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This 'lost' lecture, newly restored, gives something of the flavour of Sangharakshita's visit to India in 1982.
N.B. Poor original recording with brief interruptions; incomplete at end.
Talk given in 1982.
|1.||Introduction: the Untouchables (6:11)|
|2.||The Mahars (5:44)|
|3.||Dr. Ambedkar; a mass conversion to Buddhism (4:01)|
|4.||After Dr. Ambedkar's death: the start of TBMSG activities in India (4:47)|
|5.||Unpleasant experiences: noise, dust, pollution, railway towns (10:06)|
|6.||Pleasant experiences: the countryside, visits to Muslim tombs (6:05)|
|7.||Meeting old friends; feeling at home (4:15)|
|8.||Itinerary of a lecture tour (10:24)|
|9.||Impressions of India: status symbols and prosperity (5:01)|
|10.||The expansion of TBMSG; the People's Education Society; publications (8:40)|
|11.||New Buddhists in the West and the East; self-sufficiency and teamwork (7:41)|
|12.||Difficulties between Hindus and ex-Untouchable Buddhists (6:39)|
|13.||Concluson: how Buddhism can help the ex-Untouchable Buddhists (2:57)|
Total running time: 1:22:31