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How orthodox is the Tibetan monastic tradition? This lecture explains the grades of seniority among Tibetan monks, their day-to-day life, and their interaction with the laity.
Talk given in 1968.
This talk is part of the series An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism.
|1.||Four jewels of Tibetan Buddhism, including three levels of sangha (9:05)|
|2.||Precedence in Tibetan Buddhism (6:42)|
|3.||The place of Tibetan monks in Buddhist lineages (8:17)|
|4.||Four grades of monk, up to Geshe (17:40)|
|5.||Lamas and Khanpos (11:32)|
|7.||Traapas; usage of 'Rimpoche' (3:35)|
|8.||The everyday life of monks (13:16)|
|9.||Nuns, laymen, and laywomen (11:29)|
|10.||Connections between monks and laity (9:02)|
Total running time: 1:34:50