Returning to Chapa chos kyi seng ge’s refutation of Chandrakirti, which foreshadows Tsongkhapa.
Author Archive | Guy Newland
How Tsongkhapa refutes the Svatantrika view of conventional existence, while retaining the possibility of understanding the ultimate nature of reality.
Reviewing arguments that the ultimate nature cannot be known by the mind.
The ultimate nature being unknowable by the mind, versus arguments that it is possible to understand the ultimate nature through reasoned logic.
What it means for objects to be mere imputations by thought.
Tsongkhapa’s interpretation of the Prasangika view, and what it means to say that objects are mere imputations by thought.
The importance of understanding emptiness correctly and how it relates to cultivating compassion.
When we examine the diversity of Madhyamaka views within Tibetan Buddhism, we are also considering the broader human problem of coping with diversity.
Comparing Dzogchen with Madyamaka. Similarities and differences between the Gelug and Nyingma.
Discussing how non-Gelug schools have not written as extensively about their views as the Gelug school has. Looking at the philosophy of the Kagyu school.