Threefold Dharmic Methodology and Four Modes of Knowledge Production as a Theoretical Framework

Hi Folks,

Here is the edited transcript of a lecture I recently gave at Sakya Buyddha University in Los Angeles. It presents a methodology to study the Dharma as history, sacred texts, and practice. It also presents my theoretical framework of the Four Modes of Knowledge Production to distinguish between pre-Buddhist shamanic culture, early Buddhist yogic culture, later Buddhist scholastic culture, and modern academic Buddhism. A central part of the lecture gets into the Samyutta Nikaya and Samyukta Agama as possibly being the oldest layer of teachings in the available canons.

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