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Logic and reasoning in daily life

Logic and reasoning in daily life

A talk given at the Tibetan Buddhist Centere in Singapore.

  • Reasoning and emotion are not contradictory
  • Using reasoning to look at our actions and make decisions
  • Challenging our own mental fabrications using logic and reasoning
  • How to use logical syllogisms to test our thoughts and beliefs

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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.

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