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The Ex-Untouchable Indian Buddhists 

This informal talk tells the inspiring story of the Mahar community and their leader Dr Ambedkar, whose struggle against …

Sangharakshita 1983
04. The Development of the Mahayana and the Bodhisattva Ideal; the Madhyamika school and shunyavada – a critique of the Abhidharma (6:00)
The Larger Sukhavativyuha Sutra 

Sangharakshita gives voice to this poetic Buddhist scripture describing the wonderful Pureland of the Buddha Amitabha.

09. Dharmakara performs the duties of a Bodhisattva (7:39)
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 Lamas of Tibet 

This lecture considers spiritual teachers in the Tibetan tradition within the framework of the principle of spiritual hierarchy …

04. The Lama as Bodhisattva (9:24)
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)
The History of My Going for Refuge 

An often inspiring autobiographical lecture taking up Sangharakshita's story from his earliest experiences of Buddhism …

Sangharakshita 1988
08. A Survey of Buddhism; Going for refuge and the Bodhisattva ideal (19:55)
13. Bodhisattva ordination (6:12)
16. Founding the Western Buddhist Order; four grades of ordination; ’the Bodhisattva Vow’ (18:00)
17. The communal context of Going for Refuge: the Sangha; the higher-evolutionary context: the twelve positive nidanas; the cosmic context: the Bodhisattva Ideal and the Cosmic Bodhichitta (15:23)
Conquering New Worlds 

Sangharakshita reads a selection of his own poems from the volume of the same name.

Sangharakshita 1986
13. The Bodhisattva’s Reply (2:32)
The Dalai Lama: His Reincarnations 

Sangharakshita describes the life of Tsongkhapa and the foundation of the Gelukpa School, and places the Dalai Lamas and …

Sangharakshita 1968
05. The third abbot of Ganden; ‘Hubbleganic succession’: succession by reincarnation; the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama; the Bodhisattva Ideal; Tibetan Wheel of Life (9:02)
06. Being reborn out of compassion; Avalokiteshvara; Tibetans and the Bodhisattva Ideal (8:47)
08. The Dalai Lama as temporal ruler of Tibet; a living Bodhisattva (7:08)
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 Arising of the Bodhichitta 

Two contradictory trends are discernible in spiritual life: withdrawing from the world and compassion for it. The arising …

Sangharakshita 1965
07. The Bodhisattva vows (4:05)
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