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The Universal Perspective of Mahayana Buddhism 

Sangharakshita explores the contrast between Hinayana ('Little Vehicle') and Mahayana ('Great …

Sangharakshita 1971
03. What do we mean by Mahayana? (12:53)
12. Differences between the Hinayana and the Mahayana (9:43)
14. An introduction to six Mahayana sutras (8:04)
 
Mahayana Buddhist Scriptures 

This is the third talk in a five-part series by Nagapriya exploring Mahayana Buddhism.

Nagapriya 2009
02. The vast size of the Mahayana scriptures; how the Mahayana texts depended on written versus oral tradition (9:58)
03. Ways in which Mahayana texts differ from earlier texts; complex, long, verbose, and using rich visionary narrative (4:44)
04. How Mahayana texts were legitimized as valid teachings; utilizing the cosmic Buddha as a source (10:15)
07. Reasons to read Mahayana texts; participating emotionally in awakened states; conclusion (7:54)
 
Visions of Mahayana Buddhism 

This is the fifth and final talk in a five-part series by Nagapriya exploring Mahayana Buddhism.

Nagapriya 2009
01. Introduction to talk and reading of an excerpt from Nagapriya’s book “Visions of Mahayana Buddhism” (6:08)
02. Defining Mahayana Buddhism in simple terms (8:36)
03. Reasons for writing the book; the need for a book on the Mahayana that is easily approachable and covers a broad area (4:50)
06. Reading from Introduction to “Visions of Mahayana Buddhism” (6:44)
 
What is the Mahayana? 

This is the first talk in a five-part series by Nagapriya exploring Mahayana Buddhism.

Nagapriya 2009
01. Introducing series on Mahayana Buddhism; Mahayana as transcendental science fiction; the great diversity within it (9:55)
02. The Triyana as a starting point in understanding how the Mahayana and Buddhism as a whole evolved (7:05)
03. Six distinctive features of Mahayana Buddhism; vast literature, the trans-historical Buddha, the Bodhisattva Ideal (12:10)
04. The variety of paths to Enlightenment, distinctive philosophical ideas, and distinctive practices within the Mahayana (12:52)
06. Question and answer session; relationship between monks and laypeople in Mahayana; where Zen and Taoism fit in (10:58)
 
Imagination, the Mahayana & Us 

Recognised and used creatively rather than reactively, imagination can be like a magical key in our spiritual lives. Having …

Satyalila 2017
01. Imagination, the Mahayana & Us (33:12)
 
Parables, Myths and Symbols of Mahayana Buddhism in the White Lotus Sutra (series) 

In 'Parables, Myths and Symbols of Mahayana Buddhism in the White Lotus Sutra', Sangharakshita remarks:

Sangharakshita 1971
 
Visions of Mahayana Buddhism (series) 

In this wonderful five-part series, Nagapriya takes us on a comprehensive exploration of Mahayana Buddhism. …

Nagapriya 2009
 
The Growth of a Mahayana Sutra 

Sangharakshita introduces the universal perspectives and historical precedents which form the basis of the sutra, and offers …

Sangharakshita 1976
02. What is the Mahayana? (16:54)
05. The Hinayana and the Mahayana sutras (11:12)
06. Two great groups of Mahayana sutras (2:44)
07. The growth of a Mahayana sutra (9:01)
 
The Magic of a Mahayana Sutra 

The Vimalakirti Nirdesha Sutra is also known as the Inconceivable Emancipation. Sangharakshita reminds us that the aim of …

Sangharakshita 1979
02. What is the Mahayana, and what is a Mahayana Sutra? (9:01)
 
Las Escrituras Mahayana 

En esta charla, Nagapriya introduce la tradición de escrituras mahayanas. Examina sus orígenes, su estilo, …

Nagapriya 2019
01. Las Escrituras Mahayana (49:21)
 
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