Part of a series of teachings given from March 6-11, 2010, at Sravasti Abbey.
- Two truths as presented in the different tenet systems
- The Vaibhashika view: if the awareness of something does not operate after that thing is destroyed or mentally separated into other parts, that thing just exists conventionally (reducible)
- A phenomenon such that, if it were physically destroyed or mentally separated into parts, the consciousness apprehending it would not be canceled is an ultimate truth (irreducible)
- The definitions of the two truths, even in this system, are from the point of view of mind
Guy Newland on the Two Truths 05: Different tenet systems (download)
07 The Two Truths -Presented by Guy Newland 3-8-10
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