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Contents of Three Jewels - Chapter 11 The Nature of Existence

by Sangharakshita

Sangharakshita in Seminar:

THE THREE JEWELS: CHAPTER 11. THE NATURE OF EXISTENCE
Second ‘Transcriptions’ Edition
CONTENTS
[Please note that these page numbers refer to the page numbers in square brackets within the transcript.
These are the page numbers used in the first edition.]
1Spiritual Depth
2Samskrta/asamskrta dharma and pratitya samutpada
12-19What is the criteria of true perception ?
16The implications of True Perception
19-26Self-centredness
21Having to go through things before...
23A wider vision
27Obsession in the different realms
28-39The vision in the truly human world.
33Do conditioned things exist?
40Chintamayaprajna
42Summary of the first days discussion.
43-48The Acharya's zeal - the illusioriness of Conditioned Reality
44The Yogacara's Threefold Reality
48Self-centredness
50Is Bhante herectical ?
54Wisdom
58Wisdom and Poetry
61Wisdom and Music
62Wisdom and Literature
66-79and Vissudhi Magga - The Path of Purity
69and worldly knowledge
80The voidness of dharmas
82Tathata and the three Kayas
85Peace
91Purity and cleanliness
96-118Subha
104Brahmafaring and Nanda
Rearranging one's Mandala
119Lobha, Dvesa - Practices for different character types
133-153Misunderstandings about Beauty
153Anatman and viparyasas
155and Dukkha
168The Dance of Death
171Buddhism on Buddhists’ terms
174The creative side of Impermanence
177Asketis
181-189The Universality of Impermanence
190Animism
195Anatta
196Literalism and labels
204‘Parts’
211-224The nominalism of Pluralistic Realism
215... in relation to the whole
227Pseudo-spiritual twaddle
230Semantics
232Using a Dictionary - your best friend
234‘Buddhism is pessimistic’?
238Relativity of pleasures
243False expectations
244Clichés and Creativity
247Prajna
249Urgency in spiritual life
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