Understanding Buddhist traditions

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A talk given at Jewel Heart Cleveland in Ohio.

  • The story behind the book and collaborating with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • Overview of the various traditions and common misconceptions
  • The benefit of studying other traditions and learning the similarities and differences and the philosophies behind them
  • The Buddhist traditions have misconceptions of each other that prevent learning from them
  • We can eliminate misconceptions of other traditions and develop a more accurate view of them
  • What is a Buddhist tradition and what is not
  • Teachings from the Pali canon appear in the lamrim

Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions (download)

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