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Forgetfulness and distraction are the rule in ordinary life, but awareness and a 'fullness of mind' is at the heart of human growth and development. Sangharakshita distinguishes four dimensions of awareness, each with its own qualities: awareness of things, self, others, and reality.
Talk given in 1968.
This talk is part of the series The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path.
|1.||Summary of the Path so far (12:15)|
|2.||What is Perfect Awareness? (3:29)|
|3.||What is unmindfulness? (9:42)|
|4.||Awareness of things (10:09)|
|5.||Awareness of self (6:03)|
|6.||Awareness of feelings and emotions (1:35)|
|7.||Awareness of thoughts (4:48)|
|8.||Awareness of others (6:19)|
|9.||Awareness of Reality (5:30)|
Total running time: 1:02:03