Sharing practice signs sent in by students and starting on Chapter 9 on “Basic Buddhist Ontology I.”
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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.
Leading the class in analyzing practice syllogisms written by students.
Beginning the section on insight and covering the two kinds of grasping at self (persons and phenomena.)
Reviewing “Unpacking the Buddhist Enthymeme” in Chapter 6 and examining real-life syllogisms sent in by students.
Teaching on flawed methods of meditating, the five faults, the six powers, the four types of attention, and how to know you’ve attained serenity.