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Title Speaker Year
The Sangrahavastus (series) 

'The Sangrahavastus' are the traditional 'Four Means of Unification of the Sangha', and …

Subhuti 2002
 
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)
 
I Read the News Today, Oh Boy 

A talk on real practice in the sometimes painfully real world...

Padmakumara 2007
01. Introduction - the emergence of the topic of "sangha and the practice of human relating" (2:11)
08. The Buddha describes the qualities and interactions of an ideal sangha; sangha as the ideal of human relating (5:29)
 
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)
 
Love and Desire 

This is the last in a great three-part series on 'The Alchemy of Love', Padmavajra's exploration of the transformative …

Padmavajra 2005
10. Imagination as magical ability - exercising imagination; identifying ourselves with others in metta bhavana; moving towards egolessness; the need for patience and support in developing love - Sangha as a good basis and example (6:18)
 
Death and Desire 

This is the second in a great three-part series on 'The Alchemy of Love', Padmavajra's exploration of the transformative …

Padmavajra 2004
04. Importance of the Bodhicharyavatara; Bodhisattva ideal as spirit of the WBO; a manual for spiritual practice; need for patience in the sangha (3:44)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 6 

This is the sixth in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond …

Padmavajra 2005
07. Using people and the development of metta (loving kindness); other people as shunyata - Cezanne's old man; Sangha - Alred of Riveaux (9:28)
 
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)
 
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