The Kalachakra Tantra or “The Wheel of Time” teachings as preserved within the Tibetan Buddhist Vajrayana tradition are considered some of the most esoteric & significant series of initiations transmitted by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
In this podcast Professor Thurman gives an introduction to the twelve days of the Kalachakra initiation providing the historical & symbolic context.
Recorded in Ladakh during Robert Thurman’s 2014 Kalachakra Trip with GeoEx Adventure Travel.
Kalachakra Photo © Christopher Michel via Flickr.com. Used with permission, All Rights Reserved.
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