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Review of four possibilities

Review of four possibilities

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.

  • Comparing love and compassion
  • The differences between mental states and mental factors
  • Why non-existents cannot be compared to anything
  • Definition of a person within Buddhist debate
  • More examples of debate including a review of empty and emptiness

09 The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate: Review of Four Possibilities (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.