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This lecture gives an outline of Tibetan meditation, in the context of the five stages common to all Buddhist meditation systems, and concludes with a description of the Green Tara visualisation practice.
Talk given in 1968.
This talk is part of the series An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism.
|1.||Buddhist meditation (5:55)|
|2.||The withdrawl of the mind from the senses (4:03)|
|3.||Suppression of the hindrances to meditation (10:06)|
|4.||Elimination of discursive thought (4:38)|
|5.||Development of higher states of awareness (2:27)|
|6.||The arising of Insight (3:17)|
|7.||What Tantric meditation is (4:19)|
|8.||What is transmitted? (5:39)|
|10.||Acquisition of the three kayas (4:17)|
|11.||Correspondences between: initiations, body, speech, and mind, and the three kayas; (1:50)|
|12.||Initiations and four yogas (4:31)|
|13.||The unorganised nature of the material (3:13)|
|14.||Introduction to the Green Tara practice (4:59)|
|15.||Going for Refuge (3:51)|
|16.||Brahma Viharas (2:09)|
|17.||Meditation on shunyata (1:49)|
|18.||Visualisation of the 'seed syllable' (1:57)|
|19.||Green Tara herself (5:53)|
|20.||The mantra (2:15)|
|22.||Tara and the voidness (shunyata) (2:05)|
|23.||Dedication of merits (0:49)|
|24.||Simplifying the practice (3:30)|
|25.||Integrating practice into daily life (3:10)|
Total running time: 1:32:21