Basic Buddhism

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Basic Buddhism

Performed by:
Robert Thurman

Robert Thurman's Basic Buddhism is a collective series of 5 lectures he has given on Buddhism. In these lectures, Thurman patiently takes apart each jewel of Buddhism: the Buddha as the teacher of enlightenment, the Dharma as the teaching, or enlightenment itself, and the Sangha as the historical and current community of learners seeking to become Buddhas.Topics Included:• Who Was Buddha?• Vadrayana• Buddhism and The Sangha• Mahyana• Dharma of Buddha

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 8 hours
Media Options:
  • Retail Trade: CD, MP3-CD
  • Library Editions:

Show more information about contributors
Author
Robert Thurman

Biography:
Robert A.F. Thurman is the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the Department of Religion at Columbia University, President of the Tibet House U.S., and President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies. He is a talented and riveting speaker on the Buddha’s teachings, voted by Time magazine as one of its 25 most influential Americans in 1997 calling him a 'larger than life scholar-activist destined to convey the Dharma, the precious teachings of Siddhartha, from Asia to America.' popularizer of the Buddha's teachings. He is authored many books on Tibet, Buddhism, art, politics and culture, including Circling the Sacred Mountain, Essential Tibetan Buddhism, The Tibetan Book of the Dead, and, most recently, Why The Dalai Lama Matters.
Narrator
Robert Thurman

Biography:
Robert A.F. Thurman is the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the Department of Religion at Columbia University, President of the Tibet House U.S., and President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies. He is a talented and riveting speaker on the Buddha’s teachings, voted by Time magazine as one of its 25 most influential Americans in 1997 calling him a 'larger than life scholar-activist destined to convey the Dharma, the precious teachings of Siddhartha, from Asia to America.' popularizer of the Buddha's teachings. He is authored many books on Tibet, Buddhism, art, politics and culture, including Circling the Sacred Mountain, Essential Tibetan Buddhism, The Tibetan Book of the Dead, and, most recently, Why The Dalai Lama Matters.

Back to Top
Audiobook Publishing at Its Best