Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Heart Sutra recitation, commentary: Thurman

Robert Thurman (Tibet House US 2015); Amber Larson, Dhr Seven (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly

Heart Sutra recitation and commentary by Bob Thurman
In this video Tibet House US President Robert AF Thurman (a Vajrayana Buddhist and personal friend and early translator for the 14th Dalai Lama) leads a recitation of his own translation of Buddhism's "Heart Sutra" followed by a commentary of the philosophical basis of the text. Recorded at Menla Mountain at the "Buddha's Inner Sciences" intensive retreat with Eric Rosenbush, Mark Epstein, Phagyab Rinpoche in August 2015 in Phoenicia, New York. This is an excerpt from "Buddha's Inner Sciences Introduction" a Patreon monthly supporter video. To watch the full evening's teaching (1:38:43 running time) requires becoming a monthly supporter on patreon.com/menla.
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