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The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 1 

This is the first in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond

Padmavajra 2005
01. Introduction to the Diamond Sutra (Vajracchedika) - historical importance and importance in FWBO; 'Wisdom Beyond Words' (4:48)
02. The nature of the sutra; commentaries - Conze and Master Han Shan; structure (4:03)
04. Traditional versus contemporary western views of the sutra (3:18)
05. Reading the opening of the Diamond Sutra; reverence (4:07)
07. Blending the intellectual and the devotional; the setting of the sutra - simplicity and awareness (6:20)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 7 

This is the seventh in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond

Padmavajra 2005
02. The Buddha's question about merit; puja - making offerings and gratitude; the Mandala Offering; chod practice and the Heart Sutra (6:46)
03. Diamond Sutra logic; giving the Dharma - a quote from Sangharakshita, Wisdom Beoynd Words; the Bodhisattva as Dharma teacher (8:19)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 10 

This is the last in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond

Padmavajra 2005
01. How it can feel to be immersed in the Diamond Sutra - being well-humbled; Yuan Wu on diamond purification; Diamond 'Thought for the Day'; making the sutra part of your life; Wallace Stevens on the plain sense of things (12:19)
05. Letting the depths emerge; the last verses of the sutra - what is conditioned (samskrta)? (4:22)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits (series) 

This is a, dare we say it, "sparkling", wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on …

Padmavajra 2004
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 2 

This is the second in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond

Padmavajra 2005
05. The Buddha's response; courteous dialogue; brief summary of chapters 3-5 of the sutra (2:40)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 8 

This is the eighth in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond

Padmavajra 2005
01. The first ending of the sutra; the path of emptiness and interconnectedness (4:44)
04. The story in the sutra; transmission, blessing and initiation (5:45)
10. Chapter 11 - demonstration and illumination of the sutra; the Buddha Mind - Dharmakaya; creating shrines and sacred places (3:17)
 
The Diamond Sutra 

This is a gem of a talk from Abhaya. With his customary dry wit and sharp eye he leads us on the crazy paving path through …

Abhaya 2003
02. Three phases of Perfection of Wisdom (Prajna Paramita); cutting - the Vajracchedika; the Diamond Sword and the ordinary; Enlightenment here and now - the post office in Brundle (5:35)
04. Subhuti and the Buddha's dialogue - nonsense and abrogated logic; losing page 4 of the talk; the sutra as 'our sutra'; not rejecting the text (5:41)
05. Hooked by the sutra; 'Clouded Dragon' by Sangharakshita - the 'central silence'; text as zen master; text as Vajrapani (3:34)
08. Anutpattika-dharma-kshanti; a reading from the sutra - Irreversible Bodhisattvas; the 8th Bhumi - achala (immovable) (3:38)
10. Merit does not equal Insight - readings from the sutra (3:53)
11. Human and poetic touches; remembered echoes of early Buddhism; images at the end of the sutra (3:34)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 4 

This is the fourth in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond

Padmavajra 2005
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 6 

This is the sixth in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond

Padmavajra 2005
01. summary of the sutra so far (4:41)
08. Appreciating the sutra as useless; reading chapter 7 - the Buddha did not know or teach anything (7:10)
 
The Diamond Sutra - Taking Mind to its Limits: Talk 9 

This is the ninth in a sparkling, wide-ranging, thoroughly comprehensive ten talk series by Padmavajra on 'The Diamond

Padmavajra 2005
02. The story of the sutra so far - chapters 1-11; Conze's and Red Pine's thoughts on the first half of the sutra; the nature of the second half (9:57)
 
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