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Contents of Jewel Ornament of Liberation Chapter 4 - Transitoriness

by Sangharakshita

The Jewel Ornament of Liberation

The Instruction on the Transitoriness of the Composite. Chapter Four
1-6 How is it that we have not already attained Buddhahood?
2 Buddha-nature
4 The precious human body
6 The Four Obstacles
9-14 Attachment to sensual experience
Taking things for granted that they will continue
15-20 Hedonism, pleasure, happiness
18 Passivity, receptivity
21-27 Self-complacency
23 Self-acceptance
28 Antidotes to the Four Obstacles
29 Vicious state of samsara
30-53 Dependence upon the instruction of others
33-53 Shared Experiences
39-53 Traditional Guru-chela relations
46-53 Official roles in the FWBO and institutionalization
53-54 The Teaching as remedy
54-
The Composite
56-
Illustrations of the Composite
61A-
Coming into contact with Death
69-
Samurais and suicide
-80 Going out to people
80-
Aspects of the Transitoriness of the Composite - Gross Matter
81-
Correspondence of hierarchy of external worlds and consciousness
82-
Scientific Knowledge
87-
" " and spiritual life
90-106 " " and "Buddhist" education
107-109 Projecting one's voice and self-confidence
110-
Transitoriness of the Subtle
110-
Change, divisibility of matter, direct experience of object
119-126 Acknowledging the object, patience
126-
Transitoriness of sentient beings
-132 Subjective, objective experience
132-141 Transitoriness of self
141 Recapitulation of seminar so far
142-162 Concentrating on the certainty of death
162-190 Evolutionary process of individualization of consciousness
169-
The arising of self-consciousness
171-174 Staying in touch with one's roots and energy
176-207 Creative conflict and development of self-consciousness
180-
with respect to bringing up children
186-190 in a Buddhist context
190-
The individual and wealth, status, qualifications, possessions
204-
and relationships
207-214 Sharing and the Common purse
214-235 Seeking permanent security in others
236-248Pampering the Body
240-248 Dying
248-259 Opportunities for observing death as phenomena
251-257 The status of friendship in society.
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