Lecture no. 18 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World
Taught by Professor Grant Hardy | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
In studying the remarkable and elaborate Tibetan canon, grasp how Vajrayana Buddhism combines the Mahayana philosophy of the perfection of wisdom with Tantra, secret rituals and practices that offer shortcuts to enlightenment. Also encounter the Tibetan Book of the Dead—in reality, a treatise on rebirth.