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A sparkling talk by Sangharakshita on a theme close to his heart. Full of warmth, wit and stimulating ideas.
Talk given in 2001.
|1.||Moving against the stream (7:41)|
|2.||The missing memoir years - Khantipalo, Yogi Chen and the new Buddhists of India (10:30)|
|3.||On creativity (4:30)|
|4.||Four fields of creativity - i. the Arts ii. Meditation (5:14)|
|5.||iii. Friendship - Aristotle's 'Ethics' (5:33)|
|6.||iv. Institutions (5:30)|
|7.||The four fields of creativity in Sangharakshita's life (5:42)|
|8.||Mind reactive and creative - Beowulf and the destructive mind (12:19)|
|9.||Destructive mind in the fields of creativity - i. The Arts (3:45)|
|10.||ii. Meditation iii. Friendship iv. Institutions (4:05)|
|11.||Blake's idea of the 'prolific' aspect of mind as it opreates in the fields of creativity (8:24)|
|12.||Blake's idea of the 'devouring' aspect of mind - trishna (craving), dukkha (suffering) and shraddha (faith) (8:09)|
|13.||Khantipalo - a life of creativity (5:25)|
Total running time: 1:26:47