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Stages of the Path to Awakening with Thubten Chodron American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron teaches texts on the stages of the path to awakening or lamrim, showing clearly how to meditate on them and apply these teachings in our daily lives.

Stages of the Path to Awakening with Thubten Chodron American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron teaches texts on the stages of the path to awakening or lamrim, showing clearly how to meditate on them and apply these teachings in our daily lives.
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Newport , WA

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Stages of the Path to Awakening with Thubten Chodron American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron teaches texts on the stages of the path to awakening or lamrim, showing clearly how to meditate on them and apply these teachings in our daily lives.

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English

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4157697138


Episodes

Role models

9/7/2019
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Teaching from the last two sections of Chapter 9, on memorization, debate, and role models.

Duration:01:35:19

Prayers, rituals, and practice

8/31/2019
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Discussing how to relate to prayer and ritual in Buddhist practice, and the three-step method of hearing, reflecting and meditating on the teachings.

Duration:01:34:40

Faith, purification, and merit

8/17/2019
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Continuing the teaching from Chapter 9, 'Tools for the Path', exploring the ideas of faith, purification and merit.

Duration:01:37:59

Tools for the path

8/10/2019
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Beginning teaching Chapter 9, Tools for the Path, covering general advice to help practitioners overcome hindrances in their practice.

Duration:01:28:12

Two aims and four reliances

8/3/2019
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Continuing Chapter 8 “A Systematic Approach,” covering the sections “Value of the Stages of the Path” and “Two Aims and Four Reliances.”

Duration:01:45:10

Four truths and three levels of practitioners

7/27/2019
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Continuing Chapter 8 “A Systematic Approach,” covering the sections “The Four Truths and Three Levels of Practitioners” and “More Than One Approach.”

Duration:01:33:50

Paths for spiritual development

7/20/2019
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Beginning Chapter 8 “A Systematic Approach” and covering the section “Paths for Spiritual Development” explaining the outline of the lamrim teachings.

Duration:01:29:12

Eight verses of thought transformation: Verses 7-8

7/13/2019
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Continuing the commentary on verses 7 and 8 of the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation by Geshe Langri Tangpa in Chapter 6

Duration:01:29:46

Eight verses of thought transformation: Verses 3-6

7/6/2019
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Continuing commentary on verses 3-6 of the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation by Geshe Langri Tangpa in Chapter 6.

Duration:01:38:03

Review of loving kindness

6/29/2019
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Venerable Thubten Nyima reviews the section in Chapter 3 on loving-kindness, giving commentary to the Metta Sutta from the Pali Canon.

Duration:01:25:45

Working with the afflictions review

6/21/2019
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Venerable Thubten Damcho leads a lively discussion about how to apply antidotes to the afflictions.

Duration:01:20:50

Review of emotions and afflictions

6/14/2019
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Venerable Tenzin Tsepal reviews Chapter 3 sections on, "Emotions and Survival" and "Working with Afflictions."

Duration:01:22:11

Eight verses of thought transformation: Verses 1-2

6/7/2019
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Commentary on verses 1-2 of the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation by Geshe Langri Tangpa.

Duration:01:19:01

Mind training

5/31/2019
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Covering the sections in Chapter 7 “Cultivating a Compassionate Intention” and “Mind Training.”

Duration:01:27:42

The importance of motivation

5/24/2019
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Covering the last section of Chapter 6 “Being Practical” and begins Chapter 7, covering the sections “A Peaceful Mind” and “The Importance of Motivation.”

Duration:01:32:10

Correctly understanding the point

5/17/2019
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Covering the Chapter 6 sections “Correctly Understanding the Point” and “Can the Dharma Change?”

Duration:01:32:26

Exaggerated statements?

5/10/2019
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Covering the Chapter 6 sections “Treasure Teachings and Pure Vision Teachings” and “Exaggerated Statements?”

Duration:01:23:00

Evaluating the authenticity of teachings

5/3/2019
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Continuing Chapter 6 with the section on the Kalama Sutta in which the Buddha listed a set of criteria to evaluate whether a teaching is worth following or not.

Duration:01:35:50

Buddhism in Tibet

4/19/2019
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Finishing Chapter Five, discussing the section 'Buddhism in Tibet,' and beginning Chapter Six.

Duration:01:36:00

Four buddha bodies

4/12/2019
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Teaching Chapter Five, on the section "Four Buddha Bodies" that gives an expansive vision of what it means to be Buddha.

Duration:01:25:31