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This lecture describes dhyana (meditation), and prajna (Wisdom), the fifth and sixth perfections.
Talk given in 1969.
This talk is part of the series Aspects of the Bodhisattva Ideal.
|1.||Recapitulation of series (6:43)|
|2.||Introduction: meditation (dhyana) (4:11)|
|3.||The language of concepts and of images (9:55)|
|4.||The Four Dhyanas of the World of Form: 1st Dhyana (6:38)|
|5.||The 2nd to the 4th Dhyanas (4:33)|
|6.||Similes for the Four Dhyanas of Form (5:18)|
|7.||Progression of the superconscious states (3:56)|
|8.||The Four Formless Dhyanas (5:46)|
|9.||The Three Gateways to Liberation (6:06)|
|10.||The Bodhisattva's practice of dhyana paramita (7:33)|
|11.||Wisdom (Prajna); the Four Degrees of Emptiness (Shunyata) (7:58)|
|12.||The 3rd and 4th Shunyata (3:48)|
|13.||The Heart Sutra's concluding mantra (4:28)|
|14.||The Five Wisdoms (10:55)|
|15.||Hui Neng on Samadhi and Prajna (5:49)|
Total running time: 1:33:37