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The Diamond Sutra

by Sangharakshita

If one does not want to 'get caught in the grip of reality', one should leave this great text alone! The Perfection of Wisdom Discourse that 'Cuts Like a Diamond'...

N.B. Reference for this lecture: Buddhist Wisdom Books, translated by E. Conze. (Allen & Unwin, 1958)

Talk given in 1969.

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1. Introduction (8:45) 
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2. What is a Prajnaparamita sutra? (4:59) 
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3. The meaning of Vajracchedika (10:12) 
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4. The structure and opening of the sutra (10:41) 
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5. What does the opening signify? (6:30) 
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6. Subhuti (3:59) 
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7. The sutra's fundamental insight (6:06) 
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8. Three perspectives on selflessness (9:04) 
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9. Conclusion (1:22) 


Total running time: 1:01:38

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