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

Uploaded: 7th Sep 2018

The last of four talks given at Padmaloka in August 2018. The talks were given during the Mythic Context retreat for men who have asked for Ordination.

Uploaded: 6th Sep 2018

The third of four talks given at Padmaloka in August 2018. The talks were given during the Mythic Context retreat for men who have asked for Ordination.

Uploaded: 27th Aug 2018

A talk given by Padmavajra during the Ten Pillars retreat for men who have asked for Ordination. The talk focuses on part 1 of Sangharakshita's 'The Ten Pillars of Buddhism' which looks at the precepts as a whole. Talk given at Padmaloka retreat centre in July 2018.

Uploaded: 26th Aug 2018

The first of four talks given at Padmaloka in August 2018. The talks were given during the Mythic Context retreat for men who have asked for Ordination.

Uploaded: 26th Aug 2018

The second of four talks given at Padmaloka in August 2018. The talks were given during the Mythic Context retreat for men who have asked for Ordination.

Uploaded: 12th Jul 2018

A talk by Sraddhapa given during the annual Padmaloka Open Retreat. The theme of the retreat was 'For Heroic Spirits Intended...' and was based around the Ratnaguna Samcayagatha-a profound Mahayana Sutra. Shraddhapa talks about his work translating this and other Sanskrit texts into English. A new translation by Shraddhapa of the text was used for the first time during the retreat. You can find this text at Shraddhapa's website here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/rgsg If you want to financially support Shraddhapa's important work you can donate here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/donate/ Talk given at Padmaloka retreat centre in 2018.

Uploaded: 12th Jul 2018

The last of four talks given by Ratnaguna during the annual Padmaloka Open Retreat. The theme of the retreat was 'For Heroic Spirits Intended...' and was based around the Ratnaguna Samcayagatha-a profound Mahayana Sutra. A new translation by Shraddhapa of the text was used for the first time during the retreat. You can find this text at Shraddhapa's website here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/rgsg If you want to financially support Shraddhapa's important work you can donate here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/donate/ Talk given at Padmaloka retreat centre in 2018.

Uploaded: 12th Jul 2018

The three of four talks given by Ratnaguna during the annual Padmaloka Open Retreat. The theme of the retreat was 'For Heroic Spirits Intended...' and was based around the Ratnaguna Samcayagatha-a profound Mahayana Sutra. A new translation by Shraddhapa of the text was used for the first time during the retreat. You can find this text at Shraddhapa's website here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/rgsg If you want to financially support Shraddhapa's important work you can donate here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/donate/ Talk given at Padmaloka retreat centre in 2018.

Uploaded: 12th Jul 2018

The second of four talks given by Ratnaguna during the annual Padmaloka Open Retreat. The theme of the retreat was 'For Heroic Spirits Intended...' and was based around the Ratnaguna Samcayagatha-a profound Mahayana Sutra. A new translation by Shraddhapa of the text was used for the first time during the retreat. You can find this text at Shraddhapa's website here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/rgsg If you want to financially support Shraddhapa's important work you can donate here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/donate/ Talk given at Padmaloka retreat centre in 2018.

Uploaded: 12th Jul 2018

The first of four talks given by Ratnaguna during the annual Padmaloka Open Retreat. The theme of the retreat was 'For Heroic Spirits Intended...' and was based around the Ratnaguna Samcayagatha-a profound Mahayana Sutra. A new translation by ?raddh?pa of the text was used for the first time during the retreat. You can find this text at ?raddh?pa's website here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/rgsg If you want to financially support ?raddh?pa's important work you can donate here: https://www.sraddhapa.com/donate/ Talk given at Padmaloka retreat centre in 2018.

Uploaded: 2nd Jul 2018

A talk given by Padmavajra during the Great Gathering weekend held at Padmaloka in June. The theme of the weekend was 'The Tiratana Vandana: In Praise of the Three Jewels'.

Uploaded: 2nd Jul 2018

A talk given by Vajrashura during the Great Gathering weekend held at Padmaloka in June. The theme of the weekend was 'The Tiratana Vandana: In Praise of the Three Jewels'.

Uploaded: 6th Jun 2018

The fouth and final talk in a series of four given by Padmavajra during a Going for Refuge retreat entitled 'Milarepa: Devotion, Lineage and Discipleship' at Padmaloka Retreat Centre.

Uploaded: 6th Jun 2018

The third in a series of four talks given by Padmavajra during a Going for Refuge retreat entitled 'Milarepa: Devotion, Lineage and Discipleship' at Padmaloka Retreat Centre.

