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A graded range of consciousnesses

A graded range of consciousnesses

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.

  • Different views on subjective characteristics of sense objects
  • Observed object condition and objects of consciousness
  • What we know versus what we merely believe
  • Wrong Consciousness and injecting doubt as a strategy
  • Uncertain consciousness versus healthy curiosity

61 The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate: A Graded Range of Consciousnesses (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.