Robert A. F. Thurman on Buddhism

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Robert A. F. Thurman on Buddhism (1999)


Robert Thurman is known as a talented popularizer of the Buddha’s teachings. A recognized worldwide authority on religion and spirituality, Asian history, world philosophy, Buddhist science, Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Robert Thurman is an eloquent advocate of the relevance of Buddhist ideas to our daily lives. In doing so, he has become a leading voice of the value of reason, peace and compassion.

Robert A. F. Thurman on Buddhism consists of three lectures given at Tibet House.

Episode List

Robert Thurman begins his three-part series speaking about Buddhism’s first jewel of refuge – the Buddha, the teacher of the teaching of enlightenment.
72 minutes
The Dharma, Buddhism’s second jewel of refuge, is the teaching. It is enlightenment itself; reality itself.
76 minutes
The Sangha, Buddhism’s third jewel of refuge, is the community. It is an alternative social world, founded on enlightenment, detachment and love.
86 minutes

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