So I Have Heard From the Blessed One: Anirudh Speaks to the Buddha

Echoes Of India: A History Podcast

Aug 16 2021 • 35 mins

What might Siddhartha Gotama, the Buddha, have actually thought of himself? Did he genuinely believe in what he preached? How do we, sitting in the 21st century, grapple with his complexities and flaws? Anirudh travels back through time to talk to the man himself, one quiet night on Vulture Peak near the great city of Rajagaha in Magadha.

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