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This lecture describes the various levels on which Enlightened Consciousness seeks to communicate itself to those who are unenlightened.
Talk given in 1972.
|1.||What we celebrate on Dharmachakra Day (6:44)|
|2.||Bahiya's request (6:00)|
|3.||Teaching the Five Ascetics (9:54)|
|4.||Buddhavachana and the oral tradition (6:49)|
|5.||The highest level of Buddhavachana; the Buddhamind and the mantra OM (8:09)|
|6.||Archetypal images, conceptual thought, and words (6:56)|
|7.||Levels of transmission: i. Jinas; ii. Vidyadharas; iii. Acharyas (4:04)|
|8.||Earliest sacred scriptures: the Vinaya ('monastic code') (5:27)|
|9.||Dialogues and discourses of the Buddha (3:31)|
|10.||Anthologies of sayings of the Buddha (4:37)|
|11.||Abhidharma collections (2:12)|
|12.||Mahayana Sutras: i. Perfection of Wisdom in 8000 lines ii. 'White Lotus of the True Teaching' iii. Lankavatara Sutra iv. Lalitavistara Sutra v. Gandhavyuha Sutra (7:21)|
|14.||Three collections of the scriptures: i. Pali Tipitika ii. Chinese San Tsang iii. Tibetan Kangyur (2:46)|
|15.||Manjughosha (Vagishvara) and the Buddha (5:27)|
Total running time: 1:20:59