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The Lamas of Tibet

by Sangharakshita

This lecture considers spiritual teachers in the Tibetan tradition within the framework of the principle of spiritual hierarchy in the Spiritual Community.

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1. What do we mean by 'Lama'? Spiritual hierarchy (18:02) 
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2. A Lama is not a monk (2:58) 
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3. What do we mean by 'Tibet'? What is Tibetan Buddhism? The three phases (6:56) 
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4. The Lama as Bodhisattva (9:25) 
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5. The Lama as vajracarya, or Tantric Guru (10:14) 
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6. The Four Foundation Yogas; the Tantric Guru and initiation (8:40) 


Total running time: 56:15

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