Buddha’s Speech: Exploring Buddhist Sutras – Ep. 217
In this episode Robert A.F. Thurman gives an introduction to the Buddhist system of three higher educations or trainings using the “Heart Sutra” as a portal to unpacking the differences between sutra and tantra in an easy to understand manner for those of all traditions.
Podcast includes a discussion of the value and place of cognitive dissonance within meditation, a short history of the oral, written and esoteric traditions of Buddhism and an exploration of the the wisdom and compassion teachings found throughout Buddhist sutra and tantra.
Episode concludes with a reading of the work of Hilda “H.D.” Doolittle by Gary Gach.
Buddha’s Speech : Exploring Buddhist Sutras – Ep. 217 of the Bob Thurman Podcast Image by Tenzing Rigdol.
Buddha’s Speech : Exploring Buddhist Sutras – Ep. 217 of the Bob Thurman Podcast is excerpted from a series of talks given during the Dalai Lama’s teachings in Russia, recorded in Riga, Latvia, 2018.
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The songs “Trance Tibet” & ‘Dancing Ling’ by Tenzin Choegyal from the album ‘Heart Sutra‘ (2004) by Ethno Super Lounge are used on the Bob Thurman Podcast with artist’s permission, all rights reserved.