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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

Believing in something that is not real

1/10/2019
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Covering the last section in Chapter 12 “Believing in Something That Is Not Real” and beginning Chapter 13 “Valid Cognition.”

Duration:01:33:25

Disagreement and conflict

12/28/2018
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Teaching on the six roots of dispute, and the principle of 'survival of the most cooperative.'

Duration:01:17:02

Inferential cognizers and direct perceivers

12/27/2018
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Teaching on the last two types of consciousnesses: inferential cognizers and direct perceivers.

Duration:01:20:58

Qualities to abandon and cultivate

12/21/2018
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Teaching on various qualities of mind to abandon, and others to adopt, such as fear, desire, and hope.

Duration:01:17:23

Doubt and correctly assuming consciousness

12/20/2018
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Teaching on the seven types of awareness, including doubt and correctly assuming consciousnesses.

Duration:01:32:40

Review dependent origination

12/14/2018
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Venerable Thubten Samten reviews the three types of dependent origination.

Duration:01:34:24

Review of chapters 11 and 12

12/13/2018
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Venerable Thubten Tsepal reviews Chapters 11 & 12, covering up to sense direct perceivers.

Duration:01:20:21

Review of the four truths

12/7/2018
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Venerable Thubten Chonyi gives a review of the four truths, focusing on the truth of duhkha, or unsatisfactoriness.

Duration:01:22:25

Review of abstract composites

12/6/2018
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Venerable Tenzin Tsepal gives a review of abstract composites, or non-associated compositional factors.

Duration:01:14:36

Review of the nature of mind

11/30/2018
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Venerable Thubten Jigme leads a review on the nature of mind and leads meditations on its conventional and ultimate nature.

Duration:01:18:30

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.