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Fifteen Points for Old and New Order Members

by Sangharakshita

This previously unreleased lecture is one of Sangharakshita's earliest (and still growing) list of 'Fifteen Points' lectures. It was delivered on the 25th anniversary of the WBO and his lively exhortations to his fellow Order members is of relevance to anyone who takes the practice of Buddhism seriously.

Talk given in 1993.

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1. Introductory remarks (7:13) 
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2. Reduce input (8:24) 
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3. Think clearly (8:56) 
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4. Distinguish fact from value judgement (5:18) 
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5. Do not misuse the developmental model (4:49) 
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6. Think more in terms of renunciation (5:56) 
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7. Don¹t accept yourself (4:25) 
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8. Rejoice in others¹ merits (9:32) 
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9. Do not argue, discuss (2:14) 
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10. Do not keep too many options open too long (3:50) 
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11. Keep your promises (2:42) 
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12. Be more ceremonious (6:60) 
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13. Move towards complete brahmacarya (1:28) 
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14. Remember you are a citizen (5:14) 
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15. Think of others (2:05) 
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16. Be heroic (3:00) 
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17. Some personal remarks - Sangharakshita handing on his responsibilities (6:59) 


Total running time: 1:29:05

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