Part of a series of teachings given March 19-21, 2011, at a retreat on the Varieties of Madhyamaka at Sravasti Abbey.
- History of the Nyingma tradition, oldest of the four lineages of Tibetan Buddhism
- Diverse Nyingma scholarship
- Emergence of the tradition through its main teachers
- Dzogchen view
- Comparing Dzogchen with Madhyamaka, similarities and differences between the Gelug and Nyingma
- Jamgon Mipham Gyatso’s critique of Tsongkhapa and Dolpapa from The Beacon of Certainty
Varieties of Madhyamaka 07 (download)
Dr. Guy Newland
Guy Newland, a student of Jeffrey Hopkins, is a scholar of Tibetan Buddhism who has been a professor at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan since 1988. He served as Chairperson of Central Michigan University's Department of Philosophy and Religion during the periods 2000-2003 and 2006-2009. He was elected to the Mount Pleasant Board of Education in July 2003 and served until December 2007, including six months as President of the Board and one year as Secretary.