Alex Li Trisoglio
Madhyamakavatara 8-Week Program: Outline
An 8-week introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of the Middle Way and the view of emptiness and nonduality, based on Chandrakirti’s Madhyamakavatara.
For further information see Introduction.
Week 2: Wisdom and Compassion
14 June 2017 / 118 minutes
Question: Why do we need to study and establish the view? Why can’t we just do our practice? What does progress on the path look like?
Artwork: 10 Ox-Herding pictures depicting stages of the path to enlightenment, woodblock prints by Tokuriki Tomikichiro (1902-99). This set of images first appeared in the 12th century, as drawn by the Chinese Chan (Zen) master Kuòān Shīyuǎn (廓庵師遠).
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