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Inferential cognizers and obscured phenomena

A multi-part course based on Open Heart, Clear Mind given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day from April 2007 to December 2008. You can also study the book in depth through the Sravasti Abbey Friends Education (SAFE) online learning program.

  • Conclusion of explanation of inferential cognizers
  • How to use logical syllogisms in knowing slightly obscured phenomena
  • Examples to see how to check our everyday assumptions
  • How we can evaluate extremely obscured phenomena based on inference by authority
  • Using these criteria we can check out authoritative teachings or texts that present information on very obscure phenomena

Mind and Awareness 15: Knowledge of phenomena through inference (download)

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Albert Gerome Ramos was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He has been incarcerated since 2005 and is currently enrolled in the North Carolina Field Minister Program. Upon graduation he plans to start programs that help incarcerated people with mental health issues, drug dependency, and those who struggle from childhood trauma. He is the author of the children's book Gavin Discovers the Secret to Happiness.

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