Tell a friend about this talk!

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google Buzz

other talks in this theme

The Nucleus of a New Society

by Sangharakshita

Sangharakshita describes the events of his life that led him to found the Western Buddhist Order, and explains how an individual can join it. He then discusses its relation to the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order and introduces the idea of the nucleus of a new society.

Talk given in 1976.

This talk is part of the series Buddhism for Today and Tomorrow.

Tracks (click play to listen)

Play All

click play to listen
1. General recapitulation of series (4:30) 
click play to listen
2. Introduction: giving (6:16) 
click play to listen
3. Sangharakshita's discovery of Buddhism (7:15) 
click play to listen
4. Sangharakshita's life in Kalimpong (5:45) 
click play to listen
5. Sangharakshita's return to Great Britain in 1964 (6:02) 
click play to listen
6. The English Sangha Trust and the Hampstead Vihara (5:04) 
click play to listen
7. Founding of the FWBO and WBO (7:55) 
click play to listen
8. How does one join the WBO? (9:33) 
click play to listen
9. The relationship between the WBO and the FWBO (5:07) 
click play to listen
10. Who are 'Friends' and 'Mitras'? (8:51) 
click play to listen
11. The spiritual community and the New Society (7:48) 


Total running time: 1:14:06

close