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Yogic direct perceiver

Part of a series of teachings on the text Presentation of Mind and Awareness, Composite of All the Important Points, Opener of the Eye of New Intelligence by Geshe Jampel Sampel given from August 2012 to April 2013 at Sravasti Abbey.

  • Completion of explanation of apperceptive direct perceivers
  • Description of yogic direct perceiver—wisdom consciousness of arhats, solitary realizers, bodhisattavas
  • Achieved with deep meditative concentration, unity of serenity and insight
  • How yogic direct perceiver differs between the Sautrantika and other tenet systems

Mind and Awareness 13: Yogic direct perceiver (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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