Beginning Chapter 6 “The Buddhist Syllogism” and covering the sections on argument form, elements of a syllogism, and correct signs.
Archive | December, 2017
Teaching on the five faults to meditative stabilization and the eight antidotes to cultivate to oppose them.
Venerable Thubten Damcho reflects on her recent trip to Asia, and explores the idea of a Buddhist education.
Venerable Thubten Chonyi shares on her time away in India, and how the Dalai Lama’s four-point plan to preserve Buddhism has touched her heart.
Developing and applying self-confidence, the second factor of joyous effort. Learning from failure and not giving up.
Venerable Thubten Samten leads an engaging review on the far-reaching practice of joyous effort.
Overcoming the three types of laziness that oppose joyous effort. Developing aspiration and self-confidence, the first two factors that compose joyous effort.
Venerable Thubten Chonyi reviews the Statements of Pervasion section in Chapter 5 on “Two Kinds of Statements.”
The Amitabha Buddha practice and what a pure land is. The benefits and the causes of being reborn in a pure land. The two levels of understanding a pure land.
Logic and reasoning can be used to guide our actions, make decisions and also test the validity of our thoughts and beliefs to arrive at more realistic views.