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The Vimalakirti Nirdesha Sutra is also known as the Inconceivable Emancipation. Sangharakshita reminds us that the aim of spiritual life is complete emancipation, but that this aim - and in fact the whole of existence - is inconceivable. There then follows a survey of this remarkable Sutra.
Talk given in 1979.
This talk is part of the series The Inconceivable Emancipation - Themes from the Vimalakirti Nirdesha.
|2.||What is the Mahayana, and what is a Mahayana Sutra? (9:01)|
|3.||Introduction to 'The Vimalakirti Nirdesha' (7:42)|
|4.||How to read sutras (3:37)|
|6.||What is the 'Inconceivable Emancipation'? (11:05)|
|7.||What is 'magical action'? (9:46)|
|8.||An outline of Chapters 1 - 7 (9:48)|
|9.||An outline of Chapters 8 - 14 (9:36)|
Total running time: 1:19:47