Tag: "history of buddhism"

Genesis of Buddhism in Tibet – Ep 68

In this podcast Professor Thurman talks about causes and conditions which brought about Buddha’s teaching in Tibet, and how Buddhism transformed society. This episode was recorded on November 11, 2015 in a class taught by Professor Thurman.

Buddhism and Non-Violence – Ep 51

In this podcast Professor Robert AF Thurman shares his knowledge of the history of non-violence & Buddhism and their influence on the social and ethical development in the countries where The Buddha’s Teachings have taken root. He talks about mainstream Buddhist societies and counter-cultural Buddhist societies, both of which become devoted to non-violence. This episode… Read more and listen »