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The time for emptiness

The time for emptiness

A series of commentaries on Mind Training Like Rays of the Sun by Nam-kha Pel, a disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa, given between September 2008 and July 2010.

  • The time for imparting (and receiving) the teachings on emptiness
  • The meaning of regarding all phenomena like dreams or illusions when not meditating on emptiness
  • How one moves from a conceptual understanding of emptiness to an inferential realization and eventually to a direct realization of emptiness

MTRS 56: The time for imparting the teachings on emptiness (download)

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.