Buddhism: Diamond Sutra and Zen Meditation

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Explore the meaning of ‘prajñā-pāramitā’ in relation to attaining buddhahood

How can we resolve afflictions?

The Diamond Sutra is one of the most historically important texts in Buddhism. On this course, you will explore the meaning of ‘prajñā-pāramitā’ from the Diamond Sutra. You will learn why and how the zen school uses the teachings of the Diamond Sutra to attain buddhahood.

You will also consider the four stages of buddhahood and what is meant by the ‘adornment of the pure land’.

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in Buddhism, religion, Zen meditation or physical science.