Volume 1 Approaching the Buddhist Path

A framework for the modern reader starting with the universal human wish for happiness and the nature of the mind.

All Posts in Volume 1 Approaching the Buddhist Path

Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

The possibility of ending duhkha

Covering the sections "Dependent Arising and the Three Jewels" and "The Possibility of Ending Duhkha."

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Mind and emotions

Beginning Chapter 3: Mind and Emotions, exploring the relationship between unhappiness and non-virtue.

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Mind is the source of happiness

Venerable Thubten Jigme reviews the first chapter, focusing on understanding how the mind is the…

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Facing an ethical crisis

Venerable Thubten Samten leads a review on the first few chapters, focusing on how to…

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Emotions and klesas

Teaching on 'Emotions and Klesas', as part of Chapter 3, focusing on attachment.

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Anger and disillusionment

Covering the sections in Chapter 3 on anger, disillusionment, and the emotions and survival.

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Cultivating love and compassion

Continuing to read from “Working with Afflictions” in Chapter 3 and covers “Cultivating Love and…

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Religion in the modern world

Venerable Thubten Tarpa leads an interactive review of pages 11-15 of "Approaching the Buddhist Path."

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Review of the nature of mind

Venerable Thubten Jigme leads a review on the nature of mind and leads meditations on…

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Review of the four truths

Venerable Thubten Chonyi gives a review of the four truths, focusing on the truth of…

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Qualities to abandon and cultivate

Teaching on various qualities of mind to abandon, and others to adopt, such as fear,…

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