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American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron explains great Buddhist philosophical treatises in plain English, bringing ancient wisdom to life in a modern context.

American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron explains great Buddhist philosophical treatises in plain English, bringing ancient wisdom to life in a modern context.
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United States

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American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron explains great Buddhist philosophical treatises in plain English, bringing ancient wisdom to life in a modern context.

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English


Episodes

Cultivating love and compassion

11/16/2018
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Continuing to read from “Working with Afflictions” in Chapter 3 and covers “Cultivating Love and Compassion” and “A Good State of Mind.”

Duration:01:29:18

A graded range of consciousnesses

11/15/2018
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Covering the first two consciousnesses: wrong consciousness and uncertain consciousness learning toward believing something that is not factual.

Duration:01:29:29

Emotions and klesas

11/4/2018
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Teaching on 'Emotions and Klesas', as part of Chapter 3, focusing on attachment.

Duration:01:30:53

Anger and disillusionment

11/2/2018
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Covering the sections in Chapter 3 on anger, disillusionment, and the emotions and survival.

Duration:01:28:32

Thought consciousnesses and direct perceivers

11/1/2018
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Covering the section in Chapter 12 on the differences between thought consciousnesses and direct perceivers.

Duration:01:38:40

Direct perceivers

10/25/2018
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Teaching on direct perceivers as part of Chapter 12: Consciousnesses in Relation to What They Perceive.

Duration:01:23:42

Facing an ethical crisis

10/19/2018
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Venerable Thubten Samten leads a review on the first few chapters, focusing on how to practice in the face of an ethical crisis.

Duration:01:13:35

Review of divisions of the selfless

10/18/2018
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Venerable Thubten Damcho leads a review on the divisions of the selfless.

Duration:01:30:49

Mind is the source of happiness

10/12/2018
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Venerable Thubten Jigme reviews the first chapter, focusing on understanding how the mind is the source of happiness and pain.

Duration:01:20:22

Thought consciousnesses and direct perceivers

10/11/2018
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Continuing to teach Chapter Three, on thought consciousnesses and direct perceivers.

Duration:01:30:44

Chapter 1: Upper rebirth and highest good

4/30/2015
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An introduction to the text in the context of Nagarjuna's other treatises on the Middle Way, and beginning the commentary on Verse 1.