Here’s a 58 minute recorded video Dhamma Talk (197MB .mp4).
- Caste system, racism, Dasa people, Aryans, shamans, Sramanas, Samanas, Brahmins, discrimination, generosity, donation, field of merit, Sariputta, Asajji, hierarchy, dominance hierarchy, prestige hierarchy, elitism
Note: There’s also setup instructions (and background info) about the live streaming I’m doing here.
- “The Householder” (has anti-racist message): AN 5.179
- “Gem in the Lotus” by Abraham Eraly, is a well-written, and entertaining history book about India before, during, and after the life of the Buddha.
- The Essay “Dominance and Prestige: Dual Strategies for Navigating Social Hierarchies”, by J.K.Maner and C.R.Case, which is about the difference between “Dominance Hierarchies”, and “Prestige Hierarchies”.
Digital Signing and Checksum (of the .mp4 video file above):