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Tenet schools and selflessness

Tenet schools and selflessness

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.

  • Selflessness according to the four philosophical tenet schools
  • Acquired and innate forms of self-grasping
  • How the four tenet schools differ in their view of a coarse and subtle view of self that is to be refuted

MTRS 61: Selflessness in the four tenet schools, part 2 (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.