Nagas & The Qualities of Buddhahood – Ep 104

This podcast begins with an introduction to the Buddhist wisdom nagas by Professor Thurman through recounting a story from HH Dalai Lama‘s visit to Menla Mountain & concludes with a reading from the AIBS Publication ‘Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature’.

Includes dialog with co-presenter Mark Epstein Ph.D & retreat participants.

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This podcast was recorded at the 2008 Tibet House US weekend Retreat with Mark Epstein at Menla Retreat in Phoenicia, NY.

Image by Matjaz Krivic from the Tibet House US Exhibition “Silent Spaces” on Display through March 2017.

The Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature

The Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature (Mahāyānasūtrālaṃkāra) was transmitted from the bodhisattva Maitreyanātha to Āryā Āsaṅga, the fourth-century Indian Buddhist scholar-adept. The most foundational of the set of the famous Five Teachings of Maitreya, the Discourse …