The purpose of the Advayavada Study Plan

The purpose of this autonomous and open-ended 13-week Advayavada Study Plan (ASP), which can conveniently be repeated four times in a calendar year, is that we study and debate in a local group, the family circle or with good friends the meaning and implications of the weekly subject, not as a formal and impersonal intellectualContinue reading “The purpose of the Advayavada Study Plan”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 45

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 45] Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction;Continue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 45”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 44

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 44] Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction;Continue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 44”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 43

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 43] Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction;Continue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 43”

Caturtha Lakshana

Evolution or, in human terms, our natural impulse or drive to thrive and advance, is recognized, in Advayavada Buddhism, as the fourth sign of being or caturtha lakshana (cf. conatus, élan vital). To follow the personalized Noble Eightfold Path is our way of responding to it and when the Path is followed conscientiously, it becomesContinue reading “Caturtha Lakshana”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 42

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 42] Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction;Continue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 42”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 41

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 41] Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction;Continue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 41”

Three Outcomes — Great Middle Way

If you wish to experience the minor, intermediate, or great paths of awakening, then these are the outcomes. Dedication to the awakening of a Hearer will turn you into a Worthy One, and you will go completely beyond suffering. Dedication to intermediate awakening will make you a Solitary Realizer. If your dedication is to unsurpassable […]Continue reading “Three Outcomes — Great Middle Way”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 40

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 40] Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction;Continue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 40”