Buddhist Philosophy - GPF book 245 KB
Now I would like to go through some of the teachings that relate to emptiness, the Prajnaparamita. Within the teachings of Lord Buddha the Prajnaparamita Sutras belong to the Sutra section.

From the book Ground, Path & Fruition (published by Palpung Zhyisil Chokyi Ghatsal Publications 2005)
Buddhist Philosophy - TL December 2008 963 KB
I would like to very briefly go over general Buddhist philosophy, in a simple but comprehensive manner. Buddhist philosophy is enormous and to be quite clear and thorough about it is very difficult, so I would like to share with you the general outline of Buddhist philosophy.

From the Dec. 2008 edition of Thar Lam (published by Palpung Zhyisil Chokyi Ghatsal Publications 2008)
Discovering Inner Goodness - TL April 2010  
Discovering inner goodness only truly happens through meditation. You can discover your inner goodness intellectually of course, but it is just knowledge of what is possible.

From the Apr. 2010 edition of Thar Lam (published by Palpung Zhyisil Chokyi Ghatsal Publications 2010)
Emptiness 123 KB
Emptiness makes everything possible. If it were not for emptiness, nothing would be possible because everything would be fixed, solid. If everything is solid and fixed, then nothing can change, nothing will happen, nothing will improve, nothing will get worse.

A teaching on Emptiness, given at the Maitreya Institute, San Francisco, May 1989
Enlightenment 115 KB
Enlightenment is the most important subject for Buddhism, because the purpose and intention of every action is enlightenment. In fact, for Buddhists, attaining enlightenment is the purpose of life itself.

A teaching on Enlightenment, given at the Maitreya Institute, San Francisco, May 1989
Madhyamaka - TL April 2007 2524 KB
Madhyamaka is translated into English as .the Middle-way.. There are quite a few schools of thought, or lineages, of Madhyamaka, such as the Rangtong and Shentong.

Madhyamaka, from the April 2007 issue of Thar Lam (Palpung Zhyisil Chokyi Ghatsal Publications)
Pramana - August 2007 3365 KB
I would like to go through Tsema, Pramana in Sanskrit. Pramana is translated as "dialectics", "cognitive signs", or "valid cognition".

It involves reasoning; in this subject we do not give superstition or simple, blind belief any room. Instead we dig into every aspect of the subject, making sure the truth is revealed, which means .valid cognition. is a good translation.

Pramana, from the August 2007 issue of Thar Lam (Palpung Zhyisil Chokyi Ghatsal Publications)
The Essence of Ones Heart 73 KB
Based on the topic concerning the nature of the mind, there are three particular questions: 1) What does it mean to recognize the nature of mind? 2) How do we experience the relative and absolute truth in everyday life? 3) How can we manage to look through delusions and transform the related negative emotions which arise from delusions?

Tai Situpa's teaching at Karma Chang Chub Choe Phel Ling, Heidelberg, Germany. 1995.
The Prajnaparamita - TL April 2004 3959 KB
I am going to teach on what is called "The Prajnaparamita". in Sanskrit and the "She-Rab-ki-Parol-du-Chinpa" in Tibetan.

The Second Turning of the Wheel contains the teachings entitled .The Prajnaparamita Teachings.. The Prajnaparamita sutras are extensive. There are seventeen main texts and The Heart Sutra is one of these.

The Prajnaparamita, from the April 2004 issue of Thar Lam (Palpung Zhyisil Chokyi Ghatsal Publications)
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