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Complete Works sneak peek Volume 17

On Wed, 24 May, 2023 - 12:20
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We’ll be publishing the next three volumes in The Complete Works of Sangharakshita in August. Over the last few weeks, we’ve been inviting you to explore each new title. For the last in our series of sneak peeks, we are introducing volume 17.

The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Volume 17: Wisdom Teachings of the Mahayana

How much knowledge of the Dharma do we need? Sangharakshita’s answer might surprise some: ‘a lot less than we think’, but we need to use the knowledge we do have well. This is the teaching of the four main works in this volume.

Based on seminars conducted in 1976 and 1978, each offers a lesson in how to think critically about Mahayana Buddhist teachings, and how to apply them to day-to-day life.

They are The Way to Wisdom, on the five spiritual faculties; Living Ethically and Living Wisely, on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland, and Know Your Mind, which explores a Tibetan Abhidharma text.

The foreword to this volume is by Vajradevi. If you’d like to listen to some of her thoughts on the book, you can visit our Youtube channel.

This brings our little series of sneak peeks to an end. If you missed anything in the last few newsletters, or if you’d like to recap, you can find out everything about our upcoming volumes on our website.

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