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Padmasambhava, often known as the 'Second Buddha', is famous for converting the demons of Tibet. In this lecture we are given a brief biography of Padmasambhava and an outline of the progressive Nyingmapa practices attributed to him.
N.B. Poor original recording.
Talk given in 1972.
|1.||An encounter with Padmasambhava in Darjeeling (7:17)|
|2.||The historical figure; the biographies (7:40)|
|3.||Padmasambhava's career (15:10)|
|4.||Padmasambhava's arrival in Tibet looked at in more detail (12:24)|
|5.||How did Padmasambhava overcome the demons? engaging with the non-rational (15:30)|
|6.||Padmasambhava's teachings (4:17)|
|7.||The nine yanas: Sravakayana; Pratyekabuddhayana; Bodhisattvayana; Kriyayogayana; Ubayacaryayogayana; Yogayana; Mahayogayana; Anuyogayana; Atiyogayana (7:37)|
|8.||The Nyingmapa tradition (9:14)|
Total running time: 1:19:09