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Padmasambhava Talk

by Sangharakshita

Previously unreleased and, rather famously, given off-the-cuff at the London Buddhist Centre, this is an enjoyable and stirring evocation of the great Tantric Guru of Tibet.

Talk given in 1979.

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1. Introduction: Padmasambhava and Samye monastery (7:46) 
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2. The Second Buddha: Padmasambhava the Guru (4:53) 
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3. The Manu ('primeval law-giver'): preparing the way (11:58) 
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4. The Buddha: showing the way (5:50) 
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5. The Guru: transforming the depths (4:24) 
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6. Dakinis: forces to be integrated (6:12) 
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7. Introducing Tharpa Nagpur: Black Salvation (2:11) 
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8. Readings about Tharpa Nagpur (from The Life and Liberation of Padmasmabhava) (10:42) 
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9. Equivalents to Tharpa Nagpur from Western literature (6:18) 
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10. The Tertons: treasure-finders (9:11) 
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11. Padmasambhava - the principle of radical transformation (11:46) 


Total running time: 1:21:11

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