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The Mystery of Human Communication

by Sangharakshita

Providing an extraordinary meal for his guests by means of his magical powers, Vimalakirti demonstrates that the Dharma can be communicated in all sorts of ways, not just by words.

Talk given in 1979.

This talk is part of the series The Inconceivable Emancipation - Themes from the Vimalakirti Nirdesha.

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1. Buddha-fields (8:41) 
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2. Shariputra's worries (5:45) 
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3. A wonderful meal (8:22) 
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4. Teaching by word and fragrance (5:52) 
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5. Perfumes in general (6:16) 
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6. The symbolism of perfume (13:11) 
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7. Perfumes as a means of communication (7:35) 
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8. Alternative means of communication (7:19) 
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9. Bare words (5:27) 
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10. Learning new means of communication (4:46) 


Total running time: 1:13:14

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