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Asanga’s hearer’s grounds

Asanga’s hearer’s grounds

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).

  • Explanation of the 10 points from Asanga’s hearer’s grounds (Shravakabhumi)
  • How to meditate on these 10 points to generate the desire to free oneself from cyclic existence
  • The 10 points include five on impermanence, three on dukkha, and two on selflessness

Grounds and Paths 10: Ten points to generate renunciation (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.