Part of a series of teachings given from March 6-11, 2010, at Sravasti Abbey.
- Ways of approaching inter-religious harmony and applying that to inter-tenet system harmony
- In Mahayana tenet systems ultimate truths and conventional truths are two aspects of the same entity whereas in the Fundamental Vehicle tenet systems the two truths are entirely different entities
- Cittamatra tenet system asserts there is no external world; everything exists as one entity with mind in the sense that both the one perceiving and the object perceived arise from the same karmic seed
- Cittamatra is helpful because it loosens our attachment to the idea of an external world and is a stepping stone to the Prasangika view
Guy Newland on the Two Truths 09: The Cittamatra tenet system (download)