Friday, April 20, 2012

Class 6 - Three Kayas of a Buddha

Download PDF's of Class Handouts, Notes, and MP3 Tracks from the 6th class of Spring 2012 term held on Friday, April 20:

DOWNLOAD Handouts - text for Class 6:

2012 Handout 8 – Presentation of GOOD QUALITIES of: BUDDHA’s BODY (including – Jnana-kaya / Wisdom Truth Body; Sambhoga-kaya / Enjoyment Body; Three-Fold Nirmana-kaya / Emanation Body (Artisan Nirmanakayas [བཟོ་བོ་སྤྲུལ་སྐུ་]; Incarnated Nirmanakayas [སྐྱེ་བ་སྤྲུལ་སྐུ་] and Supreme Nirmanakayas [བཟོ་བོ་སྤྲུལ་སྐུ་]; BUDDHA’s SPEECH; and BUDDHA’s MIND (explained by way of two aspects: Knowledge & Compassion).

ALL SPRING 2012 PDF Handouts are HERE.

Track 1 - Review Class 5 topics: Fear and Faith. How do you define Buddhist. Does a Buddha have Fearlessness? Definitions of ‘Buddhist.’

Track 2 - [Handout 8] - Great Qualities of Buddha’s Three Bodies/Kayas (སྐུ་):
  1. Jnanakaya refers to the immaculate mental consciousness of the Buddha that directly realizes all phenomena, i.e., the Omniscient Mind 
  2. Sambhogakaya.  
  3. Three categories of Nirmanakaya (Artist, Incarnated and Supreme Emanation).
Track 3 - Great Qualities of the Buddha’s Speech

Track 4 - Questions & Answers Regarding Buddha Kayas & Emanations.

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This is the 6th class of the Spring 2012 term Perfection of Wisdom course
which addresses Refuge, the 3rd sub-topic of the 2nd Topic
(Mahayana Practice Instructions) of Chapter 1 of Maitreya's
Ornament for Clear Realizations - Abhisamayalamkara.

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