Ultimate and conventional truths

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Part of a series of talks based on the book Practical Ethics and Profound Emptiness given at the Garrison Institute, New York. The weekend retreat was sponsored by the Shantideva Meditation Center.

  • Forgiveness means letting go of grudges by owning our responsibility for a conflict
  • How we can help our relatives who are angry
  • Letting go of old trauma and victim mentality
  • Absolutism and nihilism: incorrect ways of apprehending the self
  • Can a permanent soul exist?
  • Meaning of conventional and ultimate existence
  • How ignorance grasping at inherent existence acts as the root of samsara
  • What is a merely designated “I”?
07 Who Do You Really Think You Are: Ultimate and Conventional Truths 09-28-19

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