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Conventional and ultimate nature

Conventional and ultimate nature

Part of a series of teachings given during the Empty Even Conventionally Retreat with Dr. Guy Newland.

  • Questions and answers
  • How Tsongkhapa refutes the Svatantrika view of conventional existence, while retaining the possibility of understanding the ultimate nature of reality depending upon conventional valid cognizers
  • A commentary on Introduction to Emptiness Chapter 8

Dr. Guy Newland

Guy Newland, a student of Jeffrey Hopkins, is a scholar of Tibetan Buddhism who has been a professor at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan since 1988. He served as Chairperson of Central Michigan University's Department of Philosophy and Religion during the periods 2000-2003 and 2006-2009. He was elected to the Mount Pleasant Board of Education in July 2003 and served until December 2007, including six months as President of the Board and one year as Secretary.

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