Using the Guhyasamāja Tantra as a jumping off point Professor Thurman leads a discussion with Richard Freeman on the value of studying Esoteric philosophy within the context of experiential yoga practices.
In this podcast Professor Thurman guides an investigation of the Buddhist understanding of Interdependence & explains how the concept of morphic resonance suggests a revolutionary energetic exchange between the self and the other, both on and off the yoga mat or meditation cushion.
This podcast was recorded at Menla’s Nalanada Conference Center in Phoenicia, New York during the 2011 ‘Buddha & The Yogis’ Retreat with Richard Freeman + Robert Thurman.
Learn more about the connections between practical yoga, daily meditation & esoteric study at this year’s ‘Buddha & The Yogi/nis: The Divine Feminine Retreat‘ with Mary Taylor, Richard Freeman & Robert Thurman please visit: www.menla.us.
Green Ganesha image from Richard Freeman + Mary Taylor Yoga: www.richardfreemanyoga.com.
Brilliant Illumination of the Lamp of the Five Stages
The Brilliant Illumination of the Lamp of the Five Stages (Rim lnga rab tu gsal ba’i sgron me) is Tsong Khapa’s most important commentary on the perfection stage practices of the Esoteric Community (Guhyasamāja), the …