Nicole Ackerman has been teaching science to Tibetan Buddhist monastics through the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative (ETSI), and is passionate about teaching
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Teaching on the relationship between the two truths.
Beginning to teach on the divisions of “Functioning Things,” as part of Chapter 11: “Basic Buddhist Ontology 2.”
Kurushimi means suffering or hardship. By recognizing the suffering of others, we understand their truths and generate compassion toward all sentient beings.
How Sravasti Abbey found a home in rural Washington and the purpose of a Buddhist monastery. Reading and commentary from “Approaching the Buddhist Path”.
Continuing to teach on emptiness, introducing the division of “real” and “unreal.”
Exploring what “bad” means through a syllogism, and teaches on the category of “non-existents.”
How to create the causes to have the opportunity to hear Dharma teachings and the ability to understand them.
If we can see situations more accurately, we won’t have unrealistic expectations and we can start to transform how we relate to them.
It’s impossible not to change. With a clear motivation we can steer that change to become the kind of person we want to be and find long-term happiness.