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Altruism and Individualism in the Spiritual Life 

The Bodhisattva reconciles the apparent antithesis between the interests of others and of self by practising …

Sangharakshita 1969
The Awakening of the Bodhi Heart 

How do you become a Bodhisattva? Upon the Awakening of the Bodhi Heart (Bodhichitt-otpada). This lecture …

Sangharakshita 1969
03. How does one become a Bodhisattva? (6:53)
'Masculinity' and 'Femininity' in the Spiritual Life 

The third and fourth Perfections are kshanti (forbearance, tolerance or spiritual receptivity) and virya (energy in pursuit …

Sangharakshita 1969
11. The Bodhisattva at play ‘like an elephant’ (4:00)
13. The Bodhisattva’s integration of masculine and feminine; the union of wisdom and compassion in the Tantra: Yab-Yum (7:25)
The Heroic Ideal in Buddhism 

Buddhism is sometimes seen as weak or negative. Using examples from the Pali Canon and Mahayana texts, this lecture shows …

Sangharakshita 1969
10. Heroism in the Bodhisattva Ideal (3:08)
11. The Bodhisattva as hero (4:36)
On the Threshold of Enlightenment 

This lecture describes dhyana (meditation), and prajna (Wisdom), the fifth and sixth perfections.

Sangharakshita 1969
10. The Bodhisattva’s practice of dhyana paramita (7:33)
The Jewel in the Lotus 

The Sutra includes the story of a drunkard who is shown a jewel tied in his clothing, and also introduces us to the Bodhisattva

Sangharakshita 1971
13. What is a Bodhisattva? (4:15)
The Universal Perspective of Mahayana Buddhism 

Sangharakshita explores the contrast between Hinayana ('Little Vehicle') and Mahayana ('Great Vehicle') Buddhism. …

Sangharakshita 1971
04. The difference between the Bodhisattva and the Arahant (5:09)
The Symbolism of Colours and Mantric Sound 

In this lecture Sangharakshita explores the rich symbolic significance of colour and sound, highlighting their role as crucial …

Sangharakshita 1972
The Bodhisattva’s Dream 

The Bodhisattva Ruchiraketu dreams of a golden drum radiating golden light which fills a totally transformed …

Sangharakshita 1976
The Spiritual Significance of Confession 

"And there he saw a man beating that drum. Then from the sound of the drum he heard these confessional verses." …

Sangharakshita 1976
04. The ‘prayer’ from the drum and the Bodhisattva Vow (9:49)
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