Longchenpa's View of Buddha-Nature by Wulstan Fletcher

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Wulstan Fletcher discusses the unique way in which Longchenpa (1308-1364) approaches the topic of buddha-nature in his writings. Here he describes Longchenpa's language as somewhat difficult to understand, given his often poetic manner of expression. Furthermore, he also talks about the manner in which Longchenpa combines the second and third turning of the wheel of the Dharma and how he sees them as inseparable. Always speaking from the point of view of the Great Perfection (Dzogchen), Lonchenpa's approach was one that would influence later Nyingmapa thinkers such as Mipham Rinpoche.
Featuring Wulstan Fletcher
Creator Tsadra Foundation
Director Perman, M.
Producer Tsadra Foundation
Event Wulstan Fletcher Interview on Buddha-Nature (9 November 2019, Rhinebeck, New York)
Related Website Buddha-Nature
Creation Date 9 November 2019
Citation Fletcher, Wulstan. “Longchenpa's View of Buddha-Nature.” Interview by Marcus Perman. Tsadra Foundation Research Department, November 9, 2019. Video, 7:06. https://youtu.be/JOTrcR3gndI.