Buddhist Belief in Past & Future Life – Bob Thurman Podcast Ep. #2 Video | 9/4/2017

 

In this podcast Professor Thurman examines the modern scientific perspective on reincarnation (the Buddhist Belief in Past & Future Life), the work of Hermann von Helmholtz on the vital principle and their context within Western religious doctrine.

Analyzing the idea of non-existence after death and prior to conception, Robert AF Thurman discusses the requirement to re-calibrate one’s understanding of life in order for the mind training practices of the Buddha to become useful.

Buddhist Belief in Past & Future Life : Bob Thurman Podcast #2 Image with Dalai Lama & Carl Sagan

Recorded in Ladakh during Robert Thurman’s 2014 Kalachakra Trip with GeoEx Adventure Travel.

“GeoEx has consistently taken travelers to remote regions of the world,” Outside writes, “from Everest’s north side to Patagonia’s glaciers to the far reaches of Papua New Guinea.”

The magazine also singles out the company’s emphasis on safety and its pioneering relationships with nonprofits and NGOs. “But the primary reason more than half the company’s clients come back for more,” Outside says, is “its outstanding guides” – from 20-year veteran Vassi Koutsaftis, who is heading a trailblazing trek to the north face of K2 this year, to famed Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman, who leads meditation trips in Bhutan, to mountaineer Dave Hahn, who guides the company’s expeditions to South Georgia Island.”

from www.adventuretravelnews.com

 

This podcast is apart of the ‘Buddhism 101’ Series using classic teachings from Robert Thurman to elucidate basic concepts of the tradition.

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