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The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.

In this chapter, Edward becomes increasingly more frustrated that the author depicts Lord Buddha as advising that the reader disregard all of Theravada Buddhism. This frustration is what promted him to purchase Tipikata, the Pali Scriptures, and to focus on early Theravada instead for the next several years, rather than letting Dhammapada alone suffice as a synopsis of the first several hundred years of early, original, Buddhism i.e. the actual teachings of Lord Buddha.

For a time, these 16 episodes were removed from the "Buddhist Books" Podcast, but in the end Edward decided to include them. Not all of the commentary is negative, and there are gems in it to be found. Though he is not proud of how he comes across, being quite critical of a document considered sacred by many, and which serves as the foundational document for so many branches of Buddhism, he decided to allow the episodes to be seen and heard anyway.

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Introduction to LOTUS SŪTRA

[00:12:04]  January 14th, 2022

This is an introduction to the 16 LOTUS SUTRA episodes of Edward Reib's "Buddhist Books" Podcast, which had previously been removed from the playlist and the podcast, and are now being re-added.

Proceed with caution.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 1

[00:31:39]  January 15th, 2022

In this episode, we begin reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 2

[00:34:08]  January 19th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 3

[00:31:55]  January 27th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 4

[00:34:40]  January 28th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 5

[00:33:24]  January 30th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 6

[00:38:06]  February 3rd, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 7

[00:31:06]  February 6th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 8

[00:34:19]  February 7th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 9

[00:35:46]  February 8th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 10

[00:31:10]  February 11th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 11

[00:33:18]  February 12th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 12

[00:32:52]  February 13th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 13

[00:34:41]  February 16th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 14

[00:32:03]  February 17th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 15

[00:33:47]  February 26th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.




LOTUS SŪTRA - Part 16

[00:31:02]  February 27th, 2022

In this episode, we continue reading The Lotus Sūtra. The Lotus Sūtra is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.


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CHAPTERS


1. DHAMMAPADA

2. LOTUS SŪTRA

3. PĀLI SCRIPTURES

4. JAIN SŪTRAS

5. TIPIṬAKA




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