A State of Mind

The Yoga of Bliss: Sexuality in Tibetan Buddhism with Dr. Ben Joffe

May 07, 2020 Julian Ocean Season 1 Episode 47
A State of Mind
The Yoga of Bliss: Sexuality in Tibetan Buddhism with Dr. Ben Joffe
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The Yoga of Bliss: Sexuality in Tibetan Buddhism with Dr. Ben Joffe
May 07, 2020 Season 1 Episode 47
Julian Ocean

Dr. Ben Joffe and Julian discuss the book Karmamudra: The Yoga of Bliss: Sexuality in Tibetan Medicine and Buddhism by Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, edited and translated by Ben Joffe, and other topics related to Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism and Vajrayana Buddhism in our contemporary world.

The conversation with Ben begins at the 10 minute mark following the introduction.

About Ben: He recently earned his Doctorate degree in Cultural Anthropology from University of Colorado Boulder. Originally from South Africa, Ben has done extensive field work in Asia. He specializes "in the anthropology of contemporary Tibet, Tibetan exile, and Buddhism; in the study of religion, magic, witchcraft, esotericism(s), neo-paganism(s), neo-shamanism(s)"

Ben's website:  https://perfumedskull.com

https://colorado.academia.edu/BenPJoffe

Link to Ben Joffe's dissertation, WHITE ROBES, MATTED HAIR: TIBETAN TANTRIC HOUSEHOLDERS, MORAL SEXUALITY, AND THE AMBIGUITIES OF ESOTERIC BUDDHIST EXPERTISE IN EXILE: https://search.proquest.com/openview/7bbeef31b1c8f556614105e8b32b2125/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y

Show Notes

Dr. Ben Joffe and Julian discuss the book Karmamudra: The Yoga of Bliss: Sexuality in Tibetan Medicine and Buddhism by Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, edited and translated by Ben Joffe, and other topics related to Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism and Vajrayana Buddhism in our contemporary world.

The conversation with Ben begins at the 10 minute mark following the introduction.

About Ben: He recently earned his Doctorate degree in Cultural Anthropology from University of Colorado Boulder. Originally from South Africa, Ben has done extensive field work in Asia. He specializes "in the anthropology of contemporary Tibet, Tibetan exile, and Buddhism; in the study of religion, magic, witchcraft, esotericism(s), neo-paganism(s), neo-shamanism(s)"

Ben's website:  https://perfumedskull.com

https://colorado.academia.edu/BenPJoffe

Link to Ben Joffe's dissertation, WHITE ROBES, MATTED HAIR: TIBETAN TANTRIC HOUSEHOLDERS, MORAL SEXUALITY, AND THE AMBIGUITIES OF ESOTERIC BUDDHIST EXPERTISE IN EXILE: https://search.proquest.com/openview/7bbeef31b1c8f556614105e8b32b2125/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y

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