REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON

PREREQUISITES

It is highly recommended to have completed the foundation and intermediate curricula before taking this course.

BUD 702

Madhyamakavatara III - Part II

Faculty: Dr. Phil Stanley

This course is a continuation of the in-depth study of Chandrakīrti's Madhyamakāvatāra based on the commentary by the Eighth Karmapa, Mikyö Dorje (1507-1554). It will finish the sixth chapter on the pāramitā of prajñā, which includes the refutation of self of persons and the 16 emptinesses.

PREREQUISITE:

  • It is highly recommended to have completed the foundation and intermediate curricula before taking this course.

REQUIRED TEXTS:

  • The Karmapa’s Middle Way: Feast for the Fortunate, A Commentary on Chandrakirti’s Madhyamakāvatāra by Wangchuk Dorje. Translated by Tyler Dewar, 2008 Snow Lion Publications
  • Commentary on Feast for the Fortunate, Ground Six, by The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche & Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, Nitartha Institute Publications
  • Advanced Madhyamaka II & III The Sixth Chapter, by Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, Nitartha Institute Publications
  • Commentary on the Entrance to the Middle Way: Chapter Six, Part Two, by The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. Volume 3, Nitartha Institute Publications

Visit Nitartha Publications to order your texts.

DATES & TIMES:

To be announced soon. - , TBD-TBD Pacific Time

COST:

$200

Nitartha’s Payment Plan and Financial Assistance (PPFA) program is funded by fellow students to support those who would not be able to attend the Institute’s courses without this assistance. To request aid, please fill out the PPFA application before you register for the course.

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Buddhist teacher, Dr. Phil Stanley teaching at Nitartha Institute.

Dr. Phil Stanley

FACULTY

Dr. Phil Stanley has been involved in Nitartha Institute since its founding in 1996 and serves as its Dean of Academic Affairs. He is an Professor of Religious Studies at Naropa University where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Buddhism and Tibetan language. He is Co-Director of the Tibetan Buddhist Canon Catalog of the Tibetan and Himalayan Library at the University of Virginia, Co-Convener of the Union Catalog of Buddhist Texts, and Vice-Chair of the International Association of Buddhist Universities.

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