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Relative Truth, Ultimate Truth (Foundation of Buddhist Thought #2)
Here, the Foundations of Buddhist Thought series shifts to helping readers progress on the Buddhist path by explaining the two "truths," or ways of viewing reality. Geshe Tashi Tsering describes how our perception of reality is obscured or clarified depending on the truth in which we perceive and believe. His systematic approach to Buddhist thought allows readers to gradua ...more
ebook, 208 pages
Published October 10th 2008 by Wisdom Publications
(first published October 1st 2008)
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Very dry in the discussion of the 4 past schools of Buddhist thought, but the understanding of relative truth and ultimate truth is a key element of my discernment of phenomena in my practice. The online course, also, really helped.
A most comprehensive look at the four schools of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy. Geshe Tashi Tsering presents difficult concepts concerning the. differences and similarities among the schools which can be subtle in a way that is understandable to the average reader who is interested in Buddhist ways of thinking about the way things exist. He explains that, unlike Western philosophy, Buddhist philosophy was created for the sole purpose of enlightenment rather than an ontological study.
Geshe Tashi Tsering (b.1958) is a resident Buddhist teacher at the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London (UK).More about Tashi Tsering...
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