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The professed aim of the great religions is emancipation, yet religion can inhibit one's freedom. To guard against this one needs a critique of religion which transcends religion, and this is what Vimalakirti provides in his startling encounters with his fellow Buddhists.
Talk given in 1979.
This talk is part of the series The Inconceivable Emancipation - Themes from the Vimalakirti Nirdesha.
|1.||What helps us to become free? (14:52)|
|2.||The disciples asked to visit Vimalakirti (12:52)|
|3.||What Vimalakirti represents (9:59)|
|4.||Purna's encounter with Vimalakirti (6:15)|
|5.||Uppali's encounter with Vimalakirti (6:45)|
|6.||Rahula's encounter with Vimalakirti (4:12)|
|7.||Ananda's encounter with Vimalakirti (2:43)|
|8.||The Bodhisattva Jagatimdhara's encounter (7:35)|
|9.||The transcendental critique of religion (7:41)|
Total running time: 1:12:54