Cool slideshow on archaeology of Avalokitesvrara and tantric buddhas from the Abhayagiri Theravādins in Sri Lanka

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Cool slideshow on archaeology of Avalokitesvrara and tantric buddhas from the Abhayagiri Theravādins in Sri Lanka

Post by Sentient Light » Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:34 pm

It's a real shame the Mahayana/Vajrayana tradition was suppressed in Theravadin Buddhism, but the remnants of that practice are still all over the place. Really cool photos and maps in this slideshow:

https://www.academia.edu/33243708/Sri_L ... f_Mariners

Now I want to hear the lecture this slidedeck is supposed to accompany.
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