Alex Li Trisoglio

Madhyamakavatara 8-Week Program: Introduction

Online Teaching
June-July 2017
8 sessions of 60-120 minutes

Details of the contents and pre-reading for each week, as well as links to transcripts and audio and video recordings may be found in the Program Outline.

Outline
All 8 weeks
Week 1
Introduction
Week 2
1:1 - 6:7
Week 3
6:8 - 6:44
Week 4
6:45 - 6:119
Week 5
6:120 - 6:178
Week 6
6:179 - 6:226
Week 7
7:1 - 11:56
Week 8
Summary

Introduction

Summary

An 8-week introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of the Middle Way and the view of emptiness and nonduality, based on Chandrakirti’s Madhyamakavatara

Details

The online seminar series introduces the Madhyamaka or “Middle Way” teachings, the foundational view of emptiness and nonduality upon which all Buddhist practice is based. The seminars are based on Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teachings on the Buddhist view, especially his teachings on Chandrakirti’s Madhyamakavatara, as well as other related teachings by Rinpoche including the Heart Sutra, the Vajracchedika Sutra, the Two Truths and the Four Seals.

Outline of the 8-Week Program

For information about the contents and pre-reading for each week, see the Program Outline.

Recordings & Transcripts

• Audio/Video recordings of the teachings are available in English.
• Transcripts of the teachings are available in English:

OutlineWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8

Translations

Translations of the teachings are also available in the following languages (please note: translations are in progress. Not all weeks of the teachings are available in all languages):

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Program text: “Introduction to the Middle Way”

A free copy of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s commentary on the Madhyamakavatara, the reference text for the program, may be downloaded here.


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