7 05, 2021

Skandha & Mental Events

2021-08-19T12:41:15-07:00Categories: Acharya Kelsang Wangdi, Blog, Buddhist Studies, Foundation Curriculum|Tags: , , , , |

This excerpt is copyrighted material, please do not use or copy without written permission from Nitartha Publications. This is an excerpt from the sourcebook we use in our Mind & Its World IV class. Mind & Its World IV presents the path and result of foundational Buddhism. Students explore classifications of knowable object into specifically and generally characterized phenomena as well as the Sautrantika’s distinct presentation of the five aggregates. The path consists of calm abiding (samatha) and superior insight (vipashyana). SKANDHA & MENTAL EVENTS ĀCHĀRYA KELSANG WANGDI BENEFIT OF STUDYING Two benefits come from studying the five skandhas as a basis for the practice of

6 05, 2016

Abhidharmakosha with Acharya Kelzang Wangdi

2021-05-27T12:10:28-07:00Categories: Abhidharmakosha, Acharya Kelsang Wangdi, Advanced Curriculum, Blog, Buddhist Studies, Semester Course, Summer Institute|Tags: , , , , , , |

Manifest & Hidden Phenomena At Nalanda West, Seattle: May 9-28, 2016 Join us for Acharya Kelzang Wangdi’s third year of teachings on Eighth Karmapa’s commentary for Vasubandhu’s Treasury of Higher Knowledge (Abhidharmakośha) at Nalanda West, in Seattle, Monday, May 9th through Saturday, May 28th. He will be teaching Chapter 6, which is on the path as presented by the Vaibhāṣhikas and Sautrāntikas. The chapter begins with the four noble truths and the two truths, and then goes into the details of the stages of the path, which are analogous to the five paths of the Mahāyāna tradition. For context, these teachings are part of Nitartha Institute’s Advanced Curriculum and are

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