Anne C. Klein: Being Human and a Buddha Too (#174)


This episode of the Wisdom Podcast was recorded live as a Wisdom Dharma Chat with special guest, Anne C. Klein. Anne is a professor and former chair of the religion department at Rice University. She is also a lama in the Nyingma tradition and a founding director and resident teacher of Dawn Mountain, a center for contemplative study and practice in Houston. Her publications include Path to the MiddleUnbounded Wholeness (coauthored with Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche), Knowledge and LiberationStrand of Jewels, and Being Human and a Buddha Too (Wisdom, 2023).

During this episode, host Daniel Aitken and Anne discuss:

  • her Wisdom Academy course Longchenpa’s Sevenfold Mind Training;
  • her book, Being Human and a Buddha Too, which the course is based on;
  • the relationship between lojong and dzogchen generally, and specifically within this text;
  • Adzom Paylo Rinpoche’s and Jigme Lingpa’s commentaries on this texts;
  • the metaphor of the sunlit sky;
  • and more!


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