Advayavada Study Plan – week 10 (2210) – samyag ajiva

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 “Advayavada Study Plan – week 10 (2210) – samyag ajiva”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 9 (2209) – samyak karmanta

The purpose of the 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 “Advayavada Study Plan – week 9 (2209) – samyak karmanta”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 8 (2208) – samyag vac

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 8] 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 8 (2208) – samyag vac”

Common Ground (Advayavada)

Our common ground, as we see it, is not a metaphysical concept or a particular set of values. Our common ground is, as we use the expression, synonymous to the simple experience of our shared humanity, i.e. our shared humanity including what most religions and beliefs (including many forms of Buddhism) hubristically appropriate themselves ofContinue reading “Common Ground (Advayavada)”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 7 (2207)

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 7] 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 7 (2207)”

Nirvana (Advayavada)

Nirvana is the complete extinction (nirodha) of all suffering (duhkha) as a result of our full reconciliation with reality as it truly is. Nirvana and Samsara are not two different realities or two different conditions of reality. Nirvana is to experience the phenomenal world at the level of ultimate truth (paramartha-satya), i.e. truth divested ofContinue reading “Nirvana (Advayavada)”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 6 (2206)

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 6] 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 6 (2206)”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 5 (2205)

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 5] 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 5 (2205)”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 4 (2204)

[Advayavada Study Plan – week 4] 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 4 (2204)”