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The Buddha: Man or Superman?

by Sangharakshita

A discussion of the importance of the leadership of the true 'genius' or 'hero' as pioneer of 'higher evolution'.

Talk given in 1966.

This talk is part of the series Introducing Buddhism.

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1. Introduction - fashions (4:31) 
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2. Heroes (11:54) 
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3. What makes a genius? (5:59) 
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4. Recognising genius (3:02) 
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5. A scheme of evolution (5:09) 
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6. Cultural evolution and the individual (5:42) 
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7. The Buddha as 'first born' (5:59) 
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8. The Buddha as 'superman' (3:24) 
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9. Reverence (4:58) 


Total running time: 50:38

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