Uploaded: 6th Jun 2018

The second in a series of four talks given by Padmavajra during a Going for Refuge retreat entitled 'Milarepa: Devotion, Lineage and Discipleship' at Padmaloka Retreat Centre.

Uploaded: 6th Jun 2018

The first in a series of four talks given by Padmavajra during a Going for Refuge retreat entitled 'Milarepa: Devotion, Lineage and Discipleship' at Padmaloka Retreat Centre.

Uploaded: 27th May 2018

Day six of a Sadhana retreat led by Vessantara at Padmaloka in 2017. The full title of the retreat was 'Sadhana: The Practice of Energy, Compassion and Insight'.

Uploaded: 27th May 2018

Day four of a Sadhana retreat led by Vessantara at Padmaloka in 2017. The full title of the retreat was 'Sadhana: The Practice of Energy, Compassion and Insight'.

Uploaded: 29th Apr 2018

The question and answer session from the Bodhisattva Ideal series of talks given by Subhuti at Padmaloka in April 2018. Followed by concluding remarks by Padmavajra and a Punyanumodan Karyakram (Indian thank you ceremony) to ritually end the series.

Uploaded: 29th Apr 2018

The sixth and final talk in a landmark series on the Bodhisattva Ideal given by Subhuti at Padmaloka in April 2018. Finishes with a standing ovation and concluding remarks by Padmavajra.

Uploaded: 29th Apr 2018

The fifth in a landmark series of talks on the Bodhisattva Ideal given by Subhuti at Padmaloka in April 2018. Concluding remarks by Padmavajra.

Uploaded: 29th Apr 2018

The fourth in a landmark series of talks on the Bodhisattva Ideal given by Subhuti at Padmaloka in April 2018. Concluding remarks by Padmavajra.

Uploaded: 29th Apr 2018

The third in a landmark series of talks on the Bodhisattva Ideal given by Subhuti at Padmaloka in April 2018. Concluding remarks by Padmavajra.

Uploaded: 29th Apr 2018

The second in a landmark series of talks on the Bodhisattva Ideal given by Subhuti at Padmaloka in April 2018. Concluding remarks by Padmavajra.

Uploaded: 29th Apr 2018

The first in a landmark series of talks on the Bodhisattva Ideal given by Subhuti at Padmaloka in April 2018. Concluding remarks by Padmavajra.

Uploaded: 29th Apr 2018

The keynote talk given by Prasadacarin at the 2018 sub35 men's retreat at Padmaloka. The retreat was themed around Ratnasambhava and generosity.

Uploaded: 26th Feb 2018

During the first Great Gathering held at Padmaloka in 2018, around 70 men gathered in the Shrine Room to hear Surata speak about the essential and central topic of Going for Refuge. Drawing on 40 years of experience as an Order Member, Surata confidently and uncompromisingly expounds his understanding of 'The Deepest Revolution', referring to both the Buddhist tradition and his own personal experience.

Uploaded: 27th Jan 2018

During the 2018 'What is The Order?' retreat held at Padmaloka for men who are training for ordination, members of the Ordination Team gave talks on each of the 4 acceptance vows, which are recited during one's public ordination ceremony and which essentialise what it means to be a Dharmachari practising within the Triratna Buddhist Order. In this talk Paraga speaks about the fourth and final vow, 'for the benefit of all beings I accept this ordination'.

Uploaded: 27th Jan 2018

During the 2018 'What is The Order?' retreat held at Padmaloka for men who are training for ordination, members of the Ordination Team gave talks on each of the 4 acceptance vows, which are recited during one's public ordination ceremony and which essentialise what it means to be a Dharmachari practising within the Triratna Buddhist Order. In this talk Padmasagara speaks about the third vow, 'for the attainment of Enlightenment I accept this ordination'.

Uploaded: 27th Jan 2018

During the 2018 'What is The Order?' retreat held at Padmaloka for men who are training for ordination, members of the Ordination Team gave talks on each of the 4 acceptance vows, which are recited during one's public ordination ceremony and which essentialise what it means to be a Dharmachari practising within the Triratna Buddhist Order. In this talk Surata speaks about the second vow, 'in harmony with friends and brethren I accept this ordination'. The talk by Surata on the first vow - 'with loyalty to my teachers I accept this ordination' - was unfortunately not recorded. However you can listen to the outstanding talk by Padmavajra on the subject given during the 2017 'What is The Order?' retreat: https://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/audio/details?num=LOC3180