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Buddhism and the New Reformation

by Sangharakshita

Both Christianity and Buddhism have been reformed more than once. Bishop John Robinson's proposals for Christian Reformation may shed some light on how Buddhism should be presented in the West.

N.B. Poor original recording.

Talk given in 1966.

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1. Introduction (11:13) 
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2. Reformation in Christianity and Buddhism (12:30) 
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3. The three yanas and Ch'an (5:33) 
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4. Presenting Buddhism in secular language (6:12) 
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5. Adapting to local conditions (10:16) 
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6. Buddhism begins with Man (9:49) 
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7. The need for a lay expression of Buddhism (7:41) 
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8. Translating monastic practice into lay life (9:04) 
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9. The role of the laity (7:23) 
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10. Conclusion - living in two worlds (4:47) 


Total running time: 1:24:28

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