Sun, Apr 02|
Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center of PHL
Sunday Sangha: Meditation and Dharma
Join us every Sunday morning at 10 a.m. EST for meditation and dharma in-person or virtually via Zoom. The center will open at 9 a.m. for silent meditation. April 2 led by Bill Stauffer.
Time & Location
Apr 02, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center of PHL, 954 N Marshall St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
About the Event
SUNDAY SANGHA: Meditation and dharma.
10a.m. - 11:30a.m.
Silent meditation 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. in-person and on Zoom (sound will be off for Zoom, sound will turn on for Sangha at 10 a.m.)
All are welcome!
Masks required for in-person attendance.
April 2 led by Bill Stauffer
To join via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 878 4029 4397 / Passcode: 355743
Schedule (subject to change):
-Guided Meditation (about 10 minutes) Short Break
-Closing prayers/dedication of merit
Dharma Talk Description for April 2: Ignorance and the Arising of Wisdom
The Buddha tells us there is a cause of suffering and that cause is attachments, aversions and ignorance. This week we will talk about ignorance and about the arising of wisdom which brings ignorance to an end.What are the causes and conditions for the arising of wisdom? How will I recognize wisdom when it arises?
We’ve heard that there are two truths in Buddhism, conventional truth and ultimate truth. Likewise there are two levels of wisdom which can be called mundane right view and supramundane right view. Mundane right view includes all the skillful means I learn and all the dharma talks I hear. These are the teachings that help me practice in a meaningful way so I can move towards a deeper awakening.
Supramundane right view is what the awakened mindsees directly. It is the direct seeing of nirvana, and it is not conceptual. People always say it cannot be described, but the Buddha has sometimes described it by saying what it is not. We will consider the Buddha’s description of nirvana and will also look at the causes and conditions that open me up and allow me to see nirvana.
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