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Contents of National Gathering 1988 - Questions and Answers

by Sangharakshita

SANGHARAKSHITA IN SEMINAR


Questions and Answers at the
Padmaloka National Gathering,

November 19th 1988

Contents


1
The most encouraging aspects of the movement for Bhante
Writing letters to Bhante
2
Spiritual hierarchy within the FWBO/WBO
3
Are there 'FWBO views'?
4
Using 'shorthand' language such as 'The Three Jewels'
5
The characteristics of a True Individual.
7
A willingness to forgive being one of the characteristics of a true
Individual
Difficulty of many people to forgive
10
Empathy and imagination
11
Kalyana Mitras - one from the ordination team and another from one's
'home' centre.
12
Do people in the TBMSG 'go through it'? Comparing the Indian
FWBO/TBMSG situation with that in the West
15
Sexual relationships within single sex communities?
16
Helping a spiritual friend who has fallen in love?
Making the FWBO more widely known
17
Why are mantras in the puja split up into sections when chanted?
18
The leader of the puja being the last to make offerings and the first to
leave the room after the puja
19
Bhante's initiations from Jamyang Khyentse
20
Right Livelihood in the FWBO
21
The importance of having a new name upon ordination
22
The FWBO and world ecology
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