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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

Mental consciousness

8/16/2018
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Beginning the section on Consciousnesses and covering mental consciousness and its causes.

Duration:01:46:13

A broad perspective

8/10/2018
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Finishing Chapter 1, Exploring Buddhism, focusing on the value of a broad perspective when beginning to learn about Buddhism.

Duration:01:27:01

Let’s debate!

8/9/2018
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Venerable Tenzin Tsepal leads a review, focusing on practice debates from a traditional Collected Topics debate text.

Duration:01:13:23

Exploring Buddhism

8/3/2018
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Teaching on Chapter One: Exploring Buddhism, looking at the relationship between Buddhism, science and other religions.

Duration:01:28:58

Review of functioning things

8/2/2018
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Venerable Tenzin Tsepal reviews the divisions of "Functioning Things," one of the main categories in Buddhist Ontology.

Duration:01:04:57

Twenty-first century Buddhists

7/20/2018
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Covering the Prologue by His Holiness on what it means to be a 21st Century Buddhist and starting the Preface, which lays out the history and purpose.

Duration:01:25:48

How to meditate on insight

7/13/2018
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Covering the final sections that include the divisions of insight, how to meditate on insight, and the measure of having achieved insight by meditation.

Duration:01:19:23

Sounds, odors and tangible objects

7/12/2018
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Covering the sections on Sounds, Odors, Tastes, and Tangible Objects in Chapter 10 “Basic Buddhist Ontology 2.”

Duration:01:25:20

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.

Duration:01:10:50