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The Essential Lectures of Alan Watts: Do You Smell? (1972)

Episode 11
Only available in Canada, United States
28:32
4.5

Alan Watts speaks about our most repressed sense. Here he introduces viewers to the intricacies of incense in front of a small Buddhist altar, while commenting on the types of incense used in Church rituals and all across Asia.

Alan Watts
Henry Jacobs
English

Episodes

Nothingness Video
4.6875
Episode 1 Nothingness
Nothingness (1972)
Episode 1
, 28 minutes
In common speech we often say that you can't get something for nothing. However here Alan Watts puts for the opposite idea that you can't have something without nothing!
Only available in Canada, United States
Ego Video
4.933335
Episode 2 Ego
Ego (1972)
Episode 2
, 30 minutes
Alan Watts was concerned with the way we trap ourselves in words. He considered it unfortunate that we separate the “I” from reality and think of “I” in terms of how others see us or the image that we want to project.
Only available in Canada, United States
Meditation Video
4.64
Episode 3 Meditation
Meditation (1972)
Episode 3
, 30 minutes
As Alan Watts explains, “A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts and loses touch with reality.” He covers basic mediation techniques, including listening without naming and mantras or sonic ...
Only available in Canada, United States
God Video
4.454545
Episode 4 God
God (1972)
Episode 4
, 29 minutes
For many of us, the image of God as a gray-bearded omnipotent and omnipresent supreme being has become implausible, yet the common sense notions of divine authority surrounding that image persist.
Only available in Canada, United States

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