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Intellect, Emotion, and Will

by Sangharakshita

At the opening of the Manchester Buddhist Centre, Sangharakshita presents some of his latest thinking. With his usual clarity and good humour, he discusses intellect, emotion and will as aspects of the individual who Goes for Refuge and how all three are essential in order to live the spiritual life.

Talk given in 1996.

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1. Introduction - the giving of lectures (12:25) 
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2. To what do we Go for Refuge? Three aspects: intellectual, emotional, volitional (8:14) 
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3. The Buddha - the response of our intellect and emotion (6:47) 
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4. The Buddha - the response of our will (4:12) 
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5. Our response to the Dharma (2:36) 
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6. Our response to the Sangha - the Arya-Sangha; the non-Aryas (7:32) 
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7. Kalyana mitrata and people coming to Centres; the danger of mere socialising (8:48) 
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8. The three levels of prajna - hearing, reflection, and meditation (7:55) 
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9. Sangharakshita's plans for visiting FWBO Centres in the US, Canada, and Australasia (5:26) 
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10. Making the best use of our time - practice the Dharma! (7:11) 


Total running time: 1:11:06

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