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A talk on real practice in the sometimes painfully real world...
N.B. This talk was re-recorded 'as live' because of poor quality on the original.
|1.||Introduction - the emergence of the topic of "sangha and the practice of human relating" (2:11)|
|2.||The dilemmas that threaten our ideal of a lazy Sunday morning - global suffering in The Independent (3:56)|
|3.||The Metta Bhavana meditation to avoid the news, distractions all around (2:18)|
|4.||Exploring mortality and the fragility of happiness in both the private and public world (3:47)|
|5.||Existential suffering, incompleteness, and the wrong view that external things can be relied on for happiness (3:01)|
|6.||Going for Refuge - what we can rely on (2:09)|
|7.||Back to the Sunday morning - exploring the ideals of relating and the spiritual community as presented in a film (3:05)|
|8.||The Buddha describes the qualities and interactions of an ideal sangha; sangha as the ideal of human relating (5:29)|
Total running time: 25:56