Early Buddhist Meditation: A Philosophical Investigation

Given for the OCBS by Dr. Alex Wynne.

All talks and pdf material Copyright Alex Wynne 2018.

After each week’s sound file you will find a pdf with the powerpoint for that lecture.

Week 1 – Conceptual foundations: Sāriputta or Kaccāyana?

 

1. 29.01.18 Sāriputta or Kaccāna

 

Week 2 –  Māluṅkyaputta

 

2. 05.02.18 Māluṅkyaputta and Vacchagotta

 

Week 3 – What did the Buddha mean by bare cognition’ (viññāṇa-matta)?

 

3. 12.02.18 bare cognition

 

Week 4 – Jhāna

 

4. 19.02.18 jhāna

 

Week 5 – The Gateway

 

5. 26.02.18 the gateway