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Contents of New Zealand 1975 - Questions and Answers

by Sangharakshita

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SANGHARAKSHITA IN SEMINAR
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
BASED ON THE NEW ZEALAND SERIES OF LECTURES
[Held on 25-7 July 1975]
Contents
1Duality
Non Theism and Right View
3Christianity as an esoteric teaching in its early days
5Christianity after the collapse of the Roman Empire
Christianity, sin and the fallen state (of humanity)
7The language of 'ideals'
10Idealism and positivity in New Zealand
16Engaging in social work from a strong spiritual basis
Trying to live up to one's ideals
16Natural and artificial ideals
18Having a 'live' Sangha
20Study groups and straying from the text being studied
22Direct and indirect methods
23Concentration, absorption and Insight
Recollection and memory
25Looking at the 'worst' in oneself positively
28Integration of one's selves and development of positive emotion
29The arising of conflict. From childhood or later?
31Meditation is much more than just becoming more and more concentrated.
32The psychological, the spiritual and the transcendental
34Raising the threshold of readiness for ordination - the two irreducible requirements for
ordination/Order members
39Having at least some people without any practical responsibilities in the Order
45A possible future FWBO Centre in Norwich
46Possible dichotomies between family life and the spiritual life?
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