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An introduction to grounds and paths

An introduction to grounds and paths

Part of a series of teachings on the text A Brief Presentation of the Grounds and Paths of the Perfection Vehicle, Essence of the Ocean of Profound Meaning by Jetsun Lobsang Dadrin (1867-1937).

  • How to listen to the teachings
  • How to be more open and receptive to the Dharma
  • A short biography of the text’s author
  • Guiding principles to the backdrop of the text
  • The realms of cyclic existence
  • The different types of persons based on spiritual capacity

Grounds and Paths 01: Introduction (download)

An introduction to the grounds and paths according to the Prasangika Madhyamaka

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.

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