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Practicing the Dharma

Practicing the Dharma

Part of an ongoing series of teachings based on Daniel Perdue’s book, The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Logic: An Asian Approach to Analytical Thinking Drawn from Indian and Tibetan Sources.

  • Enjoying the process of training the mind
  • Tenet systems and Collected Topics of Reliable Cognition
  • Figuring it all out for ourselves or relying on someone for every decision
  • The battleground is always internal
  • Rational versus faith-based practice

06 The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate: Practicing the Dharma (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.