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Mind: Reactive and Creative

by Sangharakshita

In this brilliant and accessible approach to the essence of Buddhism, Sangharakshita shows that Buddhism starts with the mind. Mind can be reactive, symbolised by the Tibetan Wheel of Life, or creative, as when one follows the Seven Factors of Enlightenment, described here in detail.

Talk given in 1967.

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1. Mind as Buddhism's starting-point (6:11) 
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2. The Absolute Mind and the relative mind (5:43) 
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3. Reactive mind (11:55) 
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4. Creative Mind (4:54) 
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5. The symbol of the Wheel of Life (9:12) 
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6. The symbol of the Path: the Seven Bodhyangas (10:36) 
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7. The transition from the Wheel to the Path (5:15) 
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8. Four Levels of Awareness (6:51) 
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9. The dangers of habits and routines (5:47) 


Total running time: 1:06:24

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