Jun 18, 2015
Our FBA Dharmabyte today is called The Buddha as Hero. Buddhism is sometimes seen as weak or negative. Using examples from the Pali Canon and Mahayana texts, this lecture shows that, on the contrary, heroic and positive qualities are essential in the Buddhist spiritual aspirantand#8217;s quest for Enlightenment.
From the talk, The Heroic Ideal in Buddhism, given in 1969.