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Contents of Milarepa - Red Rock Jewel Valley - Unchecked

DISCLAIMER - This transcript has not been checked by Sangharakshita, and may contain mistakes and mishearings. Checked and reprinted copies of all seminars will be available as part of the Complete Works Project.

by Sangharakshita

THE TALE OF RED ROCK JEWEL VALLEY SEMINAR CONTENTS

PAGE
SUBJECT
1Ego clinging
2Mindfulness. Keeping watch over every detail
3Renouncing~worldly attachments
4-
Milarepa longs for his Guru. Vajra brothers
5Vajra Brothers

6Temperament; organised and unorganised/introverts and extroverts. The types
that are good teachers
7Positive pride
8Not being too ego conscious
9Mindfulness as a form of metta
10/11The next song. Separation from fellow disciples
12Riding a lion. Marpa's reply
13/14Milarepa's song. Seeing the spiritual community as a group
14Milarepa discovers five demons in his cave
15Pretas. Milarepa sings a song of reverence to the demons
16/17Demons and spirits representing one's lower aspects
18Integrating one's own culture with Buddhist culture
19Represssion as opposed to integration
20The demons as aspects of Milarepa's ego
21/22The 'Song of realisation'
23Milarepa's realisation of voidness
24/25Buddhist educational schools in the West. The best age for contacting the
FWBO
26Milarepa as the 'Great Sorceror'. Conclusion of the chapter
27General questions The three different titles of the chapter
'Obeisance to all Gurus' - Why?
28Marpa 'the translator'
29Religion in Tibet before Buddhism. Is one cut off from nature in the city?
30Romanticising the country. Contact with non-human (i.e. animal)life
31'Communication' with animals
32Keeping aware of the seasons in cities.
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