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Here Sangharakshita emphasises the importance of distinguishing Buddhism as a universally applicable path of development from the specifically Eastern cultural forms it has been associated with in the past, and explains why an authentic, non-sectarian Buddhist movement is needed in the West.
Talk given in 1979.
This talk is part of the series A New Buddhist Movement - the Meaning of the FWBO.
|1.||The individual and the world today - recapitualation (5:58)|
|2.||The individual and the individualist - anatta ('no self') (4:46)|
|3.||The Dharma as means of individual spiritual development (11:08)|
|4.||Everyone needs the Dharma: Milarepa's song (3:18)|
|5.||The practical Dharma (7:00)|
|6.||On sources of inspiration (5:03)|
|7.||Varieties of Eastern Buddhism (6:34)|
|8.||Buddhism and culture (10:52)|
|9.||Buddhism in the FWBO (5:58)|
|10.||'Niche Buddhism': contrasts to the FWBO's approach (7:43)|
Total running time: 1:08:20