Author Archives: Emilia

How to Stay Relevant for 2,500 Years

During our class debate on the theories of the two truths and two natures by both Tsong Khapa and Go Rampa, there were multiple points and questions about consciousness and karma. Attempting to grapple with both theories and their effect … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Learning

Through the readings on emptiness, our discussions in class, in particular a comment made by a student in class today (4/4/15), and reading the other blog posts it seems that the ultimate and final criticism of Nagarjuna’s theory is that … Continue reading

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Grappling with suffering as a universal concept

While reading Rupert Gethin’s piece I was reminded of some of the comments and questions made in class about the different degrees of suffering. A few people made a clear point to ask about Buddhist perception of suffering as it … Continue reading

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