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Alan Watts discusses the word tathata, which is translated from the Sanskrit as "suchness" or "thusness." The term is used in Mahayana Buddhism to suggest how things look to a Buddha, to one who has experienced enlightenment or liberation and is, therefore, called a Tathagata - one who comes (and goes) thus. Watts shares the sense of this nonsense in Buddhist philosophy, and its practical demonstration in Zen.

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  • flavia helena luz gomes
  • 01-09-16

An amazing, mind opening listen.

this is a book to listen to more than once. Alan was a master and is still helping those in the quest for enlightenment

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