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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

Statements of pervasion

11/9/2017
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Covering "What Statements of Pervasion Imply,” “Statements of Pervasion Imply Statements of Qualities,” and “Statements of Pervasion that Include a Negative."

Duration: 01:03:20


The five faults and eight antidotes

11/3/2017
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Finishing the discussion on the five hindrances and moving on to the five faults of meditation and the eight antidotes.

Duration: 01:19:09


Statements of qualities, Part 2

11/2/2017
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A continuation of the section on statements of qualities in Chapter Five.

Duration: 01:28:29


Objects of meditation: Pali tradition

10/27/2017
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Teaching on the objects used for stabilizing meditation according to the Pali Tradition.

Duration: 01:30:22


Statements of qualities

10/26/2017
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Teaching on Chapter Five, breaking down what is meant by 'statements of qualities'.

Duration: 01:21:21


Objects of meditation

10/20/2017
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A continuation of the teaching on the perfection of meditative stabilization, describing different objects on which to meditate.

Duration: 01:21:36


Meditative stability

10/13/2017
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Teaching on the conditions and objects of focus for engaging in the far-reaching practice of meditative stability.

Duration: 01:18:21


Tips for practice

10/12/2017
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Venerable Thubten Tarpa covers advice for engaging in the comparison of phenomena, as per the methods taught in previous weeks.

Duration: 01:30:05


More on joyous effort

10/6/2017
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Venerable Thubten Damcho continues the review of joyous effort, covering discouragement, faith, and favorable conditions

Duration: 01:22:23


Mutually inclusive phenomena

10/5/2017
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Venerable Thubten Tarpa teaches on mutually inclusive phenomena and reviews mutually exclusive phenomena

Duration: 01:31:29


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