• Thusness

  • By: Alan Watts
  • Narrated by: Alan Watts
  • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
  • Speech
  • Release date: 17-12-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BetterListen
  • 5 out of 5 stars 4.9 (17 ratings)

Summary

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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5 out of 5 stars
By Davie on 09-06-18

Very good!

I wish there were more Alan Watts talks on Audible. This was great. He was truly ahead of his time.

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By flavia helena luz gomes on 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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