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Contents of Pali Canon - Udana 1974

by Sangharakshita

UDANA SEMINAR 1974

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
1-6Pali and other Canons, composition thereof
1-4The Udana
4-6CHAPTER ONE: ENLIGHTENMENT
7-79Sutta I
Sitting for seven days
10-11Rebirth and anatta
13-16Use of words: "Brahmin" and "Buddha"
17-21Sutta ii
Watchs of the night and imagery of the Sun
22-24Collections of the teachings; meditation and study
25-26Sutta iv
Vedas
29"brahma", "Tathagatha"
30-35Sutta V
'What things constitute a Brahmin?'
37-39Hierarchy of disciples?
39-40Sutta vi
Access to magical realms
40-45Anannaposin
45-47Sutta vii
Yakkha and "spirit" worship
47-50Sutta viii
Differences in ancient and Western views on discarding
family responsibility
50-55celibacy and "relationships"
55-61Sutta ix
Sutta x
Mindfulness
67-69Burial mounds
69General discussion on Chapter One
Ancient Greece and India - Cultural context in which
Buddha communicated his experience.
73-76CHAPTER TWO: MUCALINDA
79-141Sutta I
Chakras and centres and stupa meditation
81-87Sutta ii
Kingdoms of Nagadha and Kosala
89-90'Not eating after midday'
91-93Loss of mindfulness
95-96Sutta iii
Copying mannerisms; attraction to differing 'wavelengths' 97-103Sutta iv
Wanderers
103-105 Personal responsibility for having a body
105-107Pleasure and pain in higher mental states
107-109Four types of person in spiritual evolution
109-110Sutta v
Sutta vi
112-114Sutta vii
Suffering on account of bereavement
115-117"contact" after death
117Sutta Viii
Loss of mindfulness: pleasure/pain
124-126"Relationships" - attachment
127-131Sutta ix
Keeping the Buddha to the right side
134-135Sutta x
135-140Rich people; sleep
137-139General discussion on Chapter Two
140-
collators of the Udana
141CHAPTER THREE: NANDA
141-142Sutta i
141(DAYS 3and 4 NOT RECORDED)
CHAPTER FIVE: THE ELDER SONA
142-193Sutta i
"Let the self-lover harm no other man
142-145Sutta
145-150Early instance of Bodhisattva principle
145-152Tushita heaven and monks; urinals
149-150Sutta iii
152-159Systematization of doctrinal terms; Pacceka Buddhas
152-155Dukkha and escaping
155Curing diseases
157Sutta iv
159-163Maliciousness in children
Sutta v
163-173Full Moons and Pratimoksha
The image of the "mighty ocean"
165-
37 Limbs of Enlightenment
168Once Returners and the Pure Abodes
172-
Sutta vi
173-181Informality when meeting the Buddha
174Buddhist names
176Translations of the Sutta Nipata
180Sutta vii
182-184Musing thought - Contemplation
"Old" Buddhists in Germany
183Sutta viii
185-186Schism
Sutta ix
187 Definition of 'neurotic'
Sutta x
190-191NB:
Musing thought page ll8-120(DAYS 6 and 7 RECORDINGS LOST)
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