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Reading books, sporadic meditation, flitting to new teachers, browsing for goodies in the 'transcendental sweet shop' - this does give some experience of Buddhism, but leads only to stagnation. A path of more regular steps towards spiritual growth is required...
Talk given in 1974.
|2.||Chih-I's distinctions of the Path (4:59)|
|3.||Buddhism in the West (13:27)|
|4.||Theoretical Buddhism (7:43)|
|5.||An example of irregular practice (12:14)|
|6.||The Path of Irregular Steps (4:33)|
|7.||The Three-fold Path (7:06)|
|8.||The Path of Regular Steps (11:25)|
|9.||The importance of Going for Refuge (6:03)|
|10.||Ordination and Going for Refuge (6:48)|
|11.||Monastic ordination in the East (7:20)|
|12.||The Western Buddhist Order (3:10)|
Total running time: 1:31:30