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Chapter 11: Quiz review part 1

Chapter 11: Quiz review part 1

The first part of the review of the quiz questions for Chapter 11: Refuting truly existent time. Part of a series of talks on Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way.

Review of questions 1 through 4

  1. Why must things that are caused be impermanent? Why must things that have effects be impermanent?
  2. Why must things that are caused lack inherent existence?
  3. What does it mean to say that a thing arises, abides, and ceases simultaneously?
  4. What is the zhigpa of a pot?

85 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Chapter 11 quiz part 1 (download)

Venerable Thubten Chonyi

Ven. Thubten Chonyi is a nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. She has studied with Sravasti Abbey founder and abbess Ven. Thubten Chodron since 1996. She lives and trains at the Abbey, where she received novice ordination in 2008. She took full ordination at Fo Guang Shan in Taiwan in 2011. Ven. Chonyi regularly teaches Buddhism and meditation at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane and, occasionally, in other locations as well.

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