Mahayana Path of Preparation
Text Handout includes a 25-page Review of subjects covered in prior Terms of this multi-year Perfection of Wisdom course followed by a 31-page text on the Mahayana Path of Preparation.
Class 16 - The final/pentultimate class on the Mahayana Path of Preparation.
Text Handout - Buddha Nature - COMPLETE.
As we go through the text in class some typographical errors are being noted so a final revision will be posted later. However, this version contains the complete text on Buddha Nature.
Class 17 - 1st Class-Buddha Nature - general introduction per Mādhyamika (Middle Way - 'our system').
Class 18 - Buddha Nature per Vaibhāṣika (Great Exposition) & Sautrāntika (Sutra school) and Cittamātra (Mind Only).
Class 19 - Buddha Nature per Cittamātra, cont.
Class 20 - Buddha Nature per Cittamātra, cont.
Class 21 - Conclude General Meaning presentation of Cittamātra (Mind Only) assertions re Buddha Nature; & Arya Vimuktisena's critique.
Class 22 - General Meaning presentation of Buddha Nature per Mādhyamika.
Course Background: This blog contains posts that provide general Background information to this Perfection of Wisdom course, suggested Reading List, outline notes of posted classes and MP3 recordings.
Students: The challenging course material is aimed at earnest students of Buddhist philosophy. If you wish to check out the classes, you are welcome to visit before you enroll.
Weekly Class Schedule:
4:00 - 6:00 pm - MONDAY & FRIDAY
4:00 - 5:30 pm - WEDNESDAY
Location: IBD's Prayer Hall - Main Temple complex
For Course Information details in India, you may call Ven. Nordron (94592-01948) or Gilah (89881-56535). You can also email Ven. Nordron at firstname.lastname@example.org.