Tell a friend about this talk!

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google Buzz

other talks in this theme

The Symbolism of Colours and Mantric Sound

by Sangharakshita

In this lecture Sangharakshita explores the rich symbolic significance of colour and sound, highlighting their role as crucial agents of transformation. The lecture concludes with a brief introduction to the figure of Manjughosha, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom.

Talk given in 1971.

This talk is part of the series Creative Symbols of the Tantric Path to Enlightenment.

Tracks (click play to listen)

Play All

click play to listen
1. Introduction - words that attract attention (5:13) 
click play to listen
2. Magic rites in India (8:01) 
click play to listen
3. Tantric magic rites (4:41) 
click play to listen
4. Tantric symbolism of colours (3:35) 
click play to listen
5. Red (6:23) 
click play to listen
6. Yellow (3:11) 
click play to listen
7. Green (2:60) 
click play to listen
8. Blue (2:58) 
click play to listen
9. White (2:03) 
click play to listen
10. Black (1:43) 
click play to listen
11. Colour and the Tantric tradition (6:55) 
click play to listen
12. Colour and spiritual qualities (16:01) 
click play to listen
13. Mantric sound and the Mantrayana (7:01) 
click play to listen
14. What is a mantra? (7:11) 
click play to listen
15. The importance of colours and mantric sound (5:56) 
click play to listen
16. Manjugosha Sadhana (8:21) 


Total running time: 1:32:13

close