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Title Speakersorted Year
Introducing Buddhism (series) 

'Introducing Buddhism' does just what it promises. It's a reassuringly simple yet thorough guide to the essential …

Sangharakshita 1966
 
The Spiritual Community 

The nature of the Buddhist spiritual community and why it is so essential to spiritual life...

Sangharakshita 1966
02. What is spiritual community (sangha)? How one becomes a Buddhist: the Three Refuges (8:26)
04. The Sangha Jewel; the Great Sangha (maha-sangha) (5:22)
05. The Monastic Order (bhikshu/bhikshuni-sangha) and the parajikas (rules which, if broken, exclude one from the Order) (7:58)
06. The Community of the Noble (arya-sangha); the four grades of Bodhisattvas (9:13)
07. Why have a Sangha? Spiritual friendship and clarifying one’s understanding (14:25)
 
Intellect, Emotion, and Will 

At the opening of the Manchester Buddhist Centre, Sangharakshita presents some of his latest thinking. With his usual clarity …

Sangharakshita 1996
06. Our response to the Sangha - the Arya-Sangha; the non-Aryas (7:32)
 
Looking Ahead a Little Way 

At the last Western Buddhist Order convention of the 20th Century, Sangharakshita reviews the road travelled thus far and …

Sangharakshita 1999
10. Stream Entry: a radical transformation in the nature of Going for Refuge; four levels of the arising of the Bodhichitta; the real Bodhicitta as neither individualistic nor altruistic; manifesting Avalokiteshvara, becoming an Arya Sangha (7:50)
 
The Nucleus of a New Society 

Sangharakshita describes the events of his life that led him to found the Western Buddhist Order, and explains how an individual …

Sangharakshita 1976
06. The English Sangha Trust and the Hampstead Vihara (5:03)
 
The New Man Speaks 

This lecture celebrates the anniversary of the Buddha's decision to teach, with an account of the events just after his …

Sangharakshita 1972
02. Three great festivals: i. Vaishaka (Buddha Day) ii. Dharmachakrapravartana (Dharma Day) iii. The end of the rainy season retreat (Sangha Day) (8:37)
 
Monks and Laymen in Buddhist Tibet 

How orthodox is the Tibetan monastic tradition? This lecture explains the grades of seniority among Tibetan monks, their …

Sangharakshita 1968
01. Four jewels of Tibetan Buddhism, including three levels of sangha (9:05)
 
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
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)
 
Discerning the Buddha 

In trying to discern the Buddha, we are trying to discern the highest kind of being: an Enlightened One. The Buddha, it seems, …

Sangharakshita 1986
07. The first three garavas: Satta, Dharma, Sangha (4:54)
 
The Individual, the Group, and the Community 

A Spiritual Community consists of Individuals; a group does not consist of Individuals. What is individuality? How can an …

Sangharakshita 1971
01. Sustaining commitment – festival days; Sangha Day (13:29)
 
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