Covering the Chapter 6 sections “Treasure Teachings and Pure Vision Teachings” and “Exaggerated Statements?”
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Covering the section “One-with-x and Different-from-x as Predicates” in Chapter 21.
How it’s possible to go beyond blaming others or our self and work together to alleviate the suffering that everyone experiences in a difficult situation.
Continuing Chapter 6 with the section on the Kalama Sutta in which the Buddha listed a set of criteria to evaluate whether a teaching is worth following or not.
Going over exercises 20.1 and 20.4 with the class and beginning Chapter 21 “One and Different.”
Venerable Thubten Chodron talks about tonglen and the issues of terrorism we are facing around the globe.
A nun who participated in the Abbey’s 2018 Living Vinaya program writes about how the event demonstrates the transmission of an Asian Vinaya lineage to the West
Reviewing material already covered in Chapter 20 on definitions and illustrations, and discussing the different types of ‘divisions.’
On March 15, 2019, 50 people at mosques in New Zealand were murdered by a shooter. Al, an incarcerated person, responds with with a plea for peace.
Finishing Chapter Five, discussing the section ‘Buddhism in Tibet,’ and beginning Chapter Six.