life - Part 4
    July 4, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 4 "Morality" of the book titled "Bringing Wisdom to Life" authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length: 32:49 mins - Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom To Life - Part 5
    July 4, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 5 "Mindfulness" of the book titled "Bringing Wisdom to Life" authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length: 16:50 mins - Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 6
    August 29, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 6 “Letting Go” of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length: 24:07 mins – Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 7
    August 29, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 7 “Right Effort” of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length: 20:16 mins – Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 8
    August 29, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 8 “Overcoming Our Self Grasping Nature”of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length 19:11 mins - Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 9
    August 29, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 9 “Merit for the Path” of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd.  (Length 15:25mins - Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 10
    August 29, 2019
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 10 “Refuge” of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length 27:55mins - Level: Beginner)
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    The Questions of King Milinda, Part 2
    September 30, 2019
    This Recording Discusses The Famous Conversation Held In India In Ancient Times Between The Greek King Milinda And The Buddhist Monk Nagasena In Which The Monk Answers A Series Of Difficult Questions Put To Him By The King About Buddhist Teachings. (Length: 24m.54s) (Level: Beginner/Intermediate)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Cause and Effect - Karma (General Topic)
    December 13, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Cause and Effect - Karma (General Topic). (Length: 2m.44s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Mindfulness - Sati Part 1 (General Topic)
    December 13, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Mindfulness - Sati Part 1 (General Topic) (Length: 2m.37s.) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Mindfulness – Sati Part 2 (General Topic)
    December 13, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Mindfulness – Sati Part 2 (General Topic) (Length: 3m.14s.) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Why Buddhism? (General Topic)
    December 13, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Why Buddhism? (General Topic) (Length: 7m.54s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the first perfection Dana - Generosity (The Ten Perfections)
    December 13, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the first perfection Dana - Generosity (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 3m.37s) (Level:Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the second perfection Sila - Morality (The Ten Perfections)
    December 13, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the second perfection Sila - Morality (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 3m.53s) (Level:Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the third perfection Nekkhamma - Renunciation (The Ten Perfections)
    December 13, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the third perfection Nekkhamma - Renunciation (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 3m.3s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the fourth perfection Panna - Wisdom (The Ten Perfections)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the fourth perfection Panna - Wisdom (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 8m:9s)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the fifth perfection Viriya - Energy (The Ten Perfections)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the fifth perfection Viriya - Energy (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 5m.11s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on sixth perfection Khanti - Patience (The Ten Perfections)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on sixth perfection Khanti - Patience (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 9m.39s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on seventh perfection Sacca – Truthfulness (The Ten Perfections)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on seventh perfection Sacca – Truthfulness (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 5m.31s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on eighth perfection Adhitthana - Determination (The Ten Perfections)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on eighth perfection Adhitthana - Determination (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 7m.4s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on ninth perfection Metta - Loving-Kindness (The Ten Perfections)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on ninth perfection Metta - Loving-Kindness (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 2m.46s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the tenth perfection Upekkha - Equanimity (The Ten Perfections)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on the tenth perfection Upekkha - Equanimity (The Ten Perfections). (Length: 7m.8s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Impermanence - Anicca (Three Marks of Existence)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Impermanence - Anicca (Three Marks of Existence). (Length: 4m.34s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on No Permanent Self - Anatta (Three Marks of Existence)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on No Permanent Self - Anatta (Three Marks of Existence). (Length: 4m.34s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Unsatisfactoriness - Dukkha (Three Marks of Existence)
    December 18, 2019
    Light of Understanding is a collection of instructional teachings produced by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. Dhamma Talk by Anita Carter on Unsatisfactoriness - Dukkha (Three Marks of Existence). (Length: 3m.54s) (Level: Beginner)
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    Morning chanting and metta meditation guided by Anita Carter, 19 June 2019
    December 24, 2019
    Chanting is taken from our chanting sheet and includes: Vandana (Salutation to the Buddha); Pancasila (Five Precepts); The Three Refuges; Qualities (Attributes) of the Buddha Dhamma Sangha; Transference of Merit; and Jayaparritam (The Victory Protection) i.e. the blessing at the end. (Length: 47:46)
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    Morning chanting and metta meditation guided by Anita Carter, 3 July 2019
    December 25, 2019
    Chanting is taken from our chanting sheet and includes: Vandana (Salutation to the Buddha); Pancasila (Five Precepts); The Three Refuges; Qualities (Attributes) of the Buddha Dhamma Sangha; Transference of Merit; and Jayaparritam (The Victory Protection) i.e. the blessing at the end. (Length: 46:53)
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    Morning chanting and metta meditation guided by Anita Carter, 23 July 2019
    December 26, 2019
    Chanting is taken from our chanting sheet and includes: Vandana (Salutation to the Buddha); Pancasila (Five Precepts); The Three Refuges; Qualities (Attributes) of the Buddha Dhamma Sangha; Transference of Merit; and Jayaparritam (The Victory Protection) i.e. the blessing at the end. (Length: 49:24)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 11
    February 19, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 11 “The Perfection of Wisdom” of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length 32:41mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 12
    February 19, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 12 “Patience Chapter” of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd (Length 15:06mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 13
    February 19, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 13 “Determination” of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length Length 17:25mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 14
    February 19, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 14 “Meditation with Virtue and Concentration” of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length Length Length 25:01mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    Bringing Wisdom to Life - Part 15
    February 19, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover Chapter 15 “The Perfection of Wisdom” of the book titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life” authored by Anita Carter and Frank Carter, published by Tablo Publishing in 2018, Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length 32:41mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    What is Buddha Dharma
    April 8, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover a Dharma Teaching titled 'What is Buddha Dharma' written and edited by the Buddhist Hour Radio team: Evelin Halls, Anita Hughes, Lisa Nelson, Julie O'Donnell and Pennie White. (Length: 23:55 mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    Giving Up and Growing Up
    April 8, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover an article titled 'Giving Up and Growing Up', authored by late John D. Hughes, Anita Hughes, David Ley and Pennie White. (Length: 34:45 mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    Ten Ways of Making Merit
    April 8, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover an article titled 'Ten Ways of Making Merit', published by the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australian and formatted by Frank Carter and Jenny Liu. (Length: 8:16mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    Buddhist Protocols and Etiquettes
    April 8, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover an article titled 'Buddhist Protocols and Etiquettes', prepared by the Buddhist Council of Victoria Inc in 2012. (Length: 11:04mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    Buddha's Teachings on Peace from the Buddhist Scriptures
    April 8, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover an article titled 'Buddha's Teachings on Peace from the Buddhist Scriptures', compiled by Anita and Frank Carter. Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre Upwey Ltd. (Length: 24:52mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    Futility of Praise and Blame
    April 8, 2020
    In this podcast, we will cover an article titled 'Futility of Praise and Blame', Copyright held by Buddhist Discussion Centre (Upwey) Ltd. Written and edited by Julian Bamford, Leanne Eames, Evelin Halls, Clara Iaquinto, Anita Svensson and Pennie White. (Length: 17:41mins) (Level: Beginner)
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    The Practice of Renunciation
    April 8, 2020
    In this podcast, we will listen to a teaching on 'The Practice of Renunciation' taught at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia. (Length: 25:05 mins) (Level: Beginner)