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Sounds, odors and tangible objects

Sounds, odors and tangible objects

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.

  • Eight types of sounds and examples
  • Four categories of smells and examples
  • The six types of tastes
  • Eleven tangible objects in two groups
  • How these divisions could be rewritten according to science

45 The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate: Sounds, Odors & Tangible Objects (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.