An interview with Dharma Drum Humanity Magazine, in which Venerable Chodron talks about her early experiences being a monastic and the founding of the Abbey.
Author Archive | Venerable Thubten Chodron
Continuing Chapter 9 “Basic Buddhist Ontology” and reviewing the outline of the selfless, which includes definitions, divisions, and examples.
Covering three sections on the illusion-like appearance of conventional reality experienced after meditative equipoise on emptiness.
Sharing practice signs sent in by students and starting on Chapter 9 on “Basic Buddhist Ontology I.”
Covering the section “Establishing the lack of an intrinsic nature of ‘mine’” and explores how conventional and inherent existence appear to the mind.
Covering Chapter 8 on “The Three Types of Correct Signs” – effect, nature, and non-observation.
Teaching on how to identify the conventionally existent person and challenge its appearance of being inherently existent.
Going over practice syllogisms and teaching on Chapter 7 on the two types of valid syllogisms.
Continuing the section on insight and explaining how realizing selflessness cuts the root of samsara.