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Hearer’s path and nirvana

Hearer’s path and nirvana

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 contemplate the kindness of others and the benefits of doing so
  • Continuation of the commentary on the hearer’s path
  • Explanation of “nirvana with remainder” and “nirvana without remainder”

Grounds and Paths 11: Hearer’s path, continued (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.

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