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An outline of everyday Buddhist spiritual practice in the framework of the five Spiritual Faculties (contrasted with the five Yogas of Hinduism). Is such a life possible in the West?
Talk given in 1966.
This talk is part of the series Introducing Buddhism.
|1.||Introducing Buddhism (2:54)|
|2.||Buddhists should be alive: an example from India; the deadly grip of routine in the West (7:58)|
|3.||The effect of our senses (indriyas) on us (4:05)|
|4.||The five spiritual senses or faculties (3:12)|
|5.||Faith (shraddha) (9:09)|
|6.||Three kinds of wisdom (prajna) (10:40)|
|7.||Energy in pursuit of the good (virya); the story of Indra and the squirrel (5:52)|
|8.||Concentration and meditation (samadhi); the four similes for the four dhyanas (9:33)|
|9.||Mindfulness (smriti) (3:58)|
|10.||The interplay of the five faculties (2:48)|
|11.||The five faculties compared to the Hindu yogas (7:35)|
|12.||Balancing our Buddhist activities (3:45)|
|13.||Five types of activities to help develop the five spiritual faculties (3:29)|
Total running time: 1:14:58